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  • Paying Up for YES Makes Sense for News Corp. Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 1:29 PM ET
    Why Paying Up for YES Network Makes Sense for News Corp.

    As expected, News Corp. is acquiring a 49 percent equity stake in the Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network, known as the YES Network.

  • Twitter Sees a Surge in Retailer Activity Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 11:35 AM ET
    Twitter Sees a Surge in Retailer Activity

    We're heading into the most important holiday season ever for Twitter. This year three times the retailers are using the service as did last year.

  • Viacom Beats Expectations, Pushes to Tackle DVR Issue Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 1:24 PM ET
    Viacom Beats Expectations, Pushes to Tackle DVR Issue

    Viacom shares traded higher on Wednesday after the media giant reported better-than-expected earnings, on lower costs. But one problem plaguing the company is a drop in ratings thanks, in part, to DVR viewing.

  • U2's Bono Worried About the Cliff Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 9:43 AM ET
    U2's Bono Worried About the Cliff

    Bono voiced his concerns on the fiscal cliff during a discussion with the World Bank president yesterday. Mad Money host Jim Cramer says "Steve Jobs wanted Bono economically in his corner."

  • Mark Cuban Takes Issue With Facebook Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | 4:20 PM ET
    Mark Cuban Takes Issue With Facebook

    Mark Cuban started a firestorm on Tuesday when he said he’s considering alternatives to Facebook for promoting news about his team the Dallas mavericks.

  • Actor Daniel Craig as James Bond in Skyfall.

    The North American launch of "Skyfall," the latest James Bond flick, is "off to an amazing start," according to Sony. Find out who stands to cash in from its success.

  • Time Warner Earnings Beat Expectations Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 12:08 PM ET
    Time Warner Earnings Beat Expectations

    Despite some tough comparisons to a year ago, Time Warner reported it beat analyst expectations on cable network gains on Thursday.

  • Netflix Poison Pill Aims to Thwart Icahn Takeover Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 9:45 AM ET
    Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix

    On the heels of corporate raider Carl Icahn accumulating a chunk of Netflix shares, the streaming video company adopted a shareholder rights plan — a poison pill.

  • Is Disney's Animation Back on Track? Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 2:40 PM ET
    Is Disney's Animation Back on Track?

    Disney Animation’s ‘Wreck-It Ralph,’ opening in 3,700 theaters, is expected to rule the box office, and gross somewhere in the $45 million range.

  • The Costs of Competitive Kids Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 10:21 AM ET

    CNBC.com presents a list of competitive activities for kids, and what parents can expect to pay for their child’s involvement. Some are academic, some are in the arts and some are meant to develop strategic thinking. But all of them carry a price tag much higher than you’d expect.

  • Mobile Wars: Pandora's Got Frenemies Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 7:12 PM ET
    Apple Moves to Launch Music Service, Pandora Plummets

    Pandora's CEO remains upbeat about competition in the mobile-music space despite the fact that tech titans like Apple, Google and Microsoft are moving in. Everybody smile!

  • Flood of Activity on Twitter, Facebook During Hurricane Sandy

    With the lights out smart phones are the only source of information for people left in the dark by Hurricane Sandy, which puts the spotlight on Twitter and Facebook.

  • Pandora: Buy or Sell on Apple Dip? Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 8:16 PM ET
    Apple Moves to Launch Music Service, Pandora Plummets

    Pandora shares took another hit amid buzz that Apple is moving toward a streaming ad-supported music service. So, does that make Pandora a "buy" now?

  • Investing in Vintage Guitars Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 2:50 PM ET
    Investing in Vintage Guitars

    David Kalt, former CEO of OptionsXpress, discusses the ins and outs of investing in rare, vintage guitars.

  • Apple Moves to Launch Music Service, Pandora Plummets Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 6:17 PM ET
    Apple Moves to Launch Music Service, Pandora Plummets

    Pandora stock fell off a cliff Thursday on reports that Apple is on track to launch a free streaming service in the first quarter of 2013.

  • Hagar Rocking the Business World Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 6:43 AM ET
    Hagar Rocking the Business World

    Rock star and Cabo Wabo founder, Sammy Hagar talks about making money and music, with CNBC's Becky Quick.

  • Making a Buck in the Music Biz Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 8:42 AM ET
    Making a Buck in the Music Biz

    John Popper, "Blues Traveler," talks politics and the changing landscape of the music business.

  • Facebook Earnings Under Pressure Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 7:54 PM ET
    Facebook Earnings Under Pressure

    With Facebook’s stock off by more than half since its May IPO, CEO Mark Zuckerberg is under pressure to show that he’s getting the business back on track for accelerating growth.

  • Mayer Stresses Mobile & Focus in First Earnings Call Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 7:27 PM ET
    Mayer Stresses Mobile & Focus in First Earnings Call

    Yahoo shares rose after hours on better-than-expected results—earnings of 35 cents per share on revenue of  $1.09 billion. But far more interesting than those numbers were Marissa Mayer’s comments in her first earnings call since taking the helm of the company three months ago. She came out of the gate strong, saying “this job is tailor made for me. The core components of Yahoo’s business—search, mail, ads, mobile, news and the homepage—are also the core I built my career upon.” Mayer said her goal is to “help redefine one of the Internet’s most beloved companies,” and went into some detail about how she plans to do that.

  • More Signs of the Apocalypse Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 10:01 AM ET
    More Signs of the Apocalypse

    You know the Mayans were right when in 2012 we care more about apps than actual maps, when women want to bind themselves (in binders?) to TMZ-worthy sperm, and when Bieber Fever is reduced to duct tape.