Cadie Thompson

Cadie Thompson

Cadie Thompson covers all things tech for CNBC.com. She has also written and produced for NetNet -- where she covered Wall Street -- and Consumer Nation, where she wrote about trends in consumer technology.

15 Recent Stories

This Startup Wants to Change the Way Credit Scores Are Calculated
The 'Treps

This Startup Wants to Change the Way Credit Scores Are Calculated

RevolutionCredit says the current method of determining a person's creditworthiness is 'inadequate and insufficient.'
Smart Apps Are Great, But Do They Know Too Much?
Technology

Smart Apps Are Great, But Do They Know Too Much?

Concerns about privacy abound when it comes to providing info to virtual assistant apps such as Google Now, Mynd and Cortana.
The Soldier of the Future Looks A Lot Like Science Fiction
Technology

The Soldier of the Future Looks A Lot Like Science Fiction

The U.S. Army's TALOS team is working to create technology that will bring together man and machine.
As World Awaits Apple's iPhone 6, Analysts Expect Dull Q2 Results
Technology

As World Awaits Apple's iPhone 6, Analysts Expect Dull Q2 Results

Analysts expect an unimpressive earnings report from Apple as consumers hold out for the new iPhone 6.
Cybercrime Hits U.S. Companies Harder Than Most

Cybercrime Hits U.S. Companies Harder Than Most

Seven percent of U.S. organizations lost more than $1 million to cybercriminals in 2013, according to a report by PwC.
BitInstant CEO Arrested for Alleged Ties to Silk Road
Payments & Collections

BitInstant CEO Arrested for Alleged Ties to Silk Road

BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem and underground Bitcoin exchanger Robert M. Faiella have been charged with using bitcoins to buy and sell illegal drugs to Silk Road users.
Wearable Tech Is Getting a Lot More Intimate
News and Trends

Wearable Tech Is Getting a Lot More Intimate

Ingestible sensors and implantable chips that collect important data about your health could soon become the norm.
Tech IPOs to Watch Out for in 2014
Starting a Business

Tech IPOs to Watch Out for in 2014

With 590 U.S. technology companies in the IPO pipeline, 2014 is looking to be a good year.
Employees Ditch Company Tech in Favor of Personal Devices
Technology

Employees Ditch Company Tech in Favor of Personal Devices

Increasingly, employees believe in BYOD -- bring your own device. Here's what companies may lose due to their terrible tech.
Twitter Makes IPO Filing Public
News and Trends

Twitter Makes IPO Filing Public

Twitter made its S-1 filing available to the public on Thursday, lifting the veil on its initial public offering plans.
Is Apple Still the King of Consumer Design?
Branding

Is Apple Still the King of Consumer Design?

While the heart of Apple is its power to create products everyone wants, its stock has been in steady decline.
PayPal Goes Galactic, Moves to Cash In on Space Payments
Payments & Collections

PayPal Goes Galactic, Moves to Cash In on Space Payments

PayPal plans to go where no payment processor has gone before: space.
Tech Can Make Immortality a Reality, Says Head Google Engineer
News and Trends

Tech Can Make Immortality a Reality, Says Head Google Engineer

Rapidly evolving technology is making immortality more realistic, Google's engineering director told the Global Future 2045 World Conference.
Business Ideas

Startups and Investors Bet on the Drone Economy

Entrepreneurs are betting on a future full of flying robots that can do anything from survey crops to make a delivery.
Apple's Next 'Wild Card' May Not Be What You Think
News and Trends

Apple's Next 'Wild Card' May Not Be What You Think

The tech company's big announcement at its developer's conference next week may not be what you're expecting.

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