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  • Silicon Valley's unicorns   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 1:44 PM ET
    Silicon Valley's unicorns

    Unicorns in Silicon Valley are startups valued at $10 billion and higher. CNBC's Josh Lipton looks at which technology startups are getting the most attention.

  • Fear gone in Silicon Valley: McNamee   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 12:19 PM ET
    Fear gone in Silicon Valley: McNamee

    Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners co-founder, discusses what he believes is a bubble brewing in Silicon Valley.

  • Netflix, Amazon, Hulu: Streaming 'upstarts' no more Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 7:22 AM ET
    The Netflix logo is displayed on an iPhone 5s in this photograph taken in Washington.

    As more players join the online streaming field, companies like Netflix and Hulu find themselves in a new role, the NYT reports.

  • While the mega rich from Silicon Valley have made headlines for their purchases of extravagant Los Angeles homes, the city has become increasingly appealing to a trove of angel investors and startup entrepreneurs as well. "We've seen an uptick in buyers from the technology industry over the last several years— some moving to Los Angeles and some buying second...

  • This light bulb wants to be as hip as your iPhone Saturday, 21 Mar 2015 | 12:05 PM ET
    Sengled Pulse intelligent light bulbs with multi-channel, wireless speakers hidden within.

    What if, with the flick of a switch, you could turn your light fixture into a music player, or perhaps a home monitor?

  • CFO shortage in tech?   Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 1:46 PM ET
    CFO shortage in tech?

    In the past few months, CFOs of hot startups are moving on, like at Airbnb and Snapchat. Sean Aggarwal, former Trulia CEO, provides perspective to the moves.

  • The startups that Singapore's VentureCraft likes   Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 6:50 PM ET
    The startups that Singapore's VentureCraft likes

    In this week's "Shake It Up" - a weekly series on CNBC's "The Rundown"- Isaac Ho, partner at VentureCraft, describes the startups he's investing in.

  • Box nabs US government IT executive Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 1:08 PM ET
    Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, speaks during the BoxWorks 'How Tomorrow Works' event in San Francisco, California.

    The former CIO of the General Services Administration will lead Box's efforts to lure government agencies to move to its cloud platform.

  • High-tech bubble brewing?   Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 8:44 AM ET
    High-tech bubble brewing?

    Scott Kupor, Andreessen Horowitz, shares his thoughts on ballooning valuations in startups, and what it means for private and retail investors.

  • CEO: Disruption opens doors for start-ups, but... Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 3:04 PM ET
    Facebook

    Trend Hunter CEO Jeremy Gutsche says disruption is good for tech start-ups, but ...

  • Could Snapchat see its valuation disappear?   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 11:50 AM ET
    Could Snapchat see its valuation disappear?

    Insight to startup trends, and how disruption in the tech space should be valued, with Jeremy Gutsche, Trend Hunter CEO.

  • New threat to medical marijuana may surprise you Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 11:48 AM ET
    An employee packages a patient's cannabis at a medical cannabis center in Lakewood, Colorado.

    Medical marijuana sales growth in Colorado has dipped since recreational pot has been legalized in the state.

  • French police raid Uber's Paris office Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 10:03 AM ET
    uber

    French police raided Uber's Paris office, seizing smartphones and other items as part of an investigation into the company's carpooling service.

  • Make your home smarter with these   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 2:37 AM ET

    What makes a home smarter? CNBC asked four start-ups to pitch their smart home solution from the world's biggest IT fair, CeBit, in Hannover, Germany.

  • Walter Isaacson explains start-ups' real problem Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 2:23 PM ET
    Walter Isaacson

    Start-ups struggle to expand, which is a bigger problem than perceived overvaluation of tech companies, Walter Isaacson tells CNBC.

  • This 3-D printer uses living tissue   Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Most innovative startup at #SXSWACCEL

    BioBots offers plug and play desktop 3-D bioprinters that enable users to easily create functional biological structures, whether they're a researcher on the frontier of regenerative medicine, a high school student or somewhere in between.

  • How Foodpanda aims to change food delivery   Sunday, 15 Mar 2015 | 9:46 PM ET
    How Foodpanda aims to change food delivery

    Inna Leontenkova, managing director at Foodpanda, explains how the company wants to revolutionize food ordering experiences and outlines plans for the money raised from its latest funding.

  • Schwab launches robo-advisor: Betterment reax   Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 10:23 AM ET
    Schwab launches robo-advisor: Betterment reax

    Betterment CEO & founder, Jon Stein joins the "Squawk on the Street" team to discuss the benefits to robo-advisors.

  • GrabTaxi: Here's why Softbank invested in us   Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 6:48 PM ET
    GrabTaxi: Here's why Softbank invested in us

    Anthony Tan, founder of GrabTaxi, discusses the Malaysia-based taxi booking app's eye-catching funding success thus far, which counts Japanese telecom giant SoftBank as one of its investors.

  • This app aims for the microinvestor market Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 6:26 PM ET
    Robinhood app

    Free stock trading, zero overhead and the market at your fingertips? Now there's the Robinhood app for all that.