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  • Extreme High School Makeover Creates Workers     Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 10:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells report on a high school that's meeting the growing demand for innovative workers.

  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera talks with Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute, and Craig Barrett, Fmr. Chairman of Intel Corp, about ways the nation can provide every American the opportunity to achieve the best education in the world.

  • Google Ventures Into New Technology     Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 8:14 AM ET

    William Maris, Google Ventures managing partner, reveals Google's plans to invest $1billion in new biotech start-ups.

  • This New Fund is Seeking 'Disruptors'     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 7:15 AM ET

    Ajay Royan, Mithril Capital Management general partner, explains how his fund is evaluating new ventures and where he sees growth opportunities.

  • American Tax Havens Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | 3:48 PM ET
    Tax season is safely behind us, so it’s time to breathe a sigh of relief. But if you paid more to the IRS than you feel you should have, maybe it’s also time to start thinking about doing things a little differently. Maybe it’s time to think about living in a state where the tax burden is less than it is where you are now.Some states have low property taxes, low gasoline taxes and low sales taxes. Some have low income tax rates, and some expect not one cent of income tax revenue from its residen

    If you paid more taxes than you feel you should have, maybe you should think about living in a state with a lower tax burden. See which states qualify as American tax havens.

  • The Cloud: The Next Tech Frontier     Friday, 27 Apr 2012 | 7:15 AM ET

    Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss, Winklevoss Capital principals, discuss the next frontier in technology and the paradigm shift in creating capital for start-up ventures.

  • The Next Generation of Web Gurus     Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    Trip Adler, Scribd co-founder & CEO and Aaron Levie, Box.com co-founder & CEO, discuss how internet publishing and cloud computing is dramatically changing the way information is exchanged on the internet.

  • Anonymous Hacking Fallout     Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 1:08 PM ET

    New fallout from the government's shutdown of the file-sharing site, Megaupload, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin. The hacker group Anonymous attacked various government sites and content-related organizations, as a result.

  • Crowd Funding     Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 4:55 PM ET

    Congress is looking at ways to make it easier for entrepreneurs to raise money, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Pursuing a Piracy Claim Against Apple Saturday, 5 Nov 2011 | 12:50 PM ET
    Apple Store 5th Ave NY

    Yale professor David Gelernter survived an attack by the Unabomber. Now, he's up against a bigger force: He's suing Apple. After seeing an email from Steve Jobs in the case, one patent law expert said simply, "Wow."

  • China Theme Park Opens New Front in Copyright Wars Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 9:00 PM ET
    World of Warcraft

    China is pushing the boundaries of piracy even further with a theme park based on the  online gaming blockbuster, World of Warcraft —  a dream come true for gamers in a country internet addiction is so common it's treated in hospital. The FT reports.

  • WOTS Now: Google's Big Buy     Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on trades to play today. Also, Colin Gillis, BGC Partners, takes a look at why Google is snapping up Motorola Mobility and what it means to the competition.

  • Australia Unveils Brand-Free Tobacco Packets Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 10:33 PM ET
    Cigarette in ashtray

    Australia’s goal of having the world’s toughest tobacco promotion laws in place by 2012 moved closer on Thursday when it released the plain packing design that all cigarette manufacturers will be forced to adopt as part of new legislation. The FT reports.

  • Google Accuses Microsoft on Search Data Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | 10:32 AM ET
    Google Search

    Google has accused arch-rival Microsoft of plagiarising its internet search results in an attempt to narrow the big lead that Google still holds in the highly profitable search business.

  • Google, Apple Shares Rise After Judge Tosses Suit Monday, 13 Dec 2010 | 10:22 AM ET
    Paul Allen

    Shares of Google and Apple edged higher in pre-market trading after a federal court judge dismissed a patent lawsuit against the tech giants brought by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.

  • China Attempts to Shake Off 'Copycat' Stigma Monday, 1 Nov 2010 | 8:41 PM ET
    Models walk the runway during SCFASHION Qi Gang 2011 S/S Collection at China Fashion Week on October 30, 2010 in Beijing, China

    Paris, Milan, New York, London...Beijing? Chinese designers would certainly like to see their runways join the ranks of the world's best, and they're using China Fashion Week, their annual showcase, to make a statement - from the bold to the bizarre.

  • Retailer Knockoffs Abound in India Thursday, 16 Jul 2009 | 12:51 PM ET
    Flag of India

    Retailers are flocking to India, thanks to an economy that is still growing and a young population eager to gobble up new brand names.  But some Western brands — once they conquer the regulatory hurdles to getting into the market here — may get a sinking sense of familiarity.

  • Apple's iTunes Store started selling thousands of songs without copy protection, marking the trendsetting company's latest coup and a model for what analysts say will likely become a pattern for online music sales.

  • Talks with China Produced Modest Results Friday, 25 May 2007 | 10:24 AM ET

    James Moore, former Assistant Secretary of Commerce, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that trade talks with China earlier this week have produced “modest” results.

  • Chamber of Commerce CEO Says Recession Unlikely This Year Wednesday, 21 Mar 2007 | 10:19 AM ET

    Thomas Donohue, chief executive officer of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that a recession is unlikely this year.He said consumer spending is up, the housing market appears to have bottomed out and exports are growing.“I think we’re going to (have economic growth) between 2% and 2.5%,” Donohue said Wednesday. “I don’t think we’ll hit a recession. I think the Fed will be helpful.”