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YouTube made a lot of headlines when it launched its original content channels—but it also is making a lot of money. More specifically, its revenue this year is expected to be twice the cost of the company back in 2006.
Think that glass of wine or scotch is going to help you relax? Of course you do. And you know what? You're starting to relax already, just thinking about it. Hey, that's not me talking, that's science!
Facebook quietly started running ads on Zynga.com today: the ads look like ads on Facebook, with the same social context, and the two companies are sharing the ad revenue.
In an email interview with CNBC, technology entrepreneur and innovator Nilofer Merchant discusses her career, social media trends and much more.
Microsoft and Madison Avenue are in a battle unlike anything we’ve seen for years. They’re fighting over the future of Internet advertising, and the $70 billion annual global ad business is at stake.
Cyrus Massoumi created ZocDoc, a Web site that allows you to make a doctor's appointment online. He spoke with CNBC about what inspired him to create the site and the state of health care in general.
Though Detroit already has several business incubators, the Green Garage, they say, will walk a different path. Instead of focusing on acceleration, it will work to build a start-up culture that's a rough analogue of the slow-food movement: intimate, deliberate, unhurried.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan hosts a panel discussion for entrepreneurs, live from Atlanta. With Kevin O'Leary, venture capitalist; Sara Blakely, Spanx founder; Steve Case, AOL co-founder; Tristan Walker, Andreessen Horowitz; and Karen Mills, U.S. Small Business Administration.
Selecting the right franchisees and treating them well may, in fact, be the most important rules for franchisors as they start and build their companies.
The "Squawk Box" news team weighs in with their perspective on the markets ahead of the opening bell, and a preview of CNBC's special program, "Getting Back to Business", with Brian Sullivan.
Pandora shares were off more than 6 percent earlier today, now down over 3 percent on news of a new rival from Spotify. The streaming music service is launching a new web radio service for mobile devices, which takes direct aim at Pandora’s business model.
Veterans have developed valuable skills during their time in the service that translate well to the business world. There's a program that is looking to put entrepreneurs with a military background on the fast track to starting a business.
Administrator Karen Mills of the U.S. Small Business Administration explains why small business is too important to fail.
In an interview with CNBC, entrepreneur Steve Blank discusses the many businesses he's been involved with in his illustrious career.
Start ups have become quite resourceful when it comes to raising funds. Many are finding start-up competitions as a great source of capital.
The acquisition moved the stock, because along with the Instagram acquisition, it tells a larger story of Facebook’s commitment to mobile.
According to one survey, 54 percent of business owners have gone without a paycheck at some point to keep their business afloat. To find out how common this really is, we asked members of the CNBC Small Business Council about their own experience — how many of them have gone without a paycheck? You might be surprised.
With roots in a rugged agrarian work ethic, start-ups are thriving around Omaha — thanks in no small part to big spenders' bankrolls. An investigation of the seedlings of Silicon Prairie.
In an interview with CNBC, Geoff Lewis describes how he's combining his investment background with a passion for entrepreneurship to focus on investments in consumer Web, enterprise and mobile.
What happens when you have a big idea but a small market? Many small-business owners and would-be entrepreneurs face this problem. Their business can't grow because they don't have enough customers in their geographic area.
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