With the Dow currently approaching 11,000, emotions are running high that the “good old days” are back. This sentiment is generally based on a perspective that if the market goes up, all is well with the underlying economy...well maybe not this time.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.
The biggest change for users may be the introduction of a new group functionality — making it easier for users to set up and participate with groups, with chat and e-mail lists.
In what may be the most hilarious spoof of America's obsession with victimization and litigation, Foo Fighters front man Dave Grohl is "suing" glam rock band Scissor Sisters for $75 million.
Cramer explains whether there's still money to be made in OpenTable.
Today's NY Times article, "2 E-Books Cost More Than Amazon Hardcovers" has readers wondering - is this the beginning of the end for buying cheap ebooks?
The growing popularity of online radio may be opening a mixed bag of sorts for Sirius XM shareholders even though its stock hit a 52-week high today.
'This sector is probably better than people think. And if you look at the valuations, things have gotten very cheap, there is a lot of negativity around the group—but fundamentally the drivers are in place,' Nomura's Michael Nathanson told CNBC.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
The Federal Communications Commission is requesting additional information from Comcast and NBC Universal as it reviews the cable operator's plan to acquire a controlling stake in the media company.
Twitter's COO, Dick Costolo, is stepping up to take on the role of CEO. He joined Twitter in September 2009, and has taken the lead on Twitter's advertising deals: he's the one who announced "Promoted Tweets" and "Promoted Trends" last spring.
Many older people will watch the movie, which was No. 1 at the box office last weekend, and see a cautionary tale about a callous young man who betrays friends, partners and principles as he hacks his way to lucre and fame. But many in the generation who grew up in a world that Zuckerberg helped invent will applaud someone who saw his chance and seized it with both hands, mostly by placing them on the keyboard and coding something that no one else had.
Many of the country’s largest casinos, long opposed to gambling games like poker on the Internet, are now having second thoughts.
At 2pm on Friday, September 24th, I turned off my Blackberry. My goal was to keep it off during a one-week vacation. Like an electronic form of heroin, I was addicted to checking emails, checking my blog, checking Facebook, checking Twitter, even while driving. That meant I wasn't spending much time checking my surroundings, checking on my friends, my family, my marriage.
First up in CNBC's "Executive Vision" series: The Media. Executives of media companies talk about the industry's ultimate challenge — technology putting the power in the hands of the consumer.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.
Throngs of moviegoers "liked" "Social Network" this weekend, making the Facebook flick No. 1 at the weekend box office with $23 million in sales.
Verizon Wireless said it's issuing refunds to 15 million wireless customers for erroneous charges on their accounts. The refunds will be anywhere from $2 to $6, the company said, which means the total bill for Verizon could be up to $90 million.
In the endless quest for athletic advantage, professional baseball and football teams are looking to harness 3-D technology like that used in the movie "Avatar" to help players train — and recover from injuries — better.
Adult dramas seldom draw crowds for midnight screenings, and they seldom sell out showings days ahead of a film's opening. But this may turn out to be quite a unique adult drama.