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  • Self-cleaning clothes: they're already here!     Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Swiss company Schoeller has been developing clothes with special attributes, like self-cleaning, using nano technology. The company is also looking at way to dispense medicine from clothes straight to the skin.

  • 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.

  • LONDON, Jan 29- In experiments that could open a new era in stem cell biology, scientists have found a simple way to reprogramme mature animal cells back into an embryonic-like state that allows them to generate many types of tissue.

  • The ruling raised concerns among consumer advocates that it would start a practice among broadband providers, such as Verizon Communications Inc or Comcast Corp, to charge content providers, such as Netflix Inc or sports ESPN, for faster Internet speeds to access their websites and services.

  • Sculley: China Mobile story yet to unfold     Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    "I'm watching for Apple mobile payments," says John Sculley, former Apple CEO and Sculley Brothers partner, discussing Apple's disappointing Q1 earnings. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.

  • HONG KONG, Jan 28- Chinese asset management firm CSOP said on Tuesday it was collaborating with London- based Source to apply for an exchange-traded fund in the United States, following their first such product launch in London earlier this month.

  • Alastair Lukies, CEO of Monitise and U.K. business ambassador, discusses business sentiment and innovation in banking.

  • Disrupting traditional travel in 192 countries     Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 8:12 AM ET

    Brian Chesky, CEO & Co-Founder of AIRbnb, explains how his online rental marketplace for homes and rooms can make travel plans easier, and weighs in on the future of the "sharing economy."

  • US is stuck in 'innovation rut': Phelps     Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 4:50 AM ET

    The U.S. has been stuck in an "innovation rut" for decades argues Edmund Phelps, 2006 Nobel Laureate in Economics and says a change of attitude is needed.

  • Robotics revolution replaces workers     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 3:29 PM ET

    Gary Marcus, NYU psychology professor and artificial intelligence expert, looks at jobs where robots are already replacing human workers and discusses the robot revolution. CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides perspective.

  • Robots rising: Replacing the workforce     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 3:26 PM ET

    Robots have caused a huge drop in manufacturing jobs. CNBC's Phil LeBeau takes a firsthand look at how machines are replacing human workers.

  • Rise of the machines     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 11:57 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the future of the robotics industry and how machines are changing employment in the U.S.

  • SAP brings integrated enterprise to cloud: CEO     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Discussing SAPs big bet on cloud solutions and cloud computing growth worldwide, with Bill McDermott, SAP CEO. We are the number one mobile software company in the world, McDermott says.

  • Andrew Liveris, president, chairman & CEO of Dow Chemical, provides his thoughts on regulations, innovation and the outlook on the global economy.

  • A snapshot of GrooveBook     Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    Brian Whiteman, GrooveBook co-founder & CEO, explains how his app allows users to make photo albums from pictures taken on their phone.

  • Future of tech: Who will benefit?     Monday, 20 Jan 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Nick James, director of equity research at Numis, discusses the trends in technology and explains why he expects CSR and Laird to benefit the most.

  • Intel to cut workforce by 5 percent Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 5:07 PM ET
    The Intel logo is displayed outside of the Intel headquarters on January 16, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.

    Chipmaker Intel said Friday that it plans to cut 5 percent of its staff, a day after reporting lower-than-expected earnings.

  • Google-y eyes     Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 2:17 PM ET

    Google is testing a smart contact lens that measures glucose levels in tears. James Temple, Re/code health and science senior editor, weighs in on Google's latest life-science innovation.

  • Investing in hot tech disruptors     Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 8:45 AM ET

    The startup field has gone crazy, says Alan Patricof, Greycroft founder, providing his plays on where he is investing in new technology companies.

  • Will robots replace your job?     Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 7:45 AM ET

    MIT professor Erik Brynjolfsson explains how the dawn of the new technological revolution is transforming the world we live in.