• The sharing economy  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    It's the season for sharing and in this economy that may mean sharing a designer dress or opening your home up to guests. Sharon Epperson takes a look at the emerging sharing economy.

  • Gel stops bleeding instantly  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    Vetigel is a plant-based get that stops internal and external bleeding in seconds. Suneris CEO and co-founder Joe Landolina provides perspective on the innovation.

  • Google self-driving car hits the road  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 11:23 AM ET
    Google's driverless car prototype

    Google's first self-driving car is ready to be tested on the road, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Correction: Marijuana Research story Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 11:27 AM ET

    Colorado funds medical marijuana research, a first. New frontier: Colorado dedicates $8 M for medical marijuana research to understand benefits. DENVER— Colorado will spend more than $8 million researching marijuana's medical potential— a new frontier because government-funded marijuana research traditionally focuses on the drug's negative health...

  • California puzzles over safety of driverless cars Sunday, 21 Dec 2014 | 10:41 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES— California's Department of Motor Vehicles will miss a year-end deadline to adopt new rules for cars of the future because regulators first have to figure out how they'll know whether "driverless" vehicles are safe. It's a rare case of the law getting ahead of an emerging technology and reflects regulators' struggle to balance consumer protection...

  • Japan scientist quits as cell research discredited Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 12:10 AM ET

    Haruko Obokata said in a statement Friday that she was leaving the Riken Center for Developmental Biology after the lab concluded the stem cells she said she had created probably never existed. But questions about the validity of the research prompted Riken scientists, including Obokata, to retract two scientific papers. The allegations of research...

  • Japan scientist quits as cell research discredited Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 10:57 PM ET

    TOKYO— The Japanese researcher whose claim of a major breakthrough in stem cell research was discredited has resigned after the government lab where she worked failed to replicate her results. Haruko Obokata said in a statement Friday that she was leaving the Riken Center for Developmental Biology after the lab concluded the stem cells she said she had...

  • O'Neill: Putin must change path  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    Discussing the fall of oil, and the state of Russia's economy, with Jim O'Neill, Fmr. Goldman Sachs Asset Management Chairman.

  • $100 trillion Superbugs threat  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 1:16 PM ET

    Insight to a potential $100 trillion problem by 2050, with Jim O'Neill, Fmr. Goldman Sachs Asset Management Chairman.

  • Dec 18- U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co plans to release its first feature film through video streaming devices like Roku and Apple TV in a marketing effort that raises the bar for sponsored content. In addition, GE will launch other videos to complement the film, such as interviews with Nas and a segment with former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey...

  • Bookmate: Aim to innovate the reading experience  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 8:44 PM ET

    Simon Dunlop, Founder at Bookmate, says it wants to combine social and mobile to introduce a different reading experience and explains why the Moscow-based e-reading platform is entering the Singapore market.

  • New York to ban fracking; environmentalists cheer Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 12:57 PM ET

    ALBANY, N.Y.— Handing environmentalists a breakthrough victory, New York plans to prohibit fracking for natural gas because of what regulators say are its unexplored health risks and dubious economic benefits. New York, which overlies part of the gas-rich Marcellus Shale formation that has led to a drilling boom in Pennsylvania and other nearby states, has...

  • BlackBerry launches Classic in last-ditch effort Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK— BlackBerry is returning to its roots with a new phone that features a traditional keyboard at a time when rival Apple and Android phones— and most smartphone customers— have embraced touch screens. With the Classic, BlackBerry is courting its core customer, the business user. And that is true, "CEO John Chen said at the gadget's launch event, tellingly held...

  • Colorado funds medical marijuana research, a first Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 6:01 AM ET

    DENVER— Colorado was poised Wednesday to award more than $8 million for medical marijuana research, a step toward addressing complaints that little is known about pot's medical potential. That's because the Colorado grants are outside the usual federal channels for approving studies on pot, a process some say stymies marijuana research.

  • *Dow Chemical to supply quantum dot material to LG. SEOUL, Dec 16- South Korea's LG Electronics Inc will launch a new range of high-tech TVs in early 2015, beefing up its line-up while it strives to cut costs that make its prized light-emitting diode sets too expensive for most consumers. A spokesman for the world's No. 2 TV maker after domestic rival Samsung...

  • MSNBC launches Shift, new online news channel Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    NEW YORK— MSNBC on Monday launched a new online service featuring Web-only fare. One-hour programs include the Washington- oriented "The Briefing" with Luke Russert, " Krystal Clear," with Krystal Ball discussing women's issues and a look at the week in popular culture called "So Popular!" Shift follows last month's introduction of CBSN, a digital streaming network...

  • Volvo to launch online car sales in marketing shift Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    PARIS, Dec 15- Volvo Car Corp said it will start selling vehicles online as it rolls out new models to compete with German luxury rivals such as BMW. "The plan is to have all our car lines in all our markets offered digitally," Volvo sales chief Alain Visser said in an interview. But Volvo has assured its 2,000 global dealerships, half of which are in Europe, that it has no...

  • China’s e-cigarette boom lacks oversight for safety Saturday, 13 Dec 2014 | 1:59 PM ET
    Chinese workers packing electronic cigarettes at a factory in Shenzhen

    E-cigarette manufacturers in China, which supplies about 90 percent of e-cigarettes globally, operate with little oversight, raising health concerns.

  • Disruptors under fire  Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    Some disruptors aren't just shaking up their larger competitor, they're also drawing criticism from consumers, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • LONDON, Dec 10- Drugmakers are finally getting more bang for their scientific buck, with the rate of return on pharmaceutical research and development increasing for the first time since 2010.. So far this year the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which acts as gatekeeper to the world's biggest market, has approved 35 new products, up from 27 in the whole of 2013...