Enterprise Innovation

  • NEW DELHI— India's capital, laboring under the label of being the world's most polluted city, is trying something new to help clean up its air. Over the last few years, New Delhi has struggled with ways to handle the pollution, which becomes especially obvious during the colder winter months as the city's air turns to a gray haze. The newest measure, the phone app, was...

  • Tesla vs. ride-share companies

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest on Tesla's self-driving cars including a disclaimer about car sharing and ride hailing purposes.

  • TOKYO, Oct 21- Nintendo Co Ltd offered a sneak preview of a new gaming system that can be used both as a traditional console as well as a handheld device, but a lack of revolutionary features helped send its shares sliding 6 percent. In a 3- minute video teaser, the Kyoto- based games company unveiled Nintendo Switch, its first new gaming device in four years, which will...

  • President of Alibaba Group, Michael Evans, (L) and president of Didi Chuxing, Jean Liu, speak onstage during 'The Truth About China' at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on October 20, 2016 in San Francisco, California.

    Critics who say there is a bubble in the Chinese economy are getting a lot wrong, two tech industry leaders said on Thursday.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 20- Toyota Motor Corp is testing a new type of advertising by running the first commercial designed to be viewed within USA Today's new virtual reality program. The ad for Toyota's 2017 Camry will debut Thursday when it sponsors the first episode of "VRtually There," said the show's creator, Gannett Co Inc's USA Today. The show, announced in March, can be...

  • CHICAGO _ Lawson Products Inc. on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $1.8 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 6 cents per share. Lawson Products shares have dropped 28 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • "Most of what is being sold on eBay is new product, and that can be bought anywhere for almost the same price," Tigress Financial Partners analyst Ivan Feinseth said. "This has been about 18 months now that we've been hearing the same thing... we're kinda waiting for the returns on the investments," Edward Jones Research analyst Josh Olson said. The company forecast...

  • BERLIN, Oct 20- Chinese automaker Geely will unveil the first model in its new global car brand, Lynk& Co, on Thursday, a compact SUV that it hopes will appeal to urban customers due to a feature that enables owners to rent it out to others when not in use. It will be rolled out across China from next year and will go on sale in Europe and the United States in 2018..

  • ATLANTA— Some Delta Air Lines employees are using a less familiar runway to show off new uniforms created by fashion designer Zac Posen. Employee models took to a fashion runway to debut the clothing Wednesday on Facebook. In addition helming his own collection, Posen is working as creative director for a Brooks Brothers line of women's clothing.

  • Future of machine learning

    Chamath Palihapitiya, Social Capital Founder, weighs in on artificial intelligence and the future of machine learning.

  • Goldman's top tech banker on Artificial intelligence

    CNBC's David Faber talks to George Lee, Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division CIO, about the future and artificial intelligence. Lee tells Faber for him, "a glimpse into the future," in Silicon Valley is a "glimpse into the present."

  • Passengers alight from an SMRT bus in the central business district in Singapore.

    Authorities eventually hope to outfit existing buses with sensors and develop a self-driving system that can effectively navigate traffic.

  • *Phase 1 of Canton Fair underway since weekend. HONG KONG, Oct 19- Official investment figures may be feeble, but exporters at China's largest trade fair say they are ploughing more money into robotics, industrial automation and new product development to offset rising costs. Kison Van said his company, Ningbo Cixi Import and Export Holdings, which makes fans and...

  • Juno takes on Lyft, Uber

    Talmon Marco, Juno Co-Founder & CEO, discusses how his ride-hailing service is competing against the likes of Uber and Lyft, as well as his plans for growth.

  • BOSTON— The U.S. Army and Tufts University are working together to learn more about how people think and respond under stress. The Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences was jointly founded by the Army's Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center and Tufts. A team of soldiers can be placed in a large city environment and told to...

  • "The race is really on," said Paul Bunje, principal and senior scientist at XPRIZE. Coal- fired power plants are a major source of carbon dioxide emissions, a problem contributing to hard times in the U.S. coal industry. Semi-finalist entries came from Canada, China, India, Switzerland, Scotland and the U.S.

  • Hyperloop taps new chief financial advisor

    Discussing the financial and growth future of Hyperloop One with Shervin Pishevar, Hyperloop One Executive Chairman and Sherpa Capital Co-Founder, and Brent Callinicos, Hyperloop Chief Financial Advisor.

  • Oct 14- Seeking to lure American children to the healthy delights of fruit and vegetables, Walt Disney Co.' s consumer products unit and Dole Food Company Inc are launching co-branded fresh produce featuring Disney, Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel characters. Childhood obesity is major public health problem in the United States, where about one in six children and...

  • Zhuang Zhuoran, Senior Director for Alibaba Wireless Division, shows Alibaba's VR shopping technology Buy+ during the press conference on June 30, 2016 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China.

    Alibaba's finance arm is working on a technology that can allow users to shop inside virtual stores without taking off their VR goggles.

  • U.S President Barack Obama

    Amid a contentious presidential race, U.S. president Barack Obama called out political rivals that seek to cut scientific funding.