CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports on a new scientific discovery for the more than $1.7 billion U.S. business of in vitro fertilization. Robert Frank provides insight.» Read More
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."
Eric Stromberg, Oyster CEO, explains how his company allows subscribers to access thousands of book titles from big publishers.
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.
Tesla Motors said Thursday it has hired Apple Vice President Doug Field to head a new vehicles development at Tesla.
Thejo Kote, Automatic co-founder and CEO, explains how his company's device can help drivers save money on "the most expensive computer" they own.
Apple said upgrades to its Mac operating system and iWork software suite, which compete with Microsoft Corp's Excel, Word and other applications, will now be offered for all MacBooks and Mac computers.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 22- Apple Inc on Tuesday took the wraps off a slimmer faster tablet called the iPad Air and said it will give away Macintosh operating and work software free to its users, challenging Microsoft Corp's near-stranglehold on personal computing.
How will Apple try to turn around their declining tablet market? CNBC's Jon Fortt previews what may be unveiled tomorrow at the Apple event.
Todd Haselton, TechnoBuffalo, and Alex Wilhelm, TechCrunch, discuss what Apple needs unveil at its event to compete in the tablet space. "Apple needs to drop price and play competitively in the market where there is growth" says Haselton.
It has also launched a slew of new and updated products in the profitable consumer appliances market- selling electric toothbrushes and shavers in Japan and China and air purifiers in China and Singapore where air quality is a concern.
Retail banks care becoming increasingly concerned about being left behind by trends in social networking and mobile computing, according to a survey of the industry.
PetSmart CEO David Lenhardt says he thinks a reduction in consumer traffic is due to uncertainty over what's happening in Washington, including the government's partial shutdown.
PetSmart CEO David Lenhardt discusses his company's new partnership with National Geographic, and why their latest products are an "affordable luxury." "We find customers coming to us in tough times to have that fun moment with their pet," he says.
Sara Blakely, founder and inventor of Spanx shares her father's parenting strategy of encouraging failure. CNBC's Robert Frank reports.
Chinese search engine Baidu, the world's fifth most visited site according to one set of rankings, has announced it has started to accept the online currency, bitcoin, for its security service.
Edmund Phelps, 2006 Nobel Prize winner in economics and author of "Mass Flourishing: How grassroots innovation created jobs challenge and change", says in the U.S. "heartland", innovation is very limited.
Rich Barton, Founder of Expedia and Founder of Zillow says mobile applications are the new disruptive technology.
New shopping services will allow consumers to instantly buy items they see on television, in magazines and even in their refrigerators. The NYT reports.
While there are more high-profile women running top tech companies than a few years ago, women are still woefully underrepresented in the upper ranks.
Evan Spiegel, CEO and co-founder of Snapchat, discusses the popular app's business model and privacy.