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  • Marc Andreessen

    All six partners at Andreessen Horowitz are committing to donate at least half of their lifetime income from venture capital investments to charity.

  • Equitable Origin is a start up that is trying to change the way oil and natural gas drilling occurs so that it is safer and cleaner, and there is accountability in the event of a disaster.

  • The AOL corporate headquarters on Broadway in New York City.

    If the goal of Internet companies' “New Front” presentations is to convince advertisers that it’s easy to buy online video ads, AOL’s presentation aims to show that it’s creating an online complement to TV ads.

  • New Fronts: Microsoft Rolls out Ads for Apps Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012 | 12:42 PM ET
    Microsoft

    Microsoft wants ads in Xbox LIVE apps to be the new way marketers target consumers.

  • Class of 2012 Could Hear More 'You’re Hired': Survey Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012 | 7:07 AM ET

    Things may be looking up for the Class of 2012. A Harris Interactive poll for CareerBuilder shows that employers plan to hire recent college graduates this year.

  • Netflix

    CEO Reed Hastings didn’t shy away from acknowledging its growing number of competitors.

  • A sign with the 'like' symbol stands in front of the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

    Facebook’s user growth continues to be gangbusters: the company now has 901 million monthly active users, up from 845 million in the last filing.

  • Why Facebook Is Spending $550 Million On Patents Monday, 23 Apr 2012 | 1:56 PM ET
    Facebook

    Silicon Valley patent wars are heating up and Facebook wants to protect itself against some potentially very pricey litigation.

  • Netflix

    When Netflix reports quarterly earnings after the bell, investors should focus on U.S. streaming subscriber numbers.

  • Why Small Businesses Can't Secure Financing: Opinion Monday, 23 Apr 2012 | 9:34 AM ET

    To understand the challenges small businesses face in financing their businesses, it's important to understand the fundamental problems facing both lenders and borrowers and how technology can be used to solve them.

  • A New Era of Professional T-Shirt Wearing Friday, 20 Apr 2012 | 3:31 PM ET
    Jason Sadler

    Jason Sadler is a professional T-shirt wearer, who started his business mid-recession. It was so successful, he turned it into a mini shirt-wearing empire. Now, it's the dawn of a new era in the professional shirt-wearing business.

  • Disney

    The chairman of Disney’s movie studio, Rich Ross, wrote in a note to his staff Friday that he is stepping down and the role is no longer “the right professional fit for me.” Ross ran the studio for just two and a half years, and now is cleaving under the cloud of a massive bomb—"John Carter."

  • Small Biz Tax Cuts: Moot, Except as Political Fodder Friday, 20 Apr 2012 | 2:08 PM ET

    No one expects Rep. Eric Cantor’s proposed 20 percent tax cut for small business owners to get any farther than the House. But that's not the point. This is purely a "he-said, she-said" moment where both parties take every opportunity to point out how the other side doesn't support small business.

  • Why Did VC Investment Fall Off a Cliff? Friday, 20 Apr 2012 | 1:07 PM ET
    Burning Money

    It seems like every week we see another VC-backed company go public and the stock soars — most recently, Splunk stock jumped 109 after going public. With such profitable exits, one would expect venture investors to clamor to pour money into startups. But in fact, the opposite is the case.

  • Hatch Detroit, is a contest where the public votes on the best storefront-retail idea for the city, with the winning applicant receiving $50,000 to help get their business off the ground.

  • Many great ideas start with a bottle of wine, but most don’t amount to much. But for two brothers-in-law, an idea led to an invention and the start of a new business: a dog exerciser called Dog-O-Band.

  • Do-it-Yourself Doctor Reduces Cost of Surgery Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 2:17 PM ET
    Neurosurgeon Dr. Thomas Melin

    A two-person surgical team has created a new, inexpensive bone-grafting device without having to go to big pharma.

  • Are These the Seeds of an Entrepreneurship Bill? Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 11:34 AM ET

    The Senate Small Business Committee, chaired by Senator Mary Landrieu, is working on the early iterations of what may become a landmark bill for entrepreneurs.

  • Matt Kozlov, CEO of Moonshark

    Kozlov is CEO of Moonshark, a new start-up set to release its first titles in the summer. His firm is being incubated at CAA, best-known for its muscle in getting huge paydays for its A-list talent roster in movies, TV shows, music and sports.

  • From left to right, Sandy, David, Jeffrey and Kenny.

    Jeffrey Braverman left his Wall Street investment banking job to return to his family's New Jersey nut business. Was he crazy? Maybe, but he's also built a successful online business for the family-owned company.

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