SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 6- At Pinterest, the four-year-old online bulletin board service that is valued near $3.8 billion, some 70 percent of the users are female. Male-heavy boards dominate in the start-up mecca of Silicon Valley, which prides itself on progressive thinking and putting talent first.» Read More
America's love for bacon has reached a fever pitch in the past few years and now, this bacon mania has spawned a new trend: Bacon tourism. You can pretty much eat your way across America all year long, from one sizzling bacon festival to another! Grab a cooler — or three or four — it's a porcine tour of America, with one off-the-beaten path stop in ... Iceland?!
She steered clear of any controversial issues -- no talk about the Nasdaq or the stock price. She talked quite a lot about working with CEO Mark Zuckerberg and the premium both of them place on honesty and clear, simple communication.
Steve Blank, Stanford University lecturer, discusses how to build successful companies through the "National Science Foundation's I-Corps" program, that's a government-private sector partnership.
The National Cable and Telecom show is all about the convergence of content, distribution and technology, and today I had the pleasure of moderating a panel at NCTA's annual show that addressed all those issues.
Here in one of the richest corners of the country, the tech elite display an ambivalent, sometimes contradictory approach to wealth. Money is a measure of the power of the companies that entrepreneurs have built, rather than a thing to display.
By the time Facebook shares start trading at 11 am ET, many Facebook employees will be exhausted and ready to go to sleep. All through the night Facebook headquarters was hopping and packed with people.
Alexis Ohanian, entrepreneur and angel investor, explains why he is holding off buying shares of the social media giant.
Facebook isn't losing its commitment to its "Hacker" culture when it goes public — instead, it's celebrating it, with an all-night "Hackathon."
There’s been a lot of talk about Facebook’s valuation, but the real question behind that valuation, is how Facebook makes money and what its prospects are in the future.
As the social network’s COO, Sandberg runs its all-important advertising business, business development, and oversees hiring.
When Activision Blizzard’s long-awaited Diablo III went on sale at midnight, it had already broken sales records. Once players got their hands on the game, they also overloaded Activision Blizzard's servers.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche breaks down the numbers in a recent CNBC-AP poll which shows investors are leery about Facebook's management, growth prospects, and valuations. Also, Tom Stemberg, Highland Capital Partners, discusses investing in social offerings, emerging entrepreneurship, and finding the next Facebook.
With a little creative packaging and a lot of innovation, spirits manufacturers are expanding the market. Check out some of the most unusual ways businesses are innovating in the world of alcohol.
Throughout my father's life, and during our time working together at our company, Bananagrams, he taught me some very valuable lessons that can be applied in the business world today.
Investing in restaurants has a bad name. But plenty of people find ways to run restaurants profitably and make a good deal of money from the enterprise.
Small businesses have the advantage of being easier to reach, customer-centric, innovation-driven, and incredibly nimble, compared to larger competitors. There may be no better time to be a small business.
George Lucas, Lucasfilm chairman, offers insight on how to manage chaos. "It's not unlike a sporting event -- in terms of the dynamic of -- you have to win no matter what," he says.
Today Facebook brings its roadshow to the Crowne Plaza in Palo Alto, just a stone's throw from where Facebook was founded. This may not be the biggest event on the road show — New York was with about 660 people attending — but it's a crucial moment for Facebook to be evaluated on its home turf.
CNBC's Darren Rovell reports on the Players Championship beginning today in Florida with the prize valued at over $9 million. Phil Mickelson, 2012 World Golf Hall of Fame inductee and Tim Finchem, PGA Tour commissioner, offer insight.
Henry Blodget, Business Insider CEO & editor-in-chief, calls the Facebook IPO "muppet bait" on CNBC's "Squawk Box." Click here to find out exactly what he said.