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

    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
    Surprising Cities Where New Businesses Are Built

    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.

  • The Boomer Entrepreneur: Never Too Old to Launch a Business

    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
    The Baby Boomer Entrepreneur

    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
    How Trendy Funding Puts Pressure on Startups

    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
    Facebook Earnings Under Pressure

    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
    Mayer Stresses Mobile & Focus in First Earnings Call

    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.

  • The Triumph of Politics Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 6:51 PM ET
    The Triumph of Politics

    In Europe, China and America, the major determinants of economic and market performance in the year ahead are political, not economic.

  • A Tech Apprenticeship to Rival Peter Thiel's? Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 2:52 PM ET
    A Tech Apprenticeship to Rival Peter Thiel's?

    A new apprenticeship program called [E]nstitute pairs 11 students — who live together in a loft near Wall Street — with New York’s top technology entrepreneurs for  two years, then launches them into the startup world.

  • Rebuilding The Structure of America’s Economy Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 1:45 PM ET
    Prosecutors Link Money From China to Iran

    In theory, banks are supposed to be overflowing with tellers, ATMs and loan officers. In reality, they are increasingly focused on servicing legal claims.

  • Vanquishing Software Viruses and Maybe Your Rivals Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 5:04 PM ET
    Vanquishing Software Viruses and Maybe Your Rivals

    The startup  Bromium is taking a completely new approach to  security software, using virtualization technology. But will it shake up the $60 billion market?

  • Video Game Industry: No Rules Left to the Games Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 5:03 PM ET
    Video Game Industry: No Rules Left to the Games

    The video game industry is under attack, with both established and new players chasing a variety of disparate technologies and strategies that might yield a winning combination.

  • Top 10 Disruptors Empowering Consumers Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 5:02 PM ET
    Top 10 Disruptors Empowering Consumers

    Every now and then, a product or business comes along that manages to shift the paradigm, completely reshaping the way consumers interact with goods and services. Such disruption, though, often comes at the expense of established businesses – and even entire industries.

  • Disruptors Reinventing the Retail Marketplace Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 5:02 PM ET
    Disruptors Reinventing the Retail Marketplace

    While there’s been an explosion of apps and websites bringing retail online, the latest wave of innovation is focused on bringing mobile technology into brick-and-mortar retailers.

  • As Some Thrive on Disruption, Others Strive to Survive It

    Staving off a disruptive competitor is difficult. Just because a company’s disruptive nature gives it an advantage doesn’t mean its reign will last forever.

  • Seasonal Odd Jobs: From Elves to Vampires Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 3:04 PM ET
    Hssssss! Where Wall Street Vampires Get Their Fangs

    From elves to vampires and reindeer wranglers, here's a look at some of the season's odder jobs. Wait, you want me to do what?!

  • Martha Stewart: From Dreamers to Doers   Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 1:50 PM ET
    Martha Stewart: From Dreamers to Doers

    Martha Stewart, founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, joins CNBC's Sue Herera to discuss the first "American Made Awards" at Grand Central in New York City that aims to recognize and encourage the next generation of American-made entrepreneurs and business leaders. Bob Pittman, CC Media Holdings CEO, offers insight.

  • How You Can Create the Next Supermodel Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 1:23 PM ET
    Brandi Nicole submitted her picture to Model Launcher and won a website competition.

    Model Launcher is a new website that features amateur photos of aspiring models. The public then votes on their favorites.

  • Corner Shop vs. Corner Office: Should Graduates Rethink? Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 11:36 AM ET
    Corner Shop vs. Corner Office: Should Graduates Rethink?

    A career in finance was long regarded as a golden ticket to the future, bringing enviable wealth and status. But news of exhausted traders, immoral bankers and huge job cuts at investment firms has graduates wondering if a career in banking is really something to aspire to.

  • Murdoch Wins: Shareholder Proposals Rejected Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 3:56 PM ET
    Murdoch Wins: Shareholder Proposals Rejected

    NewsCorp.'s annual shareholder meeting delivered another win for the Murdoch family, despite growing investor opposition to the family's control over the company.

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