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Ellen Pao (center) arrives outside the San Francisco Superior Court with her lawyers on March 24, 2015.

With the final arguments in Ellen Pao’s gender discrimination lawsuit against venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins coming Tuesday, there’s no question that gender disparity in Silicon Valley is now in the spotlight. Industry insiders and attorneys are mixed on whether the suit will have a chilling effect on hiring women—prompted by fears that hiring women …

Is the force with Disney?

It may seem like the force is with Disney shares, but some big hurdles remain.

Will HBO Now be a game changer?

Could HBO’s new service change the way we watch television and transform the industry?

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.


“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.

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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.