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Fortune Magazine is out with its annual Fortune 500 list, profiling the largest U.S. corporations from 2011. Leigh Gallagher, assistant managing editor for Fortune Magazine, weighs in.
Expectations were high for Marvel’s 'The Avengers,' and the film beat even the most optimistic predictions and shattered records, kicking off the summer movie season to a MASSIVE start.
Hundreds of potential investors will gather to hear Facebook's IPO pitch, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
The already hostile takeover fight for New Frontier Media, the publicly traded owner of nine adult-themed pay-per-view networks, has expanded to include a pair of Hollywood power players – one of whom is also a former video game executive.
In reference to the Facebook IPO, Warren Buffett says "we aren't in a bubble phase," adding that what's happened with Facebook is "extraordinary."
The "like" button on Facebook seems like a relatively clear way to express your support for something, but a federal judge says that doesn't mean clicking it is constitutionally protected speech.
Many countries finance their Olympic competitors, but not the United States, where athletes fund their own training.
Facebook is selling 180 million shares – the proceeds of which it will keep. Other stockholders will sell 157.4 million shares, and those proceeds will not go to Facebook.
In a report just released SecondMarket reported that it continued to grow its trading volume in the last quarter it had access to Facebook shares.
Tim Ferriss, author and entrepreneur, speaks to "Squawk Box" on his book: "The 4-Hour Workweek."
Classic American comfort food is going high tech at one California restaurant chain. The company is one of many across the country that are betting the same product that has brought big profits for Apple will also boost their bottom lines.
Guest columnist Brian Hamilton says he believes that while there are pieces of the JOBS Act that will encourage public listings, other aspects will reinforce the ability of companies that want to stay private to do so while giving others new options for raising capital outside of public markets.
YouTube is partnering with the US Olympic Committee for a "Team USA" channel sponsored by AT&T.
If you paid more taxes than you feel you should have, maybe you should think about living in a state with a lower tax burden. See which states qualify as American tax havens.
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo took the stage at the Wired 'Disruptive by Design' conference and exclaimed "I appreciate everyone's concern for our business, but it's working phenomenally well."
Andreessen tells me that now he's particularly interested in social commerce, saying he's very excited about Pinterest in particular. That gives a hint at that sharing startup's future business model.
Today Wired is hosting its fourth annual Business Conference in Downtown Manhattan, and I had a chance to catch up with Editor-in-Chief Chris Anderson to talk about how important disruption is to businesses today.
Two companies have teamed up to market fingerprint-based drug testing to police, prisons, and, they hope, American companies.
He’s not a household name like Gates, Jobs, or Zuckerberg. His face isn’t known to millions. But during his remarkable 20-year career, no one has done more to change the way we communicate.
We'll find out, through a series of interviews with innovators, where the investment opportunity is now, and what the rapid pace of change means for economic growth.
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