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  • Treasury to Exit GM Stake   Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 7:33 PM ET
    Treasury to Exit GM Stake

    The Treasury is announcing today that it will dump its remaining stake in General Motors, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Michelle Krebs, Edmunds.com; and John Batchelor, The John Batchelor Show host, discusses the latest on the Benghazi scandal.

  • Facing Retirement ...Literally   Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 7:24 PM ET
    Facing Retirement ...Literally

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports a Stanford University study found that people who were introduced to a future version of themselves saved more money.

  • Wind to Solve All Energy Needs?   Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 1:55 PM ET
    Wind to Solve All Energy Needs?

    Right now, wind power receives a subsidy from Uncle Sam, but that could vanish if the U.S. goes over the fiscal cliff, with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen and Ken Caldeira of Carnegie Institution for Science.

  • Next Up: The 'Industrial Internet' Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 11:49 AM ET
    Playing With Big Data

    What’s the next economic revolution? According to General Electric Chief Economist Marco Annunziata, it’s the “industrial Internet” — intelligent machines such as jet engines, power turbines and medical devices.

  • Tell the Truth: You Still Wanna Be an Astronaut! Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 1:35 PM ET
    Tell the Truth: You Still Wanna Be an Astronaut!

    Workers confess what they always wanted to be when they grew up. Yup, astronaut is on the list. To the water cooler ... and beyond!

  • Obama: Climate Change is Real   Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 2:19 PM ET
    Obama: Climate Change is Real

    President Obama offers his views on changing climate patterns and discusses whether government will put in place legislation that counters it.

  • The Costs of Competitive Kids Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 10:21 AM ET

    CNBC.com presents a list of competitive activities for kids, and what parents can expect to pay for their child’s involvement. Some are academic, some are in the arts and some are meant to develop strategic thinking. But all of them carry a price tag much higher than you’d expect.

  • Some Aging Nations Look to Immigration to Avert Economic Squeeze

    “The European countries realize they need more workers,” said one demographic expert. "“It lowers potential [economic] growth rates. Where it becomes very problematic is the impact it has on social spending.”

  • The Triumph of Politics Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 6:51 PM ET
    The Triumph of Politics

    In Europe, China and America, the major determinants of economic and market performance in the year ahead are political, not economic.

  • A Rogue Climate Experiment Outrages Scientists Friday, 19 Oct 2012 | 1:25 PM ET
    A Rogue Climate Experiment Outrages Scientists

    A California businessman chartered a fishing boat in July, loaded it with 100 tons of iron dust and cruised through Pacific waters off western Canada, spewing his cargo into the sea in an ecological experiment that has outraged scientists and government officials, The New York Times reports.

  • Vanquishing Software Viruses and Maybe Your Rivals Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 5:04 PM ET
    Vanquishing Software Viruses and Maybe Your Rivals

    The startup  Bromium is taking a completely new approach to  security software, using virtualization technology. But will it shake up the $60 billion market?

  • Video Game Industry: No Rules Left to the Games Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 5:03 PM ET
    Video Game Industry: No Rules Left to the Games

    The video game industry is under attack, with both established and new players chasing a variety of disparate technologies and strategies that might yield a winning combination.

  • Disruptors Reinventing the Retail Marketplace Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 5:02 PM ET
    Disruptors Reinventing the Retail Marketplace

    While there’s been an explosion of apps and websites bringing retail online, the latest wave of innovation is focused on bringing mobile technology into brick-and-mortar retailers.

  • As Some Thrive on Disruption, Others Strive to Survive It

    Staving off a disruptive competitor is difficult. Just because a company’s disruptive nature gives it an advantage doesn’t mean its reign will last forever.

  • Health Care Needs More Entrepreneurs and Innovation: Google Ventures Head

    The managing partner of Google's venture capital, Bill Maris,  says under-investment in health sciences is short-sighted.

  • DNA

    The goal is to enable physicians and pharmaceutical companies to use complex genetic data to tailor treatment on an individual basis, according to Mike Pellini, CEO of Foundation Medical.

  • Fungal Meningitis Death Toll Reaches   Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 1:22 PM ET
    Fungal Meningitis Death Toll Reaches 8

    According to the CDC, the death toll has now reached 8 from a contaminated steroid used to treat back pain that came from a Massachusetts Compounding pharmacy. The next update from the CDC will be at 2PM EST today.

  • Qualcomm's Jacobs: Mighty Payoff to Mobile Medicine Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 10:53 AM ET
    Paul_E._Jacobs-200.jpg

    Qualcomm's CEO Paul Jacobs says the smart phone will become a focal point for wirelessly connecting medical devices, diagnostics and sensors, and providing near real-time information.

  • Stakes for Alzheimer's Cure Rise as America Ages Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 2:56 PM ET
    Man with Alzheimer

    The aging of America is taking a toll on the health care system. By 2050, the cost of treating Alzheimer's patients will hit $1 trillion a year.

  • Skin Cancer Thrives as Tanning Culture Survives Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 8:17 AM ET
    Doctor examining skin cancer

    Despite piles of research on the skin cancer risks of sun exposure and tanning beds, dermatologists and cancer groups struggle to persuade people to protect their skin from ultraviolet rays.