Enterprise Innovation

  • Could automation create more jobs?

    Jake Schwartz, General Assembly co-founder & CEO, discusses retraining workers for the jobs of the future and the impact of automation on the labor market.

  • Bill Gates: Certainly stocks are expensive but look at rates

    Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and Breakthrough Energy Ventures co-chair, shares his thoughts on stock valuations as the Dow approaches 20,000.

  • Bill Gates: Trump won't want to get into tariff 'tit for tat' with China

    Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and Breakthrough Energy Ventures co-chair, talks about President-elect's need to avoid a tariff battle with China.

  • Bill Gates: 'Full speed ahead' on energy innovation

    Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and Breakthrough Energy Ventures co-chair, talks about U.S. energy policy and why it's a good opportunity to create efficient products.

  • Bill Gates: Our goal is to be cheaper than other energy sources

    Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and Breakthrough Energy Ventures co-chair, talks about the four paths to producing cheaper energy.

  • Bill Gates

    Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and Breakthrough Energy Ventures co-chair, talks about the launch of a new billion dollar venture that funds innovation in creating cheap, clean energy solutions.

  • Bill Gates' clean energy fight

    Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder, and Breakthrough Energy Ventures co-chair, talks about creating innovative way to create clean, cheap energy, tariff, trade, Trump's tweets and the stock market.

  • HELSINKI, Dec 13- HMD Global, the Finnish company that owns the rights to use the Nokia brand on mobile phones, announced its first new products on Tuesday- two basic handsets without internet access priced at $26 before local taxes and subsidies. HMD said the Nokia 150 and Nokia 150 Dual SIM would go on sale in selected markets early next year. The basic phone...

  • Dec 12- Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and a group of high-profile executives are investing $1 billion in a fund to spur clean energy technology and address global climate change a year after the Paris climate agreement. Gates launched the Breakthrough Energy Ventures fund on Monday along with billionaire entrepreneurs such as Facebook Inc head Mark...

  • WA Premier: Coffee costs more in Perth but...

    Colin Barnett, premier of Western Australia, talks about the balance of the old and new economies, and the way of life the state has to offer.

  • TORONTO, Dec 12- German healthcare group Bayer said on Monday it has set up a joint venture with U.S. life sciences venture capital firm Versant Ventures to invest $225 million in a stem cell therapy firm based in Toronto. The venture, BlueRock Therapeutics, is expected to initially employ 30 to 40 people in Toronto, and 70 to 80 people worldwide.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 8- VelocityShares said on Thursday it was launching two new exchange-traded notes as an "alternative" to a pair of popular products used to bet on oil prices that will be delisted this week. The notes will replace Credit Suisse's $617 million VelocityShares 3 x Long Crude Oil ETN, which is poised to become the largest-ever note to be delisted from U.S....

  • FRANKFURT, Dec 8- U.S. private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts launched a tender offer on Thursday for a stake in Germany's GfK, teaming up with the faltering market research firm to develop new computer-based strategies and fend off competition. The announcement that KKR-controlled Acceleratio Capital NV would offer 43.50 euros per share in cash for all...

  • This aerospace fund is taking off in Singapore

    Starburst Accelerator's Francois Chopard and Leonie Hill Capital's Arun Kant talk about the $200 million fund being launched to encourage aerospace innovation.

  • SAN FRANCISCO Dec 6- Apple Watch sales appear to have rebounded for the holidays from mid-year doldrums on a redesign, price cuts and strong promotions, but analysts say long-term demand has yet to be proven. The Watch is Apple Inc's first new product under Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook and is seen as a barometer of whether the company can find new sources of...

  • It will pit one group of researchers associated with the Broad Institute, affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, against another group linked to the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Vienna in Austria. The latter team, led by Berkeley's Jennifer Doudna and Vienna's Emmanuelle...

  • Audi launches vehicle-to-infrastructure in Las Vegas

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau talks to Audi President Scott Keogh about the future of connected cars.

  • Connecting the world with Hyperloop technology

    Shervin Pishevar, Sherpa Capital managing director, and Brent Callinicos, Hyperloop One, discuss how interconnected technology will change the future of transportation.

  • It will pit one group of researchers associated with the Broad Institute, affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, against another group linked to the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Vienna in Austria. The latter team, led by Berkeley's Jennifer Doudna and Vienna's Emmanuelle...

  • LONDON, Dec 2- Energy companies have ploughed more than 1 billion euros into startups as they accelerate their search for innovative new technologies to help defend market share in the face of radical industry change. Total Energy Ventures Amount invested to date: 150 million euros. Engie New Ventures Total fund size: around 150 million euros.