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  • Pentagon funding new high-tech venture Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 6:02 AM ET

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.— Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into clothing or the skins of ships and aircraft. He told the Silicon Valley leaders that he is "here to engage. Under the new plan, the Pentagon will provide $75...

  • Aug 27- GameStop Corp said it expected robust revenue growth in the second half, helped by a strong slate of video game releases and growth in its mobile and consumer electronics businesses. Activision Blizzard Inc's "Destiny: The Taken King", Microsoft Studios' "Halo 5: Guardians" and Ubisoft's "Assassin's Creed: Syndicate" are set to be released in the third quarter.

  • *Q2 earnings fall 15 pct. Aug 27- Tiffany& Co posted a 15 percent drop in quarterly earnings due to a strong dollar and the cost of developing and bringing out new products, sending shares of the luxury jeweler to an 18- month low. The company, known for its pale blue boxes and iconic Tiffany Diamond, also forecast a surprise 2-5 percent decline in earnings for the year...

  • Apple schedules new product event for Sept. 9 Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 12:41 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Apple has announced plans for a new product event on Sept. 9 in San Francisco, where the giant tech company is expected to show off new iPhones and other gadgets. Apple says the Sept. 9 event will be held at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in downtown San Francisco. The auditorium seats up to 7,000 people, which is a much larger capacity than San...

  • PARIS, Aug 27- French carmaker Citroen is preparing a series of model launches, brand chief Linda Jackson told Reuters, in a bid to reverse a sales slump that threatens to hamper parent Peugeot's recovery from near bankruptcy. With sales down sharply, Citroen is a blot on Peugeot's otherwise stellar rebound. Sales of Peugeot models rose 3.9 percent in January...

  • How the stock rout could make VC more cautious Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 5:21 PM ET
    Bill Gurley

    Industry veterans weigh in on why the stock market correction could impede young companies.

  • *Lee's fund GGV made early bets on Alibaba, Xiaomi, others. "Finally, after 15 years of investment in China, we're starting to see the real' makers' come to play," Singapore- born Lee, who moved to China in 2005 to set up GGV's Shanghai office, said in one of several interviews with Reuters. GGV, founded in 2000 as Granite Global Ventures, has nearly $2.7 billion across six funds,...

  • HP a dinosaur tech story: Paul Meeks Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | 12:45 PM ET
    HP a dinosaur tech story: Paul Meeks

    Discussing tech picks that align with 21st Century tech themes, with Paul Meeks, Saturna senior analyst.

  • Chanos remains short Hewlett-Packard Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | 12:42 PM ET
    Chanos remains short Hewlett-Packard

    Hewlett-Packard is in businesses in a secular decline, explains Jim Chanos, Kynikos Associates president & founder. Stephanie Link of TIAA-CREF, weighs in.

  • Want to launch into space? 'Space elevator' in works Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 8:44 AM ET
    Want to launch into space? 'Space elevator' in works

    A Canadian company is securing a patent for a 12-mile high elevator that could transport passengers to the top of the tower in about an hour, where a person could then board a space plane and reach lower orbit.

  • LONDON, Aug 18- Global brokerage firm Instinet is launching a new payment management service for equity research that is unbundled from trading commissions paid by clients, ahead of planned rules to make trading payments more transparent. The UK Financial Conduct Authority has also separately introduced curbs on charging clients for research that does not...

  • IBM launches Linux-only mainframe system LinuxONE Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 12:01 AM ET

    Aug 17- International Business Machines Corp said on Monday it launched Linux-only mainframe servers called LinuxONE. IBM said LinuxONE Emperor can scale up to 8,000 virtual machines or thousands of containers, which would be the most for any single Linux system. The Linux One Empire system will be based on IBM's z13 mainframe computer, which had been designed...

  • Top Internet analyst picks best tech stocks Friday, 14 Aug 2015 | 3:40 PM ET
    An Amazon fulfillment center

    Mark Mahaney of RBC Capital is making changes to his stock picks. Which were bumped and which made their way to the top?

  • This solar mobile phone charger is paper-thin Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 | 6:51 PM ET
    This solar mobile phone charger is paper-thin

    Sungun Chang, founder of South Korea-based startup YOLK, introduces the ultra-thin external charger "Solar Paper."

  • A new way to order tickets for live music Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 3:45 AM ET
    A new way to order tickets for live music

    Phil Hutcheon, founder and CEO of DICE, explains how his company is attempting to innovate ticket booking.

  • Aug 10- A vaccine developed by Novavax Inc was shown to prevent a common respiratory viral infection in a mid-stage study, taking it one step closer to becoming the first vaccine for the virus that affects almost all American children. Novavax's vaccine was similar to or better than a number of respiratory vaccines tested in the elderly, data presented on Monday...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 5- Facebook Inc rolled out features Wednesday that enable businesses to privately communicate with customers through messages as part of the social networking company's push to make its Messenger app a stand-alone platform. The features are part of Facebook's efforts to convince more small and medium-sized businesses- especially those...

  • Aug 5- General Electric Co said on Wednesday it is developing a cloud-based service tailored for industrial customers, the latest step in the U.S. conglomerate's effort to gain business from data generated by machines. GE Chief Executive Jeff Immelt has bet on developing analytics and software for customers of the company's jet engines, power-generating...

  • 'Rooster' McConaughey: Just being 'me' Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015 | 7:51 AM ET
    'Rooster' McConaughey: Just being 'me'

    Mike "Rooster" McConaughey, "West Texas Investors Club," talks about his younger brother, actor Matthew McConaughey and family.

  • West Texas millionaires keeping it real Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015 | 7:45 AM ET
    West Texas millionaires keeping it real

    Mike "Rooster" McConaughey, and Wayne "Butch" Gilliam of the "West Texas Investors Club," talk about how they formed their partnerships and their new CNBC reality show which premieres tonight at 10PM ET/PT.