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  • Disney Expected to Grow Studio, Theme Parks Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 9:50 AM ET
    Cinderella's Castle

    On the heels of 'The Avengers' massive performance and the successful launch of Cars Land at its California theme park, Disney is expected to report stronger results across its segments on Tuesday after the bell.

  • Taking a cue from the fashion industry, mobile retailers are popping up across the U.S. Is the business trend right for you?

  • A Story of Caution and Fear for Small Businesses Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 8:06 AM ET

    The economy is getting a little bit better, but not a whole lot better. As a result, small business owners believe there is no compelling need to expand right now.

  • How SecondMarket Is Staying Relevant, Post-Facebook Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 3:43 PM ET

    SecondMarket, the leading platform for trading private company shares, seems to be benefiting from growing distrust in the public markets — despite losing its most popular company, Facebook, to the public market.

  • LinkedIn CEO: We're Not Like Other Social Networks Sunday, 5 Aug 2012 | 3:47 AM ET
    Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn

    The CEO of LinkedIn said in an interview with CNBC that the company's model and global reach set it apart from other social networks and that's why the company's shares have more than doubled since its IPO in May 2011.

  • CBS Benefits From New Digital Revenue Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 11:26 AM ET
    CBS

    CBS announced a record earnings of 65 cents, six cents better than expected.

  • Pera Turkish Taco truck seen here at Tavern on The Green in New York City.

    Food truck entrepreneurs are parlaying their experience in the food industry and opening brick-and-mortar restaurants. Is the trend right for you?

  • What Should Facebook Do Now? Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 10:48 AM ET
    Facebook sign at their main campus in Menlo Park, California.

    Investors are disappointed by the company's slowing growth, and left its earnings call hungry for guidance on what Facebook’s is aiming for with its growing investments, and when it will return to accelerating growth.

  • Is LinkedIn the Anti-Facebook? Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 2:32 AM ET
    LinkedIn

    LinkedIn reports after the bell Thursday, and with the stock up 51 percent year-to-date, but down nearly 7 percent on Wednesday, investors are wondering if it will remain a rare success story in the volatile Internet space.

  • Richard Branson's Five Rules for Business Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 4:34 PM ET
    Sir Richard Branson

    When starting Student magazine and then Virgin Music, Richard Branson followed five simple guidelines that he still finds relevant and useful today.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.