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Though Detroit already has several business incubators, the Green Garage, they say, will walk a different path. Instead of focusing on acceleration, it will work to build a start-up culture that's a rough analogue of the slow-food movement: intimate, deliberate, unhurried.
As the world gets more crowded and landfills fill up more of the land, people are looking for ways to build homes using fewer raw materials and more repurposed old materials.
It’s that time again — Big Jobs Friday. Of course, we turn to the great Zoltar Fortune Telling Machine of the economy — the Internet — to read the cards.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports on the "M@dison Building" in Detroit, which houses 25 start-up, technology and venture capitalist companies.
CNBC's Brian Shactman explains how technology businesses are helping Detroit's economy.
Can technology might reduce urban blight? Business and civic leaders in Detroit certainly hope so.
By now, most people have gotten the memo that there’s money to be made in technology, including professional athletes. Check out the athletes who have chosen the tech sector as their next arena of competition.
For some, feuds are as integral to spectator sports as the game itself. Read ahead to see which recent sports feuds have been exciting, thrilling and explosive.
U.S. exports are almost certain to hit a record high in 2012, remaining one of the anchors of the nation’s economic recovery. See the list of busiest land, water, and air trade hubs.
Hatch Detroit, is a contest where the public votes on the best storefront-retail idea for the city, with the winning applicant receiving $50,000 to help get their business off the ground.
This collection features the habitations of performers from rock to pop and beyond. We’ve got two glamorous homes associated with 'American Idol,' and two not-to-be-believed properties in New York.
If you’re a professional athlete, injuries are almost guaranteed. However, sometimes the off-field injuries are so bizarre they become noteworthy.
Some celebrities, including Lauryn Hill, fell out of good standing with the IRS, and paid dearly for it. Read ahead to see some of the celebrities who just didn’t get that return in on time.
It's all economy all the time for Mitt Romney, who's back to campaign basics as he tries to fend off Rick Santorum in Michigan and Arizona primaries on Tuesday.
To get an indication of how stretched renters are in each market, the data team at John Burns Real Estate Consulting looked at the rent-to-income ratios in 40 major U.S. cities.
In order to gauge the stress of residents in American cities, data cruncher Sperling’s Best Places considered the 50 largest metropolitan areas. Here are the top 10.
Ford, Hyundai and Nissan unveiled new models at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, where fuel efficiency and electric cars were among the key highlights. Plus, Fiat & Chrysler's CEO on an upbeat and competitive auto sector.
Toyota USA President Jim Lentz shares his forecasts for retail gasoline prices and the automaker with CNBC's Phil LeBeau at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show.
There hasn't been this type of energy at the Detroit Auto Show in years. To quote Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne, "It's a different world. It's like a throwback to the 90's. This is the kind of atmosphere we used to have at the Detroit Auto Show when things were going well."
BMW, Mercedes Benz and Porsche unveil new versions of key models at the auto show. CNBC's Phil LeBeau talked strategy with some of the top auto executives.