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  • Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work on Wednesday urged NATO allies to develop and make more innovative weapons, and said bold action was needed to stay ahead of rapid weapons development by China, Russia and other countries. Work said it was critical to increase collaboration with allies in NATO, Asia and other areas, ranging from mission planning to...

  • Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work on Wednesday urged NATO allies to develop and make more innovative weapons, and said bold action was needed to stay ahead of rapid weapons development by China, Russia and other countries. Concerns about weapons development from other countries was a key reason that the Pentagon's fiscal 2016 budget plan to be delivered...

  • Jan 29- China will force companies which sell computer equipment to banks to hand over secret source code, undergo sensitive audits and set up research and development centers in the country, the New York Times reported on Thursday. Beijing wants 75 percent of technology products used by China's financial institutions "secure and controllable" by 2019, the...

  • Tech biz on fire: VC Expert  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 7:44 AM ET

    Geoff Yang, Redpoint Ventures, weighs in on where he sees venture capital opportunity in Silicon Valley and China, as the mega-caps disrupt tech.

  • Mouth strips only on sale in Manchester and online for now. LONDON, Jan 25- Imperial Tobacco Group, the world's third largest cigarette maker, is moving into caffeine as more people kick the deadly smoking habit, launching a melt-in-your-mouth strip designed to give an energy boost in seconds. For now it is only sold in the English city of Manchester and online.

  • Jan 23- Kimberly-Clark Corp is set to increase advertising and promotional spending for its diapers and launch new products in an escalating war with bigger rival Procter and Gamble Co in North America. Industry analysts say moms are either going upscale and choosing Pampers or going down-market with Luvs, both P&G brands, leaving Kimberly-Clark's mid-tier...

  • The "Freewheel" phone service, which runs on any WiFi connection, is an attempt by Cablevision to retain and potentially add subscribers at a time when cable companies are losing out to lower-priced, bundled TV and Internet services from telecom firms. Cablevision said the phone service was the first of its kind to be launched by a cable company and aims to tap...

  • Imperial Tobacco launches caffeinated mouth strips Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 9:39 AM ET

    *Mouth strips only on sale in Manchester and online for now. LONDON, Jan 25- Imperial Tobacco Group, the world's third largest cigarette maker, is moving into caffeine as more people kick the deadly smoking habit, launching a melt-in-your-mouth strip designed to give an energy boost in seconds. For now it is only sold in the English city of Manchester and online.

  • Jan 23- Kimberly-Clark Corp is set to increase advertising and promotional spending for its diapers and launch new products in an escalating war with bigger rival Procter and Gamble Co in North America. Industry analysts say moms are either going upscale and choosing Pampers or going down-market with Luvs, both P&G brands, leaving Kimberly-Clark's mid-tier...

  • Electrifying heavy duty trucks  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 11:17 AM ET

    Ian Wright, Wrightspeed CEO and Tesla co-founder, is applying the Tesla electric car model to heavy duty trucks and other commercial vehicles.

  • Microsoft unveils the 'HoloLens'  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 11:18 AM ET

    "I've never seen anything like it," says wired senior writer Jessi Hempel, discussing Microsoft's "augmented reality" HoloLens project.

  • Glenn Hutchins, North Island Advisory chairman, discusses the impact of Moore's law, as technical devices get smaller and smaller and become integrated into people's lives.

  • TEL AVIV, Jan 22- Israeli technology firms catering to the country's disabled war veterans are exploring ways to bring their innovations to the mass market with applications that make mobile phones easier to use. Israel, with its thriving start-up scene and large number of military veterans, is a natural incubator of technology for the disabled, some of which is...

  • Best case for Windows 10  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:07 AM ET

    Discussing the release of Microsoft Windows 10 and how they will rebuild the credibility they lost with Windows 8, with Rahul Sood, Unikrn CEO.

  • ARMONK, N.Y.— IBM's fourth-quarter net income dropped 11 percent as revenue in most categories continued to decline, and its outlook for the year disappointed investors. IBM has been spending heavily to develop new products, such as data analytics and artificial intelligence programs and "cloud" software that IBM delivers to customers over the Internet.

  • Wal-Mart launches cash pickup option for tax refunds Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 12:10 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Wal-Mart is launching a service allowing customers to pick up their tax refunds in cash at about 3,000 stores nationwide. The world's largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Arkansas, says the process will take the same time as if customers were to file their returns electronically and then get direct deposit, which could take just a week, says Daniel...

  • Mossberg: Get off the upgrade treadmill  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    Discussing the tech industries seemingly constant upgrade cycle, Re/Code's Walt Mossberg, explains why consumers should forget the upgrades.

  • Life is oh, so 'Good' for this CEO  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 8:43 AM ET

    Bert Jacbos, "Life is Good" CEO, shares his inspirational story on how he built his brand into a $100 million dollar empire.

  • *China data, German ZEW and QE hopes boost sentiment. LONDON, Jan 20- European shares climbed to a new seven-year high on Tuesday after data showed China's economic growth had slowed less than feared and expectations grew that the European Central Bank would launch a quantitative easing programme later this week. "A slowdown in China seems to be at a very moderate...

  • SANTA CLARA, California— In Silicon Valley, it's never too early to become an entrepreneur. Tech giant Intel Corp. recently invested in his startup, Braigo Labs. "Google it," they told him.