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  • Up, up, and away: NZ drone makers target Hollywood Sunday, 19 Jul 2015 | 5:00 PM ET

    RAGLAN, New Zealand, July 20- Deep in New Zealand's dairying heartland, drone maker Aeronavics tests aircraft designed to corner the fast-growing emerging market for unmanned aerial vehicles in the film and television business. Who "and the" Twilight "films is one of a stable of New Zealand firms that are using the country's reputation for innovation in the film...

  • NEW YORK— Marvel's "Ant-Man" punched above its weight at the weekend box office, debuting with an estimated $58 million, while Amy Schumer's "Trainwreck" also opened strongly with $30.2 million. But "Ant-Man"— a relatively inexpensive superhero movie with a $130 million budget— still dominated North American multiplexes, edging out the little yellow guys of...

  • 'Ant-Man' looms large for Marvel Studios and Disney Friday, 17 Jul 2015 | 12:21 PM ET
    A scene from the movie "Ant-Man"

    With several films featuring obscure superheroes in the pipeline, "Ant-Man" may serve as a bellwether for Marvel.

  • Netflix just getting started: Pro Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 | 4:31 PM ET
    Netflix just getting started: Pro

    Todd Haselton, TechnoBuffalo Deputy Managing Editor, says Netflix "can create addicts."

  • NFLX way ahead of competitors: Pro Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 | 10:03 AM ET
    NFLX way ahead of competitors: Pro

    Laura Martin, Needham & Co. analyst, weighs in on Netflix and the company's growth prospects going forward.

  • Netflix stock pops after earnings beat Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 | 6:44 AM ET
    Netflix stock pops after earnings beat

    There's room to grow revenue from subscribers, says Barton Crockett, FBR Capital Markets, checking out the stats on Netflix's quarterly results and providing his outlook on growth prospects.

  • Did the fall of the Berlin Wall help end Apartheid? Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 | 1:02 AM ET
    Nelson Mandela and Frederik de Klerk shake hands on the eve before receiving jointly the Nobel Peace prize in 1993.

    The collapse of the Soviet Union helped topple Apartheid by removing the global threat of Communism, the country's last white president told CNBC.

  • Amazon, Netflix too focused on top-line growth? Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 | 12:18 AM ET
    Amazon, Netflix too focused on top-line growth?

    Rob Enderle, President and Principal Analyst at Enderle Group, says the bottom-lines of both companies are suffering as a result of expansion plans.

  • Buy Netflix but be careful: Expert Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | 11:33 PM ET
    Buy Netflix but be careful: Expert

    Charles Sizemore, CIO at Sizemore Capital Management, outlines why he thinks the stock is a decent short-term buy.

  • Markets close: Ant-Man at NYSE Monday, 13 Jul 2015 | 3:58 PM ET
    Markets close: Ant-Man at NYSE

    CNBC's Bill Griffeth and Bob Pisani discuss the rally in Monday's market after news of the Greek deal. Actor Michael Douglas and Marvel Entertainment executives ring the closing bell in honor of Ant-Man's debut July 17th.

  • Michael Douglas: Nice to come back to NYSE Monday, 13 Jul 2015 | 3:48 PM ET
    Michael Douglas: Nice to come back to NYSE in legitimate role

    CNBC's Bob Pisani asks actor Michael Douglas about "Ant-Man."

  • Box office: 'Minions' dominates with $115.2M debut Monday, 13 Jul 2015 | 7:46 AM ET
    Stuart, Kevin and Bob, left to right, dig their new gadgets in the animated film "Minions."

    "Minions" ruled the weekend box office, racking up a massive $115.2 million in North America, for the second biggest animated film opening in history.

  • LOS ANGELES, July 12,- "Minions" ruled the weekend box office, racking up a massive $115.2 million in North America, for the second biggest animated film opening in history. The Universal and Illumination Entertainment spin-off to "Despicable Me" just missed the domestic record set by "Shrek the Third's" $121.6 million kickoff in 2007, while continuing animation...

  • LOS ANGELES, July 12,- "Minions" ruled the weekend box office, racking up a massive $115.2 million in North America, for the second biggest animated film opening in history. The Universal and Illumination Entertainment spin-off to "Despicable Me" just missed the domestic record set by "Shrek the Third's" $121.6 million kickoff in 2007, while continuing animation...

  • Is the search for immortality a rich man's game? Saturday, 11 Jul 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Ben Kingsley and Ryan Reynolds in a scene from the movie “Self/less”

    Technology and medicine are probing the boundaries of mortality. So can only the rich afford to drink from the fountain of youth?

  • Sun Valley titans target sports bigwigs Friday, 10 Jul 2015 | 8:43 AM ET
    Sun Valley titans target sports bigwigs

    CNBC's Julia Boorstn explains why sports commissioners are in such high demand at this year's gathering of tech and media executives at the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference.

  • Is Comic-Con female friendly this year? Thursday, 9 Jul 2015 | 1:52 PM ET
    A costumed fan poses for photos during Comic-Con International 2015 in San Diego.

    A haven for male nerd culture? That's so 2010. Comic-Con 2015 is touting itself as a place where women are welcome.

  • How movie theaters are striking back against Netflix Thursday, 9 Jul 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    The Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow

    Faced with competing against at home entertainment like Netflix, theaters are adapting to provide more of a 'going out' experience.

  • Shrinking release dates for Paramount Pictures Thursday, 9 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Shrinking release dates for Paramount Pictures

    Paramount Pictures wants to speed up the timetable for movies being viewed in homes and when they finish their runs in theaters. It has cut a deal that affects the next "Paranormal Activity" sequel and a zombie comedy.

  • Lights, camera, action! Netflix goes to Hollywood Wednesday, 8 Jul 2015 | 9:50 AM ET
    Netflix

    The Internet-viewing network, Netflix announced the premiere dates for its first set of upcoming original movies on Tuesday.

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  • *To sell TV plant, license Aquos brand to China's Hisense. TOKYO, July 31- Japan's Sharp Corp on Friday announced it was exiting the TV business in the Americas to shore up its finances, after booking a deeper-than-expected quarterly loss on weak smartphone display sales. The company, which sought a bank-led bailout in May, said it would sell its TV manufacturing...

  • July 30- Apple Inc will launch the next generation of its Apple TV set-top box in September, with a new remote and support for Siri voice control, online publisher BuzzFeed reported on Thursday. The device will be launched with its own App Store and a software development kit for app developers, the website said. The iPhone maker was expected to unveil a new version...

  • July 30- Apple Inc will launch the next generation of its Apple TV set-top box in September, with a new remote and support for Siri voice control, online publisher BuzzFeed reported on Thursday. The device will be launched with its own App Store and a software development kit for app developers, the website said. The iPhone maker was expected to unveil a new version...