The surprise acquisition of Lucasfilm by Disney Tuesday will certainly shake up the film world, but the deal also looks set to have substantial ripple effects in other parts of the entertainment industry.
Apple entry in the accelerating mobile tablet race squeezes about 35 percent more viewing space onto a lighter package than rival devices from Google or Amazon.com, but it sports inferior resolution and a lofty price tag, two influential reviewers wrote on Tuesday.
The videogame maker reported quarterly earnings that beat Wall Street's estimates and revenue that hit the target but its guidance for the current quarter was much lower than expected.
Yahoo's CEO Marissa Mayer revealed the name of her month-old son on Tuesday via Twitter.
Sandy is wreaking damage on the New York media industry, and it’s not just Broadway plays and film productions feeling the impact. The flooding of a major Internet Service Provider has pushed a number of sites, including Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, and Gawker offline, and they’re rushing to find workarounds
With the lights out smart phones are the only source of information for people left in the dark by Hurricane Sandy, which puts the spotlight on Twitter and Facebook.
‘Superstorm’ Sandy is set to inflict a negative hit on demand for crude oil as U.S. East Coast refineries come to a standstill, but BP’s Chief Executive Bob Dudley has told CNBC that oil firms are set to bounce back quickly.
Google revealed three new Nexus devices through an email announcement Monday.
When Microsoft unveils its Windows 8 operating system for mobile phones on Monday, one company in particular will be hoping it can deliver the much promised “effortless” transition for users of Windows PCs and tablets.
The first of three major "lock-ups" for Facebook stock expired today, October 29th, which means that a lot of new stock is available to be sold when the markets reopen.
The media has been abuzz with rumors that the Al Gore-backed Current TV is on the block. The company has had offers in the past — could it be taking them more seriously this time?
Pandora shares took another hit amid buzz that Apple is moving toward a streaming ad-supported music service. So, does that make Pandora a "buy" now?
The only computer most people in the world may own is their smartphone and that could have a profound impact on health care, Paul Jacobs, Qualcomm CEO, told CNBC’s "Closing Bell" on Friday.
Apple and Google rolled out new devices this week in their latest push to promote their products before the holiday season swings into full gear.
Federal agents arrested the Paul Ceglia, the man who claimed he is the rightful owner of half of the Facebook empire, Friday.
Apple's stock traded off modestly in the after-market, but it quickly bounced back. And that's as it should be, says David Garrity, a principal with GVA Research.
Well, it didn't take long for orders of Apple's iPad mini to back up.
On Monday, Facebook staffers have the opportunity to unwind their stake in the social media giant.
Pandora stock fell off a cliff Thursday on reports that Apple is on track to launch a free streaming service in the first quarter of 2013.
The online retailer reported a larger-than-expected quarterly loss as it spends heavily to expand existing operations and develop new businesses. Its outlook also fell short of expectations.
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If you're looking for some idea of how Apple did on Black Friday and during Cyber Monday, this chart pretty much sums it up.
Spotify has gone on a charm offensive after criticisms of the company's royalty payouts.
Google has acquired seven technology companies in order to create a new generation of robots, The New York Times reports.