Some disruptors aren't just shaking up their larger competitor, they're also drawing criticism from consumers, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.» Read More
Uber may be the brash darling of Silicon Valley, but it will take more than a popular smartphone app and free publicity to take this start-up further.
Tech veterans Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg of Revere Digital discuss the launch of "Re/code," a reincarnation of "All Things D." Re/code also signed a content agreement with NBC News group to partner on technology coverage.
Aydin Acar, Influenster co-founder and CEO, and Elizabeth Scherle, Influenster co-founder, explain how their company can help turn social influence into rewards for brand name products.
Sophie and Katherine Kallinis quit their jobs at the beginning of the recession and now run a small cupcake empire.
To identify the hottest new business ideas, pitch events with a party-style atmosphere are the latest trend, from Startup Weekends to Hackathons.
The SEC voted to propose rules to allow start-ups to raise more money through public stock deals without facing costly registration requirements.
Michael Rosenblatt, Seamless Toy CEO, discusses a new app that gives kids the building blocks to construct their own "smart toys" and control them from mobile devices. CNBC's Jon Fortt weighs in.
Tim Armstrong, the chief executive of AOL, had a debilitating attachment to Patch, a network of local news sites that he is finally winding down.
Sean Rad, CEO of Tinder, says the app is a "more efficient way" for people to form relationships, and explains how it plans to monetize in the future.
Peek.com has been called the "OpenTable of travel." Ruzwana Bashir, Peek CEO & co-founder, discusses the launch of their first mobile app and the insight investors Jack Dorsey and Eric Schmidt have provided.
Quirky CEO Ben Kaufman explains how his company is able to use crowdsourcing to produce new products, saying the website has things no one has seen before because "they were just invented."
Anthony Fletcher, Graze CEO, discusses how his startup company is changing the way consumers eat by offering portion-controlled snacks tailored to suit individual tastes.
TV start-up Aereo said it had turned a profit in some of its markets, and is also looking for broadband partners to pair with its service.
CNBC's Dominic Chu thinks Macy's is executing well, while CNBC's Herb Greenberg likes Kohl's better.
Upstart CEO Dave Girouard discusses his company's business model, and what kinds of returns people his company has invested in are seeing.
The service has become a major force in holiday retail, helping consumers find products and stores market to the right consumers.
Andrew Laffoon, Mixbook CEO, discusses how mobile app "Mosaic" lets users create photo books and explains what differentiates their app from competitors like Shutterfly. Lafoon also comments on Mixbooks plans for going public.
James King, the founder and chairman of Find Invest Grow (FIG), explains why it is easier to find entrepreneurs among students in U.S. universities than U.K. ones.
23andMe is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that the Silicon Valley start-up misled customers with advertising for its personalized DNA tests.
Stuart Conroy, founder of Activ8, discusses how the traditional distribution model has changed with the rise of online retail.