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James Bond watch with geiger counter sells for $160,000

LONDON (Reuters) - A watch adapted for the fictional British spy 007 in the James Bond movies sold for nearly 104,000 pounds ($160,000) at a pop culture auction on Wednesday after being bought, strapless, at car boot sale for 25 pounds. Full story

Evolution of a Superspy: Bond Movies More Violent Today

James Bond's chest hair, gadgets and love interests aren't the only things that have changed about the 007 franchise over the years. Full story

Branding James Bond: Do Product-Placement Ads Work?

When James Bond and Séverine imbibe the suave secret agent's drink of choice, rather than an alluring vodka martini reaching their lips, a cold one, of the pale ale Heineken brand, does the trick. Full story

Skyfall Weekend Domestic Gross to Top $91 Million

   Expectations for the latest James Bond movie were high -- and it exceeded them, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

New 007 flick could be biggest ever

   James Bond is still the most daring British spy with a host of gadgets, and “Skyfall,” the latest installment of the franchise, is no exception. TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe reports.

Is James Bond Going Corporate?

   CNBC's Julia Boorstin explains why the sky could be the limit for the latest installment of the James Bond series, "Skyfall."

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  50 years of James Bond

Sir Roger Moore, who starred as the legendary James Bond in the 1977 film “The Spy Who Loved Me,” talks about the 50th anniversary of the iconic series.

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