The S&P 500' s biotech index slid almost 4 percent in afternoon trading, with big names including Gilead Sciences Inc., Amgen Inc. and Celgene Corp. all moving lower. In a research note published Monday, Morgan Stanley analyst Matthew Harrison said biotech stocks have been feeling the pain this year as investors worry that the government will take action to keep...» Read More
Olivia Hallisey, Grand Prize Winner, Google Science Fair, 2015, talks about her creation of a portable, low-cost diagnostic test for Ebola and other infectious diseases.
Softbank President and COO Nikesh Arora, discusses his confidence in Softbank's future, and why India will be a big market going forward.
Zia Yusuf, Velocity co-founder & CEO, discusses how the company's mobile payment platform is enhancing the dining experience for customers at some of the world's best restaurants.
If you always wanted a hoverboard just like the one in "Back To The Future" film franchise, your dream has come true. CNBC speaks to Chris Tan, director of Hoverboard Singapore.
Milner founder and CEO Yuri Milner, discusses innovation at Apple, and whether there is a bubble in the Internet space.
According to a report, Apple is accelerating its efforts to build an electric car and setting a target ship date for 2019, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.
Sept 21- Gilead Sciences Inc said its experimental combination treatment was effective against all forms of hepatitis C infection, citing data from four late-stage studies. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted the experimental combination "breakthrough therapy" status, expediting the development and review of the drug. The Foster City,...
Nathan Blecharczyk, CTO and co-founder of Airbnb, attributes the 700 percent growth in the use of Airbnb in China over the past 12 months to young Chinese travelers.
SAN FRANCISCO/ SYDNEY Sept 18- A significant number of Apple Inc customers are reporting their mobile devices have crashed after attempting to upload the new iOS 9 operating system, the latest in a line of launch glitches for the tech giant. "It is beyond inconvenient to not be able to use your phone for a day," said student Pip Cordi as staff in the Apple store in...
With the tap of a button, Lalamove will dispatch a van or truck to pick up your goods. CNBC speaks to Shing Chow, founder and CEO of Uber-like service Lalamove.
Noah Karesh, co-founder of tech start-up Feastly, explains its monetization strategy and outlines how the meal-sharing app ensures a hygienic food experience.
The new Civic is designed to deliver more than 40 miles per gallon in highway driving, John Mendel, executive vice president of Honda's U.S. sales arm said in Detroit Wednesday. Honda said it will disclose prices for the new Civic later, but Mendel said they will be in line with the current model, which starts at about $18,490. In the 1980 s, Civics drove Honda's...
The unicorn club has expanded at an unprecedented rate. How do entrepreneurs get their hands on such large sums of cash?
Carly Fiorina rejects the proposed coordinated global effort as the answer to climate change.
Tim Fung, CEO of Australia-based Airtasker, introduces the online marketplace which connects consumers and small businesses with a local workforce.
Anthony Tan, CEO & founder of GrabTaxi, attributes the taxi booking app's explosive growth to its popularity in Southeast Asian markets such as Indonesia and Vietnam.
After venturing into car-sharing five years ago, Japanese firm Park24 is taking the idea one step further with the Toyota i-Road.
FRANKFURT, Sept 11- The rise of electric and Internet-connected cars is helping German auto supplier Bosch to win new customers as it branches into areas such as software and services, a board member told Reuters. Leasing companies, car parks and technology companies are among the markets opening up to the business, Rolf Bulander said in an interview on the eve of...
"They are spending on product development and sourcing and that is what is putting pressure on gross margins and that is expected to last throughout this year," said Dorothy Lakner, a retail analyst at Topeka Capital Markets. Canada and Australia are the company's biggest markets after the United States. The company raised its earnings forecast for the current...
*Mercedes outsells Audi, BMW for second month. BERLIN, Sept 10- Audi sold fewer cars in August than luxury rivals BMW and Mercedes-Benz as Volkswagen's flagship brand has been harder hit by falling demand in China than its German peers. Audi is counting on momentum from the launch of more than 10 new models in China through mid-2016, but- unlike BMW and Mercedes- has...