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    GE's is in the process of selling a majority stake in NBC Universal to Comcast, which will create a new vertically integrated media giant.

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    Cash-strapped, bargain shoppers are a great thing for Hollywood box office performance. This Thanksgiving weekend broke box office records — the highest-ever box office performance for the long five-day holiday weekend.

  • Serena Williams on the cover of ESPN The Magazine, The Body Issue.

    ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue, which featured athletes in various stages of dress, certainly attracted plenty of buzz. But it’s the money earned from the issue that will bring it back for at least another year.

  • TAG Heuer "What are you made of?" ad featuring Tiger Woods

    In what could be read as a sign that Tiger Woods is unaffected in the endorsement world by his accident this weekend, two of Woods’ sponsors have ads in two different national papers today.

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    As of mid-day the National Retail Federation is saying that prices are lower than ever on this Black Friday and they're drawing huge crowds. We're seeing the trends the NRF points out playing out right here in this store- laptops, netbooks and TVs are huge sellers and shoppers keep on pouring in.

  • With 15 million people unemployed in this country, one man proves all it takes is a little creativity to make your own six-figure job. He's getting paid just to get dressed in the morning.

  • Yesterday, when the NFL and CBS announced that "The Who" would be the halftime act for Super Bowl XLIV on Feb. 7 in Miami, a news story describing the announcement referred the group as an "ancient band."

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    A consortium of magazine publishers including Time and Condé Nast plan to jointly build an online newsstand for publications in multiple digital formats, according to people with knowledge of the plans.

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    TCU is 11-0 heading into its final regular season game this weekend against New Mexico. A win will give the school an automatic bid into a BCS bowl. We sat down with the school’s chancellor, Dr. Victor Boschini Jr., to discuss what effect the football team’s success has had on the school.

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    Facebook is getting ready to connect powerful brands and the customers who love them for Black Friday. Facebook has 300 million plus users, and they're all potential customers for the hundreds of thousands of retailers and brands with a presence on the Facebook site.

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    Facebook is slowly inching its way to an IPO. CEO Marc Zuckerberg has long said that the company wants to stay independent, rather than be acquired, and he wants to stay at its helm.

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    The NBA D-League tips off its ninth season this Friday and it looks nothing like the league looked when it started.

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    Rupert Murdoch's latest gambit has the potential to have huge impact on the value of content industry wide; he could also risk losing a huge chunk of News Corp's readership.

  • Apple iPhone 3G S

    In a series of new ads airing tonight, Apple Inc. tries to come to carrier partner AT&T's rescue. But is it too little too late?

  • Charlie Weis

    At a news conference yesterday, Notre Dame head football coach Charlie Weis said that he would “have a tough time arguing” with school officials if they fired him. What he wouldn’t do is resign. The difference between the two? It’s a lot of money.

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    How much do you know about the most popular search engine in the world? Take the following quiz and find out.

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    The television industry has known for years that video games are a threat to viewership, but a new pilot program might finally give some insight into exactly how big that threat is.

  • If you want a good look at the future of sports journalism, take less than four minutes and watch this incredible World Series time lapse through the lenses of 26-year-old photographer Robert Caplin.

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    Last week, we applauded Boise State’s idea of selling stock to its fans. Like the Packers have done, the shares have no value, but the certificate makes a nice collectors item. We loved this because it’s a great way of raising money without having to give up anything. Yesterday, I checked in on how sales were after a week.

  • Brandon Jennings' rookie card

    Brandon Jennings got too good too fast. The Milwaukee Bucks rookie guard, who avoided college by playing a year in Italy to satisfy the NBA age requirement, is all-of-a-sudden the talk of the league. Through nine games, the overall 10th pick in this year's draft is averaging 24.8 points a game, thanks in part to scoring 55 against the Golden State Warriors last Saturday.