Enterprise Innovation

  • *Include Mate 20 phone, priced at 799- 849 euros. The new line-up includes the Mate 20, with list prices ranging from 799- 849 euros ( $925- $983), depending on memory configuration. The fuller-featured Mate 20 Pro, is priced as low as 799 pounds at some UK retailers and list priced at 849 pounds or 1,049 euros across Europe.

  • LONDON, Oct 16- British American Tobacco cut its full-year revenue target for cigarette alternatives such as vaping pens and tobacco heating devices, citing a flat market in Japan and a product recall in the United States. It said the cut was due to flat growth in Japan, the most developed market for tobacco-heating devices, and the recall in the United States of...

  • BEIJING, Oct 16- U.S. carmaker Ford Motor Co unveiled a new China sport utility vehicle on Tuesday, and said its plan to release a spate of new models will help turn around tumbling sales in the world's top auto market from the start of next year. Ford, fighting to recover from a severe sales slump in China, will start selling the entry-level SUV, called the "Territory",...

  • ORLANDO, Fla. Oct 14- Embraer SA is adding two longer-range business jet variants to its mid-sized Legacy line, featuring revamped cabins and technology that reduces turbulence to create smoother flights, the Brazilian plane maker said on Sunday. The launch of the two Praetor models- named after Ancient Roman officials- coincides with the business jet...

  • An FDA rule banned the sale of new e-cigarette products after August 2016 without regulatory approval. In September, Reuters reported that startups and big tobacco firms launched more than a dozen new high-nicotine e-cigarette products mimicking the popular Juul devices after the FDA imposed the deadline. He said the company notified the FDA in May that the...

  • An FDA rule banned the sale of new e-cigarette products after August 2016 without regulatory approval. In September, Reuters reported that startups and big tobacco firms launched more than a dozen new high-nicotine e-cigarette products mimicking the popular Juul devices after the FDA imposed the deadline. If the FDA determines the e-cigarettes were...

  • Oct 11- For the fourth year running, Stanford University tops Reuters ranking of the Worlds Most Innovative Universities, a list that identifies and ranks the educational institutions doing the most to advance science, invent new technologies and power new markets and industries. Recent Stanford research highlights include several developments in the...

  • GOOGLE UNVEILS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TOOL TO SCREEN CALLS, LAUNCHING IMMEDIATELY ON PIXEL 3- EXEC.

  • *Enters pay-per-minute rentals with electric vans. FRANKFURT, Oct 9- German auto parts supplier Bosch is launching an electric van-sharing service in Germany, expanding its reach in rentals and pitting it against some of its customers who are also expanding into pay-per-minute mobility services. "A service for sharing electric vans has huge potential for...

  • Oct 9- Belgian chemicals group Solvay has named Ilham Kadri, chief executive of U.S. hygiene technology and services company Diversey, to succeed Jean-Pierre Clamadieu as CEO next year. "She is passionate about science and innovation and that is really at the core of the DNA both of our history and our group today," Solvay chairman Nicolas Boel said on a conference...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 8- Facebook Inc on Monday released a smart speaker designed to ease video calls, but the company's history of privacy mishaps and the device's price and limited functionality could slow it from taking on market leaders Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google. The device, known as Portal, comes in $199 and $349 versions and its signature...

  • Oct 8- FLIR Systems Inc on Monday launched a vehicle-mounted case, that holds several tiny surveillance drones to help soldiers and first responders to gauge their surroundings without exiting vehicles. The Black Hornet Vehicle Reconnaisssance System, designed for military and government agencies, can be mounted to the outside of a vehicle, the company said.

  • STOCKHOLM, Oct 8- Americans William Nordhaus and Paul Romer won the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize for work in integrating climate change and technological innovation into economic analysis, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on Monday. Nordhaus, of Yale University, was the first person to create a quantitative model that described the interplay between...

  • *London market faces growing competition from overseas rivals. LONDON, Oct 5- The great and the good of the global metals industry are descending on London, making their annual pilgrimage to the London Metal Exchange's LME Week jamboree. The revamp is timely and the LME is now able to look to the future with multiple new product launches planned for 2019,...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 3- Four industry groups representing major internet providers and cable companies filed suit on Wednesday seeking to block California's new law to mandate net neutrality rules, which they say are complex, burdensome and harmful to innovation. The lawsuit was filed by the American Cable Association; CTIA- The Wireless Association; NCTA- The...

  • Oct 2- PepsiCo Inc posted stronger-than-expected profit on Tuesday, boosted by beverage sales in North America that rose after a year of declines and as investments in marketing and developing new products for emerging markets paid off. The sales rebound in North America came as PepsiCo expanded its portfolio with more non-carbonated drinks and sparkling...

  • Oct 2- PepsiCo Inc reported quarterly revenue above Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, as investments in marketing and developing new products for Latin America paid off. Sales in its North America beverages unit, which houses Gatorade, Mountain Dew and its trademark cola brand, rose 2 percent to $5.46 billion in the third quarter, but fell short of analysts'...

  • Sept 28- Business software maker Oracle Corp said on Friday Thomas Kurian, its president of product development would be stepping down, effective immediately. Kurian's responsibilities have been reassigned to other senior executives, the company said in a filing. Earlier this month, Oracle said Kurian was taking a break and the company expected him back.

  • WASHINGTON/ MEXICO CITY, Sept 28- The text of the Trump administration's trade agreement with Mexico is due to be released on Friday, launching a contentious approval process as pressure mounts on Canada to sign a revamping of the trilateral NAFTA pact. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday said they expected the text to largely exclude language...

  • LONDON, Sept 26- Driverless car features are moving closer to mass-market production, with British chip designer ARM introducing the first in a new line of safety-hardened processors for building features such as automated collision avoidance into vehicles. The new line of AE, or "Automotive Enhanced", application processors lets chipmakers design chips...