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  • Who Made the Fortune 500?     Monday, 7 May 2012 | 10:53 AM ET

    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.

  • Facebook IPO Roadshow Begins     Monday, 7 May 2012 | 6:35 AM ET

    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.

  • Buffett on Facebook IPO     Friday, 4 May 2012 | 7:15 AM ET

    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."

  • Experts 'Unlike' Ruling in Facebook Speech Case Friday, 4 May 2012 | 4:07 AM ET
    Facebook

    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.

  • Part-Time Athletes Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 5:22 PM ET
    On January 29, 2012, the New York Times ran a  about Greek Olympic athletes. The nation’s debt crisis has forced Greece to implement austerity measures, which affected its ability to fund its athletes’ training.Their stipends are chronically late, their training centers have closed and their coaches aren’t being paid. It’s a surreal situation for the birthplace of the Olympics to find itself in.As in Greece, the governments of many other countries throughout the world have financed the athletic

    Many countries finance their Olympic competitors, but not the United States, where athletes fund their own training.

  • Facebook

    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.

  • SecondMarket Looks Beyond Facebook Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 11:52 AM ET

    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.

  • 'The 4-Hour Workweek'     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 7:51 AM ET

    Tim Ferriss, author and entrepreneur, speaks to "Squawk Box" on his book: "The 4-Hour Workweek."

  • Ordering a Cheeseburger? There's an iPad for That Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 2:07 PM ET
    Ipad

    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.

  • JOBS Act Is Not Just an IPO On-Ramp: Opinion Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 12:17 PM ET

    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 Makes Pitch for Sports and Women Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 9:41 AM ET
    Youtube

    YouTube is partnering with the US Olympic Committee for a "Team USA" channel sponsored by AT&T.

  • American Tax Havens Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | 3:48 PM ET
    Tax season is safely behind us, so it’s time to breathe a sigh of relief. But if you paid more to the IRS than you feel you should have, maybe it’s also time to start thinking about doing things a little differently. Maybe it’s time to think about living in a state where the tax burden is less than it is where you are now.Some states have low property taxes, low gasoline taxes and low sales taxes. Some have low income tax rates, and some expect not one cent of income tax revenue from its residen

    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: Not Tweeting Any IPO Soon Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | 3:21 PM ET

    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 on Mobile, and the Next Big Thing Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | 12:35 PM ET

    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.

  • Wired's Chris Anderson: Disrupt or Be Disrupted Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | 11:01 AM ET
    WIRED Magazine

    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.

  • Fingerprint drug-testing prototype.

    Two companies have teamed up to market fingerprint-based drug testing to police, prisons, and, they hope, American companies. 

  • Marc Andreessen, the Man Who Makes the Future Monday, 30 Apr 2012 | 8:41 AM ET

    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.

  • As Change Accelerates, 'Embrace Disruption' Monday, 30 Apr 2012 | 8:40 AM ET

    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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