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PARIS, Dec 4- As it struggles to rein in losses, PSA Peugeot Citroën is cutting back sharply on investment. Research and development is due to fall to well below 3 billion euros in 2013- less than one-fifth of rival Volkswagen's budget.
Tim Conver, chairman and CEO of Aerovironment, explains why he thinks cyber-special operations will be a priority in the defense department. He also sees very large growth opportunities in the commercial market for drones.
Are service jobs becoming extinct? Derek Thompson, The Atlantic, says technology has been replacing people for centuries. James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, weighs in.
John Sculley, former Apple CEO, explains why he really likes Apple's acquisition of Topsy. Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, and CNBC's Jon Fortt weigh in.
The Al Bahr building is one of the first in the Middle East to have received a LEED environmental design award. Bryan Hamilton from Aedas Architects reveals how traditional Islamic art and architecture was used to develop it.
The IBA Hamburg in Germany unites 60 eco-friendly projects on the same site and showcases the world's first building getting its energy from...algae.
Innovative timber techniques are increasingly used to develop greener buildings. CNBC visits GRM & Biowood, which manufactures sustainable timber by mixing wood scraps with PVC powder.
These are the top 5 innovations in building materials, according to Sascha Peters, the founder and owner of Haute Innovation. Watch out for algae, and fungus-based foam.
Kiip co-founder and CEO Brian Wong provides insight on his wireless device application "Kiip." He says he wants brands to be able to market to consumers through video games.
PARIS, Nov 22- Ford's European turnaround is gaining traction as the auto market stabilises, though there is work to do controlling costs and launching new models before a promised return to profit, the U.S. carmaker's regional chief said on Friday.
GENEVA, Nov 21- The United States accused China on Thursday of jeopardising talks on eliminating trade tariffs on billions of dollars of technology products due to its determination to claim dozens of exemptions.
Qualcomm aims to return capital to shareholders, says Paul Jacobs, Qualcomm chairman and CEO. A lot of new tech and innovation is coming and Qualcomm is investing heavily to build chips for emerging markets where a lot of growth is coming.
HIROSHIMA, Japan, Nov 20- Japan's Mazda Motor Corp has only a tenth of Toyota Motor Corp's research and development budget, but is betting it can make the century-old internal combustion engine as fuel efficient as hybrids like its rival's pioneering Prius.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 19- Automakers and technology companies need to cooperate more closely to ensure the rapid and smooth development of cars that are fully connected to the Internet, a top Ford Motor Co executive said on Tuesday.
IBM will announce that Watson supercomputer will be available in a form more than twice as powerful via the Internet.
BEIJING, Nov 13- A group of Chinese Internet firms, including Tencent Holdings and Sohu.Com Inc, has joined a top U.S. film industry body in seeking 300 million yuan in damages from China's Baidu Inc and QVOD for copyright violation.
Ben Whitaker, CEO of Masabi, explains how the company's mobile ticketing services for public transport, operational in Boston and San Diego, can slash congestion and the need for more infrastructure.
In an interview at The New York Times DealBook conference, Tesla CEO Elon Musk says if he had another company in the future, and that "would not be anytime soon," he'd like to make electric aircraft. "Supersonic and vertical takeoff/landing actually work well with electric."
Tesla CEO Elon Musk says there are no plans for a Model S recall after three car fires generated what he calls "misleading" headlines. Musk argues the car is less likely to catch fire than gasoline vehicles.
LONDON, Nov 12- New funding for research into lower-cost ways of capturing carbon dioxide is meant to emphasise the Obama administration's commitment to a future for cleaner coal-fired power generation.