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Super-sophisticated golf simulators mean Pebble Beach can come to you. And they're popping up in more high-end homes.
Jeffrey R. Immelt. CEO/Chairman of the Board/Director. General Electric Company (GE). Age: 51
Women's soccer has not been a booming business-but former player and Web-content maven Tonya Antonucci has a plan to bring it back and make it work.
Online upstarts, some backed by major media companies, are looking to take Google's video site off the air.
Every so often the guys in the C-suite get something right. Here are 10 of the year's most exceptionally wise choices by corporate chiefs.
Offsetting carbon emissions may be the trend of the moment. But for TerraPass' Tom Arnold, it started as a calling.
Rejected by ABC, two TV veterans are launching a Web series and a social network at the same time. Will the kids respond?
Just 19, Jared Kim had no problem finding money for his tiny internet startup. With more venture capital available than ever, even grade-schoolers can get a piece of the action.
As high technology and biotech boom, patent and intellectual property lawyers are in greater demand than ever before. Here are some of the sharpest.
When pleasing one side comes at the expense of disappointing the other, sales reps tend to underperform.
The buzz about this boomtown of 18 million on China's eastern seaboard has become so loud that it threatens to drown out the city's chaotic traffic.
Women's leadership style is ideally suited to today's business challenges. Increase your firm's competitive prowess by tackling the obstacles to women's progress.
Hollywood's screwball king and the venture capital firm Sequoia Capital are rewriting the rules of the entertainment business. But will Funny or Die survive?
A back-of-the-napkin analysis of the politically explosive blog.
G.P.S. units are increasingly geared to specific sports.
Today's kids are busy and their parents demanding. Twenty-five-year-old Vanessa Wauchope has cashed in on their needs with a million-dollar child-care business.
Who to talk to, when to leave, and how to manage an office-party crisis.
Portfolio.com salutes the most embarrassing business escapades of the year.
A high-tech looking glass could be a dressing-room innovation or an annoyance.
Dominant Web-search and advertising company is poised to rock the cell-phone industry.
Most of the time the answer is no, but there are exceptions.
How can do-gooder execs find, and join, the right nonprofit board? Turns out there are as many different ways as there are boards.
From eco-couture to the Monaco Yacht Show, the new face of luxury is green.
Warren Buffett gets stirred up; candymakers battle. A proposal to redefine chocolate is roiling the nation's $16.3 billion industry.
What if everyone in the stadium owned the team? An English soccer fanatic shoots for a new sports business model.
We rounded up the world's most prolific inventors alive-three of them have more patents than Thomas Edison-and asked them the big question: Where do the big ideas come from?