SAN FRANCISCO— Google is teaming up with Johnson& Johnson to build robots that can help surgeons in the operating room. Google will work with Ethicon, a medical device company owned by Johnson& Johnson. Johnson& Johnson's innovation center in California negotiated the partnership with Google, which is based in Mountain View, California.» Read More
CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct 16- Apple Inc introduced a faster, slimmer iPad Air 2 on Thursday, tacking on modest improvements such as a fingerprint sensor to its mainstay tablet in time for what is expected to be a hotly contested holiday season for mobile devices. Apple may struggle, however, to arouse the same passion for tablets as in past years, among consumers faced...
Discussing new Apple innovation, with Arik Hesseldahl, Re/Code; CNBC contributor Natali Morris; and Max Chafkin, Fast Company.
In a letter to a Federal Communications Commission official viewed by Reuters on Wednesday, GM's Global Connected Consumer executive director, Harry Lightsey III, urged the FCC to "retain the critical distinction" among rules for fixed and mobile Internet traffic and said new limitations for the mobile industry may constrain innovation in connected cars.
NEW YORK, Oct 15- Time Warner Inc's HBO will launch a standalone online streaming service next year to make hit shows such as "Game of Thrones" available to people who do not subscribe to cable television. HBO's chief executive, Richard Plepler, announced the move during an investor day on Wednesday where Time Warner's other top executives laid out plans to boost...
After a few days of selling in stocks, J.B. Pritzker of Pritzker Group, discusses the impact to venture capitalism, if any, Pritzker says there is a lot of interest in digital technology.
Oct 15- Wal-Mart Stores Inc is launching a new service for customers to access digital copies of movies they buy at its stores and website across all platforms. About 800 movies available at Walmart stores and 1,100 on walmart.com will be a part of the program at the launch, the company said. InstaWatch, which can be accessed via the Wal-Mart app, will enable a user to...
Walter Mossberg, Re/Code co-executive editor, discusses what products may be released at Thursday's Apple event and other products that are in the works.
Walter Mossberg, Re/code co-executive editor, discusses his review of the August Smart Lock.
Oct 14- Warehouse club operator Costco Wholesale Corp said it will make its China market debut through the opening of an online flagship store on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's Tmall Global Platform, a wing of Tmall.com. Costco's online store launch targets consumers in mainland China. Costco said it will continue to introduce new products and brands to Chinese...
Would you transfer money via a tweet? Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, and CNBC's Jon Fortt, discuss Twitter's partnership with France's second largest bank to allow customers to transfer money through tweets.
Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, and CNBC's Jon Fortt discuss if consumers will easily adopt Apple Pay and the learning curve involved.
*EU agency looking into issue with Thermo Fisher software. *Thermo Fisher says reviewing matter, no further comment. An official at the London- based European Medicines Agency told Reuters that the issue, involving Thermo Fisher Scientific's Kinetica package, would be discussed by European regulators at a meeting next week.
Could Apple and Google have wearables all wrong? Nick Bilton, The New York Times columnist, looks at future technologies like wearable band-aids and tattoos rather than hardware.
Discussing how competitors and investors view Tesla innovation after it unveiled its new "D" version of the model "S", with Adam Jonas, Morgan Stanley auto analyst.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team discusses Tesla's unveil of an all-wheel drive version of its "S" model sedan.
HAWTHORNE, Calif., Oct 9- Tesla Motors Inc on Thursday took its first step toward automated driving, unveiling features that will allow its electric sedan to park itself and sense dangerous situations. The company also said it will roll out an all-wheel drive option of the Model S sedan that can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in 3.2 seconds yet doesn't compromise...
PRESIDENT OF GM'S CADILLAC UNIT CONFIRMS NEW PRODUCT BLITZ THROUGH 2020.
Oct 9- Norton antivirus maker Symantec Corp will split into two publicly traded companies, one selling security software and the other providing data management, potentially making itself more attractive to suitors. "Separating Symantec into two independent publicly traded companies will provide each business the flexibility and focus to drive growth...
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin speaks to Shane Smith, Vice CEO, about the company's investments in mobile, and generating enough content to feed its mobile, television and online platforms.
Dr. Emile Bacha explains the procedure that resulted in a 3-D printed heart saving the life of a two-week old baby.