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  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BENGALURU, Dec 11- Some of the most prominent executives in the technology industry, including Tesla Motors Inc CEO Elon Musk, are backing a non-profit artificial intelligence research company with funding of $1 billion. OpenAI's list of donors include PayPal Holding Inc co-founder Peter Thiel, LinkedIn Corp co-founder Reid Hoffman and Musk...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 10- When health insurer Humana Inc reported worse-than-expected quarterly earnings in late 2014- including a 21 percent drop in net income- it softened the blow by immediately telling investors it would make a $500 million share repurchase. It added around two cents to the company's annual earnings per share, allowing Humana to surpass its $7.50...

  • Google is crushing Apple, Microsoft in US schools Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 10:20 AM ET
    Students work on a math equation using Chromebooks at Milton High School.

    Chromebooks now account for more than half the devices sold for US schools. Google's success comes at the expense of Apple and Microsoft.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 8- A former software engineer for IBM Corp in China has been arrested by U.S. authorities for allegedly stealing proprietary source code from his former employer, prosecutors announced on Tuesday. IBM was not identified by name in the complaint. Xu, who began working at IBM in China in 2010, had full access to the source code before voluntarily...

  • Dow futures tank after oil rout Tuesday, 8 Dec 2015 | 7:25 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures were sharply lower this morning, after Monday's nearly 6 percent drop in crude sparked broad selling in oil shares and sent the Dow negative for the year.

  • *Company takes one-fourth of China's storage market. HONG KONG, Dec 8- China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd aims to become the world's third-largest data storage provider by 2018 as it targets European and local institutions to takes market share from leaders EMC Corp and International Business Machines Corp.. Shenzhen- based Huawei accounted for about a...

  • This career field has thousands of unfilled jobs Sunday, 6 Dec 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Participants at a hacking conference.

    Cybersecurity has thousands of job openings and a lack of qualified applicants. Recent graduates with the skills can write their own ticket.

  • Personalized medicine: Better results will cost us Friday, 4 Dec 2015 | 9:57 AM ET
    doctor patient tablet

    Personalized medicine is more costly than traditional treatment, which worries insurers. But these drugs can improve outcomes for patients.

  • Goldman Sachs' 7 big predictions for the future Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 2:20 PM ET
    An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Cape Canaveral, Fla., June 28, 2015. The rocket exploded about two minutes after liftoff, destroying a cargo ship bound for the International Space Station, NASA said.

    Goldman's Robert Boroujerdi presented seven future theme predictions and their investment implications in a note to clients Wednesday.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 1- Waves of migrants moving through Slovenia on their way toward Germany and Austria are causing only a limited negative impact on its economy, Prime Minister Miro Cerar said on Tuesday. Cerar, in the United States to establish partnerships with top information and communication technology companies, said Slovenia's economic outlook is stable...

  • IBM's Watson Trend report said mobile traffic accounted for 47.9 percent of all online traffic, compared with 41.2 percent last year. The average order value from online shoppers was $123.43, down 0.6 percent from last year, IBM said, mainly due to a rise in mobile shoppers. Even though there was a big increase in usage and purchases, conversion rates were "...

  • Wall Street enters make-or-break final month of 2015 Tuesday, 1 Dec 2015 | 7:39 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher opening on Wall Street this morning on the first day of December, after November managed to eke out a second consecutive month of gains.

  • Buffett's bad year: Trading winners and losers Monday, 30 Nov 2015 | 7:03 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has endured a rough year, but traders see upside in some of the billionaire's holdings.

  • CHICAGO, Nov 30- U.S. shoppers seeking to avoid the holiday crowds at bricks-and-mortar stores and snare deals on Cyber Monday came face-to-face with traffic jams and product sellouts, with some customers of Target Corp forced to wait in a virtual line. Sales on Cyber Monday, traditionally the busiest day of the year for Internet shopping, were up 14 percent from a...

  • FACTBOX-U.S. holiday sales data and forecasts Monday, 30 Nov 2015 | 4:17 PM ET

    Nov 30- The United States holiday shopping season started in earnest on Thanksgiving weekend, which ran from Thursday, Nov. 26 to Sunday, Nov. 30 and includes Black Friday, which often ranks as the busiest shopping day of the year. On Sunday, the National Retail Federation said that 151 million people shopped over the Thanksgiving weekend, beating its own forecast...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City.

    U.S. stocks closed lower as investors eyed retail results and readied for key data and central bank comments later in the week.

  • CHICAGO, Nov 30- U.S. online sales grew 14 percent on Cyber Monday, on track to set a record, leading some retail websites, like Target Corp's, to crash temporarily due to high customer traffic. Website outages and slow checkouts during the five-day shopping spree starting Thanksgiving Thursday, were also reported at PayPal Inc, department store chain Neiman...

  • FACTBOX-U.S. holiday sales data and forecasts Saturday, 28 Nov 2015 | 6:01 PM ET

    Nov 28- The United States holiday shopping season started in earnest with the Thanksgiving weekend, which runs from Thursday, Nov. 26 to Sunday, Nov. 30 and includes Black Friday, which often ranks as the busiest shopping day of the year. On Saturday, retail analytics firm ShopperTrak projected that combined sales in physical stores stood at $12.1 billion over...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed in low volume trade after a slew of data releases Wednesday, the last full trading day of the holiday week.

  • Cramer Remix: The newest king of the food aisle Monday, 23 Nov 2015 | 7:08 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on the set of Mad Money

    “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer wants investors to double dip into this food merger.