NEW YORK, Feb 4- Viacom Inc's board of directors named Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman as executive chairman, replacing majority owner Sumner Redstone, overriding calls for an independent board chief from Redstone's daughter, who voted against Dauman. Viacom announced on Thursday that the ailing 92- year-old Redstone was becoming chairman...» Read More
John Bardis, MedAssets founder, chairman, and CEO, discusses how the Affordable Care Act is impacting the medical industry and how his company is helping hospitals streamline best practices.
Gordon Nixon, Royal Bank of Canada president & CEO, discusses the state of banking and where he sees opportunity in the sector.
Josh Reich, Simple CEO & co-Founder, discusses selling his online banking service to Spanish banker BBVA for $117 million in cash, and if there will be changes now that they are owned by a retail bank.
Steve Kaufer, TripAdvisor president & CEO, discusses how mobile growth has raised consumer engagement, the company's plans to generate revenue and the future of travel.
Tim Boyle, president and CEO of Columbia Sportswear, discusses the boost his company is getting from the cold weather.
Frank Bisignano, CEO of First Data, discusses how his company's new partnership with Visa to supply chip-enhanced credit cards will increase security for consumers.
John Venhuizen, CEO of Ace Hardware, discusses how his company was able to profit from this winter's harsh weather. Our salt business is up 235%, says Venhuizen.
Joep van Beurden, CEO of CSR, discusses the future of in-car technology including using the functionality of a smartphone in a car.
Alistair Cox, CEO of Hays, says there are "pockets" of skill shortages in the U.K. but he has seen a "turnaround" in the U.K.'s economy.
John Carter, CEO of Travis Perkins, says the company still has very promising growth prospects as the U.K.'s construction sector recovers.
Paul Geddes, CEO of Direct Line, says insurance product prices will not necessarily go up despite a high level of claims following the severe flooding in the U.K.
Arizona could risk losing outside business investments unless Gov. Brewer vetoes SB1062, which expands ability of people and companies to use religious freedom to justify their conduct. PetSmart CEO David Lenhardt urges the governor to veto this bill.
Barry Silbert, SecondMarket, founder & CEO, weighs in on the closure of Mt. Gox and discusses his plan to open a bitcoin exchange in the U.S. "Bitcoin has the potential to radically transform the way people send money," Silbert says.
InterMune president & CEO Dan Welch says positive drug trial results bring hope to patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and discusses the volatility in its stock.
Sallie Mae CEO Jack Remondi discusses its company split into two publicly traded companies.
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Israel Ganot, Gazelle co-founder and CEO, discusses mobile phone trade-in marketplace and Samsung phone trade-ins and the new Galaxy S5 tablet.
Netflix co-founder Mitch Lowe comments on an employee video that spoofs Amazon drones.
Netflix co-founder Mitch Lowe discusses the deal between Netflix and Comcast, and comments on the binge-watching trend. "I don't think ... binge watching is the right way, either financially or artistically," Lowe says.
Richard Smith, Realogy president & CEO, discusses U.S. home prices and the state of the housing market. CNBC's Diana Olick provides insight.