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  • Stocks Slide Amid Economic Worries Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | 10:52 AM ET

    Stocks were down sharply Friday after a reading on Midwest manufacturing came in at its lowest level in more than six years and a survey showed consumer confidence at its lowest level in 16 years.

  • Viacom Profit Rises 16%, Led by MTV, Video Games Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 5:10 PM ET

    Cable network and movie studio owner Viacom said Thursday fourth-quarter profit rose 16 percent on higher advertising sales at its MTV Networks and strong sales of its "Rock Band" video game and "Transformers" DVDs.

  • Viacom Has Street Expecting Gains From Cable Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 1:03 PM ET

    Viacom reports its quarterly earnings after the bell today and all eyes will be on the results of its Media Networks Division. Wall Street's expecting eight percent revenue growth from the group of cable networks that includes MTV, VH1, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon.

  • Cramer Teaches Ellen Investing Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 12:48 PM ET

    The Mad Money host brings his Wall Street wisdom to the hit talk show.

  • Market Insider/Thursday Look Ahead Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 4:11 AM ET

    Thursday may feel like a replay of Wednesday in the markets, when Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke starts to speak to Congress, shortly after the market open.

  • Take-Two Rejects Electronic Arts' $1.9 Billion Offer Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | 1:13 PM ET
    The Electronic Arts headquarters in Redwood City, California.

    U.S. video game giant Electronic Arts Sunday said it had made an unsolicited $1.9 billion offer for "Grand Theft Auto" publisher Take-Two Interactive Software, escalating its battle with Activision for the title of biggest video game maker.

  • 'Vantage Point' Hits Target at Box Office Sunday, 24 Feb 2008 | 7:47 PM ET

    The new assassination thriller "Vantage Point" shot to the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office in North America while Oscar nominees "Juno" and "There Will Be Blood" enjoyed solid sales ahead of Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony.

  • Toshiba Quits HD DVD, Surrenders in Format War Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 12:46 PM ET

    Japan's Toshiba waved the white flag in the home movie war, giving up on its HD DVD format after losing the support of key studios and retailers to  Blu-ray technology backed by Sony.

  • Toys Take To The Web Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 11:15 AM ET

    As kids spend more time online, toy makers are moving their brands to the Web by selling physical toys at stores that come with passwords used to unlock virtual worlds where the toy comes to life.

  • Indiana Jones Returns! (Nineteen Years Later) Thursday, 14 Feb 2008 | 3:53 PM ET

    There are only a handful of franchises that can take a 19 year hiatus and return stronger than ever. I have very high hopes for Indy. The new trailer for "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" debuted on "Good Morning America" today. Joining Harrison Ford are Cate Blanchett and Shia LaBeouf as the sidekick.

  • McConaughey, Hudson Take 'Gold' at Box Office Sunday, 10 Feb 2008 | 3:16 PM ET

    In their second on-screen pairing, Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson returned to the top of the North American box office Sunday with the adventure comedy "Fool's Gold."

  • Exclusive: "WGA Strike Over" Says Eisner Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | 5:59 PM ET

    Michael Eisner, the former CEO of Disney and host of CNBC's "Conversations with Michael Eisner" revealed on Fast Money that the writers strike is effectively over and that a deal should be announced this week-end.

  • Google Faces Uphill Fight In Blocking Microsoft Bid Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 3:14 PM ET
    Microsoft

    Google's effort to raise antitrust concerns about Microsoft's $42 billion bid for Yahoo has several flaws, analysts said.

  • Microsoft Plans to Borrow Money for Yahoo Deal Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 3:08 PM ET
    Microsoft

    Microsoft said Monday it may borrow money for the first time in its history to fund a portion of its $44.6 billion unsolicited offer for Yahoo.

  • Microsoft Sees Yahoo Accepting Bid Quickly Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 6:57 AM ET
    Steve Ballmer

    Microsoft said Monday its $44.6 billion unsolicited offer for Yahoo was priced to make it easy for the company to accept, and it expects Yahoo's board and shareholders to agree to the buyout quickly.

  • Microsoft/Yahoo Merger Could Shake Up Web Market Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 11:31 AM ET
    Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Yahoo would marry the world's biggest software maker with a leading Internet media company, shaking up the online market.

  • Can a Sandwich Be Slandered? Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 11:03 AM ET

    How a consumer-created ad contest led sandwich chain Subway to sue rival Quiznos.

  • Spartans Conquer Rambo at Weekend Box Office Sunday, 27 Jan 2008 | 5:41 PM ET

    The epic spoof "Meet the Spartans" narrowly beat out "Rambo" to nab the top spot in the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.

  • Microsoft Tops Sales, Profit Forecasts; Shares Jump Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 7:14 AM ET

    Microsoft beat estimates with both its earnings and sales numbers, and the company's shares jumped 8 percent in extended trading.

  • Tom Cruise Video: For A "Few Good" Scientologists? Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 3:55 PM ET

    If you haven't seen the video circulating the web showing Tom Cruise talking about Scientology, well, it's still on YouTube, despite reported efforts by the church to have it taken down: