Enterprise Innovation

  • CHICAGO, Jan 24- Target Corp said on Tuesday it plans to launch its own mobile payment service this year in stores, which would allow customers to pay for goods using an app on their mobile phones. The Minneapolis- based company has about 1,800 stores, all in the United States. The retailer's entry would create a powerful new competitor in a small, crowded market,...

  • LONDON, Jan 23- British Prime Minister Theresa May has set out the first details of a "Modern Industrial Strategy" designed to adapt the economy for a post-Brexit era and revitalise areas of the country left behind by decades of decline in manufacturing. Below are the 10 "strategic pillars" that the government says will guide the policy as it is formed, and some of the...

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— The Middle East's biggest airline is launching a new daily service between Dubai and Newark that will stop in the Greek capital, Athens. Emirates' new route announced Monday is its second to include a stopover in Europe, a move that could reinvigorate opposition to the Dubai government-backed carrier's growing operations in the U.S.

  • Executive Edge: Trump's biz style

    CNBC's Kate Rogers talks to "Shark Tank" star Daymond John about Donald Trump's business experience and entrepreneurial success.

  • LONDON, Jan 23- Britain is to adopt an interventionist approach to balancing its heavily services-based economy for the post-Brexit era, aiming to reinvigorate industrial production and stimulate investment in technology and R&D. "The modern industrial strategy will back Britain for the long term: creating the conditions where successful businesses can...

  • SEOUL, South Korea— Samsung Electronics says flaws in the design and production of batteries used in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, not its hardware or software, made it prone to catch fire. Samsung said Monday that it was responsible for not ensuring the design specifications given to its suppliers were failsafe but believed its investigation into the problem...

  • SEOUL, South Korea— Samsung Electronics said Monday that tests of more than 200,000 Galaxy Note 7 smartphones found defects in two sets of batteries from two different manufacturers that made the devices prone to catch fire. Samsung's mobile division president, Koh Dong- jin, ruled out any problems with other aspects of the Note 7, either in its hardware or its...

  • Robotic arms work on the bodyshells of Mini cars as they pass along a section of automated production line at the BMW Mini car production plant in Oxford, west of London.

    Michael Chui, principal at McKinsey Global Institute, discusses how automation could disrupt President-elect Trump's manufacturing job goals.

  • Tech & taxes in focus at retail's annual big show

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports from the National Retail Federation's annual conference about the ways retailers are turning to technology as well as their thoughts on border tax adjustments.

  • Food innovation made possible

    Patrick Brown, Impossible Foods founder talks about disrupting the way the world thinks about meat by using plant-based food.

  • *Philip Morris pushing India not to change foreign funding norms. In previously unreported letters from Philip Morris to the trade minister and an influential government think-tank, the U.S.-based company said the "discriminatory" and "protectionist" proposals would represent a blow to its plans to launch new products and make further investments in India.

  • Apple is king when it comes to the mobile space: Zino

    Brian White, Drexel Hamilton, Angelo Zino, CFRA Research, weigh in on Apple's content push and future.

  • Mint has unveiled a commemorative $100 gold coin that features an image of Liberty as a black woman. The coin will be released April 6. The Mint says the goal of the coins is to reflect the "the cultural and ethnic diversity of the United States."

  • TOKYO, Jan 13- Nintendo Co Ltd will launch the Switch, its first new game console in about four years, on March 3 for $299.99 in the United States and 29,980 yen in Japan, the video game maker said on Friday. The price of the Switch, a hybrid home console and handheld device, compares with the $299.99 in the U.S. and 25,000 yen in Japan that it costs for the firm's existing Wii...

  • TOKYO, Jan 13- Nintendo Co Ltd will launch the Switch, its first new game console in about four years, on March 3 for $299.99 in the United States and 29,980 yen in Japan, the video game maker said on Friday. The price of the Nintendo Switch, a hybrid home console and handheld device, compares with the $299.99 in the U.S. and the 25,000 yen in Japan that it costs for the firm's...

  • A man uses 'Siri' on the new iPhone 4S after being one of the first customers in the Apple store in Covent Garden on October 14, 2011 in London, England.

    Nearly 70 percent of the world's most innovative companies in 2016 were American, according to a new survey of global executives released on Thursday.

  • NEW YORK— Facebook is launching a journalism project aimed at strengthening its ties with media organizations to help them expand their audiences, come up with new products and generally promote trusted news in today's "post-truth" era. The project is in its early stages and as such, light on specifics. "It's very early in the process but certainly something we are...

  • BERLIN— The United Nations is applauding the launch of a financial tool to track companies' efforts to prepare for climate change. Thirteen funds and five firms managing over 2 trillion pounds launched the online tool at the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday. U.N. climate chief Patricia Espinosa said the new tool could help ensure financial investments...

  • *Australia sees big iron ore price drop coming. SYDNEY, Jan 9- Australia has forecast a steep decline in the price of iron ore, its most valuable export commodity, calling an end to an unexpected rally fueled by strong demand from China. In a closely watched release, Australia's Department of Industry, Innovation and Science on Monday predicted iron ore to average...

  • *Australia sees big iron ore price drop coming. SYDNEY, Jan 9- Australia has forecast a steep decline in the price of iron ore, its most valuable export commodity, calling an end to an unexpected rally fueled by strong demand from China. In a closely watched release, Australia's Department of Industry, Innovation and Science on Monday predicted iron ore to average...