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  • In an interview at The New York Times DealBook conference, Tesla CEO Elon Musk says if he had another company in the future, and that "would not be anytime soon," he'd like to make electric aircraft. "Supersonic and vertical takeoff/landing actually work well with electric."

  • Tesla CEO Elon Musk says there are no plans for a Model S recall after three car fires generated what he calls "misleading" headlines. Musk argues the car is less likely to catch fire than gasoline vehicles.

  • Texting and talking at 30,000 feet?     Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | 11:57 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau is on a test flight to demonstrate services already available on many corporate jets.

  • Watch college football without seeing it     Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | 11:55 AM ET

    Broadcasting live from Barry Switzer's man cave? CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the legendary coach's webcast of himself and his friends watching and commenting on college games. The service is spreading to other schools with other coaches.

  • Alison Cooper, CEO of Imperial Tobacco, talks about innovation and reveals the group has hired the inventor of e-cigarettes.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Unleash the Glass: Google to accelerate rollout Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 6:28 PM ET
    Google glass

    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.

  • 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.