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This year, drones have taken over the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports more.
Facebook has acquired 'Wit.ai'; a speech recognition startup. Mike Butcher, editor at large at TechCrunch, weighs in, saying that like other big tech-players, Facebook has "to move where the puck is moving", and wearables is part of the next big thing.
Gareth McCartney, head of equity syndicate at UBS looks back at the performance of IPOs in 2014, and suggests the challenges they'll face in the coming year.
John Meyer, Fresco News founder & CEO, explains how his new photo sharing app works and has put him on the radar of several major media companies.
More than 150 start-ups are using Managed by Q to manage their offices, in lieu of a traditional office manager.
Discussing the coming IPO boom and the surge in valuations, with former Rocket Fuel CFO Peter Bardwick.
Discussing what's behind surging valuations in 2014 and if the trend will continue into next year, with Sean Cantwell, Volition Capital.
Watch Cluck 'n Moo founder Steve Gold cook up his 60-second pitch to the "Power Pitch" panel. Will the panel eat up his chicken and beef hybrid or call it unappetizing?
Chris Dimino, Keyboard Waffle Iron inventor discusses how he turned his idea of creating a keyboard waffle iron into reality.
Audicus is a tech startup, specialising in hearing aid devices online that are "a fraction of the cost" of the traditional hearing aids. Patrick Freuler, CEO and founder of Audicus, discusses further.
Top-tier venture capitalists in Silicon Valley are looking to replace the kennel model for pets.
As 2014 wraps up, we can all agree on this: It was a wild year for start-ups. CNBC.com looked to see which ones got the most coverage.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 28- For years, Google Inc's commerce chief, Stephanie Tilenius, held a demanding job and helped oversee the medical care of her parents, an experience that led her to leave the Internet search giant in 2012 and start a company to help patients combat chronic disease. The program costs $15 a week and includes reminders to take medication.
Forbes named free online HR software Zenefits the hottest startup of the year. Its founder and CEO Parker Conrad, discusses the opportunity with small businesses.
Some disruptors aren't just shaking up their larger competitor, they're also drawing criticism from consumers, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
"Shark Tank's" Kevin O'Leary and Andrew McMurry, Zipz national wine consultant, discuss Zipz's innovative single-serve container and why it could do for wine what aluminum cans did for soda.
Uber's service has been facing some tough critics in recent weeks. Despite negative coverage, Eileen Burbidge, partner at Passion Capital, says investors won¿t be put off, with Baidu potentially investing more money in the country.
Many young tech executives give up a fat paycheck to risk it all for start-up success. And they don't live to regret it.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 10- Doctor On Demand is the latest Silicon Valley startup to bet that people will turn to mobile devices for confidential counseling. The Doctor On Demand app is available on mobile devices with both Google Inc's Android and Apple Inc's iOS platforms. It has raised $24 million from such venture firms as Andreessen Horowitz and Google Ventures,...
Two crowdfunding campaigns are gaining the attention of backers and raising some serious dollars.