A conversation with the author of The Facebook Effect David Kirkpatrick
Is it just an impressive sharing platform? Or is it the next Silicon Valley mega-company?
People like to point out that Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz is, on paper, possibly the world's youngest billionaire.
Britain’s deputy prime minister, Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg told delegates at his annual party conference in Birmingham on Wednesday there was no turning back from the coalition government’s fiscal austerity program despite figures showing government borrowing in August reached a record high for the month.
Perhaps more than any other entertainment field, video games are seasonal. While an occasional blockbuster is released in the first or second quarter, the Sept.-Dec. timeframe is when publishers really make their bank.
Netflix may lose almost a third of its current subscribers after bungling the split of its DVD and streaming plans, according to a survey by research firm Frank N. Magid Associates.
For years, short-sellers have crawled all over Netflix, convinced the company’s shares were overvalued versus its expected growth path. And for years, they closed their short positions and went home with plenty of pain and no profits. That they would eventually be proved right in some measure certainly seemed plausible.
CNBC's Darren Rovell has the details on an alleged ponzi scheme that hit the high stakes poker world.
Commerce is rapidly deepening its convergence with mobility; creating an exciting new terrain of m-commerce where the stakes are high, the impact limitless.
Eric Ries's new book, "The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses," has been out on shelves only a week, and it's already considered a must-read for any entrepreneur hoping to start the next Facebook or Twitter.
Now that the movie rental giant is separating its DVD and streaming services, is now the time to invest? Insight with Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities and CNBC's Jon Fortt.
These authors say despite what you may be feeling, we are only in the beginning stage of information overload. The fire hose of information and data will not stop, therefore you must learn to manage the influx to reap tangible benefits for yourself and your company.
At first I wasn't sure what to think of the news that Netflix is splitting its streaming and DVD operations into two distinct businesses, yet still (if I'm interpreting this correctly) keeping everything under the Netflix corporate banner. Then I wondered: Would they be doing this if it were a private company?
Invention and innovation can change how an economy, a company, even the human body, works — quickly and profoundly. Our special report, "The Future of Innovation," is about defining innovation in the 21st century, and seeking out where it is alive and well in America.
Customers are ready for smart in-store shopping experiences aided by mobile technology. I’m talking about a future where “smart” shopping apps will thoroughly understand every product on a store’s shelf; they will deeply understand each individual customer: their wants, needs and interest.
Instant shopping site Moda Operandi offers consumers the chance to preorder next season’s clothes days or even hours after they’ve appeared on runways. That’s long before the spring and summer looks that debuted over the past eight days of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York hit the stores. That is, if some of the more fantastic or theatrical pieces even make it there at all.
Netflix is a high-growth name that is “starting to finally show some chinks,” Blake Bath, CEO of Bay Bridge Capital Management, a tech, media, telecom fund that typically invests in cash-rich companies, told CNBC Thursday.
Market watchers are always looking for a sign of capitulation, that the economy has hit rock bottom. This may be the clearest sign yet that we've touched down.
One of the original investors in Japan’s second-largest social media company, Gree, says investors are too focused on ‘old Japan’ – the Toshibas, Sonys, Toyotas – that made Japan what it is today. Instead, he believes, they need to focus much more on the country’s fast growing sectors such as the Internet in order to get bigger returns.
CNBC's Jon Fortt has the latest details on Facebook's IPO date and Yahoo's board meeting.