SEATTLE— Half a small forest still standing near Mount Rainier faced clear-cutting before an effort in Washington state saved the decades-old trees and allowed Microsoft to help finance the project to offset its carbon footprint. Redmond- based Microsoft Corp. agreed to buy the vast majority of the first round of credits. "We were excited to be able to do...» Read More
Renaud Laplanche, Lending Club founder & CEO, discusses his plans to disrupt the banking industry with his peer-to-peer lending platform. Laplanche says they are empowering people to lend and borrow money from each other without banks.
Adam Nash, Wealthfront CEO, explains the company's financial platform and shares three things millennial investors are looking for from a money manager.
ChargePoint is the world's largest network of electric vehicle charging stations. Pasquale Romano, ChargePoint president & CEO, discusses the future of electric vehicles and plans for expansion.
Amazon is rumored to unveil a new smartphone at a media event today, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.
Bitly is a URL shortening service. Mark Josephson, Bitly CEO, discusses the company's subscription model and how they help spread marketing campaigns.
Discussing Amazon's potential entry into the mobile phone market and their expanding ecosystem, with Ken Sena, Evercore Partners.
Even with NASA and Mars on SpaceX's horizon, serial entrepreneur Elon Musk says he plans to stay put at electric carmaker Tesla.
CNBC is out with its 2014 Disruptor 50 list. Hemant Taneja, General Catalyst Partners managing director, discusses what criteria his firm focuses on to find disruptive companies, and their valuations.
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CNBC's Julia Boorstin looks at which data storage providers are disrupting the industry, as well as which corporate giants are being disrupted.
Discussing the fundamental shift in technology, Arik Hesseldahl, Re/code, says there still is innovation in the space.
CNBC is set to unveil its second annual Disruptor 50 list on Tuesday. Julia Boorstin takes a look at one company that won't make the list.
Google bought satellite start-up Skybox for $500 million. David Cowan, Bessemer Venture Partners, managing partner, explains how the acquisition will give Google access to outer space as a platform for deploying information systems.
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.
A former Visa executive joined BitPay, and more than $200 million has been invested in bitcoin start-ups since 2012. The "Fast Money" traders discuss the attraction to the virtual currency.
What's altering the playing field for Wall Street traders, with the "Fast Money" traders.
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.
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.
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.
Timothy Lesko, Granite Investment Advisors portfolio manager, and David Garrity, GVA Research, discuss Apple's stock split and investor expectations for new products.