April 1- Shares of Tesla Motors Inc. jumped and trading volume surged in the final minutes of trading on Wednesday after the electric car maker issued a press release proclaiming the launch of a new product that turned out to be an April Fool's Day prank. In the following minute, the stock jumped about $1.50 or about 0.75 percent from its level the moment before to...» Read More
PetSmart CEO David Lenhardt discusses his company's new partnership with National Geographic, and why their latest products are an "affordable luxury." "We find customers coming to us in tough times to have that fun moment with their pet," he says.
Sara Blakely, founder and inventor of Spanx shares her father's parenting strategy of encouraging failure. CNBC's Robert Frank reports.
Chinese search engine Baidu, the world's fifth most visited site according to one set of rankings, has announced it has started to accept the online currency, bitcoin, for its security service.
Edmund Phelps, 2006 Nobel Prize winner in economics and author of "Mass Flourishing: How grassroots innovation created jobs challenge and change", says in the U.S. "heartland", innovation is very limited.
Rich Barton, Founder of Expedia and Founder of Zillow says mobile applications are the new disruptive technology.
New shopping services will allow consumers to instantly buy items they see on television, in magazines and even in their refrigerators. The NYT reports.
While there are more high-profile women running top tech companies than a few years ago, women are still woefully underrepresented in the upper ranks.
Evan Spiegel, CEO and co-founder of Snapchat, discusses the popular app's business model and privacy.
Tyler Dikman, CEO of LoungeBuddy, explains how he plans to make the airport experience less stressful.
Vanity Fair released its much anticipated list of 50 leading innovators and disruptors. Betsy Lack of Vanity Fair, shares her opinions on the excitement over some of these leaders.
Guy Wolcott, Homesnap CEO, explains how his company's mobile app makes searching for a new home easier.
A glitch in the Apple Maps app on newer iPhones and iPads guides people up to a runway at a major Alaska airport instead of sending them on the proper route to the terminal.
With the iPhone 5S and its fingerprint scanner selling well, one is tempted to say that we may soon no longer have to remember a 4-digit PIN.
Eric Schmidt, Google executive chairman, shares his view on the broad economy and explains why he thinks jobs are created by new, fast-growing companies.
Amazon unveiled the latest generation of tablets this morning called the "Kindle Fire HDX." CNBC's Jon Fortt spoke to Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO, about innovation and digital content.
Steven Mills, IBM senior vice president, explains how "Big Blue" intends to stay competitive in a constantly evolving tech industry by developing a way to take advantage of real-time connectivity data.
Live from the Oracle Open World in San Francisco, Mark Hurd, Oracle president, explains Oracle's focus on cloud computing. "We will spend over $5 billion this year on research and development," he says.
Microsoft unveiled a new version of its Surface tablet, CNBC's Seema Mody has the details. And Roger Kay, Endpoint Technologies, weighs in
A group of German hackers claimed to have cracked the iPhone fingerprint scanner on Sunday, just two days after Apple launched the technology that it promises will better protect devices.
Google is offering its employees meditation and mindfulness courses, hoping to increase innovation. Former software engineer at Google, Chade-Meng Tan describes his courses and how employees are benefiting. Kenny Polcari of O'Neil Securities is guided in meditation.