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  • Last Minute Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your Christmas List

    December 23 2011 3:33 PM EST

    It's almost Christmas 2011, but for many holiday shoppers, there are still a lot of last-minute gifts to buy. Before you grab a bunch of gift cards from Walmart, take a breath and check out our list of last-minute, affordable gifts for friends, family, kids and co-workers. From presents for dad to a cool gift for your 16-year-old cousin, these last-minute presents are easy to find and afford.

  • Indie market bounces back with Twilight and King's Speech

    December 21 2011 3:44 PM EST

    Thanks to monster hits like The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 1 and art-house breakouts such as The Artist, many of the major players in the independent film market racked up an impressive year despite the industry-wide box office decline.

  • Stock Market
    Tech Stocks to Avoid in 2012 (INTC, ERIC, RIMM, NFLX, PWAV, INTU)

    December 21 2011 8:17 AM EST

    Canaccord Genuity analysts released their stocks picks to avoid for the upcoming year and that includes Intel, LM Ericsson, Research In Motion, Powerwave Technologies, Netflix and Intuit.

  • The new Miramax: $325 million in new business

    December 21 2011 3:34 AM EST

    In the year since buying the most valuable contemporary film library on the market, the new owners of Miramax have closed $325 million in new licensing agreements while resisting the urge to start making movies, according to Miramax executives.

  • Review: Spielberg can't pull off mo-cap in Tintin

    December 21 2011 3:32 AM EST

    Netflix Instant can't wash your car. An IMAX sound system can't pilot an aircraft carrier. And motion-capture animation can't make non-creepy-looking human characters. All that may change one day, but the technology hasn't yet caught up.

  • Oops! The Top 10 Business Blunders of 2011

    December 20 2011 11:12 PM EST

    Whether it involves embarrassing tweets, tone-deaf CEOs or even the disappearance of money, some oops moments need be relived just one more time.

  • FilmFunds to use crowdsourcing to pitch 3D conversions

    December 20 2011 7:47 PM EST

    FilmFunds -- a networking site for filmmakers, actors, financiers and fans -- has acquired post-production house Duran Duboi U.S. and will soon begin converting movies into 3D, TheWrap has learned.

  • The new Miramax: $325 million in new business

    December 20 2011 7:46 PM EST

    In the year since buying the most valuable contemporary film library on the market, the new owners of Miramax have closed $325 million in new licensing agreements while resisting the urge to start making movies, according to Miramax executives.

  • Netflix U.K. nabs Fawlty Towers in BBC Worldwide deal

    December 20 2011 7:36 PM EST

    Classic episodes of Fawlty Towers and Miss Marple are just a few of the titles that will be available to Netflix customers in the United Kingdom and Ireland thanks to a new licensing pact with BBC Worldwide.

  • Watson supercomputer
    Technology 2011 in Review: Highlights and Lowlights

    December 20 2011 4:09 PM EST

    No doubt 2011 was a major year for technology in part because it touched everyone differently. Following are some of the highlights and lowlights of the year:

  • Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas That Won't Break the Bank

    December 19 2011 3:02 PM EST

    Here are a few simple solutions and ideas for your last minute Christmas gift dilemma this year that won't break the bank.

  • Time Warner Cable to launch HBO Go

    December 17 2011 3:29 PM EST

    Time Warner Cable Inc is set to provide the online offerings of pay-TV provider HBO in the next month, potentially putting more pressure on rival online services such as Netflix.

  • Super movie queue bookmarking system launches

    December 16 2011 3:52 PM EST

    Netflix ... Amazon Instant Video ... iTunes ... SnagFilms ... Redbox ... Movies on Demand ... VUDU ...

  • Jon Nadler - Tally Whoa

    December 16 2011 11:12 AM EST

    Gold's largest decline since September not only managed to change the price tags on various bullion items by a significant margin, but it has also altered the sentiment among market participants by a notable degree. Whereas just days ago the trading crowd exhibited bullishness levels higher than in more than a month, as of last night the same players and market-makers showed a level of gold-related enthusiasm that has not been as feeble since July.

  • Nook Color: Ten Things You Should Know

    December 15 2011 7:06 PM EST

    Nook, Nook Color, Nook Tablet. What's an e-reader fan to think of all these similarly named tablets that look so, well, similar? Here are ten things you need to know about the new and improved Nook Color.

  • Kindle Fire
    Amazon Reports Kindle Fire Sales Top 3 Million

    December 15 2011 1:29 PM EST

    Amazon, the No. 1 e-retailer, reported shipping more than three million Kindle Fire tablet devices, its $199 media tablet priced to compete with Apple’s iPad 2.

  • Apple CEO Steve Jobs demonstrates the new iPhone 4 during his appearance at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco
    iPhone 5? AT&T Merger? An Amazon Smartphone? 10 Big Telecom Questions for 2012

    December 14 2011 1:13 PM EST

    From iPhones to mergers to patent wars, it has been quite the year in the world of telecommunications. Despite all the big industry news swirling around this year, the public was left with very few answers.

  • Netflix CEO Reed Hastings
    Verizon to Buy Netflix? Views on the Street Differ

    December 13 2011 12:27 PM EST

    A rumor that Verizon will buy Netflix is flying around, pushing up Netflix shares by 6.2 percent to $75.26 on Monday. The stock continues to rise Tuesday, with Netflix trading up $1.20 to $76.16 in early-afternoon trading.

  • A pedestrian walks past the NASDAQ building in New York City
    Pre-Market NASDAQ Movers (URBN, DMND, NFLX, ARNA, DRYS, CLWR, SQQQ, AMZN)

    December 13 2011 8:34 AM EST

    The top pre-market NASDAQ stock market gainers are: Urban Outfitters, Diamond Foods, Netflix, Arena Pharma, DryShips and Clearwire. The top pre-market NASDAQ stock market losers are: ProShares UltraPro Short and Amazon.

  • A customer examines a Nook e-reader at a Barnes and Noble store in Boston, March 18, 2011.
    Nook Color Update Turns E-Reader into Tablet Mode: New Apps Added

    December 13 2011 12:27 AM EST

    With such new enhancements and improved performance, the Nook Color seems to be more like a tablet than an e-reader. Priced at $199, B&N has proved there's a market for low cost tablets that provide high content features.

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