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  • 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.

  • Tesla hires Apple VP as development head Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 3:54 PM ET
    Tesla logo on a Model S sedan

    Tesla Motors said Thursday it has hired Apple Vice President Doug Field to head a new vehicles development at Tesla.

  • This app can make your car smarter     Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 11:47 AM ET

    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.

  • UPDATE 5-Apple unveils iPad Air, new Macs for holidays Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    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.

  • What to expect from Tuesday's Apple event     Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 3:27 PM ET

    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.

  • Other tablets taking a bite out of Apple?     Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 3:23 PM ET

    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.

  • Retail banks' worst nightmare? Google Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 2:32 AM ET

    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 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.

  • 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.

  • How the Spanx founder failed her way to billions     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 1:41 PM ET

    Sara Blakely, founder and inventor of Spanx shares her father's parenting strategy of encouraging failure. CNBC's Robert Frank reports.

  • Baidu division now accepting bitcoins Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 5:37 AM ET

    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.

  • Is the US losing its innovative drive?     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    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.

  • The new disruptive technology     Friday, 11 Oct 2013 | 12:34 AM ET

    Rich Barton, Founder of Expedia and Founder of Zillow says mobile applications are the new disruptive technology.

  • Coming soon: instant gratification's next frontier Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 2:57 PM ET
    Screens of the Peapod app

    New shopping services will allow consumers to instantly buy items they see on television, in magazines and even in their refrigerators. The NYT reports.

  • In Silicon Valley, 'young boys club' still rules Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 12:23 PM ET

    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.

  • No insider trading incidents on Snapchat: CEO     Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 11:44 AM ET

    Evan Spiegel, CEO and co-founder of Snapchat, discusses the popular app's business model and privacy.

  • A Foursquare for airport lounges     Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 11:51 AM ET

    Tyler Dikman, CEO of LoungeBuddy, explains how he plans to make the airport experience less stressful.

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