*PM Abe wants R&D agency to work with Japanese companies. TOKYO, March 20- Japan plans to get its biggest state-funded research and development agency involved in military research for the first time in a bid to lure more Japanese companies into the development of cutting-edge weapons technology, two sources said. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants the New Energy...» Read More
Just in time for the holidays, Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon for people with tremors.
*Investors pump $48 million into nano-technology company. TEL AVIV, Nov 24- An Israeli company says it has developed technology that can charge a mobile phone in a few seconds and an electric car in minutes, advances that could transform two of the world's most dynamic consumer industries. The company has raised $48 million from two rounds of funding, including...
SEOUL, Oct 30- The world's biggest TV makers, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and LG Electronics Inc, are turning to quantum dot technology for their next-generation TVs as it could still be years before OLED is affordable for the mass market. The only real challenge is securing enough quantum dot material from the small pool of suppliers, including Quantum Materials...
IBM announced it will invest $3 billion in chip research and development in hopes of finding a game-changing breakthrough.
In the latest episode of "The Edge", CNBC takes a closer look at nano technology and potential industrial applications.
CNBC visits the University of Manchester, U.K., where the world's lightest, thinnest and strongest material is being produced: graphene.
Dato Jespal Deol, CEO of Graphene Nanochem, explains that the group produces nano-material for a number of global blue-chip companies.
Alex Gunz, fund manager at Heptagon Capital, discusses the advances in the nanotechnology sector and where to invest.
Forget Apple, suggests celebrated bear Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners. He likes these names instead.
What follows is a list of jobs that may be prevalent in the 21st century. What they all have in common is they offer prospects to those entering the workforce for the rest of the century.