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  • Filmmakers look to crowdfunding for Snowden movie Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 5:31 AM ET
    Edward Snowden

    Two filmmakers have launched a $1.7 million crowdfunding drive to finance a movie about the life of Edward Snowden, who revealed details of the U.S.' surveillance program.

  • Goldman Sachs: Welcome to the age of the dishwasher Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 9:06 AM ET
    A man looks at dryers and washing machines at RC Willey appliance store in Orem, Utah.

    The "age of commodities" is drawing to a close, according to one of the world's biggest investment banks, which has declared that the "age of consumer durables" is upon us.

  • Aspiring Martians pay up in hope of a one-way trip Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 12:10 PM ET
    Planet Mars.

    The Mars One venture says more than 200,000 people registered their interest in taking a one-way trip to the Red Planet. NBC reports.

  • To Infiniti and beyond: Carmaker starts EU drive Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 8:08 AM ET
    Infiniti Q30 Concept

    Luxury U.S. automaker Infiniti launched a premium compact car on Tuesday.

  • Why 3D printing might be about to get even cooler Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 2:09 AM ET

    One tech startup is hoping to put the fun back into stereolithography, allowing users to draw - in the air.

  • A landslide election win for Norway's opposition Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 11:43 PM ET
    Lofoten Islands, Norway

    As Norwegians headed to the polling stations in a national election on Monday, analysts warned the country's economy risked overheating.

  • Is the Gordon Gekko look coming back? Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 7:12 AM ET

    It may have been acceptable in the eighties but can a clunky mobile phone measuring almost 13 inches in length make a comeback on the streets of 2013?

  • Found in locker, Bond sub car sells for $967,120 Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 3:55 PM ET

    James Bond's famous submarine car from "The Spy Who Loved Me" has just been sold for $967,120, a price that was below what many had expected.

  • Who are the Top 10 cage rattlers? Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 2:52 AM ET
    Carl Icahn (L), Bill Ackman (R)

    Activist investors are back. A whole new generation of cage-rattlers are taking on some of the world's biggest corporations.

  • Revival of 'Olympic' proportions coming for Japan? Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 4:45 AM ET

    The stars appear to be realigning for Japan after winning a highly-contested race to host the 2020 Summer Olympics and posted revised second-quarter growth figures.

  • Watches, phablets and super-TVs: The latest gadgets Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 5:07 AM ET

    CNBC highlights the major new products that are drawing crowds at this year's IFA technology event.

  • Cameron uses twitter in Russia-UK diplomatic spat Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 11:48 AM ET
    British Prime Minister David Cameron

    U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron took to social media to defend his country on Friday, after reports that Russia had mocked Britain as a small island of no significance.

  • $330 million in extra beer sales next year? Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 6:59 AM ET

    Brazilian beer sales are expected to gain a $330 million boost when the soccer World Cup kicks off next year, according to a report by research firm Bernstein.

  • Beauty secret: fashion's bet on a $10 billion biz Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 9:45 AM ET
    Make-up applied to a model backstage at New York Fashion Week.

    For many brand devotees, wearing a designer's clothing or accessories isn't enough. To outfit these fans, designers debuted cosmetics in time for Fashion Week.

  • McDonald's reptile ruckus verdict: It's chicken Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 11:53 PM ET
    Photo posted on McDonald's Singapore Facebook page

    McDonald's Singapore hasn't served up any leaping lizards, with lab tests ending the reptile ruckus that erupted after a customer claimed her Sausage McMuffin contained a baby lizard.

  • 100 cars crash in mass UK pile-up Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 7:09 AM ET
    100 cars crash on Sheppey bridge in the U.K.

    One hundred vehicles collided in heavy fog in the south of England on Thursday, in a huge pile-up which has injured hundreds of people.

  • Tours take rich around the world on $4,000 a day Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 12:06 PM ET

    A global travel bug has bitten the wealthy, fueling a surge in private jet tours—hyperexclusive, month-long trips aboard custom-built jets that drop in on exotic countries.

  • Smartwatch wars: The top contenders Monday, 2 Sep 2013 | 7:01 PM ET

    The smartwatches due for release by Samsung and Apple have dominated wearable technology talk in recent months. But these are just the tip of the iceberg; almost every major consumer electronics manufacturer is now working on a new smartwatch product. In this slideshow, CNBC details the top smartwatches getting set to take on Apple and Samsung in 2014.

  • M&A set to surge following Vodafone’s bumper deal Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 10:14 AM ET

    Following the confirmation of Vodafone's $130 billion-deal with Verizon on Monday, merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is set to boom according to an upcoming report.

  • Toymaker Lego looks to build on success in China Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 5:40 AM ET

    Danish toymaker Lego is looking to build on its popularity – and massive sales growth - by expanding production in China, the chief financial officer of the toy brickmaker told CNBC on Thursday.