*Global patent volume up 3 percent in 2014- Thomson Reuters. LONDON, May 26- The life sciences industry is increasingly taking over from the tech sector in driving global innovation, according to a Thomson Reuters analysis of global patents. While part of that may be due to tighter patenting rules in the United States, there are also signs of more fundamental shifts,...» Read More
PHILADELPHIA— The chairman of Temple University's physics department schemed to provide U.S. technology secrets to China in exchange for prestigious appointments for himself, federal authorities said in charging him with four counts of wire fraud. Xi Xiaoxing, a naturalized U.S. citizen who was born in China, appeared in federal court Thursday in...
Polaris Chairman and CEO Scott Wine, talks about driving innovation at the company, and keeping customers happy.
May 21- Biotech firm Bluebird Bio Inc said its experimental gene therapy continued to exhibit a positive effect in an ongoing early-stage study of patients with rare types of blood disorders. The product, LentiGlobin, is being tested in patients with beta-thalassemia major and those with severe sickle cell disease, two hereditary conditions.
NEW YORK— Elon Musk, the star CEO of the electric car company Tesla Motors and the rocket company SpaceX, staged an elaborate event last month to unveil a new product. Not a sleek new luxury car. And some homeowners, like Mike Thielen— who installed a Tesla battery prototype last year in his Redondo Beach, California, home as part of a state home storage testing program—...
BEIJING, May 19- China has unveiled a vision for the next stage of its economic ascent, moving from plain manufacturing to a world of prosperity from space, e-commerce, green energy and bioengineering, among others. Faced by economic growth at its lowest level in decades and rising wages and resource costs that are eroding its appeal as a low-cost factory for the...
Kerry told students Monday at prestigious Korea University that authoritarian Pyongyang, with the lowest rate of access to the Web in the world, was the opposite of ultra-wired, democratic Seoul. Washington accuses Pyongyang of being behind last year's massive hack of Sony Pictures over a film that centered on the assassination of North Korean leader Kim...
Itay Talgam, former conductor and "The Ignorant Maestro" author, says CEOs need to lead like a conductor in order to inspire brilliance within their companies.
Rally Bus connects you with other riders who are traveling to the same event or destination and delivers high-end buses for transport. How the service works, with founder and CEO Numaan Akram.
The first autonomous vehicle Google has made will begin driving on public roads in northern California this summer, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Brad Griffith, Gametime CEO, and Jeff Mallett, former Yahoo COO, talk about a new ticketing app that allows consumers to buy last-minute seats to sporting events.
Peter Beck, CEO of RocketLab, explains how the company uses 3-D printed rocket engines to put its small satellites into space at a much lower cost.
John Elton, Greycroft Partner, and Sucharita Mulpuru-Kodali, Forrester Research, debate whether the on-demand economy will last.
Is the on-demand economy a bubble, or a look at the future? CNBC's Josh Lipton breaks it down.
Quirky takes ordinary ideas and turns them into real products. Quirky's CEO Ben Kaufman, discusses the success of his company in unlocking people's ideas.
IBM CFO Martin Schroeter explains the use for cognitive computer Watson in health care, how IBM has monetized the technology and IBM's partnership with Twitter.
Four out of about fifty self-driving cars have been in accidents recently, but in all four crashes, another driver was reportedly at fault. CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the details.
Thousands of dollars in parking tickets got two entrepreneurs thinking. Now Chicago-based SpotHero is simplifying parking pain for drivers nationwide.
Jeff Dowell, GolfBoard president, and Laird Hamilton, Golfboard co-founder, discuss how they would like to change the golfing experience by introducing a new way to get around the course.
NBC News' Gabe Gutierrez reports live from a drone convention on commercial drone tests and new initiatives that explore drone regulations.
WASHINGTON, May 5- Bernie Sanders, a self-described socialist U.S. senator who has launched a bid for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, said on Tuesday he will introduce a bill to break up the biggest banks, a position far to the left of the party's front runner, Hillary Clinton. Under the Sanders proposal, regulators on the existing Financial Stability...