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Enterprise Innovation

  • March 1- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has a reputation for being a staid regulatory and service agency in charge of essential programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. Moving from first to second place on this years list is France's Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, which specializes in nuclear and renewable energies,...

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 28- Alphabet Inc's YouTube will launch a live TV service featuring U.S. broadcast networks and cable channels to attract young fans of online videos to a pay television package, YouTube executives said on Tuesday. YouTube TV will be delivered over the internet and debut in the coming months at a cost of $35 a month for six accounts, YouTube Chief...

  • Polaris now wants to attract new riders with "fun" electric motorcycles as it focuses on the storied Indian brand, which it bought in 2011, Steve Menneto, president of its motorcycles division, told Reuters. Polaris and larger rival Harley-Davidson Inc are increasingly targeting price-conscious millennials as demand skids for big bikes in the United States,...

  • FRANKFURT, Feb 28- Music-streaming service SoundCloud launched a budget subscription package on Tuesday, hoping to convert more listeners into paying subscribers and undercutting rivals Apple and Spotify. "Users have even more freedom to choose the features and content they want, at the price that fits their budget," said Alex Ljung, chief executive of Berlin-...

  • Fresh produced in the vegetable section, supermarket

    Ingredion CEO Ilene Gordon says vegetable utilization is where major food players will soon be looking for growth.

  • Driverless trucks rev up

    Discussing the future of trucking as autonomous trucks are making their way onto the road, with Jason Seidl, Cowen Group airfreight & surface transportation analyst.

  • Business of food innovation

    Daina Trout, Health-Ade co-founder & CEO, and Bart Silvestro, Chef's Cut CEO talk about the rising popularity of Kombucha tea and organic foods.

  • Business of branding food: Pros

    Rohan Oza, CAVU Ventures co-founder, and Brett Thomas, CAVU Ventures co-founder, weigh in on consolidation in the food industry as legacy brands struggle and new brands disrupt the market.

  • Robots as co-workers

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on how sharing the workplace with robots may become to new norm.

  • Boston Scientific had suspended implants of its next-generation Lotus Edge device in Europe last October over similar concerns, but last month said it had found a fix for the issue. The company has pushed the submission of its marketing application for the device in the United States to the fourth quarter, and expects to launch it in mid-2018.

  • Using AI to combat cyber bullies

    Jared Cohen, Jigsaw president and founder, talks about Google's new technology that uses artificial intelligence to fight online harassment.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 23- When Apple Inc launches its much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone this fall, it will offer an unwitting lesson in how much the smartphone industry it pioneered has matured. The new iPhone is expected to include new features such as high-resolution displays, wireless charging and 3- D sensors. Timothy Arcuri, an analyst at Cowen& Co,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 23- When Apple Inc launches its much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone this fall, it will offer an unwitting lesson in how much the smartphone industry it pioneered has matured. The new iPhone is expected to include new features such as high-resolution displays, wireless charging and 3- D sensors. Timothy Arcuri, an analyst at Cowen& Co,...

  • The center had sued Pruitt on Feb. 7, ahead of the Senate vote to confirm his nomination by President Donald Trump, to release the records detailing his communications with energy companies. Among the documents released were communications between Devon Energy and Pruitt's office that suggest the company gave the Oklahoma officials language on limits on...

  • This ETF makes money in robots

    William Studebaker, Robo Global president & CIO, discusses how automation technology in the workplace is presenting opportunities for investors.

  • ConAgra CEO: When you restart a company, you've got to rebuild the innovation pipeline from scratch

    ConAgra CEO Sean Connolly weighs in on growth, innovation, tax reform and food deregulation.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 20- Snap Inc takes to the road in London on Monday to promote its initial public offering with a daring proposition: that it can build hot-selling hardware gadgets and ad-friendly software features fast enough to stay one step ahead of Facebook. These efforts, which are aimed at developing hardware and so-called augmented reality...

  • Accenture invests in US jobs

    Julie Sweet, Accenture North America CEO, discusses the company's $1.4 billion pledge to create 15,000 jobs in the United States.

  • FRANKFURT, Feb 16- European lawmakers called on Thursday for EU-wide legislation to regulate the rise of robots, including an ethical framework for their development and deployment and the establishment of liability for the actions of robots including self-driving cars. The resolution is a recommendation to the bloc's executive, the European Commission,...

  • Chief Executive Flemming Ornskov said Shire had delivered record product sales and earnings in a year when it bought hemophilia drugs company Baxalta for $32 billion and launched a new medicine for dry eye disease. Total product sales would rise to $14.5- 14.8 billion this year, up from $10.9 billion, Shire said, and earnings per share would rise to $14.60- $15.20.