Media

What’s an Oscar really worth?

Julia Boorstin takes a look at what an Oscar is really worth and whether the race for the coveted statue is actually losing business.

Disney reports strong growth

Disney’s earnings were much better than expected, but after a 30 percent run up in the shares over the past year, is the stock still a buy?

FBI offers new Sony Pictures hacking evidence

The U.S. government is shedding new light on the hack attack on Sony Pictures. Eamon Javers tells us the newly released information.

The future of films

Could the unconventional way that Sony released “The Interview” online and in select theaters simultaneously be how the industry releases films in the future?

“The Interview” hits theaters

Kate Rogers tells us how Sony’s controversial film “The Interview” did on its opening day.

Sony plans limited release of “The Interview”

Sony now says it will show the movie “The Interview” in some theaters.

102284437-RTR4HPNR.578x276

“The Interview” may be coming soon to a theater near you after all. Sony Pictures announced Tuesday it will allow the movie to open in selected theaters on Christmas Day, despite threats and a devastating hacking that the United States blamed on North Korea. “The President applauds Sony’s decision to authorize screenings of the film,” …

Hollywood slams Sony decision

Some big Hollywood names are blasting Sony Pictures after it canceled the premier of its controversial movie “The Interview,” following unspecified threats against theatergoers by hackers.

Sony Pictures cancels release of “The Interview”

Sony has decided not to release “The Interview” after hackers threatened they will attack the movie theaters that show the film.

Emmanuel Dunand | AFP | Getty Images
Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom at Instagram Direct unveiling in December 2013.

Instagram has hit a major milestone. The company now has more than 300 million monthly active users, sharing more than 70 million photos every day, and an average of 2.5 billion daily “likes.” That 300 million number is meaningful for a couple of reasons. First, it’s impressive growth. Since March, the number of new monthly …

Hackers attack Sony Pictures

After a hack attack on Sony Pictures, five of its new films were leaked on the internet.

Hollywood hits toy stores

With the holiday shopping season officially underway, a lot of consumers are finding that toys are going Hollywood this year.

The future of media

Big changes are coming to the way we watch TV, enjoy movies and play games in the future.

102207667-486578765.240x160

Almost as long as there has been digital music, there have been podcasts – regular downloadable audio programs on everything from hip hop to high finance. But after a decade or so, a podcast has broken through into the media mainstream, and experts are claiming that new podcast “Serial” could mark a sea-change in listening …

102180006-173969631.240x160

There could be a major mouse-eared obstacle standing in the way of Hasbro‘s potential purchase of DreamWorks Animation. Sources say the toymaker is exploring a deal to buy DreamWorks,“Squawk Box” host Andrew Ross Sorkin reported in The New York Times. Read More Hasbro said to be in talks to buy DreamWorks Animation But Hasbro has a lucrative …