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Enterprise Innovation

  • ConAgra CEO: When you restart a company, you've got to rebuild the innovation pipeline from scratch

    ConAgra CEO Sean Connolly weighs in on growth, innovation, tax reform and food deregulation.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 20- Snap Inc takes to the road in London on Monday to promote its initial public offering with a daring proposition: that it can build hot-selling hardware gadgets and ad-friendly software features fast enough to stay one step ahead of Facebook. These efforts, which are aimed at developing hardware and so-called augmented reality...

  • Accenture invests in US jobs

    Julie Sweet, Accenture North America CEO, discusses the company's $1.4 billion pledge to create 15,000 jobs in the United States.

  • FRANKFURT, Feb 16- European lawmakers called on Thursday for EU-wide legislation to regulate the rise of robots, including an ethical framework for their development and deployment and the establishment of liability for the actions of robots including self-driving cars. The resolution is a recommendation to the bloc's executive, the European Commission,...

  • Chief Executive Flemming Ornskov said Shire had delivered record product sales and earnings in a year when it bought hemophilia drugs company Baxalta for $32 billion and launched a new medicine for dry eye disease. Total product sales would rise to $14.5- 14.8 billion this year, up from $10.9 billion, Shire said, and earnings per share would rise to $14.60- $15.20.

  • GMOs and engineered biology

    Randal Kirk, Intrexon CEO chairman & CEO, discusses the biotech company's advances in genetic engineering.

  • Feb 15- The Broad Institute, a biological and genomic research center affiliated with MIT and Harvard, will keep valuable patents on a revolutionary gene-editing technology known as CRISPR, a U.S. patent agency ruled on Wednesday. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board in Alexandria, Virginia, rejected a claim by a rival team, associated...

  • Feb 15- The Broad Institute, a biological and genomic research center affiliated with MIT and Harvard, will keep valuable patents on a revolutionary gene-editing technology known as CRISPR, a U.S. patent agency ruled on Wednesday. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board in Alexandria, Virginia, rejected a claim by a rival team, associated...

  • Feb 15- The Broad Institute, a biological and genomic research center affiliated with MIT and Harvard, will keep valuable patents on a revolutionary gene-editing technology known as CRISPR, a U.S. patent agency ruled on Wednesday. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board in Alexandria, Virginia, rejected a claim by a rival team, associated...

  • Feb 14- Facebook Inc is launching an app for smart TVs that will help the social network's users enjoy its videos on a bigger screen. The Wall Street Journal reported last month that Facebook was creating an app for TV set-top boxes that would bring the company closer to live video and video advertisements. Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg during a...

  • Feb 14- Barbie maker Mattel Inc became the latest U.S. company to sell products on Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's online marketplace Tmall to expand its reach in China. Mattel also said it would work with Alibaba's A.I. Lab to develop new products. "The multi-billion dollar toy category in China is highly fragmented, with tremendous...

  • Feb 14- Barbie maker Mattel Inc said it entered into a partnership with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd to sell its products through the Chinese e-commerce giant's online marketplace Tmall to expand its reach in China. Mattel will also be working with Alibaba's A.I. Lab to develop new products, the toymaker said. Mattel and Alibaba will begin product development...

  • Republican John Thune of South Dakota, the chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, and Democrat Gary Peters of Michigan, said they're exploring legislation that "clears hurdles and advances innovation in self-driving vehicle technology." "Without changes to those regulations, it may be years before the promise of today's...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 10- Wells Fargo& Co has created a team to develop artificial intelligence-based technology and appointed a lead for its newly combined payments businesses, as part of an ongoing push to strengthen its digital offerings. Wells Fargo's AI team will work on creating technology that can help the bank provide more personalized customer service...

  • CNBC's Landon Dowdy reports on Facebook's latest innovation in its Oculus virtual reality business.

  • Steve Ballmer

    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, and one of Twitter's largest shareholders, provides his thoughts on the future of social media company.

  • LYON, France, Feb 4- French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron on Saturday called on U.S. scientists, academics and entrepreneurs at odds with Donald Trump's administration to move to France. "I want all those who today embody innovation and excellence in the United States to hear what we say: from now on, from next May, you will have a new homeland, France," he said.

  • EXCLUSIVE-LABCORP IN TALKS TO ACQUIRE PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT LLC FOR OVER $8 BLN INCLUDING DEBT- SOURCES.

  • SEOUL, Feb 2- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday it will launch a mobile web payments service for all smartphones powered by Google Inc's Android mobile operating system in South Korea in the first quarter. The service, called Samsung Pay Mini, will allow Android smartphones to make online transactions in Samsung's home country after...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 31- Slack Technologies Inc, a Silicon Valley messaging and collaboration software company, is making a strong push to expand its business by selling technology to some of the largest corporations in the country. The technology also integrates with a wide variety of business software- such as Salesforce.com Inc and Skype- so employees can do...