Dec 6- U.S. regulators on Friday approved Gilead Sciences Inc's Sovaldi, also known as sofosbuvir, as a potential cure for chronic infection with the liver-destroying hepatitis C virus. Most patients will be treated with the $7,000- a-week drug for 12 weeks, resulting in a total price of $84,000, according to Gilead spokeswoman Cara Miller.» Read More
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Peter Diamandis, X Prize Foundation founder & CEO, explains why he thinks innovation is the key to job creation in America.
Mark Siegel, Menlo Ventures, discusses how the fiscal cliff is impacting private money, and why it's important to keep capital gains taxes low.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs looks at the new push to help veterans start their own businesses.
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Seema Mody interviews entrepreneur Carrie Hammer on the increasing advantages women have in startups.
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Mary Meeker, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner, explains why taxpayers should start thinking of themselves as shareholders in a debt-laden corporation called, "USA Inc."
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A preview of Apple's iPad Mini, with Michael Yoshikami, Destination Wealth Management founder & CEO, and Michael Sansoterra, RidgeWorth Large Cap Growth Stock Fund.
In Europe, China and America, the major determinants of economic and market performance in the year ahead are political, not economic.
More children are using tablets like Apple's iPad. Sean McGowan, Needham & Company, discusses how this may affect traditional toymakers and their stocks. Tyler Gray, Fast Company, thinks the iPad could be bad for kids.
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CNBC's Chloe Cho speaks to experts at Singapore's Techventure 2012 summit about Asia's growing role as a mecca for technology and innovation. They discuss what's needed for Asian tech companies to succeed in the industry.
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While there’s been an explosion of apps and websites bringing retail online, the latest wave of innovation is focused on bringing mobile technology into brick-and-mortar retailers.