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A duo of reports out Thursday said Facebook's ads are working, but mobile still has a ways to go. A survey from Capstone Investments, finds Facebook ads are generating improving return on investment for advertisers "that could lead to increased spend on the platform."
Eva Longoria is busy. In addition to speaking at the Democratic National Convention, the actress is pursuing a new venture. Get the details.
Bad news for traditional gamers: 5 percent fewer people are playing games than a year ago, according to a new report from the NPD Group.
From Salesforce.com to a Dutch lottery model, more businesses are combining profits with values that reward doing the right thing. See Branson's picks of five altruistic companies.
Mark Zuckerberg has no intention of selling any of his Facebook shares when a lockup expires in late October, according to a filing with the SEC.
For a nation built by immigrants—legal or otherwise—a new study reveals that their role as entrepreneurs in America is on the rise.
Tech stocks on the cutting edge of enterprise solutions — cloud-computing, mobile and "big data" — have outperformed this year. Case in point: Splunk.
It’s been rough for Zynga. The company’s stock has declined and now there's news that two more top execs are heading for the door.
Twitter just announced new tools for brands to target ads — “Promoted Tweets” and “Promoted Accounts” — at users based on their interests.
Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino talks about how the all-important summer season is wrapping up and how the company is managing its growth.
Twitter says that its users own their tweets, and all that personal information. The court says Twitter does, and should hand them over when subpoenaed.
Creationism is growing into a lucrative business for some religious Americans. There seems to be a growing demand for museums on a mission to debunk evolutionary theory and promote the belief that life was created by God as laid out in Genesis.
Making a six-figure salary without earning a college degree can be achieved.
Inc. Magazine and Inc.com released their annual Inc. 5000 list this week, ranking the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. Topping the list is payment processor Unified Payments with a three-year growth rate of — yes, you are reading this correctly — 23,646 percent.
Ohio businessman Steve Cohen will speak at the Republican National Convention. "Things may never be the way they were," says Cohen, who runs a manufacturing company. "We’re going to have to discover new ways to make money."
Ask most VCs how they select winners and they'll say a key factor is people making the pitch. Take a closer look at common traits that distinguish leaders and winning ventures.
Residents in Ilion, N.Y., whose economy is linked to a celebrated gunmaker, are worrying about Remington’s future. A closer look at the NY gun plant and its 1,000 workers.
The Romney camp seems to have found its Joe the Plumber, but instead of unclogging toilets, "Chris the Baker" makes cookies.
Bad bosses take note! You won't last. That's one comforting conclusion from "The Value of Bosses," a new working paper from three business school professors who set out to quantify the effect supervisors actually have on their workers.
ZocDoc, a free service, allows people to search for doctors based on location, specialty, insurance and reviews, and book them online.