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Five of the 50 companies on CNBC's 2014 disruptor list have gone public or been acquired—half the number that graduated from our 2013 list.
Amazon is expanding its grocery delivery service in Northern New Jersey.
Smart trash can GeniCan scans garbage and identifies items being thrown away. It then compiles a shopping list alongside compatible coupons.
May 8- JD.com Inc, China's No.2 e-commerce company, reported a 62 percent rise in quarterly revenue, topping analysts' expectation as the number of active customer accounts across its sites nearly doubled from a year earlier. Gross merchandise volume, or the total value of goods sold on JD.com, nearly doubled to 87.8 billion yuan in the quarter ended March, with...
Uber is best known for allowing people to book a taxi through its smartphone application. But the fast-growing company has far broader ambitions.
The sport tracker company Fitbit just filed for an IPO of up to a $100 million. The company will trade on the NYSE under the ticker FIT.
Alibaba's core e-commerce platform has little chance of succeeding in the United States and Europe, Mark Mahaney tells CNBC.
Alibaba met Michael Yoshikami's expectations on earnings but he offers this word of caution on investing in the stock.
BENGALURU, India, May 7- India's biggest e-commerce firm Flipkart will remain private for the next three years at least, its chief financial officer said, nixing speculation that it would launch this year an IPO that some bankers had expected to raise a record $5 billion. The industry attracted $5 billion in 2014 alone, according to Morgan Stanley, from investors...
The FAA has been under intense pressure from industry and Congress to allow beyond-line-of-sight operations. Reuters first reported last week that the FAA is in talks with drone manufacturers and operators about testing beyond-line-of-sight drone systems, and an announcement is expected as soon as this week. "We anticipate receiving valuable data from...
The FAA has been under intense pressure from industry and Congress to allow beyond-line-of-sight operations. The FAA is in talks with drone manufacturers and operators about testing beyond-line-of-sight drone systems, and an announcement is expected as soon as this week. "We anticipate receiving valuable data from each of these trials that could result in...
There's not going to be a one-size-fits-all model for watching television anymore, former ESPN President George Bodenheimer tells CNBC.
Start-up Doughbies delivers cookies on demand in the San Francisco area.
Fast-food delivery drivers will become more closely watched when Pizza Hut rolls out a delivery test at 75 locations, USA Today reports.
Amazon has been awarded a patent which lays out plans about its drone program including how the aircraft would communicate with each other.
Despite reports that Microsoft is interested in buying Salesforce.com, Oracle is still the most likely buyer, analysts said Wednesday.
The EU's Competition Commissioner said she is examining allegations that McDonald's evaded $1.1 billion in European corporate taxes.
Air Force Secretary Deborah James last week said the Air Force expects to finalize the terms of the competition by the end of May, and could award contracts for prototypes of new U.S.-fueled launch vehicles as early as September. The current sole launch provider, United Launch Alliance, a joint venture run by Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co, is working on a new...
This trio of cult stocks gets big headlines, but “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer breaks down which one is a buy.
May 5- Groupon Inc forecast full-year revenue well below analyst expectations on Tuesday, hurt by a stronger dollar and weaker-than-expected billings, a key metric reflecting the gross amount collected from customers. Groupon, which once dominated the fast-growing online coupons arena, has been struggling to rev up sales and profit as it battles stiff...