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CNBC Disruptor 50 member Uber is offering a novel service this Fourth of July weekend: You can hail a helicopter to the Hamptons for $3,000.
You can't stop hackers from entering your system, you can only hope to contain them. Conventional defenses don't work, but do waste lots of money and resources.
New software has been developed that aims to restrict the manufacture of 3-D-created firearms.
Just days before hundreds of Bay Area Rapid Transit workers went on strike, the online ridesharing network Avego bought a new Web address: bartstrike.com.
What worked for utility companies during the first hundred years of electricity won't work anymore. Utilities that think they can keep charging at will for electrons will be gone.
HotelTonight CEO Sam Shank says relying on praise from family and friends to judge your start-up is often a road to painful, prolonged failure.
Ouya sells out in its initial gaming console launch (and Google seems very interested); Square wants to be the next Amazon, eBay and Etsy; ridesharing company Uber drives over LA.
A rebellious 12th century farmer is the true father of disruption in the utility industry, even though he lost his battle against the lords of the power grid.
Scott Eckert, president and CEO of Rethink Robotics, talks about new manufacturing technologies.
Health care,education and financial services have been the sectors most resistant to the power of disruptive companies. No longer.
Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman explains how her Internet rental business is shaking up the marketplace.
The textbook's day's are numbered, with the rise of e-books and self-publishing. That will mean lighter bookbags and prices, but they're still not cheap.
Makerbot being bought by Stratasys; Google's Waze deal may face regulatory roadblock; Tumblr's David Karp attacks social media companies for "gross" self-promotion.
Going social leads to better health and a better health-care system, and it will reinvent the Obamacare era.
Ouya founder and CEO Julie Uhrman discusses how her company's $99 gaming console could give PlayStation and Xbox a run for their money by allowing developers to publish game apps to the television.
3-D printing holds much promise for many sectors. But innovation brings risks, such as 3-D guns. In addition, is America's workforce ready for advanced manufacturing jobs?
Sam Shank, CEO of HotelTonight, explains how its new app lets impulsive travelers and procrastinators book same-day hotel reservations from their mobile phones and at a discount.
Amazon has launched a dedicated section on its website where consumers can buy 3-D printers; now Jeff Bezos' investment in Makerbot becomes crystal clear.
Even if Aereo is ultimately unsuccessful, the unraveling of the cable bundle is inevitable, the company's CEO tells CNBC.
Chet Kanojia, CEO of Aereo, discusses his company's plan to expand its online programming service into Atlanta, despite controversy with television networks over its legality.
CNBC took a look inside one of Amazon's Prime Now hubs in the company's hometown of Seattle.
Montana's newest Congressman Greg Gianforte and Senator Steve Daines both come from the same tech company, which sold to Oracle for $1.5 billion.
AI is all the rage, but some doctors fear that it's an advertising tagline.
Business icons and provocateurs share their innovative models. Learn how to upend old industries and start new ones that move markets.
A look at 50 private companies set to reshape the business landscape.
Take an in-depth look at the world of modern medicine - examining the treatments, companies and people making a difference in the way we treat illness and injuries today, and laying the foundation for the medical treatments of tomorrow.