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While the commercialization of nuclear fusion takes baby steps into its fourth decade, the next-generation of fission plants could be supplying power within a few years.
Jorge Castaneda, former Foreign Minister of Mexico and NYU professor, discusses the Wal-Mart bribery scandal and conducting business south of the border.
CNBC's Jon Fortt has details on another round of layoffs in the tech sector and whether job cuts at Yahoo and Sony are signs of deeper problems at both companies; with Porter Bibb, MediaTech Capital Partners.
Plans for a nationwide, state-of-the-art railroad safety system, inspired by a fatal crash in 2008, are meeting with resistance, due to a fierce debate over its effectiveness and business benefits.
Richard Davis, US Bancorp chairman & CEO, discusses his company's commitment to getting veterans back into the workforce, and why his bank has been able to outperform the competition, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.
Talking to computers like Captain Picard on “Star Trek: The Next Generation” has been a longtime dream among techies. But with new advances including the Apple iPhone 4S Siri, better speech recognition is within reach.
The digital revolution has gone far beyond the Internet, smart phone and GPS device in your vehicle. And though these devices have made life and work faster and easier, that may not be all for the good.
The success of the 3-D movie “Avatar” and the popularity of super-realistic video games are bringing virtual reality and its cousin, augmented reality, to the entertainment forefront.
Will key management changes at PepsiCo pave the way for an eventual successor to CEO, Indra Nooyi? Bill George, Harvard Business School professor, and Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, CNBC contributor, provide perspective.
In this edition of our Wall Street History series, Tyler Mathisen looks at the shrewd and somewhat outrageous strategies used by financial pros in the 19th century to get a leg up on the competition.
Fast Money's Jon Najarian crunches the numbers to find out what your return on Apple stock would be compared to buying a home, tuition, gasoline or gold. Also, a preview of Apple's expected announcement of its new iPad tomorrow and its impact on Amazon, with Mark Mahaney, Citigroup analyst. And low beta, high return picks, with Karen Finerman, Fast Money trader.
Our special report shows how success is about new investment, new applications, and new markets — smart growth driven by innovation and excellence.
Many investors are shifting funds from capital-intensive alternative-energy technologies, such as solar panels, to lower-cost ventures focused on energy efficiency and “smart grid” technologies that automate electric utility operations.
Matthew Roberts, OpenTable CEO, discusses his company's prospects; competition from Google, and whether the stock's resurgence is the real deal, with Mad Money's Cramer.
Harvard Business School grads are simply not convinced American can remain competitive, according to a new survey. Michael Porter, professor at Harvard Business School, weighs in.
TJ Rodgers, Cypress Semiconductors CEO, discusses President Obama's economic policies, and whether Mitt Romney will be bullish for business.
Larry Haverty, Gabelli Global Multi-Media, discusses the social network's valuation, saying Facebook needs to find big new markets to grow.
Corning was downgraded to "underweight" at Morgan Stanley because of competition and chronic oversupply. So, what's the trade on the stock? The Fast Money traders, weigh in on that, and Rio Tinto's 51% stake in Invanhoe mines.
Globalization is no longer a trend; it is the norm. It may be too soon to call it a reversal of fortune but globalization is no longer a one-way street.
Car and truck sales are jumping, as new models catch on, and market share is inching up.