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Enterprise Innovation

  • 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...

  • 27 teams battled it out in the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

    The teams competed to come up with the most innovative ideas in transportation technology.

  • Jan 27- With investment firms cutting costs and portfolio managers combating a barrage of information, financial research shops around the globe are looking for new ways to keep their product relevant. A raft of startups have launched to support that effort, offering tools that can use Google search data to get an edge on retail sales, deploy drones to examine...

  • STUTTGART, Jan 27- German car parts maker Bosch reported a slide in profits for 2016 as it invested in the development of products for connected and electric vehicles. It also aims to decide by the end of the year whether to start making its own cells for production of batteries to compete with Asian rivals, Chief Executive Volkmar Denner said.

  • Jan 27- With investment firms cutting costs and portfolio managers combating a barrage of information, financial research shops around the globe are looking for new ways to keep their product relevant. A raft of startups have launched to support that effort, offering tools that can use Google search data to get an edge on retail sales, deploy drones to examine...

  • What to expect next in AI

    Soon Ghee Chua, MD at A.T. Kearney, says that companies have realized that the field of virtual assistance is a good "use case" of AI.

  • Oprah Winfrey

    Kraft Heinz and Oprah Winfrey said they would form a joint venture to develop a new line of food products in the United States.

  • Jan 25- Heinz ketchup maker Kraft Heinz Co and media mogul Oprah Winfrey said on Wednesday they would form a joint venture to develop a new line of food products in the United States. The joint venture, Mealtime Stories LLC, will initially make ready-to-eat refrigerated products across multiple categories and 10 percent of its profits will be donated to...

  • Executive Edge: Wearable tech

    Dean Karnazes, "Road to Sparta" author and endurance athlete, talks about the future of wearable technology.

  • 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...

  • 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.