Dec 6- U.S. regulators on Friday approved Gilead Sciences Inc's Sovaldi, also known as sofosbuvir, as a potential cure for chronic infection with the liver-destroying hepatitis C virus. Most patients will be treated with the $7,000- a-week drug for 12 weeks, resulting in a total price of $84,000, according to Gilead spokeswoman Cara Miller.» Read More
What's that barge in San Francisco Bay? "Google is involved or associated with the barge," a Coast Guard spokesman now confirms.
WASHINGTON, Oct 29- Technology companies on Tuesday urged fast action on a patent reform bill in testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, including tackling what they termed the rising tide of costly lawsuits by "patent trolls."
Medtronic is preparing to launch the product in the United States, pending regulatory approval. Medtronic said it expects to launch the product in the United States for use in extreme-risk patients before its fiscal year ends in April 2014, noting that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration determined it has sufficient information to evaluate the device.
PARIS, Oct 29- French energy giants Total and EDF said they were joining forces with French research institutes and schools to create a solar energy research institute south of Paris, with a 150 million euro budget.
Oct 29- 3 D Systems Corp cut its earnings forecast for 2013 as it spends more on research and expanding its retail presence, sending its shares down 7 percent in premarket trading. 3 D Systems said it was also investing in developing new products and growing capacity at metal 3 D printer maker Phenix Systems, which it acquired in July.
Google is starting to expand production of its experimental wearable technology, Glass, releasing tens of thousands more units in the coming months.
Oisin Hanrahan, Handybook CEO & co-founder, explains how his startup service can help users easily locate home services on demand.
Steve Jurvetson, Draper, Fisher, Jurvetson, has a track record of investing in pioneering technology like Tesla. He breaks down SpaceX's mission and says he wants to "invest in companies history books will be written about."
Eric Stromberg, Oyster CEO, explains how his company allows subscribers to access thousands of book titles from big publishers.
STOCKHOLM, Oct 25- World number two truck maker Volvo posted a sharp drop in third-quarter profit, hit by a strong Swedish currency and the costs of its biggest ever introduction of new models. Volvo shares fell more than 6 percent, while rival Scania eased 2.6 percent and German competitor MAN SE, which reports earnings next week, dipped 0.3 percent.
Tesla Motors said Thursday it has hired Apple Vice President Doug Field to head a new vehicles development at Tesla.
Thejo Kote, Automatic co-founder and CEO, explains how his company's device can help drivers save money on "the most expensive computer" they own.
Apple said upgrades to its Mac operating system and iWork software suite, which compete with Microsoft Corp's Excel, Word and other applications, will now be offered for all MacBooks and Mac computers.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 22- Apple Inc on Tuesday took the wraps off a slimmer faster tablet called the iPad Air and said it will give away Macintosh operating and work software free to its users, challenging Microsoft Corp's near-stranglehold on personal computing.
How will Apple try to turn around their declining tablet market? CNBC's Jon Fortt previews what may be unveiled tomorrow at the Apple event.
Todd Haselton, TechnoBuffalo, and Alex Wilhelm, TechCrunch, discuss what Apple needs unveil at its event to compete in the tablet space. "Apple needs to drop price and play competitively in the market where there is growth" says Haselton.
It has also launched a slew of new and updated products in the profitable consumer appliances market- selling electric toothbrushes and shavers in Japan and China and air purifiers in China and Singapore where air quality is a concern.
Retail banks care becoming increasingly concerned about being left behind by trends in social networking and mobile computing, according to a survey of the industry.
PetSmart CEO David Lenhardt discusses his company's new partnership with National Geographic, and why their latest products are an "affordable luxury." "We find customers coming to us in tough times to have that fun moment with their pet," he says.
PetSmart CEO David Lenhardt says he thinks a reduction in consumer traffic is due to uncertainty over what's happening in Washington, including the government's partial shutdown.