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  • Inside Google's World Cup 'war room' Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 3:50 PM ET
    Google employees and contractors crunch real time search data during the 2014 World Cup.

    Soccer fans are gathering today to cheer on their teams during the World Cup. Google employees are also watching, but for work.

  • Animoto: Home movies on an iPad Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Animoto: Home movies on an iPad

    Animoto automates the creation of a movie made from user uploaded photos and video clips. Walter Mossberg, Re/Code co-executive editor, reviews the cloud-based product and if it's worth the price.

  • Facebook faces backlash for news feed experiment Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 1:24 PM ET
    New Facebook privacy alert

    Facebook faces a backlash after manipulating user news feeds to see how their posts would change.

  • Cramer: Onboard with Netflix Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 9:10 AM ET
    Cramer: Onboard with Netflix

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discusses the upgrade of Netflix by Goldman Sachs. Cramer says it's now too big for a takeover bid.

  • After Top Court ruling, Aereo's rivals streaming in Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 8:18 AM ET
    Mark Ely, CEO of Simple.TV.

    Following Aereo's loss in the Supreme Court, rival TV streaming companies like Simple. TV are cornering its former customers. NYT reports.

  • Yahoo looking to buy YouTube content provider Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 12:04 PM ET

    Internet giant Yahoo has put in a bid of around $250 million to buy Fullscreen, a company which creates content for YouTube channels.

  • FireChat takes Iraq by storm Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    FireChat takes Iraq by storm

    The anonymous messaging system has been downloaded in Iraq more than 40,000 times since June 14th. Micha Benoliel, Open Garden co-founder & CEO, discusses how the system works and its growing popularity.

  • Social media stocks start to bounce back Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 10:38 AM ET

    Don't look now, but one of the hardest-hit sectors in the stock market is getting some of its swagger back.

  • Facebook unveils diversity data: Guess the numbers Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 6:27 PM ET

    It is one of several tech companies trying to become more transparent about its workforce.

  • Fan TV shakes up streaming hierarchy Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Fan TV shakes up streaming hierarchy

    Gilles BianRosa, Fan TV CEO, discusses his plans to simplify your living room with one device that integrates live TV, video-on-demand and streaming services on a single device.

  • Supreme Court: Aereo violated copyright law Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 12:10 PM ET
    Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia leaves the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments April 22, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    The U.S. Supreme Court reversed a lower court decision and ruled 6-to-3 that the TV startup Aereo violated copyright law.

  • ABC's Diane Sawyer stepping down at 'World News' Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 11:09 AM ET
    Diane Sawyer

    ABC said Diane Sawyer is stepping down as its evening news anchor, to be replaced by David Muir.

  • Aereo ruling won't mean Big Bang for CBS Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 1:23 PM ET
    Still from CBS' The Big Bang Theory

    The Supreme Court is set to rule on a case between Aereo and major broadcasters. Here's what's at stake for leading-network CBS.

  • Ex-Murdoch exec Brooks not guilty in hacking trial Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 12:48 PM ET
    Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and her husband Charlie Brooks leave the Old Bailey on June 24, 2014 in London, England.

    Ex-News Corp executive Rebekah Brooks not guilty of phone hacking and other crimes while ex-editor Andy Coulson gets guilty verdict.

  • Supreme Court readies Aereo decision Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 7:44 AM ET
    Supreme Court readies Aereo decision

    The real meat is going to be in the particulars, says former FCC Chairman Michael Powell, sharing his thoughts on the likely outcome when the high court hands down its ruling on net neutrality.

  • Yo founder admits: Some people don't get it Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 7:54 AM ET

    The CEO of viral app Yo, which has gained over 1 million users in four days, denies that the app is a gimmick and outlined plans for its future.

  • The 'holy grail' of rock lyrics could fetch $2M Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 10:43 AM ET
    Bob Dylan in 1965, the year Like A Rolling Stone was released.

    Bob Dylan's original handwritten lyrics to "Like a Rolling Stone" are coming up for auction.

  • $1 million 'Yo' app has security flaws, users say Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    The 'Yo' app—now the fifth most popular app in Apple's U.S. app store—is very easily hackable, Quartz has discovered.

  • Facebook suffers outage, Twitter goes ballistic Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 5:51 AM ET

    Facebook was briefly unavailable on Thursday morning in several countries in Europe and the United States.

  • Stream music to your heart's content: T-Mobile CEO Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 10:00 PM ET
    Stream music to your heart's content: T-Mobile CEO

    T-Mobile President & CEO John Legere talks to CNBC about the company's foray into the music business, and a new program that allows users to stream Pandora, Rhapsody, iHeartRadio, iTunes Radio, Slacker Radio, and Spotify, without incurring data charges.

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  • Julia Boorstin

    Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of's Media Money section.