Enterprise Innovation

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 1- Skechers USA's stock was on track for its best day in over two years on Thursday after the shoe seller's chief executive bought $11 million worth of the beleaguered shares and a brokerage recommended it after viewing new products at a trade show. Buckingham Research Group analyst Scott Krasik raised his rating on Skechers to "buy" from "...

  • MASTERCARD AND VERIFONE LAUNCH POINT-OF-SALE FINANCING APP IN BRITAIN.

  • CANNES, France, Dec 1- British shoppers will soon be able to decide to spread the cost of a purchase over a series of monthly instalments at the point of making a payment with their credit card, in a new partnership between Mastercard Inc card machine maker VeriFone Systems Inc.. The "Mastercard Intalments" app- the first of its kind in Britain- will launch on VeriFone...

  • The future of renewables

    John Licata at Blue Phoenix says innovation will keep renewable energy competitive and his views on whether new policies will affect renewables in the future.

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 30- The European Union unveiled its biggest defence funding and research plan in more than a decade on Wednesday to reverse billions in cuts and send a message to U.S. Part of a broader push to revitalise defence cooperation, the European Commission proposed a 5 billion-euro fund to let governments club together to buy new helicopters and planes to...

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 30- The European Union unveiled its biggest defense funding and research plan in more than a decade on Wednesday to reverse billions in cuts and send a message to U.S. Part of a broader push to revitalize defense cooperation, the European Commission proposed a 5 billion-euro fund to let governments club together to buy new helicopters and planes to...

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 30- The European Union unveiled its biggest defence funding and research plan in more than a decade on Wednesday to reverse billions in cuts and send a message to U.S. Part of a broader push to revitalise defence cooperation, the European Commission proposed a 5 billion-euro fund to let governments club together to buy new helicopters and planes to...

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 30- The European Union unveiled its biggest defense funding and research plan in more than a decade on Wednesday to reverse billions in cuts and send a message to U.S. Part of a broader push to revitalize defense cooperation, the European Commission proposed a 5 billion-euro fund to let governments club together to buy new helicopters and planes to...

  • YOKOHAMA, Nov 29- Nissan Motor Co will make its first major foray into internet-connected cars by offering an option in some new vehicles that will use big data technology to notify drivers when vehicle maintenance is required. As automakers compete fiercely to develop self-driving cars and improve the customer experience inside vehicles, Japan's...

  • Some of the best innovation is happening with television: Anderson

    Brad Anderson, former Best Buy CEO, weighs in on holiday shopping trends, growth in e-commerce and wearable technology.

  • The latest addition to Singapore's start-up ecosystem

    A look at efforts to push startup development and innovation in Singapore from SGInnovate's Steve Leonard.

  • If approved, St. Louis would be the southernmost delivery point and provide new options for farmers and traders along the lower Illinois River and the Mississippi River, said Fred Seamon, the CME's senior director of commodity research and product development. Both soybeans and wheat are already delivered in St. Louis. Two are along Lake Michigan and 23 are along...

  • Trump impact on Silicon Valley

    Ajay Chopra, general partner at Trinity Ventures, discusses the health of the tech industry in Silicon Valley in the light of the upcoming Trump administration.

  • Friedman: Everything including politics has to move faster

    Thomas Friedman, columnist for The New York Times and author of "Thank You for Being Late," discusses the economy of the future.

  • Tech driving global change

    Thomas Friedman, columnist for The New York Times and author, discusses his new book "Thank You for Being Late" about how the financial crisis hid major technological advances.

  • LONDON, Nov 22- Global IT group IBM will triple the number of its cloud data centers in Britain, it said on Tuesday, joining Facebook and Google in investing in the UK after its vote to leave the European Union. IBM Europe's general manger for cloud services, Sebastian Krause, said the investment reflected the strength of the UK economy and the size of the opportunity...

  • LONDON, Nov 21- Prime Minister Theresa May set out plans to get big business behind her Brexit strategy on Monday, toning down plans to put workers on company boards and promising to spend billions of pounds on science, technology and research. The strength of Britain's $2.3 trillion economy was thrown into doubt following the shock vote to leave the European...

  • BEIJING, Nov 21- China's spending on research and development increased to 2.07 percent of GDP last year, up by 0.05 percentage points, as policy to promote more innovation led companies to up their investment in research, said a report published by the Ministry of Science and Technology on Monday. China spent a total of 1.42 trillion yuan on R&D in 2015, up 8.9...

  • LONDON, Nov 21- Prime Minister Theresa May set out plans to get big business behind her Brexit strategy on Monday, toning down plans to put workers on company boards and promising to spend billions of pounds on science, technology and research. The strength of Britain's $2.3 trillion economy was thrown into doubt following the shock vote to leave the European...

  • *China urges more controls at Wuzhen World Internet Conference. WUZHEN, China, Nov 20- China's ambitions to tighten up regulation of the Internet have found a second wind in old fears- terrorism and fake news. Ren Xianling, the vice minister of China's top internet authority, said on Thursday that the process was akin to "installing brakes on a car before driving on...