WASHINGTON, July 9- IBM announced on Wednesday it will invest $3 billion over the next five years in chip research and development in hopes of finding a game-changing breakthrough that can help revive its slumping hardware unit. IBM announced the plan a week before its widely anticipated second quarter earnings.» Read More
BEIJING— The American late-night talk show "Conan" has racked up more than 3 million hits since its debut on an online video site in China. The comedy show hosted by Conan O'Brien and featuring celebrity interviews is available on the website of Sohu Video, a unit of Chinese online media group and Nasdaq-listed Sohu.com Inc., the company said Tuesday.
Pley rents Lego sets to kids through monthly subscriptions. Elina Furman, Pley co-founder, describes the company's business model and how they save parents time and money.
Apple has hired the sales director of luxury Swiss watchmaker "Tag Heuer." Slava Rubin, Indiegogo co-founder & CEO, and Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, discusses the upcoming smartwatch as Samsung's new "Android Wear" goes on sale today.
WATERLOO, Ontario— BlackBerry is selling its research and development department in Germany to Volkswagen Infotainment, a subsidiary of the automaker that makes interactive technology for vehicle dashboards. The companies said Thursday that the deal will shift about 200 BlackBerry employees in Bochum, Germany, to Volkswagen.
Homepolish co-founders Noa Santos and Will Nathan pitch CNBC's Power Pitch team their business model for decorating homes and offices of all budgets and sizes.
Bobby Franklin, National Venture Capital Association president & CEO, discusses the strength of the venture-backed IPO market and explains the public offering cycle.
With the smartphone battle spilling into the driver's seat, Apple has signed up nine more manufacturers for CarPlay, Re/code reports.
NEW YORK— In its first iteration, Google's Android Wear software for computerized wristwatches isn't so much about innovation as it is an effort at simplification. Available in two smartwatches out within the next week, Android Wear is rather limited in what it can do.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 1- The launch of an unmanned Delta 2 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California was called off less than a minute before liftoff on Tuesday when the pad's water system failed, a live NASA Television broadcast showed.
Governor John Hickenlooper, (D-Colo.), discusses business and innovation in the state of Colorado, and comments on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's position on medical marijuana.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on innovation on Wall Street, and expectations for how trading will change over the next 25 years.
LOS ANGELES— Five years after a NASA satellite to track carbon dioxide plunged into the ocean after liftoff, the space agency is launching a carbon copy— this time on a different rocket.
CNBC's Bob Pisani provides insight to Wall Street trends, and what investors can expect the trading process to be like in 25 years.
CNBC's Dominic Chu explains what operations big data includes, and how "fast data" fits in.
CNBC's Dominic Chu asked traders on the NYSE floor what trading will look and be like in 25 years.
Steve Abrams, Watson Group director, explains how IBM's supercomputer "Watson" creates food. Abrams says the idea was to help human beings become more creative.
Ruzwana Bashir, Peek co-founder & CEO, discusses her digital hub that's a one-stop shop for booking activities, tours, and more. Bashir also comments on diversity in big tech.
Fullscreen is a global network of channels and brands on the Internet. George Strompolos, Fullscreen CEO, discusses the company's business model and comments on recent acquisition interest from Yahoo.
*Russia wants to end reliance on Kazakh launch pad. MOSCOW, June 27- Russia was forced to abandon Friday's debut launch of its first new space rocket since the Soviet era when the Angara booster cut out during a final countdown watched by President Vladimir Putin via video link from the Kremlin.
Scott Kupor, Andreessen Horowitz COO, shares his thoughts on GoPro's IPO, and tech's biggest hardware and software plays. Software is Silicon Valley's biggest friend right now, says Kupor.