Enterprise Innovation

  • Oppo Outlook

    Michael Tran of Oppo, now the leading smartphone brand in China, explains the firm's strategy in emerging markets and upcoming product launches.

  • SEOUL, July 28- South Korea's government plans to expand tax benefits for research and development of robotics and other technologies as it seeks out industries that could become new economic growth engines. The Park Geun-hye administration has also been increasingly looking to technological developments and the service sector to provide a new growth...

  • A nurse holds a newborn baby at the labor ward of Singapore's Kandang Kerbau Hospital (KKH).

    Singapore's policymakers have long battled the country's low birth rate, but will little success so far.

  • LONDON, July 25- Europe's first regulated asset-backed bitcoin product- an exchange-traded instrument that will invest exclusively in the digital currency- begins trading this week on the Gibraltar Stock Exchange and Germany's Deutsche Boerse. BitcoinETI will be available through regulated brokerages across Europe, and settlement will be handled...

  • Is lithium the new gas?

    Lithium may be "the new gasoline" and the key to the electric car revolution. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports details on the great lithium race.

  • LONDON, July 25- Europe's first regulated bitcoin product- an asset-backed exchange-traded instrument that will invest exclusively in the digital currency- begins trading this week on the Gibraltar Stock Exchange and Germany's Deutsche Boerse. BitcoinETI will be available through regulated brokerages across Europe, and settlement will be handled...

  • Verizon Yahoo

    Yahoo and AOL are declining assets which won't help Verizon build up its core strength in connectivity, says Global Equities Research's Trip Chowdhry.

  • Many actively managed funds will now be able to list new ETF products without a separate filing with the SEC, effective immediately, the New York Stock Exchange said in a statement. When a firm wants to launch a new kind of exchange-traded fund, it has to apply for "exemptive relief" from the SEC. The SEC has heightened scrutiny of ETFs after an irregular volatility...

  • Executive Edge: Facebook takes flight

    The "Squawk Box" news team discusses some of the morning's most provocative headlines, including Facebook's test flight of its drone, and Florida officials testing mosquitos near Miami for the Zika virus.

  • NEW YORK, July 21- Comcast Corp, the No. 1 U.S. cable company, said on Thursday it will introduce prepaid TV and internet services to attract customers whose credit ratings do not quality them for postpaid services. The service will roll out later this year in Illinois, Michigan, Georgia, Florida and Indiana, and will extend to the entire country by the end of 2017,...

  • Facebook's internet-beaming solar powered aircraft takes flight over Yuma, Arizona.

    Facebook has had a remarkable year. More than 1.65 billion people use the service, making it the world's largest social network.

  • July 21- Al Jazeera Media Network is preparing to make its English language international news channel video content digitally available to U.S. viewers again, according to a July 21 email sent to employees obtained by Reuters. "I am pleased to be able to say that, all going well, AJE will available in the USA, across digital platforms, in September," the email stated.

  • DOJ Antitrust Chief on health care mergers

    Bill Baer, Justice Department Antitrust Chief, announces two separate lawsuits against health insurance mergers.

  • Qualcomm CEO on future of smartphones

    Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf discusses his company's earnings beat, his positive view of the partnership between SoftBank and ARM Holdings, and the outlook for smartphone innovation.

  • Innovating ag & boosting farmers' harvests

    Ag-tech company Indigo announced it raised $100 million in new funding. David Perry, Indigo CEO, discusses tackling agriculture problems and his company's efforts in adding microbes back to plants to create healthier plants.

  • Musk's master plan

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest information on Elon Musk's master plan for the future of Tesla.

  • July 20- Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said Wednesday he will roll out a new master plan for the electric luxury car maker this evening, after hints he intends to make Tesla a renewable energy enterprise offering products and services beyond vehicles. Musk told more than 4 million Twitter followers that a "post should go live on Tesla website" around...

  • *Launches $11 mln digital space in Shanghai. SHANGHAI, July 20- General Electric Co on Wednesday said it would partner with Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to develop smart machines designed to boost productivity, part of a drive to promote its "industrial internet" business in China. We're bringing this to China, we're open for business in China today to be able to do...

  • Cybersecurity

    Carbon Black's Ben Johnson says there is a need to take collective defensive cybersecurity, such as sharing information to prevent future attacks.

  • *TechCrunch says Pokemon GO to launch in Japan on Wednesday. *TechCrunch says McDonald's Japan to become game's first sponsor. Pokemon GO, which marries a classic 20- year-old franchise with augmented reality, is now available in 35 countries, mostly in Europe, and technology news site TechCrunch reported the game will be launched in Japan, one of the world's...