SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 18- Qualcomm Inc executives showed off robots made with smartphone technology at an annual developer conference on Thursday, but they steered clear of talking about China, a key growth market where the chipmaker is entangled in an antitrust investigation.» Read More
Sebastian Thrun, Udacity co-founder & CEO, shares his thoughts on how to disrupt and innovate the way students learn in the U.S through enhancing the interactive learning experience.
Tim Conver, chairman and CEO of Aerovironment, explains why he thinks cyber-special operations will be a priority in the defense department. He also sees very large growth opportunities in the commercial market for drones.
Are service jobs becoming extinct? Derek Thompson, The Atlantic, says technology has been replacing people for centuries. James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, weighs in.
John Sculley, former Apple CEO, explains why he really likes Apple's acquisition of Topsy. Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, and CNBC's Jon Fortt weigh in.
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.
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.
These are the top 5 innovations in building materials, according to Sascha Peters, the founder and owner of Haute Innovation. Watch out for algae, and fungus-based foam.
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 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 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 will announce that Watson supercomputer will be available in a form more than twice as powerful via the Internet.
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.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau is on a test flight to demonstrate services already available on many corporate jets.
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.
Ben Kaufman, founder and CEO of Quirky, discusses Quirky's partnership with GE and shares innovative products from the site.
Simon Hamilton, global head at Investec Fund Finance, describes private equity as a "glacial industry" that really needs to innovate to attract capital.
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.