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  • Colorado cannabis: It’s not your grandma’s joint Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 12:55 PM ET
    Sative Blondie Mix

    When it comes to recreational marijuana, forget the joint! People in Colorado are enjoying cannabis in brand new ways, including edibles, drinks, dabs and more.

  • 'The Profit' takes issue with Tesla     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 6:51 AM ET

    Marcus Lemonis, star of the CNBC series "The Profit," provides a preview of tonight's premiere where he tries to help a struggling car business make a comeback. Also Lemonis explains why he doesn't like Tesla's business model.

  • Pot: How two cities are handling it differently Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 10:47 AM ET

    About 60 miles northeast of Denver a battle between legal marijuana is going on. While Greeley, Colo., is shunning marijuana, neighboring Garden City is celebrating it.

  • The Google of cannabis?     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 9:40 AM ET

    Open Vape sells one of the fastest growing products in legal pot - the vape pen - similar to an e-cigarette but with marijuana oil. Chief Revenue Officer Todd Mitchem tells NBC News' Harry Smith it's only a matter of time before his company is worth billions.

  • Let’s talk about sex: Start-ups tackle the taboo Saturday, 22 Feb 2014 | 3:00 PM ET
    Spreadsheets is an app that allows couples to track, improve and rate their sexual performance.

    Start-ups are leveraging technology to sell, well, sex.

  • Poop and eight other trends from the Toy Fair Saturday, 22 Feb 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    The widespread and wacky toy trends that could influence what kids want this year.

  • No pot of gold: Banks balk at marijuana money Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    Bankers and those in the expanding legal marijuana business say new guidelines from the Obama administration aren't enough. They want Congress to act.

  • Youth unemployment, China's next crisis?     Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 12:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Wood, Sri Jegarajah and Carolin Roth discuss the phenomenon of youth unemployment in China.

  • Personalizing digital content     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 5:20 PM ET

    Neil Capel, CEO and founder of Sailthru, discusses how his company enables a better interactive online experience for companies like AOL and Huffington Post. He also weighs in on Facebook's $16 billion acquisition of WhatsApp.

  • How not to fail in business     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

    Marcus Lemonis of CNBC's "The Profit" gives advice on how not to fail as an entrepreneur in business.

  • CBO: Minimum wage hike bad for jobs     Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 2:09 PM ET

    The CBO reports the detrimental impact a minimum wage hike may have on the jobs market. CNBC's Eamon Javers and Steve Liesman provide insight.

  • 'We have killed our entrepreneurs': Pro     Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    Daniel Pinto, CEO and founding partner of Stanhope Capital, says the West has suffered from "anemic" economic growth because we have "killed our entrepreneurs".

  • The best perk ever? Unlimited paid vacation Monday, 17 Feb 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    It sounds too good to be true, but companies are starting to let employees take as much time off as they want ... and it's all paid.

  • Toys to watch this year     Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 5:20 AM ET

    Laurie Schacht, founder at The Toy Insider, looks at emerging trends in the toy market for 2014 and the playthings to watch this year.

  • Why there are fewer new US businesses and jobs Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    Despite a war for tech talent in hot start-up regions, new research paints a more muted, long-term picture of entrepreneurship and job creation.

  • Delivery.com expects boost from booze     Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 11:33 AM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on the potential negative impact on companies from the East Coast's winter storm. Some believe online traffic will rise because more people are at home.

  • Delish! Entrepreneurs sell food made with insects Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Insects as a food source? Social entrepreneurs say eating bugs is good for the planet and great for personal nutrition.

  • Minimum wage hike: 'What we went on strike for' Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 10:12 AM ET
    A wage protest outside a McDonald's restaurant in the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, Dec. 5, 2013.

    The executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers is being meet with joy and more debate.

  • 'Shark Tank' leaves bad taste for ice cream makers Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    Larry Blackwell, left, and Steve Albert of The Brewer's Cow

    Steve Albert of the ice cream maker The Brewer's Cow advised other entrepreneurs to have their financials straight before heading into the tank.

  • US Army testing start-up's smart-rifle system Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 2:04 PM ET
    TrackingPoint smart-rifle technology

    TrackingPoint, which says its system can turn any rookie into a crack marksman, also wants to apply the technology beyond firearms.

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