NEW YORK, April 27- Warning of an "innovation deficit," scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say declining government spending on basic research is holding back potentially life-saving advances in 15 fields, from robotics and fusion energy to Alzheimer's disease and agriculture. Science funding is "the lowest it has been since the Second...» Read More
Google is developing a videogame console and a wristwatch based on its Android operating system, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
Norway's Telenor and Qatar's Ooredoo have bagged the fiercely fought telecom licence auction in Myanmar but their task is just beginning says Sachin Gupta, Regional Head of Telecommunication Research, Nomura.
Rachel Haot, City of New York chief digital officer, discusses how the "Big Apple" is fast becoming know as one of the nation's leading tech hubs.
David Marcus, PayPal president, discusses the company's initiative to set up a new payment system for future space tourists.
Michael Buckwald, Leap Motion CEO, explains how the next big tech advance is likely to include a device that allows users to communicate with their computers without using a mouse, keyboard or touch pad.
Scott Eckert, president and CEO of Rethink Robotics, talks about new manufacturing technologies.
Bob Davis, Highland Capital, shares his thoughts on cybersecurity and protecting Internet information. "The small company has to be smart," he added. Davis also reveals what he looks for before investing in the next new startup.
Philippe Laval, WriteThat.Name founder and CEO, explains how his new device helps users automatically update and organize their contact lists.
Microsoft offered a peak at Windows 8.1, a free update that promises to address some common gripes including...yep, the return of the "start" button.
Ilan Zechory, Rap Genius founder, pitches his company to the "Power Pitch" crew. The website allows users to read interesting annotations on rap lyrics. Greg Selkoe, Karmaloop CEO, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin, discuss their thoughts on the business.
Adam Belanich, David Belanich and Noah Belanich, Joyride Coffee co-founders, discuss their plan to deliver high-quality specialty coffees straight to businesses all over New York City.
U.S. regulators warned leading Internet firms to better identify paid ads in search results.
Joe Lonsdale, Formation 8 partner, discusses the operation of collecting big data while maintaining civil liberties and strengthening national intelligence and defense.
Stephen Stokols, CEO of FreedomPop, explains how his company is able to leverage new technology that allows his company to offer mobile phone users free service.
Microsoft will offer its "Age of Empires" game for smartphones through a tie-up with Japan's KLab, seeking to capture growth in a booming mobile game market.
Google is subject to EU privacy law but is not obliged to delete sensitive information from its search index, an adviser to the highest European Union court said.
Microsoft and Oracle announced a tie-up to give the once-fierce rivals an advantage against Web-based cloud-computing companies chipping away at their businesses.
Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman explains how her Internet rental business is shaking up the marketplace.
Edmund Phelps, Nobel laureate in economics and author of Mass Flourishing, says the West has lost its innovative dynamism and that governments still do not know what to do to reverse the trend.
Jay Bavisi, president and CEO of EC Council says "snooping around" is not new, but the expanding arena of cybercrime is redefining modern warfare.