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    “I am able to finish it … Stieg and I often wrote together.” In her memoir that will be published next week, Eva Gabrielsson, the long-time partner to the late author Stieg Larsson says she wants to finish writing a fourth volume in the hugely popular series of thrillers written by Larsson.

  • House from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

    It's got a designer pedigree and it's known from the movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." So why isn't this Highland Park, Ill., home selling?

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    Online content company Demand Media is well on its way to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under DMD by the end of January. Today it cleared an SEC hurdle, priced its shares, and kicked off a two-week road show with lead underwriters Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley.

  • Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    At a dinner of media, advertising and Internet execs, hosted by consulting company MediaLink LLC, Rupert Murdoch stood up and raised a glass, saying it's more important than ever for News Corp to work with technology companies early in their content development process.

  • 50 Cent on Power Lunch

    At a convention filled with tech execs and gadget geeks, a rap superstar with an entourage draws a serious crows and turns a lot of heads. None other than 50 Cent, aka Curtis Jackson is here at CES, and sat down with me for an interview.

  • Jeff Immelt

    “The economy is growing “step-by-step,” Jeff Immelt, chairman and CEO of GE, told CNBC Friday.

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    This year streaming music service Pandora is everywhere at CES — in the tablets, mobile phones, flat-screen TVs, and even the autos.

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    Bewkes is incredibly bullish on what the new tablets and smartphones screens here at CES mean for Time Warner's bottom line.

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    Apple has zero official presence at CES but the specter of Steve Jobs shadow looms large over every single bit of activity at the annual tech convention.

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    CES kicks off today and buzz is already building about the hot new devices and services that will grab the attention of consumers and investors. Some clear themes have already emerged and it's all about new mobile devices, seamless integration of streaming and traditional content, more powerful chips, and persistent 3D.

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    While the media buzzes about Facebook's new $500 million investment from Goldman Sachs and Digital Sky Technologies and $50 billion valuation, MySpace is at the other end of the spectrum, facing more layoffs and on the auction block.

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    There's no question Facebook raising $500 million in financing from Goldman Sachs and Russian investment firm Digital Sky Technologies is meaningful for the company. It's a massive vote of confidence — Wall Street believes in its business model.

  • Newspapers

    Newspaper publishers face huge challenges—the decline in subscriptions and ad revenue, and the flight of readers to the web. So it comes as a surprise that newspaper stocks have led media in the fourth quarter, rising 22 percent. Many of these stocks are still off for the year, but they've seen a pretty remarkable rebound in the past quarter.

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    This year there's no doubt that Facebook and Twitter both had a huge year, each hitting a new level of success.

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  • Netflix

    There's no question that Netflix has had a dizzying run—it's one of the best performing stocks of the year up 238 percent over the past 12 months. And the CEO of Netflix believes it's worth every penny.

  • Tron Legacy

    When the studio watches the box office returns this weekend, it isn't just thinking about whether or not this film will be a theatrical hit, it will be evaluating whether "Tron" will become the kind of brand Disney can exploit across all its platforms, from action figures and video games, to a show on Disney XD, the cable channel which targets boys, to an attraction at the theme parks.

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    I sat down with Hulu CEO in an exclusive interview and he shared some new stats on Hulu's growth. The streaming video service will generate $260 million in revenues this year.

  • Twitter

    It'll be a big 2011 for Twitter — the company just closed a new round of $200 million in financing that values the company at $3.7 billion.

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    You thought the tax debate in Congress this week was about extending the Bush tax cuts, right? Or unemployment insurance? It’s also about a long list of smaller tax provisions that have been salted into the bill, unrelated provisions that benefit special interests.

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