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  • COLUMN-Better batteries are key to climate change: Kemp Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 10:57 AM ET

    LONDON, Feb 11- Finding a better way to store electrical energy is the single biggest breakthrough needed to tackle climate change. But the goal of developing batteries that are lighter, as well as more compact, powerful and affordable remains frustratingly elusive.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW DELHI, Feb 10- The United States on Monday said it would take India to the World Trade Organization to gain a bigger foothold for U.S. manufacturers in its fast-growing solar products market, adding another irritant to an already strained relationship.

  • U.S. officials had hoped a second phase of the solar program would address Washington's concerns, but now say the harm to American producers would likely be even greater because the rules were expanded to cover so-called thin film technology that comprises the majority of U.S. solar product exports to India.

  • Stifel CEO: Need tax reform now     Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    We need comprehensive tax reform, says Ronald Kruszewski, Stifel Financial CEO, discussing the stock markets malaise and solutions for GDP growth.

  • Transportation titans in past 25 years     Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau shares which leaders in the transportation industry deserve to make CNBC's list of the top 25 influential leaders in business.

  • Discussing Apple's $14 billion buyback and plans for innovation, with Walter Piecyk, BTIG wireless research analyst. CNBC's Jon Fortt weighs in.

  • Apple's $14 billion buyback     Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 10:10 AM ET

    Apple repurchased $14 billion in shares over the past 2 weeks. CNBC's Jon Fortt and Abhey Lamba, Mizuho Securities USA senior equity research analyst, analyze Apple's buyback plan and whether Tim Cook is being evasive about product innovation.

  • Scott McNealy, Wayin co-founder shares his thoughts on social media and reveals which high-tech companies are on his radar.

  • Nobody wants a 15 year old PC, says Scott McNealy, Sun Microsystems former chairman & president, sharing his thoughts on keeping up with the ever-evolving world of technology.

  • Dunkin' Bands CEO Nigel Travis, discusses the company's strong Q4 earnings, the U.S. economy and weighs in on the Green Mountain and Coke deal.

  • STOCKHOLM, Feb 6- World No.2 truck maker Volvo will increase its job cuts to 4,400, more than double its original plan, after currency effects and the cost of launching new models muted a rise in quarterly earnings.

  • STOCKHOLM, Feb 6- World No.2 truck maker Volvo has more than doubled the number of jobs it is cutting in a drive to improve profitability to 4,400, after currency headwinds and costs for launching new models curbed a rise in quarterly earnings.

  • IBM starts rolling out Watson supercomputer in Africa Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    LAGOS, Feb 6- IBM began rolling out its Watson supercomputer system across Africa on Thursday, saying it would help to address continental development obstacles as diverse as medical diagnoses, economic data collection and e-commerce research. The world's biggest technology service provider said "Project Lucy" would take 10 years and cost $100 million.

  • Nintendo hints at mystery device to save company Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 3:27 PM ET

    Nintendo's new 10-year strategy includes an unexpected focus on nonwearable health monitors.

  • My office was a trailer: Starting up from nothing Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 1:59 PM ET

    Creating a business can involve irregular meals and offices in bad neighborhoods. CNBC.com spoke to entrepreneurs who started businesses from nothing.

  • 'Like' it or not: 10 things Facebook changed Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 12:06 PM ET

    Yep, it's been 10 years since Mark Zuckerberg launched "The Facebook" from his Harvard dorm. Here are 10 ways it changed our lives.

  • Glyph: Wear your own mobile theater     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 6:21 AM ET

    Edward Tang, CEO of Avegant, explains how its new product provides users with a movie theater experience in their own home.

  • Revolutionizing the at-home cocktail     Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 11:24 AM ET

    Pernod Ricard's "Gutenberg Project" aims to reinvent the way consumers make cocktails at home. Alexandre Ricard of Pernod Ricard, introduces the "library" of book-shaped containers that hold a sealed bottle of spirits, which are set on a platform connected to a computer.

  • Is graphene the material of the future?     Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC visits the University of Manchester, U.K., where the world's lightest, thinnest and strongest material is being produced: graphene.

  • Nano: An industrial revolution in the making?     Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    In the latest episode of "The Edge", CNBC takes a closer look at nano technology and potential industrial applications.