WASHINGTON, Aug 20- Verizon Communications Inc is planning to launch a mobile software store that could present a third alternative in a market long-dominated by Apple Inc and Google Inc, according to The Information, an industry website.» Read More
Sprawled in ads on a bed of kale, British fashion darling Alexa Chung is the face of Nailkale, a new line of 12 nail shades from London- based Nails Inc. They just launched in the U.K. and will hit U.S. shelves in late August. Nails Inc. founder Thea Green was inspired by a couple of trips to New York City last year.
Madhav Rajan, Stanford Graduate School of Business, discusses what new programs today's graduate school students have migrated to over the past 15 years.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau looks at how autonomous vehicles will change the way we look at transportation.
Jules Urbach, OTOY co-founder and CEO, provides insight to his innovative cloud rendering company, which has Google's Eric Schmidt on its board.
LAS VEGAS— Las Vegas visitors can now hail a ride from a taxi or limo company using their smartphone, even if they can't use the popular ridesharing apps available in many other U.S. cities. It also adds a $5 fee to each ride hailed through the app; that money goes to Ride Genie. The vehicles typically cost about $50 an hour, including a $5 fuel surcharge.
NEW YORK— Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets.
Patrick Doyle, Domino's Pizza CEO, discusses how the utilization of technology is driving earnings and reaching new consumers amid a landscape of growing competition. Doyle says about 45 percent of business is done through digital.
NEW YORK, Aug 12- BlackRock Inc, which has been heavily promoting alternative investments to retail investors, intensified that effort on Tuesday with the launch of a new multi-manager fund.
Rep. Sam Graves, chair of the House small-business committee, says the fact that the Senate hasn't take up the Innovation Act yet is inexcusable.
U.S. biotech firm Celladon hopes that its Mydicar treatment can help patients like Lee Adams who have advanced heart failure and rely on so called Left Ventricular Assist Devices to keep them alive until a donor heart becomes available.
U.S. scientists face legal obstacles and frustrations in trying to study the medical uses of marijuana, the New York Times reports.
NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Aug 9- All three U.S. facilities established to quickly make vaccines and therapeutics in the event of a major public health threat say they are standing by to support any U.S. government effort to scale up a treatment for Ebola.
NudeAudio CEO Tom Dudderidge discusses what makes for a successful Kickstarter campaign.
John Mullins, London Business School professor and author of "The Customer-Funded Business," discusses the harm venture capital funding can have on the health of a start-up company.
Companies make headlines when they outsource manufacturing, but the impact of corporate R&D being outsourced is underexposed.
Scott Gottlieb, M.D., American Enterprise Institute, explains why he thinks excessive FDA regulations are stalling innovation in medical technology.
JustPark is an app allowing drivers to book public and off-street private parking, says Anthony Eskinazi, founder, adding that the company is making "significant" money.
Aug 6- Business software maker CA Inc, trying to shake off sluggish sales growth, is digging into a sizeable war chest built over the years to propel growth through acquisitions and a renewed focus on its own products.
UBeam's technology makes it possible for a device to move freely around a room, in a pocket or purse, while constantly charging, NYT reports.
CNBC's Josh Lipton looks at how tech start-up Terravion is helping California farms and wineries combat the drought.