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  • Al Bahr: Tradition and innovation     Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    The Al Bahr building is one of the first in the Middle East to have received a LEED environmental design award. Bryan Hamilton from Aedas Architects reveals how traditional Islamic art and architecture was used to develop it.

  • Algae: The future's energy source?     Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    The IBA Hamburg in Germany unites 60 eco-friendly projects on the same site and showcases the world's first building getting its energy from...algae.

  • How to innovate in timber     Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Innovative timber techniques are increasingly used to develop greener buildings. CNBC visits GRM & Biowood, which manufactures sustainable timber by mixing wood scraps with PVC powder.

  • Kiip offers 'real life rewards'     Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 11:49 AM ET

    Kiip co-founder and CEO Brian Wong provides insight on his wireless device application "Kiip." He says he wants brands to be able to market to consumers through video games.

  • Qualcomm CEO: Riding smartphone wave     Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 4:12 PM ET

    Qualcomm aims to return capital to shareholders, says Paul Jacobs, Qualcomm chairman and CEO. A lot of new tech and innovation is coming and Qualcomm is investing heavily to build chips for emerging markets where a lot of growth is coming.

  • IBM supercomputer Watson is about to get more super Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 10:54 AM ET

    IBM will announce that Watson supercomputer will be available in a form more than twice as powerful via the Internet.

  • Just the ticket to tackle congestion?     Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 4:45 AM ET

    Ben Whitaker, CEO of Masabi, explains how the company's mobile ticketing services for public transport, operational in Boston and San Diego, can slash congestion and the need for more infrastructure.

  • 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.