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  • Chicks, that are dyed with artificial colors are sold as Easter gifts

    Dyed Easter chicks have been a seasonal staple in parts of the country for generations, though the practice has gone largely underground as society’s tastes have changedm the New York Times reports.

  • Searching For Speech Technology's Holy Grail Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 9:21 AM ET

    Talking to computers like Captain Picard on “Star Trek: The Next Generation” has been a longtime dream among techies. But with new advances including the Apple iPhone 4S Siri, better speech recognition is within reach.

  • Sun Belt Software Industry Takes Different Growth Path Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 11:43 AM ET

    A dearth of venture capital money, a lower cost of living, and a lifestyle-oriented culture have created a slower approach to growth.

  • Virtual Reality Technology Now in Your Face Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 11:41 AM ET

    The success of the 3-D movie “Avatar” and the popularity of super-realistic video games are bringing virtual reality and its cousin, augmented reality, to the entertainment forefront.

  • For Better Or For Work by Meg Cadoux Hirshberg

    This author and wife of a successful entrepreneur writes, "The biggest illusion about entrepreneurship is that it is a solo activity."

  • Surprising Ideas That Made Millions Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 1:20 PM ET
    Todd Greene used his head to come up with HeadBlade. After he started losing his hair in his 20s, he decided to shave his head. That’s when he realized there had to be a better shaver to do the job. “If I could just take a blade and put it in my hand, it would be a much easier, more intuitive way to shave,” he said. So in 1998, he made a prototype that would fit comfortably in his hand and found a designer to help him perfect it. Greene dug into his savings and borrowed money from family and fri

    Have you ever seen a product or business and thought, “Why didn’t I think of that?” Here we take a look at 10 surprising ideas that have made millions.

  • Kids and Money: This Girl Has Her Own Helicopter! Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 3:27 PM ET

    One 13-year old made enough money at her part-time job to buy her own helicopter. And no, the money didn't come from a lemonade stand or paper route!

  • Four Myths About Public Relations for New Startups Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 2:52 PM ET

    As the founder of a new startup you have probably wondered if and when you should begin working with a PR firm.

  • Five Ways To Manage in Times of Uncertainty Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 9:39 AM ET

    Despite the recent Wall Street rally, an economic “Perfect Storm” continues to brew worldwide - here's how to navigate through these tough times.

  • Many new companies are springing up helping to retrain today's workforce - but perhaps as this Guest Blogger says, the whole system needs a complete reboot in order to adequately prepare a 21st century workforce.

  • Venture Capital Investment Strategy Changing Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 12:44 PM ET

    Many investors are shifting funds from capital-intensive alternative-energy technologies, such as solar panels, to lower-cost ventures focused on energy efficiency and “smart grid” technologies that automate electric utility operations.

  • Salzman: What Facebook Timeline Means for Brands Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 4:36 PM ET

    Brands will be able to relaunch their brand story on Facebook starting from day one.

  • Facebook Has More Growth Ahead: Co-Founder Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 6:42 AM ET
    Facebook

    Facebook has much more growth still left and will tap its existing users as well as secure growth by increasing the total number of users, Eduardo Saverin, one of the four co-founders of Facebook who retains a 5 percent stake in the social media giant, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Dell Is Targeting Firms Seeking Flexibility: CEO Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 1:26 PM ET

    Dell is targeting companies of all sizes that want to take advantage of new technology quickly and seek flexibility in how they use it, CEO Michael Dell told CNBC Monday.

  • Corporate Tax Reform or Political Rhetoric? Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 7:03 AM ET

    President Obama's proposed corporate tax plan makes great political headlines. A president, who some have characterized as “anti-business,” serves up a reduction in the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 28 percent? Surely this is bullish news for business owners and investors, right? Not so fast.

  • Trying to Kickstart a City ... With Letters Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012 | 2:14 PM ET
    Chattanooga Font

    Chattanooga, which has grappled with pollution and economic decay, is now home to a grassroots movement that hopes to kickstart the city ... with letters.

  • Too Good to Be True: Self-Employment Scams Friday, 17 Feb 2012 | 3:47 PM ET
    Unemployed man searching classifieds

    If you’ve scoured the classified ads, you’ve seen listings offering big money to the self-employed. Be your own boss and earn a fortune while clad in a bathrobe and flip-flops! Unfortunately, these ads often target people without jobs, and if they take the bait, they become trapped in a self-employment scam.

  • Jeremy Lin

    He's Asian-American, Harvard-educated and not that tall by NBA standards. He's Jeremy Lin, the point guard who, quite unexpectedly, has led the  New York  Knicks on a seven-game winning streak.

  • Westminster’s Most Successful Dog Breeds Friday, 10 Feb 2012 | 2:19 PM ET
    For 135 years, breeds of all shapes and sizes have vied to be named top dog at theThis year, 185 breeds and varieties will be competing for the title Best in Show. Some breeds have grabbed the coveted title more times than others.Here we look at the breeds that have won the most Best in Show awards and how much it would cost to purchase a puppy in that group. Since several factors affect the price of a potentially award-winning pup, each breed has a price range. Those factors include pedigree, l

    For 135 years, breeds of all shapes and sizes have vied to be named top dog at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.  Some breeds have grabbed the coveted title more times than others. Which ones are they?

  • It is true that there are some major differences between startups and established, public companies, but which type of organization is better is a personal preference. Before making your next career move here are 12 things you should consider.

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