Mobile commerce is becoming increasingly important and companies are inventing tools to allow consumers to buy instantly, anywhere, via a single click.
Find out what techniques and technologies are being developed to feed the world in a way that is sustainable for the planet.
Start-ups are using social networking and technological advances to innovate personal banking and give control back to the consumer.
Scientists working on developing laboratory-grown livers have managed to create mini versions using a 3D printer.
Find out how self-driving cars could revolutionize the auto industry in the next decade.
Companies are moving beyond the mouse and touchscreens to create the next form of computer interactivity.
MIT is focusing on technology that could redefine the process of construction.
From the first flight in 1903, air travel has come a long way - and trips to outer space could be next.
Robotic changes such as 3D printing can revolutionize the way companies manufacture goods.
Rather than using a centralized energy system, some countries are now distributing energy.
Experts believe that fusion energy - which would never run out and is environmentally-friendly - could one day form 50% of the energy market, although it may not come into use for another few decades.
In the U.K., the appetite for solar among some is becoming increasingly stronger.
The price of oil will not have much of an impact when it comes to the transition to clean sources of energy, according the one CEO.
CNBC takes a look at some of the most notable statements made at the 23rd World Energy Congress in Istanbul.