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  • Hello? Facebook launches phone-calling app for Android Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 3:29 PM ET

    Called "Hello," the stand-alone app is the seventh child of Facebook Creative Labs, the company's arm tasked with creating new applications outside of Facebook. Hello is currently available in the U.S., Brazil and Nigeria. Facebook, which is based in Menlo Park, California, has been coming out with its own stand-alone mobile apps to capture more of the time people...

  • April 22- DuPont is buying a California- based microbiome discovery company for development of biological crop products, a move that the chemical and crop company hopes will give it an edge in an emerging agricultural market. DuPont's announcement on Wednesday did not disclose how much it is paying for Taxon Biosciences Inc, but said the 15- year-old company...

  • April 22- DuPont is buying a California- based microbiome discovery company for development of biological crop products, a move that the chemical and crop company hopes will give it an edge in an emerging agricultural market. DuPont's announcement on Wednesday did not disclose how much it is paying for Taxon Biosciences Inc, but said the 15- year-old company...

  • Google's blazing fast Internet   Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 11:52 AM ET
    Google's blazing fast Internet

    Google has reportedly spent close to $1 billion on its Google Fiber service in Kansas City. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports the web giant rolled out the product in waves first to homes, then to small businesses.

  • Google Fiber connects with US heartland   Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 8:23 AM ET
    Google Fiber connects with US heartland

    CNBC's Kate Rogers is in Kansas City with a look at what high-speed Internet has done for the region.

  • TORONTO, April 21- BlackBerry Ltd said on Tuesday it is launching a new certificate service that will help bring the security level it offers on smartphones to a slew of devices from cars to smart meters. The initiative is being dubbed BlackBerry Center for High Assurance Computing Excellence. U.S. retailer Target Corp is still recovering from a major breach in...

  • TRENTON, N.J.— Amgen Inc. boosted its first-quarter profit by 51 percent, thanks to surging drug sales and ongoing cost cuts designed to free up cash for an unprecedented burst of new product launches. Amgen reported net income of $1.62 billion, or $2.11 per share, up from $1.07 billion, or $1.40 per share, in 2014' s first quarter. Adjusted net income, excluding...

  • Xiaomi steps up action camera battle   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 1:57 PM ET
    Xiaomi steps up action camera battle

    Xiaomi is now going after GoPro with its action camera, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.

  • Tech in the house   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 12:35 PM ET
    Tech in the house

    Michael Nunez, Popular Science technology editor, discusses which tech giant is winning in the race for the smart home market.

  • BERLIN, April 20- German sportswear firm Adidas is teaming up with a group trying to clean up the world's oceans with a plan to develop materials made from marine plastic waste that can be used in its products. As the result of its partnership with the Parley for the Oceans initiative, Adidas also said on Monday it would phase out the use of plastic bags at its 2,900...

  • TOKYO, April 20- Sony Corp on Monday unveiled a new high-end Xperia handset featuring an aluminum frame and a 5.2- inch screen, showing it is still in the smartphone race even as it scales down its struggling mobile operations. Sony said the Xperia Z4 would be available in Japan around the middle of the year, though it did not provide a launch date, details on carrier...

  • TOKYO, April 20- Sony Corp on Monday unveiled a new high-end Xperia handset featuring an aluminium frame and a 5.2- inch screen, showing it is still in the smartphone race even as it scales down its mobile operations. Sony said the Xperia Z4 would be available in Japan from the summer, though it did not provided details on launch dates, carrier partners or price.

  • COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 17- The United States needs disruptive new technologies, new ways of acquiring equipment and bandwidth, and closer ties with global allies to stay ahead of growing challenges in space from China, Russia and others, the head of U.S. General John Hyten said the United States had been bracing for threats to its satellite systems for years,...

  • A ketchup bottle that never gets stuck Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 12:10 PM ET
    LiquiGlide solves the stickiest of ketchup problems...

    Those days of pounding the bottom of that ketchup bottle may be over if a new product succeeds in hitting the mainstream.

  • US needs to catch up to digital Europe: Chambers Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 9:20 AM ET

    Europe could outpace the United States in the digital revolution, Cisco Systems chief John Chambers tells CNBC.

  • Singapore: What it takes to build a smart city   Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 8:53 PM ET
    Singapore: What it takes to build a smart city

    Singapore has been seen as a good example of a sustainable smart city, but the use of technology is not without its downsides. CNBC's Pauline Chiou reports.

  • NEW YORK, April 14- AT&T Inc and three cable and wireless trade groups filed separate lawsuits on Tuesday challenging the U.S. Federal Communications Commission over its new web traffic regulations. The suit comes even as the No.2 U.S wireless company's proposed $48.5 billion acquisition of satellite TV operator DirecTV is under FCC review.

  • UPDATE 1-Aduro IPO pricing values drugmaker at $1 bln Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 6:23 PM ET

    Aduro, which counts Johnson& Johnson and Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG among its investors, is selling all the 7 million shares in the offering. To gain access to Aduro's cancer immunotherapy technology, Novartis last month entered into a tie-up worth about $750 million with the company. Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research Inc, an affiliate of Novartis,...

  • The National Cable and Telecommunications Association, CTIA-The Wireless Association and American Cable Association filed petitions against so-called "net neutrality rules" in U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. "Instead of promoting greater industry investment... the FCC opted to resuscitate a command-and-control regulatory regime, including a...

  • Apple Watch 'solid first gen' product: Fresco News CEO

    John Meyer, Fresco News founder & CEO, shares his thoughts on Apple's Watch. I think it's a great first generation product, says Meyer.