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Google is offering its employees meditation and mindfulness courses, hoping to increase innovation. Former software engineer at Google, Chade-Meng Tan describes his courses and how employees are benefiting. Kenny Polcari of O'Neil Securities is guided in meditation.
Apple CEO Tim Cook showed up at an Apple store as fans lined up to buy the new iPhone 5C and 5S, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt. And Bruce Tognazzini, Apple employee #66, shares his views on Apple's new smartphone features, and why an iWatch will be a "killer product."
*Prosensa shares slump 70 percent. LONDON, Sept 20- An experimental drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy from GlaxoSmithKline and Prosensa failed to meet its goal in a late-stage clinical trial, sending shares in Prosensa tumbling 70 percent.
Apple's iTunes Radio poses a threat to Pandora, but some market pros think there's enough demand in the streaming music business to go around.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has made a plea to investors to support his vision of the company as a unified devices and services powerhouse.
Craig Dalton, DODOcase CEO & co-founder, explains how his company's innovative philosophy profits by using bookbinding techniques to outfit the hottest tech gadgets on the market.
Christian Chabot, co-founder and CEO of Tableau Software, explains how his product lets customers access and use big data directly.
Reviewers are singing the praises of Apple's new iPhones—particularly the premium 5S with its new fingerprint scanner and improved chip and camera.
Forward-thinking minds in science and tech are taking the integration of high-tech device and human body further than ever. Much further.
In a preview of tonight's CNBC's special program, "Rise of the Machines," CNBC's Melissa Lee gets behind the wheel of a vehicle prototype developed at Carnegie Mellon University that drives itself.
Sept 18- General Mills Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly sales on Wednesday due to the addition of new products and businesses, and the maker of Cheerios cereal and Progresso soups affirmed its fiscal-year earnings outlook. Shares of General Mills rose 1 percent to $50.29 in trading before the market opened.
Sept 18- General Mills Inc reported lower quarterly earnings on Wednesday, but the maker of Cheerios cereal and Progresso soups said sales rose due to the addition of new businesses. Net income fell to $459.3 million, or 70 cents per share, in the first quarter ended on Aug. 25 from $548.9 million, or 82 cents per share, a year earlier.
The electric automaker is working to produce a car capable of running on "auto-pilot" within the next three years, reports CNBC's Joe Kernen.
BlackBerry launched its new Z30 flagship smartphone on Wednesday, as it battles to win back market share despite uncertainty around its future.
Techies could soon text with a clear conscience as the world's first fair trade smartphone is unveiled in London on Wednesday.
From a fridge that reminds you to buy milk to a dryer that lets you know the laundry is done, houses are getting smart.
Apple has been unusually quiet about the number of iPhones pre-ordered, but that may not mean bad news for the company, one analyst said.
**KYTHERA BIOPHARMACEUTICALS INC, Monday close $33.53, up 19.4 pct after market. **NOKIA, Monday close $6.24, down 1 pct premarket. Nokia has delayed the launch of a large-screen "phablet" device, originally planned for late September, following a deal to sell its handset business and license patents to Microsoft, a source said on Monday.
A look at the growing industry of home automation, and smart homes; what's on the market today, and what's to come in the not-too-distant future.
*CBRC encourages innovation but urges caution. BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, Sept 16- China's banking watchdog has encouraged banks to develop new products but urged them to minimise risks in the sector, setting the latest official tone on financial innovation and reform.