The Edsel remains one of the most costly blunders in the history of the car industry. Many other maufacturers, however, are responsible for ill-timed, useless innovative products.
CNBC demystifies the countries and companies of emerging markets to bring the reality of emerging market investing to light.
CNBC presents Buffett and Gates sharing the secrets to keeping America great.
Maria Bartiromo gives viewers a rare look the technology powerhouse and its crown jewel, the Google Internet search engine.
Google's creative business sense, innovation and work culture allows it to dominate the search industry and make it a lucrative business. Click ahead to look Inside the Mind of Google!
The Mad Money host has gone so far as to call this “the biggest secular growth trend of my life.” So anyone who wants to play the trend should consider the companies that help to make it happen.
With only a few green technology startups expected to make it, how can the best be separated from the rest? CNBC asked Greentech Media Editor-in-Chief Michael Kanellos which 15 should be on our radar.
I spent last week not far from there in St. Petersburg, and perhaps the most important observation I can make about the trip relates to the country’s efforts to spur technological innovation and encourage direct foreign investment in Russia.
Each of the executives we've spoken to this week has expressed some concern about the economy or deficit. But three big thinkers in the web space — Google's Eric Schmidt, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, and venture investor Marc Andreesen — are taking a different, more pro-active approach to the issues.
Wall Street needs a new crop of hearty growth stocks, something big and juicy like a new Google or maybe a crisp young Apple. Here are five private tech companies that investors would love to sink their teeth into.
In its bid to take on Apple and Google in smartphones, Hewlett-Packard won't use Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 software.
Tumblr is a hybrid of the two social media giants, allowingusers to upload images, videos, audio clips and quotes to their pages, in addition to bursts of text., reports The New York Times.
Bing still handles a small slice of Web searches in the United States, 12.7 percent in June, compared with Google’s 62.6 percent, as measured by comScore, the Web analytics firm. But Bing’s share has been growing, as has Yahoo’s, while Google’s has been shrinking, the New York Times explains.
it is more important than ever for people in business (or those working in other institutions) to broaden their peripheral vision and be more aware of technological advances in adjoining disciplines and industries.
Unsafe drinking water is the world’s largest cause of disease and death. The United Nations Development Program has stated that every $1 invested in water and sanitation produces $9 in healthcare cost reduction and economic development.
Health care spending both contributes to our current economic difficulties and provides us with a potential opportunity to help solve them. It is a great burden on companies, while at the same time it is helping create jobs.
As investors, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs search for the "Next Big Thing," this week's Techonomy conference in Lake Tahoe, Calif. brings together companies whose innovation is driving economic growth. Here are four to keep your eyes on.
They all share a common characteristic: they are pushing the envelope. So, who are the 15 leading innovators for the next decade? Click ahead to find out!
Schmidt says job creation is the most important thing the economy needs right now, particularly in the manufacturing sector. He's very frustrated at the government's slow pace in boosting employment—effectively saying it's ridculous that so much proposed legislation has to wait until after the November elections.
The first annual "Techonomy" conference—focused on how technology can drive economic growth— is underway in Lake Tahoe California. The conference's tag line: "a new philosophy of progress."