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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 4- Google Inc is launching a service that lets consumers pay for live video chats with experts who can provide everything from step-by-step turkey cooking instructions to marriage counseling.

  • Quirky: From concept to reality     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Ben Kaufman, founder and CEO of Quirky, discusses Quirky's partnership with GE and shares innovative products from the site.

  • Why private equity is 'glacial'     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    Simon Hamilton, global head at Investec Fund Finance, describes private equity as a "glacial industry" that really needs to innovate to attract capital.

  • iPad Air: Name change or game change?     Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 11:06 AM ET

    Ed Baig, USA Today personal tech columnist, says the new iPad Air will not do anything your old iPad will not already do. Rob Cihra, Evercore Tech & Hardware analyst, weighs in.

  • New iPad Air for sale     Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 11:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports from a store in Palo Alto, CA where the iPad Air became available in stores today.

  • Inhalable expresso shot anyone?!     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 8:00 PM ET

    From is Parisian "Lab Store", David Edwards', multi-millionaire inventor discusses the future of food as well as some of his inventions including edible packaging, and inhalable beverages.

  • Inside the world's first vertical farm     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 8:00 PM ET

    CNBC takes a peek inside Sky Greens, the world┬┐s first commercial vertical farm in Singapore and questions whether this could be a viable alternative to traditional farming methods.

  • How to make tomorrow's food affordable     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 8:00 PM ET

    CNBC visits Syngenta's U.K. research and development lab to discover what scientists are working on to solve food scarcity problems around the world.

  • iPad Air to hit stores Friday     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 11:41 AM ET

    Walt Mossberg, The Wall Street Journal tech columnist, gives Apple's new iPad Air high praise. This iPad Air is probably what Steve Jobs would have wished to reveal in 2010, Mossberg adds.

  • *Experimental drug mimics GLP-1 and GIP hormones. LONDON, Oct 30- An experimental drug that mimics the effects of two naturally occurring hormones appears to work significantly better than existing single-hormone medicines against diabetes and obesity, scientists said on Wednesday.

  • Coast Guard confirms Google link to mystery barge Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 10:31 AM ET
    The suspected Google barge docked in San Francisco Bay.

    What's that barge in San Francisco Bay? "Google is involved or associated with the barge," a Coast Guard spokesman now confirms.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 29- Technology companies on Tuesday urged fast action on a patent reform bill in testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, including tackling what they termed the rising tide of costly lawsuits by "patent trolls."

  • Medtronic is preparing to launch the product in the United States, pending regulatory approval. Medtronic said it expects to launch the product in the United States for use in extreme-risk patients before its fiscal year ends in April 2014, noting that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration determined it has sufficient information to evaluate the device.

  • French energy groups create Paris solar power R&D hub Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 3:17 PM ET

    PARIS, Oct 29- French energy giants Total and EDF said they were joining forces with French research institutes and schools to create a solar energy research institute south of Paris, with a 150 million euro budget.

  • Oct 29- 3 D Systems Corp cut its earnings forecast for 2013 as it spends more on research and expanding its retail presence, sending its shares down 7 percent in premarket trading. 3 D Systems said it was also investing in developing new products and growing capacity at metal 3 D printer maker Phenix Systems, which it acquired in July.

  • Unleash the Glass: Google to accelerate rollout Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 6:28 PM ET
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    Google is starting to expand production of its experimental wearable technology, Glass, releasing tens of thousands more units in the coming months.

  • Hi-tech housekeeping? There's an app for that     Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 11:21 AM ET

    Oisin Hanrahan, Handybook CEO & co-founder, explains how his startup service can help users easily locate home services on demand.

  • Investor who saved Musk's space dreams     Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 11:43 AM ET

    Steve Jurvetson, Draper, Fisher, Jurvetson, has a track record of investing in pioneering technology like Tesla. He breaks down SpaceX's mission and says he wants to "invest in companies history books will be written about."

  • Online book buffet     Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    Eric Stromberg, Oyster CEO, explains how his company allows subscribers to access thousands of book titles from big publishers.

  • UPDATE 2-Volvo profit falls on new trucks launch Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 7:38 AM ET

    STOCKHOLM, Oct 25- World number two truck maker Volvo posted a sharp drop in third-quarter profit, hit by a strong Swedish currency and the costs of its biggest ever introduction of new models. Volvo shares fell more than 6 percent, while rival Scania eased 2.6 percent and German competitor MAN SE, which reports earnings next week, dipped 0.3 percent.

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