| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:49 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Square, the payments company run by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, could hold an initial public offering as soon as next year.
News of the timing came as Dorsey’s other company, Twitter, settled on the final price for its IPO. It...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:30 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter Chief Executive Dick Costolo broke his silence on Thursday as his company prepared for its trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange, telling CNBC that Twitter was comfortable raising its initial public offering price because...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:02 PM
Sony Pictures Entertainment, reeling from several box-office disappointments and facing scrutiny from an activist shareholder, said at a Thursday meeting for investors that it would undergo a “significant shift” away from movies and toward the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:08 PM
You would have thought news was slow on Wall Street last week, when the hottest item on the ticker was that television personality Maria Bartiromo was jumping from CNBC, her onscreen home for two decades, to the Fox Business Channel.
Financial and media...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The headline number on the big JPMorgan Chase legal settlement with state and federal regulators hasn't changed in the weeks since the negotiations over the deal first broke into the open: $13 billion. The deal's sponsors are falling all over themselves...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:30 PM
In daytime television, black is the new black.
Television programmers, in their search for the next big thing, have found that charismatic African American entertainers are potent magnets who attract mainstream and ethnically diverse audiences.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:27 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistan named a new army chief Wednesday, ending weeks of speculation over who would fill what has been seen as the most powerful position in the nuclear-armed nation.
Lt. Gen. Raheel Sharif, 57, a career infantry officer...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
President Barack Obama put the klieg light on Hollywood on Tuesday, calling the motion picture and television industry an engine of growth and a beacon in a recovering economy.
"Entertainment is one of the bright spots of our economy," Obama told a...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:18 PM
President Obama praised the entertainment industry for shaping world culture and playing a key role in the international view of America during a speech Tuesday to about 2,000 employees at DreamWorks Animation.
"Entertainment is part of our American...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 1:54 PM
President Barack Obama put the klieg light on Hollywood Tuesday, crediting the motion picture and television industry for being an engine of growth and a bright spot in a recovering economy.
"Entertainment is one of the bright spots of our economy,"...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:59 PM
In Britain, Angela Ahrendts is a big name. She's an Indiana native whose career in the fashion industry led her to take the chief executive job at Burberry and revive its sagging fortunes.
However, in her homeland, she's less well known. She can be...