SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 8- Like it or not, Facebook Inc's trademark "like" button is set to get more expressive. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a Facebook post Thursday that users have been requesting ways other than like to respond to posts, such as when someone posts about the death of a loved one or a tragic news story. The company said it would pilot the new features...» Read More
Broadcasting live from Barry Switzer's man cave? CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the legendary coach's webcast of himself and his friends watching and commenting on college games. The service is spreading to other schools with other coaches.
Alison Cooper, CEO of Imperial Tobacco, talks about innovation and reveals the group has hired the inventor of e-cigarettes.
Ben Kaufman, founder and CEO of Quirky, discusses Quirky's partnership with GE and shares innovative products from the site.
Simon Hamilton, global head at Investec Fund Finance, describes private equity as a "glacial industry" that really needs to innovate to attract capital.
Ed Baig, USA Today personal tech columnist, says the new iPad Air will not do anything your old iPad will not already do. Rob Cihra, Evercore Tech & Hardware analyst, weighs in.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports from a store in Palo Alto, CA where the iPad Air became available in stores today.
From is Parisian "Lab Store", David Edwards', multi-millionaire inventor discusses the future of food as well as some of his inventions including edible packaging, and inhalable beverages.
CNBC visits Syngenta's U.K. research and development lab to discover what scientists are working on to solve food scarcity problems around the world.
CNBC takes a peek inside Sky Greens, the world¿s first commercial vertical farm in Singapore and questions whether this could be a viable alternative to traditional farming methods.
Walt Mossberg, The Wall Street Journal tech columnist, gives Apple's new iPad Air high praise. This iPad Air is probably what Steve Jobs would have wished to reveal in 2010, Mossberg adds.
What's that barge in San Francisco Bay? "Google is involved or associated with the barge," a Coast Guard spokesman now confirms.
Google is starting to expand production of its experimental wearable technology, Glass, releasing tens of thousands more units in the coming months.
Oisin Hanrahan, Handybook CEO & co-founder, explains how his startup service can help users easily locate home services on demand.
Steve Jurvetson, Draper, Fisher, Jurvetson, has a track record of investing in pioneering technology like Tesla. He breaks down SpaceX's mission and says he wants to "invest in companies history books will be written about."
Eric Stromberg, Oyster CEO, explains how his company allows subscribers to access thousands of book titles from big publishers.
Tesla Motors said Thursday it has hired Apple Vice President Doug Field to head a new vehicles development at Tesla.
Thejo Kote, Automatic co-founder and CEO, explains how his company's device can help drivers save money on "the most expensive computer" they own.
How will Apple try to turn around their declining tablet market? CNBC's Jon Fortt previews what may be unveiled tomorrow at the Apple event.
Todd Haselton, TechnoBuffalo, and Alex Wilhelm, TechCrunch, discuss what Apple needs unveil at its event to compete in the tablet space. "Apple needs to drop price and play competitively in the market where there is growth" says Haselton.
Retail banks care becoming increasingly concerned about being left behind by trends in social networking and mobile computing, according to a survey of the industry.