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  • From orthopedics to celebs  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 1:58 PM ET

    Bronx based manufacturer America Orthopedics is catering to those who have problem feet and need orthopedic shoes, and is now reinventing its business and gaining popularity among celebrities, reports CNBC's Kate Rogers.

  • Feb 27- Apple Inc's latest product, the Apple Watch, might replace the need for car keys, Chief Executive Tim Cook told the Telegraph in an interview. Apple was not immediately available for comment. The company has scheduled a special event on March 9, where it will showcase the Apple Watch and that will be launched in April, the report said.

  • Start-ups cross bridge to 'Oaktown'  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 11:54 AM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on the increase of start-ups moving to Oakland, California.

  • Feb 27- Lenovo Group Ltd said it will offer users of its PCs pre-installed with "Superfish" software a free 6- month subscription to McAfee LiveSafe service to remove security concerns. The Chinese computer and smartphone maker's announcement comes a week after the U.S. government advised Lenovo customers to remove "Superfish", saying it makes users vulnerable...

  • Sacked Sanofi boss joins PureTech board Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 10:08 AM ET

    PARIS, Feb 27- Chris Viehbacher, sacked as chief executive of French drugs firm Sanofi last year, is to join the board of PureTech, a privately owned healthcare science and technology R&D company. Viehbacher, who moved to Boston last year while he was still running Sanofi, raised the French company's multinational profile during his six years in the job by...

  • Experts expect the industry to seek a stay of the rules, first at the FCC and then in courts, though the chances for success of such an appeal is unclear. It culminated in the FCC receiving a record 4 million comments and a call from President Barack Obama to adopt the strongest rules possible. The shift gives the FCC more authority to police various types of deals...

  • Apple to hold event on March 9, as Watch launch nears Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 12:42 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 26- Apple Inc sent out invitations for a media event in San Francisco on March 9, about one month before the much-anticipated launch of the new Apple Watch. The watch, which will let consumers check their email, pay for goods at retail stores and monitor personal health information, represents Apple's first major new product introduction since...

  • Feb 26- 3 D printer maker 3 D Systems Corp reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit as the company invested heavily in research and development and acquisitions. 3 D Systems' operating expenses jumped about 38 percent in the fourth quarter as the company spent on increasing production capacity and enhancing its technology infrastructure.

  • Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 3:05 AM ET

    "Today is a red-letter today for Internet freedom," said FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, whose remarks at Thursday's meeting frequently prompted applause by Internet activists in the audience. In an online letter, he thanked the millions who wrote to the FCC and spoke out on social media in support of the change. "Today's FCC decision will protect innovation and create a...

  • Tougher Internet rules to hit cable, telecoms companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:00 AM ET

    It culminated in the FCC receiving a record 4 million comments and a call from President Barack Obama to adopt the strongest rules possible. The FCC sought new net neutrality rules after a federal court rejected their previous version in January 2014. The shift gives the FCC more authority to police various types of deals between providers such as Comcast Corp...

  • *Australia has the technology and IP to corner the market. Engineers at Monash University and its commercial arm are making top-secret prototypes for Boeing Co, Airbus Group NV, Raytheon Co and Safran SA in a development that could be the saviour of Australia's struggling manufacturing sector. Australia has the potential to corner the market.

  • FACT CHECK: Talking heads skew 'net neutrality' debate Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 11:33 AM ET

    That means broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile must act in the "public interest" when providing your Internet connection and conduct business in ways that are "just and reasonable." The goal, as stated by regulators: Prevent those service providers from creating paid Internet "fast lanes" and charging sites such as Google, YouTube...

  • Standard Motor Products posts 4Q profit Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 8:54 AM ET

    LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y. _ Standard Motor Products Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $11.1 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 46 cents per share. Standard Motor Products shares have increased nearly 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PARSIPPANY, N.J.— GlaxoSmithKline's diet pill, alli, is now back in most U.S. stores. Glaxo's innovation center for consumer products, in Parsippany, New Jersey, says the product package was redesigned to make tampering easier to spot. Before shipping alli, known chemically as orlistat, to retail stores, Glaxo launched it in mid-February through Drugstore.com and...

  • NEW YORK— Wal-Mart is launching an online shop on its site that aims to help customers find products that are good for the environment from manufacturers that have been leaders in sustainability. The items are not being sold at a premium, says Rob Kaplan, Wal-Mart's director of product sustainability. The Sustainability Index analyzes and gathers information...

  • European Central Bank shows off new 20-euro note Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 9:48 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, Germany— The European Central Bank has unveiled a new version of the commonly used 20- euro note with added anti-counterfeiting features. European Central Bank head Mario Draghi signed a large facsimile of the new note at a ceremony Tuesday at bank headquarters in Frankfurt. It follows new versions of the 5- euro and 10- euro note.

  • Driverless cars end of road for some brands?  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 7:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau takes a look at who wins and loses with self-driving cars.

  • FRANKFURT, Feb 24- Deutsche Bank will outsource large parts of its wholesale banking IT infrastructure to U.S.-based Hewlett-Packard in a multibillion-dollar deal that leaves the group's retail operations untouched. The HP deal will allow the bank to reduce costs and launch new products and services more quickly, Deutsche Bank Chief Operating Officer...

  • Feb 18- Google Inc is set to launch its paid monthly subscription service called YouTube Music Key in a few months, Robert Kyncl, the online video service's head of content and business operations, said at the Code/Media conference.

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— New Jersey gamblers who want to ban themselves from placing bets over the Internet can now sign up for a self-exclusion list— over the Internet. The state Division of Gaming Enforcement says people who want to sign up for a voluntary self-exclusion list for Internet gambling can do it online at www.njdge.org or through...