Enterprise Innovation

  • Google VR head talks 'Daydream'

    CNBC's Josh Lipton speaks with Clay Bavor, Vice President of Virtual Reality at Google, at the I/O Developers Conference about Google's new "Daydream" VR platform.

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, May 18- Alphabet's Google Inc unveiled its answer to Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant along with new messaging and virtual reality products at its annual I/O developer conference on Wednesday, doubling down on artificial intelligence and machine learning as the keys to its future. Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai introduced...

  • *Oil majors announce $2.5 bln green investments. LONDON, May 18- Europe's biggest oil companies, reeling from losing billions in the two-year oil market rout, are intensifying their push into renewable energy as they hunt for new sources of future revenue. Shell, Eni, Total and Statoil have announced green energy investments with a combined value of around $2.5...

  • Can Google crack the living room?

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports Google will introduce a voice-activated home device called "Google Home." Mike Isaac, The New York Times, and Jessica Lessin, The Information, discuss Google's products in the works.

  • Disrupting diabetes: CEO

    Kurt Graves, Intarcia Therapeutics CEO, discusses how the company's product eliminates the need for daily injections for type 2 diabetes and instead delivers a steady dose of medicine over the course of a year,

  • Executive Edge: Gig economy glitch

    Ajay Chopra, Trinity Ventures weighs in on why not all on-demand companies are doing so well with many firms failing before making it out of the gate.

  • Basenese: It's innovate or die time for TWTR

    Lou Basenese, Founder of Disruptive Tech Research, talks about Twitter's innovation troubles and how the social media company could turn things around.

  • Is China going to crush Silicon Valley?

    Cyriac Roeding, angel investor and co-founder of Shopkick, thinks China is a healthy "kick in the butt" for Silicon Valley.

  • Business of creativity

    Fast Company Editor Robert Safian reveals this year's list of the 100 most creative people in business, including "Hamilton" actor and composer Lin-Manuel Miranda.

  • Ellison's advice to graduates

    Oracle Chairman and founder Larry Ellison gave the commencement speech at the University of Southern California. CNBC's senior markets commentator Michael Santoli, and CNBC contributor Evan Newmark, weigh in.

  • NEW YORK, May 13- The Weather Channel plans to introduce a mobile phone app for its recently launched online local news service Local Now in a bid to expand its viewership, Chief Executive Dave Shull told Reuters in an interview. The independent TV network, which brings weather coverage from blizzards to tornadoes to millions of American homes, rolled out in...

  • Backwoods moonshine goes upscale

    Ned Vickers, Sugarlands Distilling, and Digger Manes, Discovery's "Moonshiners," talk about the booming market for high-end hooch.

  • WOLFSBURG, Germany, May 12- Volkswagen hopes to reach a final settlement with the U.S. authorities over the diesel emissions scandal next month so that it can get moving on a recovery plan which will see the launch of several new crossover and electric vehicles, its sales chief said on Thursday. VW aims to expand its electric-vehicle offerings in the United States...

  • WASHINGTON, May 12- The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday published the first U.S. regulations to reduce methane emissions from new or modified oil and gas facilities, one of the key remaining pieces of the Obama administration's climate change strategy. The steps are part of the Obama administration's strategy to cut methane emissions 40 to 45...

  • Ride the Hyperloop by 2021?

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from North Las Vegas on the first test run of the Hyperloop One and looks at the transportation company's aggressive timeline for it to become a reality.

  • Hyperloop test run

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from Nevada where the first test of the Hyperloop was just completed and looks into the timeline for the ultra-high-speed transportation.

  • Hyperloop test just a first step in deployment: Professor

    Professor David Levinson, University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies Department of Civil Engineering, discusses the future of Hyperloop as it completes its first test.

  • Musk's big idea picks up speed

    Hyperloop One expects to have a full scale project by 2017, and moving its first passengers by 2021, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Hyperloop One is on track to build the first Hyperloop by 2020.

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from inside the Hyperloop One's first test steel tube, with Hyperloop One CEO Rob Lloyd.

  • Rowghani on tech start-ups: Right-sizing is to be expected

    CNBC's Josh Lipton speaks with Ali Rowghani, Y Combinator Partner and Former Twitter COO, at the SunTrust Conference about the private tech landscape in Silicon Valley and the advice his program gives to start-ups.