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  • While the rise of smartphones and tablets is changing consumer viewing habits, the strength of the traditional TV set remains resilient.

  • Cramer: Disney is exploding

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss DreamWorks weak Q4 performance, and disclose what's behind the success of Disney.

  • The Linkedin app logo is displayed on an Apple iPad.

    LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner has made it clear that the company sees huge potential in China, and the business network is taking steps to profit from it.

  • Netflix may have to make similar arrangements with other broadband providers to ensure customers get access to its streaming movies and TV shows.

  • Black Sails television series on Starz Network.

    Like Netflix, Starz wants to win viewers with original programming. But its steady business has plenty of runway even without a blockbuster.

  • Netflix

    Don't count Netflix co-founder Mitch Lowe among the thousands who spent an entire weekend watching "House of Cards."

  • John Lefevre is the anonymous tweeter behind the Goldman Sachs Elevator twitter account.

    There is a good reason Goldman Sachs has been unable to uncover the employee behind the @GSElevator Twitter account: he doesn't work at the firm.

  • Lowell C. McAdam, chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications Inc.

    A day after the announcement of the Netflix-Comcast deal, Verizon's CEO says he expects to reach an agreement with the streaming service over bandwidth.

  • Comcast and Netflix have agreed to a deal that would end slowness for the cable company's customers who view Netflix's video streams.

  • Piers Morgan's three-year stint as host of a prime time CNN talk show is coming to an end, the cable news channel said.

  • Michael White

    DirecTV CEO Mike White called for U.S. scrutiny of Comcast's purchase of Time Warner Cable and the "effective broadband monopoly" it might create.

  • The mobile-messaging application WhatsApp and the Facebook app are displayed along with other apps on an Apple iPhone.

    Facebook takes a big step toward mobile with its acquisition of WhatsApp, a start-up with a working business model.

  • For the first time since 1995, investors can invest directly in QVC. The shopping network has survived the digital shift surprisingly well.

  • Oprah Winfrey

    Oprah is getting a lot of votes in the CNBC 25 poll seeking the most influential leaders of the past 25 years. Is she influential—or just popular?

  • Kevin Spacey in House of Cards

    It's rare that Hollywood can teach Corporate America something but in the case of "House of Cards," there are some great lessons for CEOs in managing the media.

  • Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the F.C.C.

    The Federal Communications Commission has decided not to appeal a court ruling that struck down FCC rules on treating web traffic equally.

  • Ex-U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair offered to advise Rupert Murdoch during his media empire's phone-hacking scandal, a court heard on Wednesday.

  • Streaming wars: Winners & losers

    Shares of Netflix are rising to a record high after subscribers flocked to the streaming sight for season two of "House of cards. The FMHR traders provide perspective on the online streaming space.

  • The new season of "House of Cards" could mean good things for Netflix stock, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday.

  • Amazon's shot at original content: 'The Rebels'

    Jonathan Weinbach, co-executive producer and writer of "The Rebels", weighs in on the unique opportunity Amazon presented for the script. And the "Fast Money" crew trades the original content space. Guy Adami says Netflix is nosebleed territory.

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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.