Dec 11- U.S. wireless operators on Wednesday fought back against an accusation from the New York State attorney general that they refused to install software that would act as a "kill switch" to discourage theft of smartphones.» Read More
Six innovators and thought leaders, including Bill Gates and Larry Page, share thoughts and ideas about privacy, social media and the American dream.
This is a jobless recovery. That's the consensus among the executives and entrepreneurs here, who say improving employment is their #1 priority.
Companies are trying to figure how to use technology to accelerate growth in their business. The sectors most likely to be affected include energy, health care, and consumer markets.
A wave of innovation is redefining what’s possible. From nano-scale sensors to intuitive mobile devices, we can transform the noise of the information explosion into knowledge. Information technology will be the key to harnessing and democratizing the power of information.
HP's Shane Robison says believes we'll be in a period of growth in the not-too-distant future. While population expansion is a challenge, he sees growth of the middle class as a huge opportunity.
Entrepreneurs and innovators including Jeff Bezos, Dean Kamen, and Eric Schmidt discussed and debated the future of technology and how it will drive improvements in business, society, and beyond.
Schmidt says job creation is the most important thing the economy needs right now, particularly in the manufacturing sector. He's very frustrated at the government's slow pace in boosting employment—effectively saying it's ridculous that so much proposed legislation has to wait until after the November elections.
As investors, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs search for the "Next Big Thing," this week's Techonomy conference in Lake Tahoe, Calif. brings together companies whose innovation is driving economic growth. Here are four to keep your eyes on.
The Mad Money host goes "Off the Charts" to see what's in store for his favorite stock.
Shortly after his company's conference call, CEO Tony Holcombe tells the Fast Money desk why he's optimistic about Q3 and beyond.
The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are moving to block RIMs BlackBerry email and instant messaging services, moves that are putting pressure on the stock today — and highlighting how secure BlackBerry messaging really is.
The Mad Money host sends an ominous message and lists what earnings to watch next week.
Dueling pieces of legislation, both of which were introduced in Congress in July, address the issue of whether to close the loophole that allows online shoppers in most states to avoid paying sales tax.
Microsoft spacer hosted its annual analyst day in Redmond yesterday, laying out its plans to dominate the consumer electronics market as well as convince investors that the company is on track to re-energize growth. But many questions remain for this technology giant.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
E-books can now take us on a digital journey enhancing the author’s story. “It’s a wide-open world” according to Molly Barton director of business development for Penguin who was interviewed for the story.
To me, using cash to hire and expand business is a positive action, but for whatever reason, the move is being frowned upon by investors. And as the saying goes, the market is always right, even if you personally disagree with it.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Wednesday.
While Sprint Nextel may not be generating profits, the wireless-service provider is adding subscribers, losing fewer paid monthly subscribers, and is generating positive free cash flow, CEO Daniel Hesse said on CNBC Wednesday.
Larry Ellison, founder and chief executive of Oracle, raked in that sum from 1999 to 2009, making him the highest-paid CEO and the next poster boy for the pay prudes.
Cadie Thompson is a tech reporter for the Enterprise Team for CNBC.com.
Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.
Jon Fortt is an on-air editor. He covers the companies, start-ups, and trends that are driving innovation in the industry.