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STOCKHOLM, Feb 6- World No.2 truck maker Volvo will increase its job cuts to 4,400, more than double its original plan, after currency effects and the cost of launching new models muted a rise in quarterly earnings.
STOCKHOLM, Feb 6- World No.2 truck maker Volvo has more than doubled the number of jobs it is cutting in a drive to improve profitability to 4,400, after currency headwinds and costs for launching new models curbed a rise in quarterly earnings.
LAGOS, Feb 6- IBM began rolling out its Watson supercomputer system across Africa on Thursday, saying it would help to address continental development obstacles as diverse as medical diagnoses, economic data collection and e-commerce research. The world's biggest technology service provider said "Project Lucy" would take 10 years and cost $100 million.
Nintendo's new 10-year strategy includes an unexpected focus on nonwearable health monitors.
Creating a business can involve irregular meals and offices in bad neighborhoods. CNBC.com spoke to entrepreneurs who started businesses from nothing.
Yep, it's been 10 years since Mark Zuckerberg launched "The Facebook" from his Harvard dorm. Here are 10 ways it changed our lives.
Edward Tang, CEO of Avegant, explains how its new product provides users with a movie theater experience in their own home.
Pernod Ricard's "Gutenberg Project" aims to reinvent the way consumers make cocktails at home. Alexandre Ricard of Pernod Ricard, introduces the "library" of book-shaped containers that hold a sealed bottle of spirits, which are set on a platform connected to a computer.
In the latest episode of "The Edge", CNBC takes a closer look at nano technology and potential industrial applications.
Swiss company Schoeller has been developing clothes with special attributes, like self-cleaning, using nano technology. The company is also looking at way to dispense medicine from clothes straight to the skin.
CNBC visits the University of Manchester, U.K., where the world's lightest, thinnest and strongest material is being produced: graphene.
LONDON, Jan 29- In experiments that could open a new era in stem cell biology, scientists have found a simple way to reprogramme mature animal cells back into an embryonic-like state that allows them to generate many types of tissue.
The ruling raised concerns among consumer advocates that it would start a practice among broadband providers, such as Verizon Communications Inc or Comcast Corp, to charge content providers, such as Netflix Inc or sports ESPN, for faster Internet speeds to access their websites and services.
"I'm watching for Apple mobile payments," says John Sculley, former Apple CEO and Sculley Brothers partner, discussing Apple's disappointing Q1 earnings. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.
HONG KONG, Jan 28- Chinese asset management firm CSOP said on Tuesday it was collaborating with London- based Source to apply for an exchange-traded fund in the United States, following their first such product launch in London earlier this month.
Alastair Lukies, CEO of Monitise and U.K. business ambassador, discusses business sentiment and innovation in banking.
Jan 23- Programmable chip maker Altera Corp reported a 3 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by sales of its new products. Net income fell to $98.9 million, or 31 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $120.8 million, or 37 cents per share, a year earlier.
Brian Chesky, CEO & Co-Founder of AIRbnb, explains how his online rental marketplace for homes and rooms can make travel plans easier, and weighs in on the future of the "sharing economy."
The U.S. has been stuck in an "innovation rut" for decades argues Edmund Phelps, 2006 Nobel Laureate in Economics and says a change of attitude is needed.
Gary Marcus, NYU psychology professor and artificial intelligence expert, looks at jobs where robots are already replacing human workers and discusses the robot revolution. CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides perspective.