SEOUL, Dec 26- Global smartphone leader Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is planning a new product launch next year based on its own Tizen operating system, the South Korean giant's strategic push to free itself from Android and blaze its own software path. While that may impress designers of smart homes, Samsung's failure to release a handset based on its own...» Read More
Discussing Amazon's potential entry into the mobile phone market and their expanding ecosystem, with Ken Sena, Evercore Partners.
Even with NASA and Mars on SpaceX's horizon, serial entrepreneur Elon Musk says he plans to stay put at electric carmaker Tesla.
CNBC is out with its 2014 Disruptor 50 list. Hemant Taneja, General Catalyst Partners managing director, discusses what criteria his firm focuses on to find disruptive companies, and their valuations.
CNBC is out with its 2014 Disruptor 50 list. FMHR trader Stephanie Link is very impressed by vehicle charging company ChargePoint, and Josh Brown eyes whether Charles Schwab business model is at risk.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin looks at which data storage providers are disrupting the industry, as well as which corporate giants are being disrupted.
Discussing the fundamental shift in technology, Arik Hesseldahl, Re/code, says there still is innovation in the space.
CNBC is set to unveil its second annual Disruptor 50 list on Tuesday. Julia Boorstin takes a look at one company that won't make the list.
Google bought satellite start-up Skybox for $500 million. David Cowan, Bessemer Venture Partners, managing partner, explains how the acquisition will give Google access to outer space as a platform for deploying information systems.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera finds out more about smart presence system BeamPro at the Exponential Finance conference in New York City, with Scott Hassan, Suitable Technologies CEO.
A former Visa executive joined BitPay, and more than $200 million has been invested in bitcoin start-ups since 2012. The "Fast Money" traders discuss the attraction to the virtual currency.
What's altering the playing field for Wall Street traders, with the "Fast Money" traders.
From New York City's Exponential Finance conference, Singularity University co-founder and executive chairman Peter Diamandis discusses the opportunity for companies trying out crazy new ideas.
Peter Diamandis, Singularity University co-founder and executive chairman, provides insight to the idea of an "exponential company" versus a linear one, at the Exponential Finance conference in New York City.
Philip Rosedale, High Fidelity founder, created the virtual world of "Second Life" and is behind its successor "High Fidelity." Rosedale discusses what virtual worlds will look like 5 years from now and demos his latest technology.
Timothy Lesko, Granite Investment Advisors portfolio manager, and David Garrity, GVA Research, discuss Apple's stock split and investor expectations for new products.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick discusses the high growth phase the company is going through, and why it's still a private company. "We're growing faster this year than last year," he says.
Uber's current valuation is now more than $18 billion. CEO Travis Kalanick speaks to CNBC's Kelly Evans about the company's valuation.
Start-ups on campus? How universities can keep the next Mark Zuckerberg from dropping out.
"What happened in electronics and software is about to happen in biology," says Jay Walker, Patent Properties chairman, discussing the impending explosion in the health and wellness sector. Walker also explains how Apple's "HealthKit" may be paving the way towards a market with tech driven, individualized health care.
Alexandra Chong, Lulu CEO and founder, discusses her private network for women where they can share their dating experiences and rate men they know by giving them scores.