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  • Zynga Plummets On Earnings and Outlook Misses Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 5:15 PM ET
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    Zynga plummeted to an all-time low after reporting earnings that fell short of expectations and a much weaker outlook. The news also sent Facebook shares lower.

  • Conversation That Makes Instant Connections Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 4:22 PM ET
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    Whether you're interacting with employees, customers, or investors, communication is key to business success. Some tips for entrepreneurs.

  • AOL CEO Expects a 'Tailwind Across Digital Advertising' Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 3:43 PM ET
    AOL offices in Palo Alto, Calif.

    AOL CEO Tim Armstrong talked to CNBC about what’s driving the company's better-than-expected numbers and what lies ahead.

  • Foursquare Launches Ads With Big-Name Partners Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 9:46 AM ET
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    After three years of building up its user base, Foursquare is finally starting to make money — a big step for the service with over 20 million users and over 2 billion “check-ins” to businesses.

  • Netflix

    Netflix returned to profitability in the second quarter, but the stock dipped by a double digit percent drop after hours. What went wrong?

  • Groupon

    Small-business Back Alley Waffles has shuttered, and its blaming the e-commerce site. While Groupon defends its deals, the complaint raises questions about cash flow bottlenecks.

  • Reducing Risks When Starting a New Venture Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 1:54 PM ET
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    Being an entrepreneur or running a small business means taking big leaps of faith. Some strategies for analyzing and reducing your business risk.

  • Businesses That Leave Money on the Table Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 12:36 PM ET
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    Many businesses are passing on tax breaks created for them to hire and expand because of associated costs and hassles. Amid discussion of a pending "fiscal cliff," a look at needed solutions.

  • Seven Things You're Doing Wrong on LinkedIn Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 9:34 AM ET
    LinkedIn

    Most professionals use the social networking site—but one expert says many make lots of mistakes, INC reports. Here's how to boost your career and business the right way.

  • Jeffrey Katzenberg On the Aurora Shooting Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 3:55 PM ET
    James Holmes, makes first appearance in court.

    As theater chains beef up security, Hollywood has taken measures to be sensitive to the  Aurora killings—Warner Bros. and the other studios refrained from reporting box office tallies over the weekend.

  • Five Startups to Watch Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 9:59 AM ET
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    With Instagram being acquired by Facebook for a $1 billion, the sky seems to be the limit for startups. So which startup trends are the next big thing?

  • Disruptors: Bruce Gibney on TaskRabbit   Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 8:45 AM ET
    Disruptors: Bruce Gibney on TaskRabbit

    Bruce Gibney, Founders Fund partner, says TaskRabbit has created a huge number of jobs for Americans.

  • Theaters Ramp Up Security in Response to Shooting Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 12:08 PM ET
    The Century 16 movie theatre is seen where a gunmen attacked movie goers during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie, 'The Dark Knight Rises' July 20, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado.

    Theaters, security teams, and police departments are trying to respond to help Americans feel safe in the theaters where they’ve always been able to go for a respite from reality.

  • Rent Ties by Mail Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 11:48 AM ET
    Tie Try

    TieTry lets men rent ties by mail, similar to how Netflix markets movies. Get details on the tie service.

  • Young Entrepreneur

    The second quarter of 2012 marked the single largest period for venture capital dollars invested since the second quarter of 2001, according to new study. See which tech sectors are hot.

  • Extreme Perks: Get Paid Extra to Go On Vacation Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 9:38 AM ET
    The Cook Islands

    A Denver startup is paying workers more to take a holiday. From rock climbing to house cleaning, see what some firms are offering to attract top talent.

  • Reagan Praised Entrepreneurs, Obama Trashes Them Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 5:56 PM ET
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    Does anybody remember, back in the depths of the recession of 1981-82, how President Ronald Reagan kept his chin up and exhorted American businesses to work hard and produce an economic recovery?

  • Startup Customers Design Own Soft Drinks for Profit Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 2:28 PM ET
    UFlavor

    uFlavor, which sells beverages in unique flavor combinations, is perfecting a web platform that allows users to customize drinks and sell them for a profit. What's your flavor?

  • Businesses That Will Let You Blow Stuff Up Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 12:35 PM ET
    Drive A Tank in Kasota, Minnesota

    Small-businesses models don't have to be boring. Because America is a great country, there are plenty of businesses that allow adrenaline junkies to blow up objects. Here's your machine gun.

  • Anatomy of the Perfect CEO Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 10:20 AM ET
    "The Boss" nametag

    Some CEOs run firms from corner offices, while others work alongside employees. Here's a sketch of the perfect CEO based on multiple studies, as compiled by TMN. Do you have what it takes to be a CEO?

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