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  • Facebook Fundamentals Are Strong: FB Adviser Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 5:11 PM ET
    Facebook on iPad

    In an interview at Tech Crunch Disrupt in San Francisco, I asked Matt Cohler — a former Facebook employee and current advisor to Mark Zuckerberg — what he thought about the stock's dramatic decline since the IPO.

  • What Wall Street Wants From Mark Zuckerberg Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 10:26 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    We polled a number of top analysts about what they wanted to hear from Zuckerberg and there was certainly consensus: they want to hear him say he cares about the company's stock.

  • Ad Growth Slows Dramatically in Second Quarter Monday, 10 Sep 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    The ad market screeched and skidded in the second quarter — U.S. ad spending grew just .9 percent from April to June compared to a year earlier.

  • Businesses Retool Layaway Programs Ahead of Holidays Friday, 7 Sep 2012 | 10:05 AM ET
    Female Shoppers

    Big retailers including Wal-Mart Stores are tweaking layaway programs to make shopping easier. Here's  how small businesses can create successful layaway programs.

  • Amazon's Big Bet on Content Over Devices Thursday, 6 Sep 2012 | 5:44 PM ET
    Amazon Kindle fire HD

    Underlying all of Jeff Bezos big Kindle announcements Thursday was the message that Amazon is betting big on selling content, more than devices.

  • Facebook vs. Twitter, Who Has Edge in Mobile Ad Wars? Thursday, 6 Sep 2012 | 2:21 PM ET
    Facebook's Sponsored Ads

    A duo of reports out Thursday said Facebook's ads are working, but mobile still has a ways to go. A survey from Capstone Investments, finds Facebook ads are generating improving return on investment for advertisers "that could lead to increased spend on the platform."

  • From DNC to New Venture: Eva Longoria's Big Week Thursday, 6 Sep 2012 | 10:36 AM ET
    Eva Longoria, co-chair of the Obama Campaign

    Eva Longoria is busy. In addition to speaking at the Democratic National Convention, the actress is pursuing a new venture. Get the details.

  • Fewer People Are Now Playing Videogames: Report Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 5:11 PM ET

    Bad news for traditional gamers: 5 percent fewer people are playing games than a year ago, according to a new report from the NPD Group.

  • 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."

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