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Maryland and Colorado are among the states supportive of innovation, according to a report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
In the nonprofit world, crowdfunding is becoming an effective tool for raising donations, especially among younger do-gooers. Philanthropic millennials?
Gilles Ubaghs, mobile payment analyst at Ovum, talks about the challenges facing the mobile payment sector ahead of Mastercard and Visa's quarterly results.
Ford sales were up 18 percent in April with light trucks leading the way, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Live Earth Farm uses Farmigo, a startup that develops tech tools to connect online customers with local food providers willing to offer worksite deliveries.
How one ex-pat returned to the U.S. with a new-found appreciation for Argentine gelato, a passion that propelled the entrepreneur on a quest to conquer the ice cream market.
Many CEOs have not grasped the full impact of cloud computing on their organizations. One important area of oversight is the potential impact on the global tax position of the company.
Meet 10 innovators who are pushing their industries forward. Some of the names are familiar. Some you've probably never heard before (and may not hear again), but all of them are working to improve fields that have an impact on most of us.
TrueCar.com is disrupting auto retailing by giving consumers insight into pricing while playing nice with its network of dealers, an analyst says.
As America becomes a country of second (and sometimes third) screens, broadcasters, cable and satellite companies are forced to rethink their customer interactions.
So goes traffic - so goes the economy, according to INRIX, a data-gathering and analysis firm that stumbled onto traffic as an economic indicator.
One of the next big things in gaming is free games -- and some firms are making big bucks on them.
Through a combination of smart acquisitions and a global outlook, Midmark, a medical supply company, has set an example of how a regional company can play in the big leagues.
Corporations, small businesses, and startups grab the headlines – but middle-sized companies drive the economy.
Waste-management company Recology is working with the city of San Francisco to help it become the country's first zero-waste city — in seven years.
Information technology salaries have risen 15-20 percent in India, and staff turnover is high. Enter Rural Sourcing, which offers IT employees from rural America to replace outsourced workers from India.
Crowdfunding is helping professionals such as Zach Braff raise millions. See how one start-up is tapping into film financing's "new world order." Wanna be a movie mogul?
Business ownership benefit communities, according to our guest bloggers. That's why two groups are launching more access to capital to more women this Mother's Day.
Many businesses don’t make it past their fifth anniversary, so it's crucial to nail strategy. Pat Kiernan, co-host of "Crowd Rules," on five small-business mistakes to avoid.
A small change to federal rules that just went into effect means more contracts could go to women-owned small businesses, Inc. reports. See if your business qualifies.
U.S. crude futures prices dropped to around $94 a barrel on Thursday after data showing U.S. gasoline supplies rose.
CNBC's Amanda Drury and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.
Crude fell after data showed a surprise jump in US gas stockpiles sparked demand worries.
A California company can pull lithium, and other critical metals, out of the effluent water of geothermal power plants, removing the need to drill or blast for new resources the way miners typically do.
Our special report shows how success is about new investment, new applications, and new markets — smart growth driven by innovation and excellence.
Even as certain tax credits and funding from Washington have dried up, U.S. states remain in competition for clean energy funding, especially from venture capitalists.