The data breach involved current and former Uber drivers, and the company has notified attorneys general in states where those drivers live, including California. The company has raised more than $4 billion from prominent venture capital firms such as Benchmark and Google Ventures, valuing Uber at $40 billion and making it the most valuable startup in the...» Read More
Small-business owners devote so much time and money to their ventures that they fail on retirement planning. And playing catch-up can mean taking on even more financial risk.
The SEC has lifted a decade-old ban concerning hedge funds, private equity, venture capital and start-ups. John Frankel of ff Venture Capital lends insight on the impact.
Hamdi Ulukaya, Chobani founder & CEO, discusses how he was able to grow his company into a multi-billion dollar business, and his efforts to "double" Greek yogurt sales in the next five years.
The vote was 4 to 1 to lift the ban on hedge fund and startup ads, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly. The ban will be officially lifted in 60 days.
The annual Allen & Company media and technology conference is underway in Idaho where high profile business and political leaders will meet to talk deals. Top on the list? Who will acquire Hulu, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Erick Schonfeld, and Edo Segal, TouchCast co-founders, discuss how surfing the video web will change the way viewers interact with television.
Jolyon Barker, global lead for technology, media and telecommunications at Deloitte, explains that the U.K. technology sector is not as big as it should be, due to lack of funding for start-ups.
Rahul Merchant, NYC chief information and innovation officer, explains why many startups are deciding to plant their roots in New York, as the city expands its broadband connectivity.
The Millennial Trains Project plans to transport entrepreneurial young innovators on a cross-country, 10-day train ride in August. And older workers just might be inspired, too.
This company aims to make waiting for a flight more enjoyable with free iPads in airport terminals so travelers can surf the Web and order a snack.
"It really shifts people's perception of what an electric car can do," said Lord Drayson, CEO of Drayson Racing Technologies, on how new technology is changing the auto industry.
Kerry Trainor, CEO of Vimeo, explains consumers and filmmakers now have alternatives to traditional theatrical film releases.
Rachel Haot, City of New York chief digital officer, discusses how the "Big Apple" is fast becoming know as one of the nation's leading tech hubs.
Michael Buckwald, Leap Motion CEO, explains how the next big tech advance is likely to include a device that allows users to communicate with their computers without using a mouse, keyboard or touch pad.
Scott Eckert, president and CEO of Rethink Robotics, talks about new manufacturing technologies.
Bob Davis, Highland Capital, shares his thoughts on cybersecurity and protecting Internet information. "The small company has to be smart," he added. Davis also reveals what he looks for before investing in the next new startup.
Philippe Laval, WriteThat.Name founder and CEO, explains how his new device helps users automatically update and organize their contact lists.
Ilan Zechory, Rap Genius founder, pitches his company to the "Power Pitch" crew. The website allows users to read interesting annotations on rap lyrics. Greg Selkoe, Karmaloop CEO, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin, discuss their thoughts on the business.
Adam Belanich, David Belanich and Noah Belanich, Joyride Coffee co-founders, discuss their plan to deliver high-quality specialty coffees straight to businesses all over New York City.
Joe Lonsdale, Formation 8 partner, discusses the operation of collecting big data while maintaining civil liberties and strengthening national intelligence and defense.