• LONDON, Nov 6- The Europe Union and drugmakers pledged on Thursday to invest 280 million euros into Ebola research, with the lion's share going to fast-track the testing and manufacture of potential vaccines. The funding will go to projects backed by the Innovative Medicines Initiative, a public-private scheme jointly paid for by the European Commission and...

  • UPDATE 1-Whole Foods profit beats on market share gains Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 5:18 PM ET

    Nov 5- Upscale grocer Whole Foods Market Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as the company increased its market share and launched new products. The strong results allay concerns that Whole Foods was losing its share of the upmarket grocery sector it pioneered in the face of rising competition from Sprouts Farmers Market Inc and Fresh...

  • Market share gains drive Whole Foods profit Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 4:23 PM ET

    Nov 5- Upscale grocer Whole Foods Market Inc, which specializes in organic and natural food products, reported a 5.7 percent rise in quarterly profit as the company gained market share and launched new products. The company's net income rose to $128 million, or 35 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Sept. 28, from $121 million, or 32 cents per share, a year...

  • Apple takes time with watch     Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 3:27 PM ET

    Does it matter when Apple Watch launches? Lance Ulanoff, Mashable editor at large, and CNBC's Josh Lipton, discuss indications the watch may launch late.

  • Apple Watch Spring debut: Angela Ahrendts     Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 3:26 PM ET

    Apple CEO Tim Cook says the Apple Watch will go on sale early 2015. CNBC's Josh Lipton discusses if a delay will financially impact the tech giant.

  • Dot com bubble veteran     Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    Discussing stand out companies in today's new Nasdaq world, with Craig Kanarick, Mouth CEO and co-founder and chairman of Razorfish.

  • European companies defy gloomiest results forecasts Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 12:41 PM ET

    LONDON, Nov 3- The European reporting season is not turning into the rout investors feared as many of the largest companies managed to navigate weak demand through cost cuts and innovation to deliver earnings in line with or ahead of downbeat forecasts. Of the fifth of companies in the European Stoxx 600 index that have reported so far, 60 percent have beaten...

  • Google's next big innovation: Itself?     Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 10:32 AM ET

    "You have to keep reorganizing to keep your teams going," says former Medtronic CEO Bill George, discussing innovation at Google after CEO Larry Page recently discussed corporate reorganization.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 30- Comcast Corp and AT&T Inc have no plans to create Internet "fast lanes" that may hurt consumers' freedom to roam the Web, the leading U.S. broadband providers told the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee chairman in recent letters. "We have repeatedly made clear- both to our customers and more generally to the public-' Comcast doesn't prioritize...

  • TORONTO, Oct 30- Bell Media, the Canadian broadcaster, said on Thursday it plans to launch a new video streaming service devoted exclusively to television content, as it races to counter the threat posed to its cable service from rival streaming services like Netflix Inc and Shomi. Established cable operators have suffered from the emergence of cheaper online...

  • "We have repeatedly made clear- both to our customers and more generally to the public-' Comcast doesn't prioritize Internet traffic or have paid fast lanes, and we have no plans to do so,"' Comcast Executive Vice President David Cohen wrote to Leahy in a letter dated Oct. 24 and viewed by Reuters late on Wednesday. Verizon Communications Inc on Wednesday published its...

  • SEOUL, Oct 30- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. *Samsung executive says aims to tap into rapid growth in cheaper smartphones, plans new product launch in Q4. *Samsung to streamline strategic models in the mid-to-low tier smartphone markets to boost price competitiveness.

  • Amazon's next big play? Gaming     Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 8:00 PM ET

    Amazon is diving into the competitive gaming industry, and could end up dominating the market by moving games to the "cloud". High resource games - which would normally require external hardware - will be rendered more easily with Amazon's servers.

  • Google looks at augmented reality     Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 8:00 PM ET

    Google is looking at augmented reality gaming that doesn't involve visors or splashing out on home-integrated hardware.

  • Microsoft & Sony: The virtual reality future     Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 8:00 PM ET

    The two tech giants have trumpeted virtual reality as the future of gaming. The question is, will gamers buy it, or is it a step too far?

  • Gaming: No longer the 'underdog'?     Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 8:00 PM ET

    Worth $93 billion, the gaming industry is one of the "most volatile plays" in the entertainment industry. Who will flourish and who will sink as the gaming world heads into a new digital era?

  • Can gaming revolutionize education?     Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 8:00 PM ET

    New York's "Mission Lab" program integrates video games into school curriculums, with the aim of encouraging creative thinking through complex game-based challenges.

  • The future of gaming     Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 8:00 PM ET

    With Microsoft and Amazon taking to the cloud, who will win and lose in the volatile gaming market?

  • NEW YORK/ SEATTLE, Oct 29- Billionaire investors in a small, Seattle- area company that aims to one day mine resources on asteroids have not been deterred by an unmanned rocket explosion that destroyed their test satellite, the company said on Wednesday. Privately held Planetary Resources counts Google Inc Chief Executive and co-founder Larry Page and Chairman...

  • Verizon reasserts no plans for Internet 'fast lanes' Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct 29- Verizon Communications Inc on Wednesday reasserted that it was not planning to strike any Internet "fast lane" deals that would help some websites load faster than others, in a letter to a top U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee lawmaker. "As we have said before, and affirm again here, Verizon has no plans to engage in paid prioritization of Internet...