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  • Richard Branson Spotlights Five Altruistic Companies Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 9:43 AM ET
    Sir Richard Branson

    From Salesforce.com to a Dutch lottery model, more businesses are combining profits with values that reward doing the right thing. See Branson's picks of five altruistic companies.

  • Zuckerberg Won't Sell Facebook Shares for a Year Tuesday, 4 Sep 2012 | 6:12 PM ET
    Facebook

    Mark Zuckerberg has no intention of selling any of his Facebook shares when a lockup expires in late October, according to a filing with the SEC.

  • How Immigrants Are Changing US Businesses Tuesday, 4 Sep 2012 | 8:56 AM ET

    For a nation built by immigrants—legal or otherwise—a new study reveals that their role as entrepreneurs in America is on the rise.

  • Splunk CEO: How We Slam Dunked Our Quarter Saturday, 1 Sep 2012 | 2:24 PM ET
    Splunk

    Tech stocks on the cutting edge of enterprise solutions — cloud-computing, mobile and "big data" — have outperformed this year. Case in point: Splunk.

  • Zynga Loses 2 Vice Presidents Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 5:23 PM ET

    It’s been rough for Zynga. The company’s stock has declined and now there's news that two more top execs are heading for the door.

  • New Twitter Tools, Game Changer for Businesses? Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 12:20 PM ET

    Twitter just announced new tools for brands to target ads — “Promoted Tweets” and “Promoted Accounts” — at users based on their interests.

  • Summer Concert Season Booming: Live Nation CEO Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 11:32 AM ET

    Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino talks about how the all-important summer season is wrapping up and how the company is managing its growth.

  • Twitter's Legal Battle: Who Owns Your Tweets? Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 6:30 PM ET

    Twitter says that its users own their tweets, and all that personal information. The court says Twitter does, and should hand them over when subpoenaed.

  • The Booming Business of...Creationism? Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 6:02 PM ET
    The façade of the Creation Museum located near Cincinnati, Ohio.

    Creationism is growing into a lucrative business for some religious Americans. There seems to be a growing demand for museums on a mission to debunk evolutionary theory and promote the belief that life was created by God as laid out in Genesis. 

  • No College Degree Required: $100,000 Jobs Saturday, 25 Aug 2012 | 7:00 AM ET
    Hired

    Making a six-figure salary without earning a college degree can be achieved.

  • Oleg Firer

    Inc. Magazine and Inc.com released their annual Inc. 5000 list this week, ranking the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. Topping the list is payment processor Unified Payments with a three-year growth rate of — yes, you are reading this correctly — 23,646 percent.

  • Meet the Business Owner Who's Speaking at the RNC Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 1:54 PM ET
    Steven Cohen

    Ohio businessman Steve Cohen will speak at the Republican National Convention. "Things may never be the way they were," says Cohen, who runs a manufacturing company. "We’re going to have to discover new ways to make money."

  • Secrets of Venture Capitalists Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 1:16 PM ET

    Ask most VCs how they select winners and they'll say a key factor is people making the pitch. Take a closer look at common traits that distinguish leaders and winning ventures.

  • Call to Stiffen Laws Worries Town Built by Guns Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 11:58 AM ET
    Remington

    Residents in Ilion, N.Y., whose economy is linked to a celebrated gunmaker, are worrying about Remington’s future. A closer look at the NY gun plant and its 1,000 workers.

  • Meet the Next 'Joe the Plumber' Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 11:42 AM ET

    The Romney camp seems to have found its Joe the Plumber, but instead of unclogging toilets, "Chris the Baker" makes cookies.

  • Good News for Anyone With a Crappy Boss Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 10:33 AM ET

    Bad bosses take note! You won't last. That's one comforting conclusion from "The Value of Bosses," a new working paper from three business school professors who set out to quantify the effect supervisors actually have on their workers.

  • Tech Startup Aims to Take the Hassle Out of Health Care Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 6:13 PM ET
    doctor

    ZocDoc, a free service, allows people to search for doctors based on location, specialty, insurance and reviews, and book them online.

  • Need Cash? A Different Kind of Crowdfunding Service Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 5:46 PM ET

    For entrepreneurs who make granola or baby skincare products, a crowdfunding service called CircleUp may be the secret to their next leg of growth.

  • Struggling to Recover From a Cyberattack Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 3:18 PM ET

    Rebuilding operations after a attack is no easy task. Some suggestions for engineering a cyber gameplan that's right for your business.

  • Four Financial Habits of Effective, Wealthy CEOs Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 12:26 PM ET

    If you're like most entrepreneurs, you've invested everything you have into your business. And that's a huge mistake.

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