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Jens Christensen, Jaunt CEO, is developing hardware and software to enable uses to produce and display their own virtual reality experiences. "As soon as people start experiencing virtual reality for the first time, there's going to be a tremendous need for content," Christensen says.
JR Liverman, Sports Video Innovations CEO, explains how a camera embedded in the design of a football helmet allows viewers to see exactly what the player sees on the field.
Hitcents co-founders Chris & Clinton Mills, discuss their collaboration with actor Tom Hanks to create the "Hanx Writer," an app that simulates typing on an old school typewriter.
Bill Ready, Braintree CEO, aims to change users' mobile buying experience by rolling out a one touch payments system on Braintree apps, which includes companies like OpenTable, Airbnb and Uber.
Madhav Rajan, Stanford Graduate School of Business, discusses what new programs today's graduate school students have migrated to over the past 15 years.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau looks at how autonomous vehicles will change the way we look at transportation.
Jules Urbach, OTOY co-founder and CEO, provides insight to his innovative cloud rendering company, which has Google's Eric Schmidt on its board.
Patrick Doyle, Domino's Pizza CEO, discusses how the utilization of technology is driving earnings and reaching new consumers amid a landscape of growing competition. Doyle says about 45 percent of business is done through digital.
Rep. Sam Graves, chair of the House small-business committee, says the fact that the Senate hasn't take up the Innovation Act yet is inexcusable.
U.S. scientists face legal obstacles and frustrations in trying to study the medical uses of marijuana, the New York Times reports.
NudeAudio CEO Tom Dudderidge discusses what makes for a successful Kickstarter campaign.
John Mullins, London Business School professor and author of "The Customer-Funded Business," discusses the harm venture capital funding can have on the health of a start-up company.
Companies make headlines when they outsource manufacturing, but the impact of corporate R&D being outsourced is underexposed.
Scott Gottlieb, M.D., American Enterprise Institute, explains why he thinks excessive FDA regulations are stalling innovation in medical technology.
JustPark is an app allowing drivers to book public and off-street private parking, says Anthony Eskinazi, founder, adding that the company is making "significant" money.
CNBC's Josh Lipton looks at how tech start-up Terravion is helping California farms and wineries combat the drought.
CNBC's Dominic Chu, breaks down Apple and Hewlett-Packard to see which company best optimizes R&D spending and creates the greatest shareholder value.
Jason Forcier, A123 Systems CEO, discusses the business of manufacturing and development of lithium-ion batteries and battery systems.
Using the CNBC RQ 50 measure for R&D productivity, we've identified an elite group of companies that merit election to an R&D hall of fame.
Investors seeking steady gains on innovation should look past tech buzz. When R&D productivity is measured, 'boring' stocks often lead.