Events involving climbing walls and crawling in mud now said to be bigger than marathons and half-marathons in the U.S., overseas» Read More
When you think of hazardous golf courses, you think of lakes, sand traps and maybe the occasional lightning. But here’s one hazard you probably didn’t think of — playing on prison grounds! Plus, crocodiles and "vampire deer."
Groupon is taking on established players like American Express, plus successful startups like Square, which Visa backs, along with PayPal and Google, which are also getting into the mobile payments space.
Twitter is rolling out a new look across the web and new mobile apps — offering a consistent, more personalized and photo-heavy experience — one that’s consistent no matter where people are using the service.
Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits as we head into the weekend, including how beer drinkers may decide the next president, a free round for Philly — and more!
What would people give for bacon? One man set out on cross-country adventure with no money, no credit cards, nothing but a trailer full of bacon to find out!
You can officially stop obsessing over the summer's most annoying lyrics: "Here's my number ... so call me, maybe." Why? Well, the new fixation is on “Heyyy! Sexy Laaady! Oppan Gangnam style! Gangnam style!”
The Internet space has gotten so big that there's not much of an opportunity for entrepreneurs to get in, Yammer CEO David Sacks told CNBC Wednesday. But there's one area he sees as a real opportunity.
Nintendo is hoping a new touch-screen controller and easy access to TV content will capture the attention of gamers and revive the languishing game market.
What’s your "bacon number?" No, not how many slices you’ve eaten today. It’s a new tool Google rolled out to end bar fights everywhere by figuring out how many degrees of separation someone is from a certain celebrity Bacon!
In an interview at Tech Crunch Disrupt in San Francisco, I asked Matt Cohler — a former Facebook employee and current advisor to Mark Zuckerberg — what he thought about the stock's dramatic decline since the IPO.
The infectious horse-riding move combines shuffle dancing with the posture of horseback riding, all set to “Gangnam Style,” a song recorded in July by Korean pop singer Park Jae Sang, known by his stage name PSY. And if you’ve heard the song, it's hard to forget its wackiness and catchy lyrics.
We polled a number of top analysts about what they wanted to hear from Zuckerberg and there was certainly consensus: they want to hear him say he cares about the company's stock.
The ad market screeched and skidded in the second quarter — U.S. ad spending grew just .9 percent from April to June compared to a year earlier.
CNBC takes you behind the scenes and on the Lincoln Center runway at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Show for Spring 2013.
Underlying all of Jeff Bezos big Kindle announcements Thursday was the message that Amazon is betting big on selling content, more than devices.
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."
Even as Singapore’s trade-dependent economy faces risks in the wake of a global slowdown, one sector in this Southeast Asian island state stays upbeat.
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.
A new study of people worth $25 million or more shows that they spend more on vacations and home renovations than jewelry or clothing.
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.
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