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  • LONDON, Nov 19- Activist investor ValueAct has raised its stake in Britain's Rolls-Royce to more than 10 percent, a move which could ramp up pressure on the company to sell its marine engine unit. Rolls-Royce chief executive Warren East, who is four months into the job, has said he is happy with the overall shape of the company but it must be overhauled to adapt better...

  • How virtual reality could soon be saving lives Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 11:43 AM ET
    A firefighter fights a fire in Huntington Park, California.

    A California-based company is building a user interface completely controlled by the eye. That could be key to first responders.

  • Obama joked comfortably with the eccentric founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., which is looking to make inroads into foreign markets, including the United States. Ma's remarks come as Alibaba works to invest heavily in ventures abroad. Alibaba has said some of its larger overseas markets include Brazil and Russia.

  • Google searches itself to build more productive teams Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 6:23 PM ET

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.— Google coddles its employees with free food, massages and other lavish perks, yet some of its best engineers still grouse about their jobs and bosses as they struggle to get assignments done. "It's becoming difficult to think of companies that aren't depending on teams," says Amy Randel, a professor of management at San Diego State University.

  • Dogs of the Dow go to the doghouse Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 11:32 AM ET
    Dogs of the Dow.

    A simple, popular investment strategy that has beaten the market is not paying off this year.

  • Goldman: Buy Amazon, Facebook & other mo' stocks Monday, 16 Nov 2015 | 1:25 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Goldman Sachs recommends 10 momentum stocks that will continue to lead bull market as rest of the market flounders.

  • Early movers: HOT, MAR, TCO, DIS, GS, WMT & more Monday, 16 Nov 2015 | 7:50 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Paris attacks won't cause a correction: Billionaire Monday, 16 Nov 2015 | 6:54 AM ET

    The terrorist attacks in Paris last week are unlikely to cause a stock correction, billionaire Wilbur Ross tells CNBC, as world stock markets were mixed Monday morning

  • Elon Musk's 10 inventions changing the world Saturday, 14 Nov 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Thomas Edison and Elon Musk

    This futurist has been coming up with breakthroughs since he was a teenager. Among his big hits: e-payments, the electric car and reusable rockets.

  • *Cisco's forecast drags on tech stocks. Dow component Cisco fell 6.4 percent to $26.05 after it gave a weak forecast, citing a slowdown in orders and weak spending outside the United States. The stock was the second-biggest drag on the S&P and the Nasdaq and pulled down the stock of tech heavyweights such as Oracle and Microsoft.

  • MOSCOW, Nov 13- Russia's biggest search site Yandex said on Friday it had asked the European Commission to investigate Google's practices in relation to its Android mobile operating system in the European Union. It joins U.S. tech firm Disconnect, Portuguese app store Aptoide, and lobbying group FairSearch whose members include Microsoft, Expedia,...

  • UPDATE 2-TomTom winning streak continues with Uber deal Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 1:01 PM ET

    *Latest in a series of deals for TomTom. AMSTERDAM/ BARCELONA, Nov 12- Dutch navigation company TomTom announced on Thursday a multi-year contract to provide Uber with digital maps and traffic data for the software used by its drivers. TomTom CEO Harold Goddijn said Uber had chosen the Dutch company because the ride-hailing app company wanted to have "total...

  • Microsoft's Xbox One dumps Kinect hand gestures Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 10:11 AM ET
    An Xbox One Kinect motion sensor and camera

    Microsoft's video games console, the Xbox One, has removed the ability to control the device using hand gestures.

  • The PC market is not dead: Lenovo Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 9:44 AM ET
    Apple CEO, Tim Cook.

    The world’s largest personal computer manufacturer has weighed in on the “PC is dead” debate, sparked by Apple’s Tim Cook on Tuesday.

  • AMSTERDAM, Nov 12- Dutch navigation company TomTom said on Thursday it had signed a multi-year deal to provide Uber with digital maps and traffic data for the software used by its drivers. TomTom's shares were up 6.5 percent at 10.96 euros in Amsterdam. The deal follows the sale in August of TomTom's larger competitor in the digital mapmaking market, Nokia's HERE.

  • *Potential for technology highlighted at Berlin conference. FRANKFURT/ LONDON, Nov 12- A molecule that carries the recipe for making drugs inside body cells is exciting scientists and investors alike, attracting hundreds of millions of dollars in a scramble for the next promising area of biotechnology. Privately-held CureVac in the university town of...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BANGALORE, Nov 11- Facebook Inc said in a report on Wednesday that government demands for its user data surged in the first half of 2015, taking a trend that began at least two years ago when the company started revealing such requests to new heights. Government access to personal data from telephone and Web companies has become a contentious...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BANGALORE, Nov 10- Facebook Inc said content restrictions and government requests for data surged in the first half of 2015, which the social network has seen continually increase since it began publicly releasing such data two years ago. France, Germany and Britain also made up a large percentage of the requests and had far more content...

  • Nov 10- Facebook Inc said requests for account data from governments globally jumped 18 percent in the first half of 2015.. The technology industry has pushed for greater transparency on government data requests, seeking to shake off concerns about their involvement in vast, surreptitious surveillance programs revealed by former spy agency contractor...

  • *Copper nears six-year low before trading higher. Copper prices traded higher after nearing a six-year low on mixed Chinese data which showed growth in the world's second-biggest economy was still in low gear. Brent fell $1.63 to settle at $45.81 a barrel, while U.S. crude fell $1.28 to settle at $42.93.