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  • TEL AVIV, Jan 26- With firewalls no longer seen as enough of a defense against security breaches, companies are looking at new tools to foil hackers trying to enter a computer network. "We view this as a $3 billion market over the next three years, with Israel and Silicon Valley being the epicenter of this innovation wave," said Daniel Ives, a senior technology analyst...

  • Rise of the robots catch Wall Street's eye Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 7:52 AM ET
    Rise of the robots catch Wall Street's eye

    Artificial intelligence is a priority for many tech companies, and already a part of much of the tech you use every day, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Betty Crocker's all-natural competition Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 10:16 AM ET
    Miss Jones Baking Co.

    A new line of artificial-ingredient-free, organic cake mixes, brownie mix and frostings targets Millennials. USA Today reports.

  • GM starts car-sharing service in Germany, U.S. Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 12:01 AM ET

    DETROIT, Jan 21- General Motors Co said on Thursday it is launching a car-sharing service called Maven in the United States and Germany, joining at least two other automakers testing the market for consumers who want to borrow cars rather than own them. The car-sharing service will launch with small fleets in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and in Chicago, New York, Frankfurt...

  • *New technologies threaten jobs and companies. DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 20- Implantable mobile phones. 3 D-printed organs for transplant. Such things may be science fiction today but they will be scientific fact by 2025 as the world enters an era of advanced robotics, artificial intelligence and gene editing, according to executives surveyed by the World...

  • The Bahrain- based Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions said last week that it had taken up the development of a standard for gold, a project which was launched last year by the World Gold Council, a London- based market development body. "This standard is expected to have a substantial, positive impact... and will cover a wide...

  • NEW DELHI, Jan 14- India's chief scientific adviser has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to decide the fate of the country's first genetically modified food crop, mustard, and a recent meeting suggests authorities may support commercialisation. India spends more than $10 billion annually on vegetable oil imports and GM mustard- with yields 38 percent...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- General Electric Co said on Wednesday it will move its global headquarters to Boston, tapping the city's technology talent as the industrial conglomerate seeks to emphasize its digital capabilities. Massachusetts spends more on research and development than any other region in the world, and Boston attracts a diverse,...

  • DETROIT, Jan 12- General Motors Co said on Tuesday it will introduce a new safety system to remind drivers to check for children in the rear seats, and that it could eventually develop features to detect forgotten children. The Detroit automaker showed off its 2017 Acadia SUV that includes what it says is an industry-first feature that will alert drivers who had...

  • Jan 11- Amazon.com Inc expects to release a smaller, portable version of its voice-activated Echo speaker, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the plans. The new device, code-named "Fox", is expected to be priced lower than the $180 Echo, the newspaper reported. Amazon.com launched "Amazon Echo" in November 2014, a speaker one can leave on all...

  • Now, Mercedes-Benz and a host of others are quietly changing the rules. Mercedes' new E-Class mid-sized sedan, unveiled at the Detroit auto show Monday, will come with better computer chips, cameras, software and sensors than those in the larger and more expensive S-Class- the flagship that has for decades showcased the automaker's latest technology.

  • Now, Mercedes-Benz and a host of others are quietly changing the rules. Mercedes' new E-Class mid-sized sedan, unveiled at the Detroit auto show Monday, will come with better computer chips, cameras, software and sensors than those in the larger and more expensive S-Class- the flagship that has for decades showcased the automaker's latest technology.

  • Jan 11- Amazon.com Inc expects to release a smaller, portable version of its voice-activated Echo speaker, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the plans. The new device, code-named "Fox", is expected to be priced lower than the $180 Echo, the newspaper reported. Amazon.com launched "Amazon Echo" in November 2014, a speaker one can leave on all...

  • DETROIT, Jan 11- Rapidly evolving technology is upending the traditional pecking order in the luxury car market, which has always valued larger vehicles over smaller ones. Mercedes-Benz, for example, has equipped its new E-Class mid-sized sedan with better computer chips, cameras, software and sensors than those in the S-Class- the flagship that has for decades...

  • TEL AVIV, Jan 11- Building on its expertise in technology, Israel is emerging as a leader in the race to keep cars secure and prevent the nightmare scenario of a hacker commandeering your vehicle. "We view this as a potential $10 billion market opportunity over the next five years," said Daniel Ives, an analyst with FBR Capital Markets in New York.

  • DETROIT-- Jan 10- Ford Motor Co is launching a new, global model for harvesting data and earning revenue from customers by offering services beyond the sale of new vehicles, the company said on Monday. Ford will also open "FordHub" storefronts in New York, London, Shanghai and San Francisco to draw would-be customers. Silicon Valley companies including Alphabet...

  • Apple Car rumors fly after new domain registration Friday, 8 Jan 2016 | 4:40 PM ET
    Apple Inc.'s CarPlay system is seen in a touchscreen console. Apple's Project Titan plans to test a self-driving car at a secret location around San Francisco.

    You may not be able to buy an Apple Car yet, but an Apple Car website could be in the works.

  • This is Janus Capital's top sector picks Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 7:19 PM ET
    This is Janus Capital's top sector picks

    Growth in 2016 will be driven by innovation in sectors such as pharmaceuticals and biotechs, notes Adam Schor, SVP and director of global equity strategies at Janus Capital.

  • GM-Lyft join forces Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 11:34 AM ET
    GM-Lyft join forces

    General Motors is investing $500 million in Lyft, and the partnership includes launching short-term use vehicles to Lyft drivers, in a partnership with General Motors.

  • FDA approves 45 new drugs in 2015 vs 41 in 2014. LONDON, Jan 4- 2015 was a good year for innovation in medicine with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approving 45 novel drugs, four more than in 2014 and the most since the all-time record of 53 set in 1996.. Across the Atlantic, the European Medicines Agency recommended 93 new products, including generics, up from 82 in...