MUMBAI/ NEW DELHI, Feb 28- India will introduce gold deposit accounts to utilise the 20,000 tonnes available within the country and launch a sovereign gold bond, the finance minister said on Saturday, but kept the import duty at the record 10 percent in a setback for jewellers. "Though stocks of gold in India are estimated to be over 20,000 tonnes, mostly this gold is...» Read More
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 24- Amazon.com Inc will boost staffing at its secretive Silicon Valley- based hardware unit by at least 27 percent over the next five years as it tests Internet-connected "smart" home gadgets such as a one-button device to order supplies.
As smartwatches start hitting the market, new devices are already trying to take things to the next level, including a smart ring and bracelet.
Sept 22- Facebook Inc is set to unveil a new advertising platform to improve effectiveness of online ads, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday citing people with knowledge of the matter. The product is a redesigned version of Atlas Advertiser Suite, an ad management and measurement platform that Facebook bought from Microsoft Corp last year.
Peter Diamandis, X PRIZE Foundation CEO, discusses his group's efforts to spread literacy to 250 million children worldwide.
*Promises more effective heat storage than current methods. NEGEV DESERT, Israel, Sept 22- An Israeli solar power company, Brenmiller Energy, says it has developed a new, more efficient way to store heat from the sun that could give a boost to the thermal solar power industry by enabling plants to run at full capacity night and day.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 18- Qualcomm Inc executives showed off robots made with smartphone technology at an annual developer conference on Thursday, but they steered clear of talking about China, a key growth market where the chipmaker is entangled in an antitrust investigation.
The "Squawk Alley" crew discuss the value in Amazon's new tablet and e-readers.
Sept 17- Apple Inc said a bug in its HealthKit health and fitness application platform prevented its release along with the launch of its iOS 8 operating system for iPhones and iPads. HealthKit gathers data such as blood pressure and weight from various health apps on Apple devices, and can be viewed by doctors at one place.
Derek Herrera, wounded U.S. Marine Captain, discusses how ReWalk's wearable robotic exoskeleton device has impacted his life for the better and demonstrates the device.
ReWalk CEO Larry Jasinski discusses just how big the market for wearable robotic exoskeleton devices could get.
The "Squawk Alley" crew discusses more moves in Microsoft after the largest acquisition yet for the company's CEO Satya Nadella.
Insight to the differences between ride sharing companies Lyft and Uber, with John Zimmer, Lyft co-founder and president. Zimmer says his company is "competing aggressively and putting its energy into creating the right strategy."
Discussing who uses Lyft's driving services and the opportunities in the ride sharing market, with John Zimmer, Lyft co-founder and president.
Walt Mossberg, Re/code co-executive editor, reviews the new iPhone 6. Mossberg says, "This is the best smartphone you can buy."
Sonny Vu, Misfit Wearables co-founder & CEO, weighs in on the Apple Watch and announces Misfit's more affordable fitness wearable "Flash" that tracks activity and sleep.
Discussing the possible launch delay of the iPhone in China, with Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, and the "Squawk Alley" team. Fortt explains how the delay could be positive.
*The pipelines key for boosting Russian oil exports to Asia. MOSCOW, Sept 16- Western sanctions on Russia over Ukraine are likely to delay the launch of new oil pipelines in Siberia, Russian oil pipeline monopoly Transneft said on Tuesday, potentially derailing plans to boost oil exports to Asia in coming years.
CNBC's Jim Cramer breaks down Apple's China strategy amid reports the new iPhone may not debut in China until 2015.
How much of a game changer is Apple Pay? Max Wolff, Manhattan Venture Partners chief economist, and Hans Morris NYCA, discuss the mobile pay ecosystem and why Apple Pay will succeed where others failed.
Isabella Rose Taylor is 13-years old and has already debuted her first New York Fashion Week runway show, and currently has designs at Nordstrom. Fashion designer Taylor explains how she plans to take advantage of social media.