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  • Rupert Murdoch

    Rupert Murdoch didn't come on News Corp's earnings call, which meant there were no dramatic statements about the future of subscription models or the importance of tablets like the iPad.

  • Facebook

    When Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at Facebook for a secret mobile announcement he didn't hesitate to squash the rumor that Facebook is building a phone. Zuckerberg simply said: NO. Instead, Facebook wants to make any phone a social environment, no matter what the platform.

  • The Time Warner building.

    Digital distribution was front and center in Time Warner's earnings conference call and CEO Jeff Bewkes detailed the various opportunities the company sees in making its content available everywhere.

  • Your Money Your Vote - A CNBC Special Report

    During these mid-term campaigns, candidates from both sides of the aisle have embraced Facebook and Twitter, following President Obama's huge success engaging with voters through social media during his campaign.

  • With Election Day looming the pace of political ad spending continues to accelerate — this is sure to be a record year. Political ad spending is on track to top $3 billion; not only is that far ahead of the $2.4 billion spent during the last mid-term elections, it even exceeds the $2.7 billion spent during the 2008 presidential campaigns.

  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios

    MGM's hundred-plus creditors have approved a pre-packaged bankruptcy plan, according to sources close to the situation.

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    Cablevision's 3 million plus customers have not had access to Fox for the past 13 days as the companies have been locked in a standoff over retransmission fees.

  • "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows- Part 1" doesn't hit theaters until November 19, but tickets are on sale and they're going fast.

  • 1964 Aston Martin DB5, estimated at over $5.5 million.

    Arguably the most famous car in the world has sold to an American car enthusiast for £2.6 million ($4.1 million) after being put on the market for the first time ever.

  • News Corporation

    The World Series starts in a few hours and Fox, which broadcasts the game, is still dark for Cablevision's three million plus customers in the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut Tri-state region.

  • Comcast Center

    Comcast shares are bucking the trend: while the Dow is down by triple digits, Comcast shares are higher on earnings that bested Wall Street expectations. The "triple play" is paying off.

  • 1964 Aston Martin DB5, estimated at over $5.5 million.

    It’s arguably the most famous car in the world and it’s coming out of the showroom and onto the market for the first time ever.

  • Shrek Forever After

    "Shrek Forever After" gave DreamWorks Animation an ogre-sized boost in the third quarter.

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    Tonight is the FCC's deadline for both Fox and Cablevision to submit proof that they're negotiating in good faith. The FCC sent both companies a letter Friday, demanding that they "detail the efforts your company is making to end the current impasse."

  • Negotiating Pay

    Venture Capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers just unveiled an unprecedented sort of fund to invest in social web entrepreneurs

  • Netflix

    CEO Reed Hastings has done it again: Netflix bested Wall Street expectations in the third quarter, adding 1.932 million subscribers in the quarter.

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    A new report reveals how Wall Street is moving and shaking on Twitter and Facebook. Financial services' social media activity has exploded over the past two years, according to a new report.

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    As News Corp's negotiations with Cablevision drag out through a fourth day, the cable company's three million customers in the tri-state area are increasingly frustrated about missing out on football. That means a big win for Verizon's FiOS fiber optic system, which is available to the very same area that's suffering with Cablevision right now.

  • News Corp.'s headquarters in New York.

    It's day three of Cablevision and Fox's standoff over a new contract and talks broke off Monday afternoon with no progress. After negotiating in person at News Corp headquarters in midtown, Fox execs are flying back to LA, to resume talks over the phone tomorrow.

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    The market is not only vast, it is also dynamic and sometimes unpredictable. Diamonds may be forever, but the same can't be said of cultural icons.

Entertainment

Television

  • March 24- AMC Networks Inc, whose shows include "The Walking Dead," is planning to launch a commercial-free online video streaming service aimed at millennial TV subscribers, two sources familiar with the situation told Reuters this week. Unlike standalone streaming options from Time Warners HBO and from CBS Corp, AMC's would be exclusively available to...

  • March 24- The decision by a handful of high-profile consumer brands to pull advertising from Googles YouTube over offensive content could threaten the sites long-term strategy of stealing ad dollars from television, analysts and ad industry professionals said Thursday. The immediate financial impact of the controversy is likely to be limited, in part...

  • March 23- The decision by a handful of high-profile consumer brands to pull advertising from Googles YouTube over offensive content could threaten the sites long-term strategy of stealing ad dollars from television, analysts and ad industry professionals said Thursday. The immediate financial impact of the controversy is likely to be limited, in part...