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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.
Google and Verizon, two leading players in Internet service and content, are nearing an agreement that could allow Verizon to speed some online content to Internet users more quickly if the content’s creators are willing to pay for the privilege.
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.
it is more important than ever for people in business (or those working in other institutions) to broaden their peripheral vision and be more aware of technological advances in adjoining disciplines and industries.
There aren’t many sacred cows left in computing – the beige box, CRT and floppy drive are dead. But the mouse has remained. Until now.
The threat by the United Arab Emirates to shut down mobile services on BlackBerrys like e-mail and text messaging underscores a growing tension between communications companies and governments over how to balance privacy with national security. The NYT reports.
While Hollywood rushes dozens of 3-D movies to the screen — nearly 60 are planned in the next two years — a rebellion among some filmmakers and viewers has been complicating the industry’s jump into the third dimension, reports The New York Times.
Only those companies huddled in Steve Jobs’ aura seem to have been doing well. But this high-growth name is holding its own.
This week CNBC is heading to Techonomy 2010, a new business conference in Lake Tahoe, Calif. that examines the economic power of innovation.
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.
Tumblr is a hybrid of the two social media giants, allowingusers to upload images, videos, audio clips and quotes to their pages, in addition to bursts of text., reports The New York Times.
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.
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Cramer tries to get an answer from Xilinx CEO Moshe Gavrielov.
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When celebrities, politicians, journalists and writers start to post video on Twitter, it will go supernova, Jason Calacanis said.
Ford Motor quarterly earnings beat Wall Street earnings expectations on Thursday, and the automaker maintained its 2015 profit forecast.
Alibaba's stock plunges after the Chinese e-commerce giant reported quarterly revenue that fell short of expectations.