CNBC reveals the 2017 Disruptor 50 list, identifying start-ups ahead of big consumer and business shifts and already worth billions. » Read More
By: Lori Ioannou
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Erich Spangenberg made $150 million suing technology firms over software IP. Now the former troll wants to be the patent system's savior.
Kairos Society launched a $25 million fund Thursday to back young entrepreneurs with big ideas to change the world and help society.
To fast-forward development of breakthrough defense technology Lockheed Martin is investing in start-ups through its Lockheed Martin Ventures fund.
Tech start-ups catering to people who want to disconnect from smartphones are making 'dumbphones,' which can command high prices.
Infostellar, a platform that enables antenna-sharing for satellites and spacecraft, is attracting venture capital investors.
MongoDB will be the latest New York technology company to go public.
Power sector start-ups like Drift want to upend traditional utilities by offering consumers and independent suppliers more off-grid choices.
China is racing full steam ahead to a robot-powered future in a push to remake its own economy and transform into the world's robot capital.
China's DJI has won the drone wars, at least when it comes to manufacturing them. And it's been rewarded with a $10 billion valuation.
As robots enter daily life and workplaces, some have been victims of abuse by people in the workplace.
VCs, angel and private-equity investors are funding commercial space start-ups that are well positioned in the emerging industry.
SoftBank just invested $250 million in Kabbage, the online small-business lending platform that is disrupting the fintech marketplace.
The future of headphones is wireless, laden with sensors and designed to turn A.I., like Amazon's Alexa, into a health coach.
Kara Goldin was inspired to create Hint, water infused with natural fruit oils, after vowing to kick her Diet Coke habit.
Meal delivery service Blue Apron expects its initial public offering price to be between $15 and $17 a share.
Stadiums are smartening up, giving ticket-holders mobile apps to upgrade their experience and make it worth the high price of being there.
Google has been hit with a record fine for competition abuses related to its mobile operating system, Android. What does this mean for the world's largest search engine?
With Satya Nadella at the helm, Microsoft has oriented itself around products that are growing faster than Windows. The company's stock has responded well to Nadella's changes.
EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has emerged in recent years as one of the harshest critics of big tech.