Enterprise Innovation

  • PARIS, Sept 27- AccorHotels is launching a youth hostel brand called Joe&Joe to tap the spending power of young adults, part of its response to the challenges posed by Airbnb and an entry into a high-growth sector. Europe's largest hotel group said on Tuesday it would open hostels in Paris and Bordeaux in 2018. More are planned in Warsaw, Budapest, Rio and Sao Paulo...

  • SpaceX successfully tests rocket engine that could help colonize Mars

    Elon Musk suggests the methane-fueled engine is three times more powerful than the current engines used on the Falcon 9 rocket.

  • NEW YORK— Social media app Snapchat is introducing video-recording glasses called Spectacles and is changing its company name to incorporate the new product. The glasses are the first hardware from the Los Angeles- based company. The company says it's changing its name to Snap Inc. since it now has more than one product.

  • Indiegogo’s Next Product Success?

    Crowdcreate hosts a demoday at Indiegogo HQ, showcasing current products as well as yet to be launched Indiegogo campaigns. Indiegogo is the crowdfunding platform responsible for runaway hits like the Mokacam (raised over $1M dollars), Whirlpool’s crowd funded beer dispenser and more will be showcasing prototypes for upcoming innovations.

  • Growing new bones by design: CEO

    Nina Tandon, EpiBone co-founder and CEO, discusses a new technique where patients are able to grow new bones in a lab to help heal from injury, illness or surgery.

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 23- China has published rules on credit default swaps, marking the launch of a much-needed hedging tool in the country's corporate bond market, which has witnessed increasing defaults. The guidance was published on the website of the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors, which supervises issuance of commercial...

  • LONDON, Sept 21- ICAP-owned EBS Brokertec said on Thursday it was on the verge of launching its "Ultra" data service, a high-speed feed that will further strengthen the hand of the large banks and computer-driven trading firms that dominate the currency world's biggest venues. The EBS Live Ultra service, priced identically to the company's existing EBS Live...

  • Lyft Co-Founder: Lyft is not for sale

    Lyft Co-Founder John Zimmer speaks with CNBC's Jon Fortt about the ridesharing company's growth outlook and autonomous vehicles.

  • NEW YORK— Comcast plans to launch a cellphone service roughly in the middle of next year, although it would be limited to areas of the country where it's a cable provider. Comcast CEO Brian Roberts confirmed the company's plans at an investment conference Tuesday in New York. He suggested that Comcast was looking at the mobile service as an add-on to customer...

  • LONDON, Sept 20- ARM, the British chip designer powering the global mobile phone industry, launched a new processor on Tuesday for driverless cars, seeking to secure its place at the heart of the burgeoning industry. Bought by Japan's SoftBank for $32 billion this month, ARM said the processor was designed to increase safety in increasingly complex systems and...

  • WiFi sparks battle of the bulbs: CEO

    Eric Rondolat, Philips Lighting CEO, discusses new technology that could eliminate the need for a light switch.

  • Night aerial cityscape of Wuhan, in Hubei province, China, taken in 2016.

    CNBC takes a look at China's largest megacities, and two urban development schemes with the potential to dwarf them all.

  • The launch will be postponed until at least Sept. 26, according to United Launch Alliance, a joint venture by Lockheed Martin and Boeing Co.. The satellite is the latest in a series of imaging satellites built by Lockheed Martin. It is operated by Colorado- based DigitalGlobe, which provides images for government and private customers.

  • Samsung Recall

    Samsung is facing a small hiccup and its Galaxy Note 7 recall issue should not deter long-term investors, says Global Equities Research's Trip Chowdhry.

  • The launch will be postponed until at least Sept. 26, according to United Launch Alliance, a joint venture by Lockheed Martin and Boeing Co.. The satellite is the latest in a series of imaging satellites built by Lockheed Martin. It is operated by Colorado- based DigitalGlobe, which provides images for government and private customers.

  • *Rationale is to develop new product combinations. FRANKFURT, Sept 16- Bayer's $66 billion purchase of Monsanto amounts to a long-term bet that farmers will grow to trust combinations of seeds and pesticides rather than continue to pick from ranges of separate products. I was offered one deal of that and I turned it down because it locked me into one supplier, "said...

  • No headphone jack: sea change or stupidity?

    Bruce Tognazzini, Nielsen Normal Group Principal and former Apple designer, and Noah Kraft, Doppler Labs CEO, discuss Apple's choice to remove the headphone jack from the iPhone 7.

  • French tech start up scene booming: MP

    Axelle Lemaire, French deputy minister for innovation and digital affairs, explains what France is doing to attract tech start-ups, and the country's "cultural shift" towards young entrepreneurship.

  • CNBC's Arjun Kharpal reports on the iPhone's 7 release from outside the Apple Store in Covent Garden, London.

  • Some of New England' s leading breweries will compete Oct. 1 to see who can turn the questionable water of Boston's Charles River into the tastiest suds. Six area breweries have signed on for the first ever "Brew the Charles" challenge, a highlight of HUBweek, a weeklong Boston- area festival celebrating innovation in art, science and technology.