| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:30 AM
For Maria Bartiromo, it was time to take stock.
"Sometimes in life you have to have a little courage," the longtime star of business channel CNBC said over the phone. "I wanted to try something new, something in which I could learn and grow."
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:23 AM
After the coffee. Before applying for Piers Morgan's CNN gig.
The Skinny: I'm almost through "House of Cards," and I think we may have to replace the phrase "jumped the shark" with "jumped the Meechum." If you don't get that joke, you will soon enough....
| Feb 24, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Netflix is paying cable giant Comcast a pile of cash for what the companies say will be "no preferential network treatment."
Sure, because corporations routinely give money to one another just for the fun of it.
The reality is that Netflix is...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Physicists may be the only people who understand that the quest for exact measurement of the real world is a wild goose chase -- the Heisenberg uncertainty principle tells them that the more precisely they measure the momentum of a particle, the less they...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:30 AM
When the docuseries "Chicagoland" debuts on CNN later this week, it will do so with a helping hand from the chief executive of Allstate - a promotional maneuver the Time Warner cable-news outlet might have avoided in the past.
For eight weeks, Allstate...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
I'm not sure whether to be depressed or impressed by new NBCUniversal video initiatives #30SecondstoKnow and "15 Seconds to Truth."
Perhaps the former hashtag has shown up in your Twitter feed since its introduction in February. Xerox Corp. sure hopes it...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:30 AM
CBS and NBC drew the most young adults in primetime last week, as the Peacock continues to make big ratings strides.
The first week after the Olympics, with everybody back in originals and with no major sports or awards shows skewing the results,...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Showtime has made its first pilot order of the new year, investing in the finance drama "Billions."
The script is being written by New York Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin and the creative duo Brian Koppelman and David Levien.
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:26 AM
The top executive at SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.'s largest shareholder suggested that former SeaWorld Orlando trainer Dawn Brancheau should be blamed for her own death, claiming that the veteran animal trainer broke multiple safety rules before she was...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Born in Beirut, Lebanon, Marcus Lemonis was adopted as a baby by a Greek family living in Florida. His parents were friends with former Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca, who advised Lemonis to get into the camping and RV business. After making guest appearances...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:13 AM
WASHINGTON -- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Wednesday called the U.S. debt limit a "political weapon of mass destruction" and said both political parties should pledge never to use it as leverage because of the financial damage it can cause.