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The Nokia N-Gage. Apple's Newton. The disruptor graveyard is filled with familiar names that promised to change our lives but never figured out the key to survival.
Wearable technology won't wear well if it just piles on information. Integrating data into our lives will separate the true trend-setters from the fleeting fads.
To disrupt a market you need a target, and there’s no better target than the fat cats.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on companies that are looking to increase efficiency and implement simplicity in medical care. And Grant Verstandig, founder and CEO of Audax Health, discusses how his startup encourages consumers to make healthier lifestyle choices.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reveals the disruptor companies in the transportation industry, including Inrix and Uber.
The financial services sector is disrupting the status quo, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. And, Andrew Rachleff, Wealthfront president & CEO, explains how his company can offer clients the same services as big banks but at a lower cost.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin has CNBC's exclusive list of companies disrupting the status quo.
Open-source technology and low-cost tools are bringing product development out of the confines of factories, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. And, Ben Kaufman, Quirky CEO & founder, explains how his company's innovative initiatives are changing the way things are made.
Even the most successful disruptors who shake up their industry don't always get it 100 percent right. Find out the surprising thing former IBM CEO Thomas Watson said about the worldwide market for computers.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reveals the media companies disrupting the status quo; and how to play Whole Foods and Google, with the "Fast Money: traders.
CNBC reveals which top five retailers are best positioned to change the global marketplace.
Even the most successful disruptors who shake up their industry don't always get it 100% right. Find out the surprising thing the late Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs, said about the music subscription model.
Watch Squawk Box (8 a.m. ET) and Fast Money (5 p.m. ET) the week of May 13, 2013 to find out which companies and concepts are creating tomorrow's markets.
Even the most successful disruptors who shake up their industry don't always get it 100% right. Find out the surprising thing Microsoft founder Bill Gates said about spam -- and his desire to rid the world of it.
Even the most successful disruptors who shake up their industry don't always get it 100 percent right. Find out the surprising thing Nobel Prize winning physicist Albert Einstein said about the ability to harness nuclear energy.
Even the most successful disruptors who shake up their industry don't always get it 100% right. Find out the surprising thing legendary silent film actor Charlie Chaplin said about the movies -- the medium that helped make him famous.
CNBC has set out to find private companies with the greatest potential to disrupt the public giants, ultimately selecting five in each industry for the inaugural CNBC Disruptor 50.
In a battle between wildcatters in the shale boom and renewable energy dreamers, five companies are uniquely positioned to influence the future of the energy market and climate policy.
Atlassian, Box, Bromium, Dropbox, and Palantir: Companies changing how we store and protect information and the newest additions to the CNBC Disruptor list.
CircleUp, Kickstarter, Lending Club, Square, Wealthfront -- Companies recognized as CNBC Disruptors because of the way they are changing how we spend, fund, transfer money.
Apple's forecast-beating earnings Tuesday left some analysts worried it's selling too many of its lower cost iPhone SE model.
Jim Cramer says Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has a tough decision.
The CEO explained that while Twitter is "the place for news and social commentary," abuse isn't part of civil discourse.
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With computers in our cars, in our pockets, on our wrists, and on our faces, we have faster, broader access to content than ever before. Host Carl Quintanilla explores this new world in "Binge."
A series of high-profile cyberattacks has created huge economic opportunity as businesses look to fend off future attacks.