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A look at the next generation of inventors that are changing the world of business, media and even society, with Joe Weisenthal, Business Insider deputy editor.
Ken Segall, "Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple's Success" author, discusses what it was like to work within Apple's inner core creating revolutionary products for the tech giant.
In the war to find the best way to tackle oil spills, new research proves there’s no single “silver bullet” in the environmental recovery arsenal.
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.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Wal-Mart's Mexican counterpart, Walmex shares are down more than 10% amid WMT's bribery probe, and a look at south of the border business practices, with William George, Harvard Business School professor.
Did Wal-Mart violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act? CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the allegations and its impact on the stock, with Gary Kaminsky, Capital Markets editor.
A first-hand look at American companies engaging in bribery overseas, with John Perkins, "Confessions of an Economic Hit Man" author, who discusses the widespread problem.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on Washington's views on the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, amid Wal-Mart's Mexican bribery investigation, with Alexandra Wrage, TRACE International president.
Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners senior equity analyst, discusses the importance of the Mexican markets for Wal-Mart's growth and the impact the alleged scandal could have on the company's stock and executives.
Fluor CEO, David Seaton discusses his company's centennial anniversary and conducting business overseas.
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 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.
Nevin Shapiro's former colleague at Atlantic Wholesale, Kay Balbi, explains "diverting."
The annual meeting of the world's power brokers in Switzerland tackles some big subjects and attracts a lot of media attention but so what?
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.
Weighing in on how regulation is slowing down business growth, with Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman/CEO, who also adds that S&P's downgrade of banks is untimely .
Leigh Gallagher, Fortune assistant managing editor, explains why Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is Fortune's business person of the year.
Buybacks equal to "about 4% of the S&P market cap at an annualized rate, so it's pretty significant," says Binky Chandha of Deutsche Bank to CNBC's Herb Greenberg.
"Did you know that a silent killer is lurking in your company? We’re talking about workplace frustration, which can undermine the energy, enthusiasm, and performance of your best talent."
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