Business Competition


  • Apple Bear Takes Swipe at Stock  Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 10:39 AM ET

    David Trainer, New Constructs CEO defends his call of $240 a share for the big tech company.

  • Google 'Maps' New Future in Web Services  Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 10:04 AM ET

    Sascha Segan, PCMag.com, provides a preview of a parade of new products and services the tech giant is expected to show today at the company's annual software developers conference.

  • Google to Launch Streaming Music Service  Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 7:19 AM ET

    Although the tech giant won't comment, it's been in talk with music labels and is expected to compete with Spotify, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Third Point's Dan Loeb Wants Sony Break Up  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 10:14 AM ET

    Daisuke Wakabayashi, The Wall Street Journal, discusses the likelihood of a Sony spin-off and what the reconfigured company might look like.

  • Priceline CEO: 'First Priority' to Build Business  Friday, 10 May 2013 | 11:49 AM ET

    Jeffery Boyd, Priceline.com president and CEO, defends his company's business model to grow and improve the performance of its brand.

  • The online travel site reported profits of $5.76 a share on revenues of $1.30 billion. Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets analyst, breaks down the numbers and provides an outlook on the company's growth.

  • Will Online Tax Level Playing Field?  Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 10:38 AM ET

    Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group analyst, discusses the impact of a tax on brick & mortar stores versus online retailers.

  • Internet Sales Tax Faces Challenges in House  Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    A bill which requires retailers to tax online customers is headed to the House, but it faces opposition. Rep. Derek Kilmer, Congressman, (D-WA); and Rep. Steve Daines, (R-MT), discuss the pros and cons of the legislation.

  • Financial Times CEO on Newspapers' Future  Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 4:50 PM ET

    Discussing the business model of the Financial Times, and how mobile has impacted the newspaper industry, with Financial Times Group's CEO John Ridding.

  • Hung Up on Smartphones?  Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    A commercial for Microsoft's Windows phone mocks the smartphone war between Apple and Samsung. Jonathan Geller, BGR and Sascha Sagan, PC Magazine Mobile, discuss whether this will work for Microsoft sales, whether tablets might be obsolete in 5 years, and Google's next big product.

  • JC Penney Secures $1.75 Billion Loan From Goldman  Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 11:07 AM ET

    Liz Dunn, Macquarie Capital analyst, weighs in on whether the additional capital will be enough for the retailer to implement its turnaround plan.

  • Apple Bull Gets Cold Feet at Cash Register  Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 10:22 AM ET

    Long-time Apple fan Brian Marshall, ISI Group analyst, explains why he changed his mind and did not buy Samsung's Galaxy S4 this weekend.

  • Inside McDonald's Golden Arches  Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 9:43 AM ET

    "I think China still's a tremendous growth opportunity," said McDonald's CEO Don Thompson, talking with CNBC's Carl Quintanilla about whether the bird flu scare in China is impacting growth prospects in that country.

  • Food Fight: McDonald's Takes on the Competition  Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 9:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla talks with McDonald's CEO Don Thompson, about the company's initiatives to drive sales and improve growth.

  • Amazon Under Pressure As Competition Heats Up  Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 6:35 AM ET

    Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets analyst, has the play on the Internet giant, after reporting mixed Q1 results on Thursday.

  • AMD'S Epic Court Battle Ends in Victory  Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 6:19 AM ET

    Hector Ruiz, "Slingshot" author, discusses Advanced Micro Devices' antitrust fight with Intel.

  • Facebook's New Competitor?  Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Ted Livingston, CEO of Kik, discusses how he was able to acquire 50 million users and raise $19.5 million for his startup company.

  • Netflix Blows Past Estimates and Shares Soar  Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 10:02 AM ET

    Tony Wible, Janney Montgomery Scott analyst, takes a look at what's driving the streaming company's profits, and how to play it.

  • What is Apple's Real Worth?  Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 8:34 AM ET

    Paul Meeks, Saturna Capital analyst, has the long-term play on the tech giant's recent decline, explaining he thinks the company will introduce "enough fresh stuff" to see the "emergence of the growth story."

  • 'I Want My Cash!': Apple Analyst  Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 6:32 AM ET

    "I want a company that realizes they have my client's money and can give it back to them," said Ben Reitzes, Barclays analyst, discussing what he hopes to hear from Apple's call after reporting its quarterly results today.