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  • Speed Coaching for Business Owners Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 3:18 PM ET

    Jim Koch, founder and president of the Boston Beer Company, teamed up with Accion, a microfinance organization, to create a new small business coaching program called Brewing the American Dream.

  • How to Build a Business Bought by Google Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 11:18 AM ET
    Google

    The market for social media marketing is heating up, and among the first big winners are two entrepreneurs whose four-year old software company, Wildfire, was just bought by Google for a reported $250 million.

  • Electronic Arts' Radical Strategy for Long-Term Growth Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 1:39 PM ET
    Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) signage is displayed outside of the company's office in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

    Electronic Arts, which reported slightly better-than-expected earnings Tuesday, is radically shifting its strategy for “Star Wars: The Old Republic” as a part of its big bet on free and digital gaming.

  • Cable Earnings: Trends to Watch Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 6:06 PM ET

    The cable industry faces some big issues: rising content costs, rising competition challenging ratings, and the looming threat of blackouts as content and distribution companies negotiate new deals. This week we’ll see how the industry is faring.

  • Does Facebook Have a 'Bot' Problem? Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 3:32 PM ET
    Facebook

    Facebook’s advertising model is under attack — facing allegations that ad clicks on the site aren’t real, but are more likely from “bots,” (web robots) than from people.

  • Apple TV–Hulu Plus Deal Speaks to Future of Apple TV Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 2:26 PM ET
    Hulu Plus for Apple TV.

    The launch of subscription service Hulu Plus on Apple TV is more than just another incremental video distribution deal. It should be a win-win for both companies, and most importantly — it gives us a glimpse of what Apple has planned for its Apple TV service.

  • Saverin Makes Singapore Rich List  — at No. 8 Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 11:27 AM ET
    Eduardo Saverin, co-founder of Facebook

    The Facebook co-founder who renounced his U.S. citizenship has an estimated net worth of $2.2 billion.

  • Trump: 'This is the Time to Buy a House'     Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    "The banks are dying to sell their houses -- go out now, buy a house," says Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman & president, discussing housing opportunities and job creation in America amid polarizing election-year politics.

  • Why Apple-Twitter Team-Up Talk Fascinates Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 2:24 PM ET
    Apple

    Though there’s no indication a strategic investment is in the works, the two companies work closely together, and any talk of Twitter and Facebook spacer deepening their relationship continues to fascinate.

  • Using Reality TV to Raise Your Business Profile Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 2:04 PM ET

    One show is putting a new spin on reality TV. "Everyday Edisons" gives entrepreneurs the chance to run ideas by investors. Do you have a winning idea?

  • Capitalizing on Next Internet Wave     Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 11:55 AM ET

    A new wave of change is coming to the Internet that will affect users on a daily basis. Dan Schindler, co-founder of Donuts Inc., weighs in.

  • Social Media Builds Your Brand—Sort Of Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 9:39 AM ET

    A new study shows tweets, likes and other social-media strategies only get you so far when building a business brand. Ideas for supporting you emerging brands.

  • You, Too, Can Wear Sue Sylvester's Green Track Suit Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 1:27 PM ET

    Wesley Tansey's idea for a business started when he tried to track down the sunglasses Kristen Stewart wore on "Twilight" to give to his girlfriend. The girlfriend's gone, but the business is thriving.

  • What Olympic Athletes Can Teach Entrepreneurs Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 12:16 PM ET
    Athlete and Businessman

    From negative thinking to burnout, entrepreneurs can take cues from Olympic athletes. What leadership skills can you learn from professional athletes?

  • How Three Niche Food Companies Made It Big Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 11:01 AM ET

    Some entrepreneurs are finding success in unique foods that are healthy, spicy or gluten-free. Is a niche food company right for you?

  • CEA's Krueger Comments on GDP Report     Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 10:11 AM ET

    Q2 GDP came in at a 1.5 percent rate, slightly better than consensus. Alan Krueger, President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, weighs in.

  • Franchises Oppose NYC Soda Ban Plan Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 10:05 AM ET
    Soda

    As New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg cracks down on obesity and soda consumption, the franchise association this week jumped into the fray. What can businesses do to protect themselves?

  • Facebook

    As Facebook’s stock tumbled after hours on concerns about Facebook’s slowing growth, CEO Mark Zuckerberg, COO Sheryl Sandberg and CFO David Ebersman hosted an investor call in which they stressed the potential of mobile and social ads.

  • Facebook Earnings Meet but Stock Stumbles Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 5:00 PM ET
    Facebook

    In its first earnings report as a public company Facebook’s results were right on target with non-GAAP earnings per share of 12 cents.

  • How to Compete With the Big Chains Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 4:38 PM ET
    Kroger

    While small businesses can't compete with larger players on price, there are steps specialty merchants can take to get an edge.

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