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  • 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:

  • 'No Country', 'Blood' Lead Oscar Nominations Tuesday, 22 Jan 2008 | 9:23 AM ET

    "No Country for Old Men" and "There Will Be Blood" led with eight Academy Awards nominations each Tuesday, among them best picture and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis and Javier Bardem -- but it remained in doubt whether any stars would cross striking writers' picket lines to attend the ceremony.

  • Movies Vie for Oscar Nod And Box-Office Gold Sunday, 20 Jan 2008 | 4:27 PM ET

    The creature-feature "Cloverfield" became the first monster hit released in 2008, debuting with $41 million, a record opening for January, according to studio estimates Sunday.

  • 'Cloverfield' Sets Record for January Movie Release Sunday, 20 Jan 2008 | 2:50 PM ET

    The creature-feature "Cloverfield" became the first monster hit released in 2008, debuting with $41 million, a record opening for January, according to studio estimates Sunday.

  • Sundance

    I'm here in Park City at the Wasach Brew pub at the top of Main Street, where CNBC has set up a mini studio of sorts. All the d-girls and boys (that's Hollywood-speak for "development executives") are running around in their furry boots and jeans looking to find the next big director among the four films they see a day.

  • Yet another sign of the convergence of content and technology: For the first time, a cable company CEO made a keynote speech at CES. This morning, Comcast spacer chief Brian Roberts announced a new strategy, calling it Comcast 3.0.

  • 'National Treasure' Tops Box Office For Third Week Sunday, 6 Jan 2008 | 3:05 PM ET

    Nicolas Cage's "National Treasure" sequel was the top draw at North American movie theaters for a third consecutive weekend, while a pregnant schoolgirl delivered another healthy box-office bundle.

  • Letterman, Leno, Kimmel Back, But How Funny Will They Be? Wednesday, 2 Jan 2008 | 11:11 AM ET
    David Letterman

    Happy 2008! I'm back from my travels and have spent the day reading up on all the news I missed while away (though news of Benazir Bhutto's assassination was everywhere, the international press doesn't follow Hollywood labor negotiations as closely).

  • 'National Treasure' Tops Box Office For Second Week Sunday, 30 Dec 2007 | 2:41 PM ET

    Nicolas Cage led the North American box office for a second weekend with his "NationalTreasure" sequel, while the teen comedy "Juno" raced up the rankings despite playing in limited release.

  • 'National Treasure' Shines at Crowded Box Office Sunday, 23 Dec 2007 | 1:54 PM ET

    Nicolas Cage topped the North American box office for the second time this year on Sunday with "National Treasure: Book of Secrets," a sequel to the biggest movie of his career.

  • Viacom, Microsoft Execs Tout Deal in CNBC Interview Wednesday, 19 Dec 2007 | 4:11 PM ET

    Microsoft inked a 5-year online ad deal with Viacom, better positioning the software colossus against rivals Google and Yahoo. Philippe Dauman, chief executive at Viacom, and Kevin Johnson, president of the platforms/services division at Microsoft, discussed the strengths of the partnership in an interview with CNBC.