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  • Facebook Gains on ComScore Report Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 1:52 PM ET
    Facebook

    Facebook has been pummeled since its IPO—now down more than 30 percent—but the stock got a boost on Friday on news that ComScore says Facebook ads *are* effective.

  • Facebook Makes It Easier To Manage Company Pages Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 12:02 PM ET
    Facebook

    Here are some ideas if you manage your businesse's  Facebook page.

  • Honeybees Check In to NY Hotels Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 11:54 AM ET
    An urban beekeeper inspects part of her colony of Italian honeybees on the roof of her Brooklyn building. Beekeeping is a growing phenomenon among environmentally-conscious urban dwellers in cities nationwide, and practioners cite the health benefits of natural honey as well as the boon to gardening that bees provide by pollination.

    An iconic hotel in the heart of midtown Manhattan is buzzing with thousands of tiny new visitors. But watch out: They'll sting if you get too close.

  • A new survey by Citibank finds that 23 percent of small business owners have gone without pay for at least a year as they work to keep their businesses afloat in a tough economy.

  • Spotify's Sean Parker and Daniel Ek on Music and Piracy Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 12:19 PM ET
    Spotify

    Sean Parker transformed the music industry once with Napster, now he's doing it again with Spotify, where he's now a Board Member. He and Spotify CEO Daniel Ek took the stage at the D conference to talk about Spotify's new music model.

  • ‘Airtime’ Launches; Will Someone's A** Be Fired? Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 5:12 PM ET
    Airtime

    It's a good thing Parker and Fanning lined up such comic relief - the big demo presentation suffered some major technical difficulties.

  • How to Brainstorm a Great Business Name Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 10:21 AM ET

    Naming a business is by far the hardest task for startups when it comes to branding. It’s permanent, or at least feels that way.

  • Pinterest

    Social still looms large, but now I'm hearing lots of talk about social commerce.

  • Disney Appoints Alan Horn New Studio Chief Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 4:04 PM ET

    Disney CEO Bob Iger finally appointed a new chairman of Walt Disney studios-- Alan Horn, who was President and COO of Warner Brothers Entertainment. Horn replaces Rich Ross, who left on April 20th in the wake of the John Carter bomb.

  • How to Revitalize America's Economy     Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 7:12 AM ET

    David Cote, Honeywell International chairman & CEO and Rep.Tim Scott, (R-SC), reveal their plans to ignite job creation in America and encourage entrepreneurship.

  • Money-Making Athlete Wives Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 4:29 PM ET
    The stereotype about professional athletes’ wives is they’re not much more than gold-digging arm candy, with few accomplishments of their own. The stereotype no longer applies today, thanks to the efforts of some high-profile women who established themselves well before they married their famous husbands.Many of the wives of today’s professional athletes are entrepreneurs and business professionals. Some of them have been so successful in their chosen fields they are as famous as their husbands.

    What follows is a list of the wives of 10 athletes who’ve made names for themselves as columnists, models, designers and more.

  • Sponsoring niche sports costs less, but can stıll pack a marketing punch.

  • Young Entrepreneur Crashes on AOL's Couch Friday, 25 May 2012 | 2:42 PM ET
    AOL offices in Palo Alto, Calif.

    A young entrepreneur, short on cash, decides to make the AOL campus in Palo Alto his temporary living space while working on his start up.

  • The Shortage of Women Billionaires Friday, 25 May 2012 | 1:28 PM ET

    According to Forbes, only 8.5 percent of the world’s 1,226 billionaires are women.  Why aren't there more?

  • 11 Ways to Finance a Start Up Friday, 25 May 2012 | 12:35 PM ET
    For decades, entrepreneurs have followed a traditional stair-step of financing methods to vault their companies through successive stages of growth. Starting with personal savings, they would often then raise seed money from personal contacts, move on to banks, angel investors and/or venture capitalists. Eventually, a successful start up would offer shares to investors and become a publicly traded company.But openings onto that well-trodden path are narrowing. Banks and venture firms are less li

    There are many different routes a potential business owner can take when financing a startup.Click ahead to see what the various forms of funding are.

  • Bacon Tourism: From the Davos of Bacon to Bacon Mecca Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 3:25 PM ET
    Bacon wrapped Mini Cooper.

    America's love for bacon has reached a fever pitch in the past few years and now, this bacon mania has spawned a new trend: Bacon tourism. You can pretty much eat your way across America all year long, from one sizzling bacon festival to another! Grab a cooler — or three or four — it's a porcine tour of America, with one off-the-beaten path stop in ... Iceland?!

  • Sheryl Sandberg

    She steered clear of any controversial issues -- no talk about the Nasdaq or the stock price. She talked quite a lot about working with CEO Mark Zuckerberg and the premium both of them place on honesty and clear, simple communication.

  • Can Government Innovation Spur Growth?     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 8:40 AM ET

    Steve Blank, Stanford University lecturer, discusses how to build successful companies through the "National Science Foundation's I-Corps" program, that's a government-private sector partnership.

  • The National Cable and Telecom show is all about the convergence of content, distribution and technology, and today I had the pleasure of moderating a panel at NCTA's annual show that addressed all those issues.

  • Reticent Rich: Preferred Style in Silicon Valley Friday, 18 May 2012 | 2:57 PM ET
    Silicon Valley, California

    Here in one of the richest corners of the country, the tech elite display an ambivalent, sometimes contradictory approach to wealth. Money is a measure of the power of the companies that entrepreneurs have built, rather than a thing to display.

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