CHANTILLY, France, July 6- French carmaker Renault on Monday launched its new Talisman model, replacing the Laguna at the top of its private passenger vehicle range in the hope it will do better against the German competition. Aimed at a sector long dominated by German offerings from BMW and Mercedes, the Talisman will be marketed in France from the end of this year,...» Read More
June 4- PepsiCo Inc plans to introduce a line of fountain craft sodas called "Stubborn Soda" for soft drink dispensers in the United States as early as this summer. "Following our recent launches of Caleb's Kola and Mountain Dew Dewshine, we're continuing to explore the craft space with Stubborn Soda," PepsiCo spokeswoman Gina Anderson said in an email.
June 3- CBS Corp said its Showtime network will start streaming programs on Apple Inc devices on July 12, coinciding with the new seasons of "Masters of Sex" and " Ray Donovan." Showtime, which now offers programs online only to subscribers to its cable packages, will charge $10.99 per month for the streaming service. The launch of standalone streaming services- those...
For busy millennials (super busy!) now you don't even have to mess with your own dirty laundry. Jane Wells reports on Washio, an on demand laundry service with investors like Ashton Kutcher and Nas.
Ng Heong Wah, associate professor at Nanyang Technological University, discusses when the three-wheeled vehicle "NTU Venture 8" could become commercially viable.
*Fintech labs planned for London, Berlin, Silicon Valley. FRANKFURT, June 2- Deutsche Bank aims to launch three technology innovation labs in Berlin, London and Silicon Valley this year designed to accelerate development of so-called "fintech" companies which could aid the banking sector and its clients. A spokesman for Deutsche Bank declined comment.
ST. PAUL, Minn., June 1- At a time when many companies are investing a smaller portion of revenues in research and development, 3 M Co has given Chief Technology Officer Ashish Khandpur more to spend, and he is aiming at bigger targets. Khandpur, a 20- year 3 M veteran and chemical engineer who holds patents related to pressure-sensitive adhesives, is helping oversee a...
Jonathan Tisch, Loews Hotel, discusses the state of hospitality in an exclusive interview with CNBC's Simon Hobbs.
MIT's Cheetah robot, which has been in the making for years, can now jump over obstacles as high as 15 inches, NBC News reports.
Lilly never stops innovating, says CNBC's Jim Cramer explaining why he is watching shares of the pharmaceutical giant.
Nick Woodman, GoPro's CEO says the company is introducing a six-camera device to capture 360-degree spherical video, and plans to come out with a quadcopter drone.
ZURICH, May 28- No longer is schmoozing over long lunches and fine wines enough; Swiss private bankers are turning to video games and virtual reality to attract a new generation of sceptical clients and see off digital rivals. In a fifth floor office just off Zurich's main shopping street, researchers at UBS are testing dozens of technologies to see what could...
Guillaume Rolland, an 18-year-old French entrepreneur, wants you to wake up with SensorWake, a new, smelly innovation in alarm clock technology.
*Global patent volume up 3 percent in 2014- Thomson Reuters. LONDON, May 26- The life sciences industry is increasingly taking over from the tech sector in driving global innovation, according to a Thomson Reuters analysis of global patents. While part of that may be due to tighter patenting rules in the United States, there are also signs of more fundamental shifts,...
CHICAGO, May 22- The world's largest corn processor, Archer Daniels Midland Co, is shifting focus from its long-standing cash generator ethanol into developing new food ingredients as the biofuel boom that underpinned its financial success has cooled. "Coming up with new products is really what keeps us up at night," said Chris Cuddy, president of corn processing.
The number of businesses wanting to use drones, as well as trained pilots to operate them is growing. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on how you can rent a drone.
Charles Michael Yim, Breathometer founder and CEO, and Kevin O'Leary, "Shark Tank" co-host, discuss two new products to hit the market: "Breeze" and "Mint."
Polaris Chairman and CEO Scott Wine, talks about driving innovation at the company, and keeping customers happy.
May 21- Biotech firm Bluebird Bio Inc said its experimental gene therapy continued to exhibit a positive effect in an ongoing early-stage study of patients with rare types of blood disorders. The product, LentiGlobin, is being tested in patients with beta-thalassemia major and those with severe sickle cell disease, two hereditary conditions.
BEIJING, May 19- China has unveiled a vision for the next stage of its economic ascent, moving from plain manufacturing to a world of prosperity from space, e-commerce, green energy and bioengineering, among others. Faced by economic growth at its lowest level in decades and rising wages and resource costs that are eroding its appeal as a low-cost factory for the...
Itay Talgam, former conductor and "The Ignorant Maestro" author, says CEOs need to lead like a conductor in order to inspire brilliance within their companies.