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  • Stuffed animals designed by your kid     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    This start-up wants to transform your child's artwork into a huggable stuffed animal. See the founder deliver his 60 second Power Pitch. Will the panelists be in or out?

  • Rolling out 'Inc. 500' list     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

    Eric Schurenberg, Inc. editor-in-chief, and Raj Shanmugaraj, Acacia Communications CEO, discuss highlights from the 500 fastest-growing private companies and small businesses in the U.S.

  • Trying to get by on the sharing economy Sunday, 17 Aug 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    Starting a long day around 4 a.m., Jennifer Guidry, who earns money by offering transportation or services through a variety of apps like Uber, Lyft and TaskRabbit, applies makeup in her home office.

    If sharing economy companies are creating jobs of the future, it doesn't mean decent wages and benefits are part of the bargain for workers.

  • Samsung buys home-automation startup SmartThings Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 7:52 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 14- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will buy SmartThings, a startup backed by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin that helps connect household devices, one of its largest U.S.-startup acquisitions to date.

  • Yahoo's small business push     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 11:31 AM ET

    Amit Kumar, Yahoo small business head, discusses "Yahoo Stores," a next generation, e-commerce platform designed to help anyone build a successful online business.

  • Dilemmas of VC backed start-ups     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 11:14 AM ET

    Manuel Henriquez, Hercules Technology Growth Capital CEO, discusses the funding dilemmas facing start-ups and the financing of venture backed companies.

  • How bitcoin can change the world     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 11:43 AM ET

    Could bitcoin be a safe haven for deprecating currencies in the emerging world? Wences Casares, Xapo founder and CEO, shares his thoughts on the legitimacy of the currency.

  • Robots are the new butlers at Starwood Hotels Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    Botlr robot at Starwood Hotel

    Forget your toothpaste? Need more towels? If you're staying at Starwood Hotels, you may be served by a Botlr.

  • Could Turkey be the next global tech hub?     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 2:20 AM ET

    Cankut Durgun, co-founder of Aslanoba Capital, discusses the prospects for technology entrepreneurs in Turkey.

  • Why isn't the Senate taking up innovation bill? Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 12:16 PM ET
    Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO).

    Rep. Sam Graves, chair of the House small-business committee, says the fact that the Senate hasn't take up the Innovation Act yet is inexcusable.

  • Trouble & risk with VC funding     Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 11:22 AM ET

    John Mullins, London Business School professor and author of "The Customer-Funded Business," discusses the harm venture capital funding can have on the health of a start-up company.

  • No Hamptons reservation? Uber's got you covered Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    Struggling to snag a dinner reservation in the Hamptons this weekend? Fret not! Uber is here to help.

  • Ever wanted your face on a marshmallow? James Middleton and Andy Bell, co-founders of Boomf, discuss how their business of creating custom marshmallows is being met with "enthusiasm".

  • Uber, Lyft launch carpool options on trial basis Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 3:54 PM ET
    UberPool mobile screen images

    Lyft and Uber will allow its members to opt into carpooling with people who are taking similar routes in return for a significant discount, re/code.

  • Start-ups aim to aid drought-stricken California Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 1:06 PM ET
    Francis Ford Coppola Winery.

    The three-year drought in California is officially the worst drought on record for the state, already costing over $2 billion and 17,000 jobs.

  • UBeam closer to getting wireless charger to market Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 12:37 PM ET

    UBeam's technology makes it possible for a device to move freely around a room, in a pocket or purse, while constantly charging, NYT reports.

  • Tech fights the California drought     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 11:53 AM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton looks at how tech start-up Terravion is helping California farms and wineries combat the drought.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 5- Felicis Ventures is trying a new tack in the hypercompetitive world of funding startup companies: It is raising a new fund that will always vote alongside the founders of the company it backs. The venture company announced on Tuesday that it had raised $96 million for the new fund, its fourth.

  • America's bipartisan start-up movement     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    Celebrating national start-up day across America, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa, (R- Calif.), and Rep. Jared Polis, (D-Colo.), discuss their campaign to raise awareness for entrepreneurs and small start-up businesses.

  • Pot delivery right to your door     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 10:48 AM ET

    Keith McCarty, Eaze founder & CEO, discuss his on-demand health care delivery technology that will automate patient verification and driver dispatch to hand deliver marijuana.