Many jobs that let reserved types work in solitude offer poor salaries and unchallenging work. But there are other careers that are stimulating, well-paying and require little human contact.
Many countries finance their Olympic competitors, but not the United States, where athletes fund their own training.
Bill McDermott, SAP co-CEO, discusses his company's robust outlook for the second quarter, despite weak sales in North America and several European markets.
Shantanu Narayen, Adobe Systems president and CEO, provides an inside look at its creative cloud initiative and the advantages of providing customers affordable access to new Adobe apps, with CNBC Jon Fortt.
Jason Sadler is a professional T-shirt wearer, who started his business mid-recession. It was so successful, he turned it into a mini shirt-wearing empire. Now, it's the dawn of a new era in the professional shirt-wearing business.
If you're worried about how yours might fare during a downturn, consider a recession-proof industry, which caters to ongoing demands.
The job market has begun a decidely ungraceful recovery. And if there's one thing the recession has taught us, it's that not all jobs are created equal. Here are the 10 Best and 10 Worst Jobs for 2012.
So, the job-market recovery isn't going as fast as you'd like, eh? C'mon, this is America where anything is possible — our glass can be half full if we want it to! Here are 10 signs the job market is improving. (And yes, there's math.)
CNBC's Julia Boorstin has details on Facebook's $1billion cash and stock acquisition of photo-sharing app, Instagram.
Has Red Hat become too hot to handle, or does the stock have more room to run? James Whitehurst, Red Hat CEO, discusses the company's blowout quarter and its outlook, with Mad Money's Cramer.
Red Hat delivers as the company beats analysts' expectations for the fifth straight quarter. As for big data, EMC is the best place to be, says Cramer. IBM is worth a look, as well, he adds.
Plans for a nationwide, state-of-the-art railroad safety system, inspired by a fatal crash in 2008, are meeting with resistance, due to a fierce debate over its effectiveness and business benefits.
Mad Money's Cramer explains why investors may want to give speculative stock, Cornerstone OnDemand, a second look. The cloud-based software company's numbers are off the charts, and it signed 119 new clients last quarter; including, Liz Claiborne and Blackbaud.
Rovio has turned its one hit wonder into a money making machine. Its newest game - Angry Birds Space went on sale at midnight and almost immediately became the top selling and top grossing app on the iPhone and iPad, not just in the US, but also in China and Japan.
The bulls are coming back to BMC Software.
Zynga stock popped on the company’s announcement that it snapped up game maker ‘OMGPOP,’ snagging its hit new game ‘Draw Something.’
BMC Software lit up our screens yesterday as the bulls looked for it run higher over the next month.
The mobile computing industry it has conquered in just five years is changing rapidly, and nothing, not even Apple’s vaunted brand premium appears guaranteed. the New York Times reports.
Hewlett-Packard and Dell are keeping a close eye on a big jump in wages for workers that assemble Apple's iPhone in China, and could be forced to nudge up prices for their own products if labor costs keep rising.
Unmanned drones are typically associated with war and spying. But a new law will permit the use of drones in the US for everything from selling real estate to dusting crops and monitoring oil spills.
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