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Advice - In the new world of the Internet of Things, almost everything you can think of will be connected to the network. Kitchen appliances. Vending machines. Shipping containers. Parking spaces. Power plants. Planes, trains and automobiles....
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Resources - Expect governments, which are often viewed as most effective when they stay out of the business sector's way, to get a renewed look in 2015. They are actually vital to nurturing and protecting entrepreneurs, one of their most...
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Gaming - Recently, surrounded by around 45,000 fans in a Seoul stadium built for the World Cup, Samsung White put the final dagger into Star Horn Royal Club's dreams, claiming a championship live on ESPN 3.It was a sign that "League of...
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Advice - Silicon Valley companies are getting acquisitive, but not necessarily in the traditional sense.In recent months, some investors and observers have taken aim at "acqui-hiries"—wherein a big company buys a startup for the sake of...
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Drones - Drones are controversial—and they haven't even been regulated yet—but for one former Marine, they're already bringing in some big bucks.A few years ago, on a whim, Patrick Smith attached a GoPro camera to a Styrofoam airplane....
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Op-ED - In the technology world, no question comes up more frequently these days than "Are we in a bubble?" And while it's not up to us at CNBC to answer that question, we do sometimes happen upon little nuggets—data, anecdotes, tweets and...
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Resources - A number of start-ups want to help potential employers leverage the skills of some of the 90 million Americans that are "out of the workforce."New technology platforms are connecting Americans with freelance work and fueling a...
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Op-ED - What do Henry Ford, Walt Disney, Coco Chanel, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg have in common? As any aspiring entrepreneur will quickly answer, none of these highly successful (and highly wealthy) business moguls graduated...
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Videos - Steve Jurvetson, DFJ partner, shows us his collection of space mission memorabilia, which he keeps as a mini museum at his office. Jurvetson enthusiastically supports Space X and it's missions to space, picking up where NASA left off.
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Tech - The three-year drought in California is making history, and not in a good way. It's officially the worst drought on record for the state, already costing over $2 billion and 17,000 jobs.Now start-ups from Silicon Valley, like the...
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#NYCTech - Free Wi-Fi will soon be on its way to New York City area airports, according to the Daily News.All passengers will get 30 minutes of free wireless access under a deal expected to be approved Wednesday by the board of the Port...
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AlleyTalk -Banks and payments giants would like to cultivate a better relationship with America's unbanked—the poor rung of society typically targeted by payday loan predators—and Silicon Valley is anxious to arm Wall Street with a...
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Cool Tech - Step onto the pavement on a hot day and you might get a sense of the energy that Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to tap into.The Idaho couple are thinking up a way to pave the country's roadways with solar cells, rather than asphalt...
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AlleyTalk - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that online TV service Aereo, backed by media mogul Barry Diller, violates copyright law by using tiny antennas to provide subscribers with broadcast network content via the Internet.On a 6-3...
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Tech - What might be considered the most exciting breakthrough in the world of materials is just around the corner.Graphene, a material that was studied theoretically in the 1940s, is in the spotlight now as researchers at the Samsung...
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Interviews - Joseph K. Moore, president and CEO of First Defense Nasal Screens, is a "Shark Tank" legend. At the end of his pitch, most of the sharks were making offers and Robert Herjavec offered him $4 million for the entire business—the...