QuizUp became the world's fastest-growing app, with over 5 million players in 4 weeks. Thor Fridriksson, Plain Vanilla Games CEO, discusses the success of his mobile application, and how the company plans to make money.» Read More
DETROIT, Dec 10- General Motors Co Chief Executive Officer Dan Akerson will step down next month and be replaced by global product development chief Mary Barra, who will become the first woman to lead a global automaker. Barra will be GM's fifth CEO in less than five years since Rick Wagoner was forced out by the Obama administration in March 2009.
KCSA Strategic Communications CEO Jeff Corbin provides insight into a new index which ranks how fortune 100 companies are using social media to disclose material information to investors. CNBC's Herb Greenberg, weighs in.
Time Warner Chairman & CEO discusses re-transmission fees, and the changing face of the cable industry. "We have the biggest grant of video on demand rights for all of our networks of any network group," he says.
TORONTO, Dec 10- Lululemon Athletica Inc's newly named chief executive said in an interview on Tuesday that product quality will be a priority when he takes the helm at the high-end yogawear maker.
*General Motors names first female CEO. General Motors Co was in the spotlight after the automaker said Chief Executive Dan Akerson will step down next month and be replaced by Mary Barra, the company's global product development chief.
In an exclusive CNBC interview, Kenneth Jacobs, Lazard, chairman & CEO discusses the financial crisis, the global economy and CEO confidence. Jacobs says, "CEO confidence is a factor of the real economy." CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports.
DETROIT, Dec 10- General Motors Co said on Tuesday Chief Executive Officer Dan Akerson will step down next month and be replaced by global product development chief Mary Barra, who will become the first woman to lead a global automaker.
TORONTO, Dec 10- Lululemon Athletica Inc named a new chief executive on Tuesday and said founder Chip Wilson will step down as chairman, as the upscale yogawear retailer tries to expand globally and put a series of embarrassing quality issues and other gaffes behind it.
The world's biggest retailer has tapped insider David Cheesewright to head Walmart International, its second biggest operating segment.
Applebee's is placing a tablet on every table so customers can order, pay the bill or play games. Julia Stewart, DineEquity chairman and CEO, discusses the company's decision to opt for Intel tablets rather than iPads.
DETROIT, Dec 10- General Motors Co on Tuesday said Chief Executive Officer Dan Akerson would step down next month and be replaced by global product development chief Mary Barra, who will become the first woman to lead a major U.S. automaker.
DETROIT, Dec 10- General Motors Co on Tuesday said Chief Executive Dan Akerson will step down next month and be replaced by Mary Barra, the company's global product development chief, marking the first time a major U.S. automaker has been led by a woman.
Dec 10- General Motors Co. will name Mary Barra as chief executive to succeed Daniel Akerson, marking the first time a woman has run the world's No. 2 auto maker, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.
James Speltz, Brookstone CEO, unveils its latest lineup of high-tech buys this holiday season, including the Rover spy tank and Big Blue wireless speaker.
Dec 10- Yoga-wear retailer Lululemon Athletica Inc, reeling from an embarrassing recall of see-through pants, named Lauren Potdevin as chief executive and said founder Chip Wilson would step down as non-executive chairman. Potdevin replaces Christine Day, who said in June that she would leave the company once a replacement was found.
Peter Long, CEO of TUI Travel PLC, says customers are opting for all inclusive package holidays as incomes are under pressure.
Scott Wine, Polaris chairman and CEO, weighs in on its revival of the legendary Indian Motorcycle. We are giving back to the heritage of original bikes, he says.
Viacom president & CEO Philippe Dauman says Amazon is a great environment where Nickelodeon "lives as a brand." He also discusses the advertising sales growth, and the company's dividend and buyback.
CNBC's David Faber speaks to Viacom president & CEO Philippe Dauman about Nickelodeon's ratings. "It's really resulted in a ratings increase, and is fueling our expansion around the world," says Dauman.
CNBC's David Faber speaks to Viacom president & CEO Philippe Dauman about why his company is getting into mobile device apps.