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Coinstar, the self-service retail business behind Coinstar change machines and Redbox movie-rental kiosks, is preparing for the decline of movie rentals by serving up new self-service options — coffee and electronics.
Unmanned drones are typically associated with war and spying. But a new law will permit the use of drones in the US for everything from selling real estate to dusting crops and monitoring oil spills.
If you’ve scoured the classified ads, you’ve seen listings offering big money to the self-employed. Be your own boss and earn a fortune while clad in a bathrobe and flip-flops! Unfortunately, these ads often target people without jobs, and if they take the bait, they become trapped in a self-employment scam.
The only reason phenomenon Jeremy Lin surprised the professional basketball world is he doesn't fit the image of an NBA player, the point guard's agent told CNBC.
How can several multi-million dollar basketball teams overlook Jeremy Lin, a dormant star player who was on their own teams? Unfortunately, conventional wisdom and thinking routinely prevent managers from finding, hiring and/or utilizing star players at companies around the world.
You’ve heard the expression “putting your feet to the fire,” but one Cornell professor is doing that literally. He teaches workshops and corporate training exercises in the art of firewalking.
Every day—even if you work at home—you present yourself. The minute you pick up the phone and say "Hello," that's a presentation. And what you're presenting, always, is your attitude, which others experience as positive energy, negative energy, or no energy.
Two years after Twitter started selling ads it’s getting serious about growing revenue by expanding the number and variety of advertisers who use its platform. Today the company is announcing that it’ll open the door for anyone with a credit card to buy ads on Twitter.
Check out some of the billionaires from all over the world who have added a major sports team or two to their portfolios.
We asked the owners of innovative and quirky pet products about their inspiration, and the growing appeal of their products.
He's Asian-American, Harvard-educated and not that tall by NBA standards. He's Jeremy Lin, the point guard who, quite unexpectedly, has led the New York Knicks on a seven-game winning streak.
Master Lock, which is getting a visit by President Obama, recently brought back 100 jobs from China. Is it possible that factory work is back after a decade of decline? Don't hold you breath, says the executive director of the Alliance for American Manufacturing.
As many as 100,000 people are expected to visit this huge outdoor farm show, kicking the tires on all the new machines the big equipment makers have to offer.
Bryce Phillips named his store Evo, short for evolution. And that's how he thinks about his business: always changing to stay relevant. His company evolved from a one-man shop selling merchandise from liquidators at the age of 12, to a full-fledged business with 120 employees.
Although there are similarities with what the United States went through at the onset of the financial crisis, the issues in Europe are are more complex and will take years to resolve, Henry Paulson, former Treasury Secretary and founder of the Paulson Institute told CNBC on Wednesday.
U.S. investors are looking to Europe for places to park their spare cash, but opportunities may depend on the European debt crisis continuing, according to market participants on both sides of the Atlantic.
If you’re looking for some Orlando real estate, there’s a 90,000-square-foot mansion that might interest you. It’s the largest single-family home in the U.S., and it’s been on the market since 2010. It’s still under construction, and the “as-is” asking price for the unfinished home is $75 million.
Bespoke crunched the numbers and found some long-time dividend payers with solid earnings that it sees as a relatively safe way to get yield.
The new book, "Who’s In the Room?", offers one of the first indepth looks at how decision making actually occurs within Senior Management Teams and how it breaks down.
They are the royalty of the S&P 500 when it comes to dividends. Standard and Poor's provided a list of its "aristocrats," stocks with 25 years of dividend increasing history.