Transforms reputation as corporate raider into shareholder activist by launching proxy fights to hold feet of under-performing boards to the fire.
Slowing job churn and new business formation in the U.S. means a smaller pool of start-ups that will become tomorrow's high-growth job-generators.
In 1989, most could happily live without a computer; now we can't live without a far more potent machine than any desktop of that era—our smartphone.
Some themes recur in the stories of great entrepreneurs. But what stands out are their unexpected failures--and their grit to get back in the game.
While VC firms may reward entrepreneurs in NYC and San Fran, may believe that longer-term innovations happening elsewhere are key to economic growth.
As CNBC embarks on its second quarter-century, it can look back on a world of business and finance transformed from when it started in 1989.
Unleashed a frenzy of innovative products during his second spell at Apple that transformed not just the PC but everything from music to smartphones.
Made her HTC a leader in smartphones, and herself and her husband billionaires, but now struggling to compete with rivals' newer models and brands.
Here’s how we picked the leaders who sparked the biggest changes in business over the last 25 years—and why you’ll hate the list no matter what.
Converted online shopping from the novel to the routine, scaling the mass market for e-commerce and changing retailing as profoundly as Sam Walton.
Israel has some of the lowest tax rates in the world — and it's actually helped their economy. The US should take note, says Jake Novak.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Investors are unwinding leverage somewhat, yet most remain committed to the stock market amid talk of a new rotation.
Jim Flaws, Corning chief financial officer, discusses the company's Q1 earnings results and weighs in on the potential for Apple choosing to use Sapphire glass for its next iPhone.
CNBC's Bob Pisani looks at the action in some growth stocks versus value stocks in April, and earnings from Armstrong World Industries and Corning.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Shares in Japan Display slid to their lowest after the smartphone screens maker slashed its full-year operating profit forecast by 11 percent.
As banks fight for profit, branches will be retooled into community hubs with interactive tech so consumers can do a host of retail transactions.
Microsoft's $7.5 billion acquisition of Nokia's devices unit could help it take a bigger slice of the smartphone pie, analysts told CNBC.
The dollar struggled against the yen and Swiss Franc as rising tensions in Ukraine offset optimism about U.S. economic growth.