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  • 3-D printed car hits the streets     Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 2:57 PM ET

    Jay Rogers, Local Motors CEO, discusses the opportunities for 3-D printing in the automotive space.

  • 11 inventions that could change the world Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    Imagine a world of self-driving cars, robotic arms for amputees and virtual mobility. Here's a look at products revolutionizing society.

  • Avatars make online conferencing easy Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 8:59 AM ET
    High Fidelity has created avatars that can be used in peer-to-peer meetings online.

    Forget the mouse and keyboard. Virtual worlds like High Fidelity rely purely on a 3-D camera and motion trackers to offer video conferencing online.

  • Future of robots at work     Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 7:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera finds out more about smart presence system BeamPro at the Exponential Finance conference in New York City, with Scott Hassan, Suitable Technologies CEO.

  • This could make high-speed trading look like Atari Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    D-Wave's Vern Brownell is leading the quantum-computing race. The former Goldman Sachs CTO also wants a quantum leap in Wall Street banking.

  • Banks: Need financial help? Just ask our robots Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 3:09 PM ET

    IBM's Watson is changing the way banks and other financial institutions think about how they run their business.

  • Hackers can be undetected for six months: Expert Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 2:37 PM ET

    For 210 days, hackers can be roaming around and rummaging and stealing anything they can, cybersecurity expert Marc Goldman said Tuesday.

  • 3D Systems raised its 3-year revenue guidance. Avi Reichental, 3D Systems president & CEO, discusses which industries his 3-D printing company is targeting, and how his projects are advancing.

  • Silicon Valley's rich want to bank America's poor Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 9:55 AM ET

    Americans rack up $7.4 billion in payday loans annually. Silicon Valley has a plan to make what critics call extortion palatable.

  • Peter Diamandis, Singularity University co-founder and executive chairman, provides insight to the idea of an "exponential company" versus a linear one, at the Exponential Finance conference in New York City.

  • Disruptive companies standing out     Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 5:08 PM ET

    From New York City's Exponential Finance conference, Singularity University co-founder and executive chairman Peter Diamandis discusses the opportunity for companies trying out crazy new ideas.

  • 2 big myths about the value of financial advisors Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    The best FAs help individuals deal with all of life's financial challenges—from managing credit and debt to taxes and estate planning.

  • Revolutionizing virtual worlds     Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Philip Rosedale, High Fidelity founder, created the virtual world of "Second Life" and is behind its successor "High Fidelity." Rosedale discusses what virtual worlds will look like 5 years from now and demos his latest technology.

  • Get ready, robots are about to steal your job Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    Kiva Systems robots sit at a warehouse in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Kiva has seen orders for its warehouse robots surge this year as brick-and-mortar retailers rush to open distribution centers to compete with online merchants.

    Already, companies like Foxconn have plans to replace their entire legion of factory workers with robots. How will this affect job growth?

  • Big implications of new technologies     Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 6:38 AM ET

    Rob Nail, Singularity University CEO, discusses the impact of exponential technologies on finance. Nail says every industry is being impacted by technologies powered by information layers.

  • Will artificial intelligence rule Wall Street? Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 9:48 AM ET

    Many believe AI will become a big part of our lives, but a power broker on Wall Street, too? AI expert Daniel Nadler says yes.

  • A decade to mass extinction event in S&P 500 Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    Peter Diamandis, chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation

    Peter Diamandis, co-founder of Singularity University, says within 15 years many S&P 500 companies will be extinct.

  • Quantum computing to occupy Wall Street?     Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    Vern Brownell has become famous for leading the race to build a quantum computer at his company D-Wave, but his past career as a technology officer at Goldman Sachs alludes to another aim: a quantum leap in the way Wall Street operates.

  • Bitcoin key to future of online payments: EBay CEO Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 10:19 AM ET

    EBay's John Donahoe tells CNBC he sees bitcoin and other digital currencies playing an "important role" in PayPal.

  • 3 reasons Wall Street can't stay away from bitcoin Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 8:11 AM ET

    Wall St. and venture capitalists see bitcoin as the beginning of an investing and trading revolution. Next: colored coins to execute trades.

About The exponential future of finance

  • Exponential Finance, hosted by Singularity University in partnership with CNBC, is an intensive 2-day conference that brings together top experts to inform financial services leaders how technologies—such as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, crowdfunding, digital currencies and robotics—are impacting business.

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