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A rebellious 12th century farmer is the true father of disruption in the utility industry, even though he lost his battle against the lords of the power grid.
Scott Eckert, president and CEO of Rethink Robotics, talks about new manufacturing technologies.
Health care,education and financial services have been the sectors most resistant to the power of disruptive companies. No longer.
Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman explains how her Internet rental business is shaking up the marketplace.
The textbook's day's are numbered, with the rise of e-books and self-publishing. That will mean lighter bookbags and prices, but they're still not cheap.
Makerbot being bought by Stratasys; Google's Waze deal may face regulatory roadblock; Tumblr's David Karp attacks social media companies for "gross" self-promotion.
Going social leads to better health and a better health-care system, and it will reinvent the Obamacare era.
Ouya founder and CEO Julie Uhrman discusses how her company's $99 gaming console could give PlayStation and Xbox a run for their money by allowing developers to publish game apps to the television.
3-D printing holds much promise for many sectors. But innovation brings risks, such as 3-D guns. In addition, is America's workforce ready for advanced manufacturing jobs?
Sam Shank, CEO of HotelTonight, explains how its new app lets impulsive travelers and procrastinators book same-day hotel reservations from their mobile phones and at a discount.
Amazon has launched a dedicated section on its website where consumers can buy 3-D printers; now Jeff Bezos' investment in Makerbot becomes crystal clear.
Even if Aereo is ultimately unsuccessful, the unraveling of the cable bundle is inevitable, the company's CEO tells CNBC.
Chet Kanojia, CEO of Aereo, discusses his company's plan to expand its online programming service into Atlanta, despite controversy with television networks over its legality.
Amazon has launched a section on its website where consumers can buy 3-D printers and related materials, including software, all in one place.
Start-ups are attacking the $34 billion language-services market, breaking through a fundamental business barrier at a fraction of the cost.
Google announces the acquisition of maps app Waze, after Facebook failed to reach a deal with the Israeli company. Waze's real-time data attracts a high price tag.
Gaurav Banga, Bromium co-founder & CEO, discusses how his growing company is making the world more secure from cyberattacks.
Algorithm-based money manager Wealthfront hits a historic milestone in assets, showing that contrary to widespread skepticism, investors do trust a machine to manage their money.
Avi Cohen, LiveU COO & co-founder, explains how his company is changing the television business by broadcasting anywhere.
Google Glass officially got its first porn app, but it may not be available for long if Google has its way.
Twitter is taking its pitch to developers—and attempting to reinvent itself—on the road, with Twitter Flock.
The five giants of U.S. tech are slated to report quarterly results next week. Investors are surprisingly skeptical.
Will the Internet as we know it disappear soon? Google's Eric Schmidt sure thinks so.
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