Beyond The Valley

By CNBC International

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CNBC's “Beyond the Valley” brings you all the latest from the vast, dynamic world of tech — outside the Silicon Valley.


Episode Date
Behind the nearly $2 trillion crypto wipeout
00:23:24

A collapsed stablecoin, risky bets and bankruptcies. We get inside the series of events that sent shockwaves through the cryptocurrency industry and led to the “crypto winter” of 2022.

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Aug 05, 2022
How stablecoins became the backbone of crypto
00:20:34

Stablecoins have become the backbone of the cryptocurrency industry. But not all stablecoins are created equal: The failure of a high-profile digital coin has sent shockwaves through the industry.

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Jul 08, 2022
What's next for the 'Metaverse'?
00:33:57

In the future, we could be spending more time in virtual worlds. That’s what the world's tech giants are betting on anyway, as they push forward the Metaverse.

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May 30, 2022
What is Web3? We ask the man who invented the word
00:50:21

Gavin Wood coined the term Web3 in 2014 to describe the future of the internet. If it becomes a reality, Web3 could change the internet as we know it.

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Apr 25, 2022
How ethereum is different from bitcoin
00:35:15

Once upon a time, when bitcoin went up, ethereum went up. When bitcoin went down, ethereum went down. That has changed, for good reason.

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Nov 12, 2021
The global chip shortage will hit your everyday life
00:22:46

There are semiconductors in everything from washing machines to cars to smartphones. There's also not nearly enough of them. CNBC explores how the global chip shortage started, and what it will take to end it.

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Oct 08, 2021
Why China's cracking down on tech—and what's next
00:34:46

Beijing's regulatory blitz has shocked outsiders and befuddled investors. Here's why it's happening, and what it could mean for China and beyond.

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Aug 30, 2021
El Salvador made bitcoin a legal currency. Now what?
00:18:26

El Salvador is the first country to declare bitcoin legal tender. But the experiment raises big questions about what will happen next — for bitcoin and the country itself.

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Jul 26, 2021
The EV boom is real — but the road won’t be easy
00:31:19

Electric car sales may start spiking in 2024 as more models compete with the likes of Tesla. But big challenges — from tech to infrastructure — remain.

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Jun 02, 2021
Why bitcoin is back, and what its future holds
00:30:46

After a record high in 2017 and subsequent crash, bitcoin has seen a resurgence. Bigger investors have helped drive the price higher with comparisons being made between bitcoin and gold. But what lies ahead for the cryptocurrency?

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Feb 17, 2021
Big Tech gets smacked by big governments
00:27:45

China, the United States and the European Union all want to rein in Big Tech to one degree or another, each for its own reasons.

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Jan 11, 2021
What's next for the $45 billion games console industry
00:27:11

Nearly 50 years after the debut of the first games console, the industry has changed dramatically. Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo are battling it out for supremacy, with all 3 making forays into subscription models and cloud gaming.

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Nov 20, 2020
The 'splinternet': Is the internet fracturing?
00:30:26

Beijing has blocked a lot of foreign content within Chinese cyberspace for years. But tensions between the U.S. and China now threaten to split the internet into separate technological systems — one Chinese, and one Western. The ramifications could shape the future of politics around the world.

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Oct 20, 2020
China wants to rival the US in semiconductors
00:18:58

The U.S.-China tech war has made Beijing realize it needs a strong chip industry. But catching the United States will be a stiff challenge. 

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Sep 14, 2020
Central bank cryptocurrencies may remake money
00:31:41

Raghuram Rajan, former India central banker and ex-IMF chief economist, explains to "Beyond the Valley" what central bank digital currencies could look like — and what they would mean for commerce.


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Aug 20, 2020
Sorry, China and America — Europe wants to take back its data
00:24:11

Caught between the tech giants of the United States and China, an initiative from Germany and France hopes to keep European data under European control. Enter Gaia X.

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Jul 17, 2020
China’s 15-year plan to shape the future of tech
00:24:20

Beijing is gearing up to launch an ambitious 15-year blueprint called "China Standards 2035." Its aim: to influence global standards which underpin many key technologies. But is it all just hype? Or can they achieve their goal?

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Jun 22, 2020
The digital tax: A political fight with US tech giants in the middle
00:21:42

The world is trying to figure out a tax system fit for the 21st century. But debate over a digital tax has caused political clashes between Europe and the United States.

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May 06, 2020
Here's what coronavirus is teaching China's tech giants
00:12:58

China's biggest technology firms have doubled down on health tech including AI, potentially opening lucrative new streams of revenue.

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Apr 27, 2020
Space companies want to beam web access to the entire planet
00:16:36

Companies from SpaceX to OneWeb are looking to send thousands of satellites into space. The aim is to bring internet to the remotest parts of the world. But there could be problems.  

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Feb 17, 2020
TikTok: From viral app to national security concern
00:13:38

Chinese-owned app TikTok has become one of the biggest social media platforms in the world. But now it's facing scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers.

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Dec 13, 2019
Facial surveillance may come to a space near you
00:18:09

Technology is being perfected in China that uses cameras, software and artificial intelligence to identify individuals as they go about their daily lives. And now other countries are trying it out.

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Oct 08, 2019
Inside Huawei's rough year
00:18:16

Beyond the Valley looks at how Huawei has navigated a trade war, a tech blacklist, and other global turbulence — and where it may be headed next.

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Sep 06, 2019
Facebook’s Libra: What is it, and can it take crypto mainstream?
00:23:31

Beyond the Valley explores Facebook's “Libra” and other global efforts to make cryptocurrencies a part of daily life.

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Aug 22, 2019
Big Tech fears US regulation, but it may be Ireland that should scare them
00:16:17

An unlikely regulatory body sits firmly on the front line of data protection and privacy, and it wields a very "big stick" over Silicon Valley and beyond.

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Jun 20, 2019
The hot trend in smartphones? Not buying a new one
00:13:32

Smartphone makers have a problem. A lot of people see no reason to upgrade. Manufacturers are trying hard to give them one.

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May 23, 2019
What is 5G — and why are the US and China fighting over it?
00:21:01

The network of the future will manage super-complex tasks that have zero room for lag-time: Think remote surgery. Think driverless cars. That’s the promise of 5G infrastructure — and it’s why China and the U.S. want to control it.

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Apr 22, 2019
It's easy to open an online store — if you give big tech a piece of the action
00:21:59

E-commerce has opened the whole world to sellers in Asia and Europe. But if they want to be big merchants, they have to contend with big tech.

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Mar 08, 2019
China vs US: Which country will dominate AI?
00:16:12

Artificial intelligence is the most important tech frontier, and both the United States and China want to dominate it. We look at how the two countries compare now—and where the race is headed.

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Feb 04, 2019
How a cryptocurrency scam and its shadowy leader bilked investors out of $2 million
00:15:42

Eager investors put money into an initial coin offering, or ICO, led by a figure by the name of Marco Fike. Everything seemed to check out at first. But then they discovered that Marco Fike wasn’t real.

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Dec 12, 2018
An interview with Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang
00:18:01

The top exec at Alibaba explains “Singles Day,” describes his relationship with Jack Ma, and talks about why cloud computing will be the “main business” for the e-commerce giant in the future.

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Nov 09, 2018
Pro video gamers are making millions by age 30 in the booming world of ‘esports’
00:22:25

Pro video gamers are making millions by age 30 in the booming world of ‘esports’

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Oct 03, 2018
A look inside the mysteries of the dark web
00:28:29

The “dark web” is huge and mysterious, but most people have never been there. Beyond the Valley explores it first-hand.

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Sep 05, 2018
Behind one man’s fight to find out everything Facebook knows about him
00:33:26

Well before the Cambridge Analytica scandal exploded, Paul-Olivier Dehaye wanted to know what Facebook knew about him. Even more than that, he wanted to know what Facebook was doing with that information. What he learned surprised him.

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Jul 23, 2018
Your health could soon depend on artificial intelligence
00:21:21

Health care poses global challenges. Can artificial intelligence and cloud computing help overcome them?

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Jul 19, 2018
AI meets cybercrime — and cyberwarfare
00:20:26

Cyberattacks are on the rise. And more and more, artificial intelligence is helping both the attackers and the people combating them.

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Jul 19, 2018
What is bitcoin?
00:31:30

Ever wonder what cryptocurrencies are? Do you want to understand how they work? CNBC's Arjun Kharpal and Saheli Roy Choudhury explain bitcoin, digital currencies and blockchain technology.

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Jul 17, 2018