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Enterprise Innovation

  • Taylor, who had Parkinson's disease, died Thursday at his home in the San Francisco Peninsula community of Woodside, his son, Kurt Taylor, told the Los Angeles Times and the New York Times. In 1961, Taylor was a project manager for NASA when he directed funding to Douglas Engelbart at the Stanford Research Institute, who helped develop the modern computer mouse.

  • April 13- The University of California at Berkeley and University of Vienna in Austria have appealed a ruling allowing a research center affiliated with MIT and Harvard to keep valuable patents on a revolutionary gene-editing technology known as CRISPR. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board in Alexandria, Virginia, in February ruled...

  • NEW YORK, April 12- Fast-food chain Burger King said on Wednesday it will start televising a commercial for its signature Whopper sandwich that is designed to activate Google voice-controlled devices, raising questions about whether marketing tactics have become too invasive. The 15- second ad starts with a Burger King employee holding up the sandwich...

  • NEW YORK, April 6- Comcast Corp, facing pressure in its core business, said on Thursday it is launching a wireless service with an unlimited data plan, making it the first major U.S. cable provider to enter the highly competitive wireless market. Shares of Comcast climbed 2 percent, or 84 cents, to $38.18 in early New York Stock Exchange trading. Unlimited data, talk and...

  • NEW YORK, April 6- Comcast Corp said on Thursday it is launching a new wireless service with an unlimited data plan, making it the first major U.S. cable provider to enter into the highly competitive wireless market, as it faces pressure in its core business. Unlimited data, talk and text will be available by mid-year for $65 per line for up to five lines, or $45 per line...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 5- Twitter Inc is launching a faster version of its mobile service on Wednesday aimed at people with sporadic connections or little data on their smartphone plans, hoping to pick up users in harder-to-reach emerging markets. The company calls the version Twitter Lite and it will be aimed largely at users outside the United States.

  • *Miners say they are saving jobs, creating different roles. SANTIAGO/ LONDON, April 6- Mining companies chasing the kind of technological breakthroughs made long ago in the manufacture of cars and mobile phones have unveiled eye-catching innovations ranging from vast drills and remote-controlled trucks to second-by-second data analysis.

  • SEATTLE, April 5- Boeing Co said on Wednesday it had launched a venture capital arm and invested in two tech startups, a fresh sign of the importance big companies see in keeping up with rapidly evolving technology for designing and making products. Boeing's new division, known as HorizonX, invested in Upskill, a Washington, D.C.- based software company that uses...

  • SEATTLE, April 5- Boeing Co said on Wednesday it had launched a venture capital arm and invested in two tech startups, a fresh sign of the importance big companies see in keeping up with rapidly evolving technology for designing and making products. Boeing's new division, known as HorizonX, invested in Upskill, a Washington, D.C.- based software company that uses...

  • SEATTLE, April 5- Boeing Co said on Wednesday it had launched a venture capital arm and invested in two startup companies in a bid to stay abreast of rapidly evolving aircraft designs and factory technology. Zunum also received funding from JetBlue Technology Ventures, a unit of the New York- based JetBlue Airways Corp.. Nordlund was involved in launching...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 4- Alphabet Inc's Google said on Tuesday it would roll out a mobile YouTube application designed for India, boosting the search company's presence in a burgeoning market with spotty Internet access. Since the fall, Google has been conducting extensive tests in India of YouTube Go, which allows users to save videos to watch offline and...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 4- Apple Inc's decision to stop licensing graphics chips from Imagination Technologies Group Plc is the clearest example yet of the iPhone maker's determination to take greater control of the core technologies in its products- both to guard its hefty margins and to position it for future innovations, especially in so-called augmented...

  • Apple has reportedly ordered 70 million OLED panels from Samsung

    Samsung shares got a boost after reports that Apple has put int a big order with the company.

  • *Firm's biggest customer Apple developing own graphics tech. *Apple provides half of Imagination's revenue. LONDON, April 3- Imagination Technologies has been told by Apple, its biggest customer, that the maker of iPhones, iPads and Apple Watches is to stop using its graphics technology in its new products, sending shares in the company crashing by more than 70...

  • LONDON, April 3- British luxury brand Burberry has agreed to license its fragrances and cosmetics business to Coty for $162 million, plus a $63 million payment for inventory, in a deal that will help it develop new products and give it the benefit of the U.S. group's extensive distribution network. Best known for its British-made trenchcoats, Burberry's beauty...

  • LONDON, April 3- British luxury brand Burberry said on Monday it would license its fragrances and cosmetics to Coty in a deal totalling $225 million that will help it develop new products and benefit from the U.S. group's distribution. Known for its British-made trenchcoats, Burberry's beauty range is led by fragrances My Burberry and Mr Burberry, and includes...

  • LONDON, April 3- British luxury brand Burberry said on Monday it would license its fragrances and cosmetics to Coty in a deal totalling $225 million that will help it develop new products and benefit from the U.S. group's distribution. Known for its British-made trenchcoats, Burberry's beauty range is led by fragrances My Burberry and Mr Burberry, and includes...

  • SEOUL, April 3- South Korea's Lotte Group will continue to invest in its China business despite rising diplomatic tensions over the deployment of a U.S. missile defence system, a high-ranking Lotte executive said on Monday. Hwang Kag-gyu, head of Lotte Corporate Innovation Office, also told reporters that the initial public offering of Hotel Lotte will depend...

  • The team that delivered the video content for the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics have adapted Paul Auster's City of Glass for the stage.

  • With his work "Voices without borders" violinist Pierre Lebaron is allowing the audience to influence his performance through the cloud.