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  • Bob Iger made his third major acquisition for Disney (DIS) - buying Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion, roughly half-cash, half-stock.

  • With the lights out smart phones are the only source of information for people left in the dark by Hurricane Sandy, which puts the spotlight on Twitter and Facebook.

  • Current TV Fields Offers but Will the Network Sell? Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 8:39 PM ET

    The media has been abuzz with rumors that the Al Gore-backed Current TV is on the block. The company has had offers in the past — could it be taking them more seriously this time?

  • Pandora: Buy or Sell on Apple Dip? Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 8:16 PM ET

    Pandora shares took another hit amid buzz that Apple is moving toward a streaming ad-supported music service. So, does that make Pandora a "buy" now?

  • Apple Moves to Launch Music Service, Pandora Plummets Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 6:17 PM ET

    Pandora stock fell off a cliff Thursday on reports that Apple is on track to launch a free streaming service in the first quarter of 2013.

  • Hagar Rocking the Business World     Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 6:43 AM ET

    Rock star and Cabo Wabo founder, Sammy Hagar talks about making money and music, with CNBC's Becky Quick.

  • Program pairs U. Mich. experts with entrepreneurs Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 12:23 AM ET

    ANN ARBOR, Mich.-- Fourteen Middle Eastern and North African entrepreneurs are at the University of Michigan as part of a State Department- sponsored program that partners university experts with area community organizations. The program participants are from Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Morocco and Tunisia.

  • Chastened Pincus Talks Zynga’s Mobile, Gaming Potential Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 7:47 PM ET

    Mark Pincus struck a chastened tone, kicking off the company’s earnings call with the acknowledgment that things haven’t been going as planned at Zynga.

  • Goldman's Blankfein on Power of Entrepreneurs Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 3:28 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein is focused on the next generation of entrepreneurs at its inaugural Builders and Innovators Summit in Newport Beach, Calif.

  • States With the Most 'One Percenters' Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 11:12 AM ET

    CNBC.com presents a list of the 10 states with the most ultra-high net worth individuals on a per capita basis.

  • Goldman's Blankfein on Building Innovation     Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 11:05 AM ET

    Lloyd Blankfein, chairman & CEO of Goldman Sachs; Neil Blumenthal, Warby Parker co-founder; and Premal Shal, Kiva.org president, talks about business innovation and entrepreneurship, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • It’s official. Facebook is serious about making money, and its turning its mobile problem—mobile growth was eating into margins—into an opportunity.

  • 11 Entrepreneurs Teaching the Next Generation Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 12:34 PM ET

    Many long-time serial entrepreneurs are today's angel investors and venture capitalists — and the classroom gives them an early glimpse at the potential next big names in emerging fields. Here are 11 notable entrepreneurs who have taken to the classroom.

  • Not Everyone Launches a Startup in the Bay Area Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 12:15 PM ET

    The chronicle of where people choose to start companies as compared to where they come from is far more complex and much more interesting than you might imagine.

  • Surprising Cities Where New Businesses Are Built Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 12:14 PM ET

    While Silicon Valley and other traditional high-tech hubs claim dominance as places for startups, demand for health care  and other business services has put places like Indianapolis and Salt Lake City on the entrepreneurial map.

  • With people feeling healthier and living longer, coupled with a down economy that has reduced retirement savings, many Americans of traditional retirement age are choosing to continue working or even go back to work — for themselves.

  • The Baby Boomer Entrepreneur Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 12:14 PM ET

    Tech startup founders in their 20s and 30s make all the headlines, but when it comes to entrepreneurship, increasingly it’s baby boomers who are more likely to be in business for themselves.

  • How Trendy Funding Puts Pressure on Startups Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 9:59 AM ET

    New online funding platforms are connecting entrepreneurs with potential financial backers. But for most upstarts that use crowdfunding websites to raise capital, the results can be more mixed.

  • Facebook Earnings Under Pressure Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 7:54 PM ET

    With Facebook’s stock off by more than half since its May IPO, CEO Mark Zuckerberg is under pressure to show that he’s getting the business back on track for accelerating growth.

  • Mayer Stresses Mobile & Focus in First Earnings Call Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 7:27 PM ET

    Yahoo shares rose after hours on better-than-expected results—earnings of 35 cents per share on revenue of  $1.09 billion. But far more interesting than those numbers were Marissa Mayer’s comments in her first earnings call since taking the helm of the company three months ago. She came out of the gate strong, saying “this job is tailor made for me. The core components of Yahoo’s business—search, mail, ads, mobile, news and the homepage—are also the core I built my career upon.” Mayer said her goal is to “help redefine one of the Internet’s most beloved companies,” and went into some detail about how she plans to do that.

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