DIY Internet entertainment readying to take on TV giants

DIY Internet entertainment readying to take on TV giants by Audrey Stuart2 hours, 51 minutes ago Everyone's doing it, and often well enough to worry the professionals. Home-made video clips, amateur films and would-be musicians are transforming the Internet into an entertainment force set to take on the TV giants. That was the challenge... »

Start smart

Start smart

Start smart Arun and Sanjay Muralidhar, 41 and 44 Plano, Texas Lesson: That great idea you had for your boss? Maybe it’s the business you’re looking for. Arun Muralidhar had the idea, while his brotherSanjay had the entrepreneurial bug. The Muralidhar brothers had hardly been coasting in their careers. After earning an M.B.A. at... »

Major Internet hubs see lesser influence Major Internet hubs see lesser influence

Major Internet hubs see lesser influence Major Internet hubs see lesser influence

Major Internet hubs see lesser influence By ANICK JESDANUN, AP Internet WriterSun Oct 7, 2007 1:48 PM ET The recent rush by major Internet portals to buy advertising companies and extend their sales networks is a sign that the business of being a one-stop shop for information and entertainment isn’t what it used to... »

Are You Sexy Enough to Attract Venture Capital?

Are You Sexy Enough to Attract Venture Capital? By Entrepreneur.com 6/28/2007 8:57 AM EDT Does your business qualify for institutional venture capital? Run through this diagnostic test developed through an interview with John Martinson. He’s the managing partner of the Edison Venture Fund, a Lawrenceville, N.J., venture capital firm with $420 million under its... »

Business Startup Idea: Home Caregiver

Business Startup Idea: Home Caregiver from Steve Hardman, Editor-in-Chief, SeniorMag.com Longer life expectancy, growing healthcare costs driving demand for in-home care Home Caregivers are number 7 on the US Labor Department's list of fastest growing jobs from 2000 to 2010 and the only non-computer related job in the top 10 on that list. According... »

Profile: NearlyWeds.com

NearlyWeds.com – Getting Married? Document It All Here Getting married? If you’re one of the many thousands about to cross the threshold, take a peek at NearlyWeds, a site dedicated to people just like you. You’ll get an ad free website with a blog (so you can share all your pre-wedding jitters and doubts),... »

Electronics buyers have price limits

Electronics buyers have price limits By Michelle Kessler, USA TODAY Despite record sales, electronics makers are discovering limits to what consumers will pay for the latest tech gadget. Apple (AAPL) last week slashed the price of its iPhone cellphone to $399 from $599 just two months after it was released. That’s a sign sales... »

Simple Rules for Mixing Startups and Spouses

Simple Rules for Mixing Startups and Spouses By PERRI CAPELL From The Wall Street Journal Online   When a married person embarks on an entrepreneurial endeavor, it's often the other spouse who's left holding up the family's finances. Take Kim and Ryan Woodings. After two years of marriage, the young couple from Boise, Idaho,... »

Eating out may encourage bingeing

Eating out may encourage bingeing Women tend to eat more calories and fat when dining out, regardless of what their usual eating habits are, new research suggests. The study, which included both binge-eaters and dieters, found that both groups of women ate out frequently — and downed between 200 and 300 extra calories a... »