The media moguls and tech titans have boarded their private jets and are heading to Sun Valley, Idaho, where the annual Allen & Co conference kicks off today. With media & tech takeovers on the upswing — up dramatically over last year — everyone's wondering which deal will be this year's Comcast-NBC Universal merger, a deal which started in conversations at the gathering two years ago.
Late last month, LulzSec announced that it was disbanding, and that its members would continue their activities under other banners. But the F.B.I. and other agencies are continuing their pursuit, the New York Times reports.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
Despite the fact that the Los Angeles Times reported today that "Google is in preliminary talks to buy online video pioneer Hulu," a number of sources very close to the negotiations tell me that all talks are "very preliminary" and it is "impossible to characterize anyone as being in the lead."
After appearing on "The Strategy Session" on Thursday, Leon Cooperman, billionaire chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors, continued the discussion off-air with David Faber about the stocks he's bullish on even in the shaky economy.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Specific Media is a successful ad platform—why on earth would it want to get involved in the money-losing sinkhole that is MySpace? That's exactly the question I asked SpecificMedia's CEO Tim Vanderhook on CNBC today.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
Most of us set financial goals but don't make the time to follow-up. And three out of four people say the reason is today's fast pace of society, according to a new survey. In other words, we'd rather go to the beach than do our financial homework!
Discussing how it plans to compete in the social media businesss, with Tim Vanderhook, Specific Media CEO and CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the big bank's top holders and why one of them may have sold down his stake; also, an update on Zynga's bid to become public, with Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors chairman/CEO.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports how the gaming site could shake up the entire online game industry when it files for an IPO later today.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.
Homeaway CEO Brian Sharples explains why investors should put their money in his company ahead of its IPO.
News Corp is finally selling MySpace. The media conglomerate has struck a deal to sell the struggling social network to ad network Specific Media for between $30 million and $40 million.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
Information like restaurant tips, flight times and driving directions is coming to guests at midtier hotels that do not provide traditional concierge services. The New York Times reports.
As a Harvard Business School student, Mark Pincus scoffed at Wall Street firms whose interview questions he felt were beneath him. Now he’s hiring some of those very companies to help take his game maker, Zynga, public.
Zynga's IPO could be worth $15B-$20B; the underwriters of LinkedIn's IPO rate the stock with a series of buys; and rioters in Greece take to the streets in protest of upcoming austerity measures, with CNBC's Kate Kelly & Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
A look at how the software giant's new cloud based subscription plan may help to boost its bottom line, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.