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Enterprise Innovation

  • Celine Fornaro, head of EMEA industrials research at UBS, says that single-pilot planes for both cargo and passengers could be a possibility by 2022.

  • Just had best quarter in the history of the comapny: Volvo Cars CEO

    "We have tried for many years now to act as a listed company," Hakan Samuelsson says of his business' potential IPO.

  • BEIJING, July 18- Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday it has launched an artificial intelligence game on Tencent Holdings Ltd social media app WeChat, as the company continues to show tentative signs of re-entering China's consumer market. The U.S. technology firm has been experimenting with new inroads to the China, where the majority of it products...

  • BRUSSELS, July 18- The European Union will launch safeguard measures on Thursday designed to prevent a surge of steel imports into the bloc that could have followed the U.S. imposition of tariffs on incoming steel and aluminum, the EU's official journal said. The European Commission has proposed a combination of a quota and a tariff to counter EU concerns that...

  • Rocket Lab announced Tuesday that it's seeking to build a launch complex in the U.S. to complement its current site in New Zealand, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported. Alaska's Pacific Spaceport Complex is among four finalists, including Cape Canaveral in Florida, the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, and the Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California.

  • July 17- Intercontinental Exchange on Tuesday said it would launch a crude oil futures contract deliverable in Houston later this quarter, capitalizing on the growth in U.S. exports of crude oil that have risen to about 2 million barrels a day. Brokers and market participants said the Houston crude market has ample liquidity as Gulf Coast grades are regularly...

  • NEW YORK, July 17- JPMorgan Chase& Co has made a strategic investment in Volley.com, a San Francisco- based startup that uses artificial intelligence to help large enterprises automatically generate training content for employees, the companies said on Tuesday. Its technology can help large companies, including banks, save money and time when creating...

  • LONDON, July 17- Silicon Valley e-cigarette start-up Juul Labs is bringing its small flash drive-sized vaping device to the United Kingdom this week, aiming to reproduce its break-neck U.S. growth overseas. In April the U.S. Food and Drug Administration launched a crackdown on the sale of e-cigarettes and tobacco products to minors, particularly those...

  • People celebrate Zimbabwe Independence Day at the National Sports Stadium on April 18, 2018, in Harare.

    Zimbabwe has launched a space agency as part of its effort to industrialize and modernize.

  • July 12- Apple Inc unveiled new features on the MacBook Pro on Thursday, including faster core processors, larger memory and better security to 13- inch and 15- inch models with touch bar. The iPhone maker said the 8th- generation Intel processors will make the 15- inch model up to 70 percent faster and the 13- inch model up to two times faster. The new MacBook Pro...

  • July 11- AT&T Inc has partnered with Magic Leap Inc, a secretive startup working in the augmented reality space, to exclusively sell its products in the United States, the wireless company said on Wednesday. Magic Leap said it will demo its first product later in the day- a lightweight, wearable computer with augmented reality features. The product, Magic Leap One, is...

  • The Global Innovation Index 2018 keeps Switzerland in the No. 1 spot, followed by the Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom and Singapore. Francis Gurry, director general of the U.N. World Intellectual Property Organization, said China's ranking represents a breakthrough for its economy, which is rapidly transforming and prioritizing research and ingenuity.

  • SINGAPORE, July 10- Grab plans to launch a grocery delivery service, and is betting on its network of 7.1 million drivers, agents and merchants to steer its expansion beyond its core ride-hailing business across Southeast Asia, its chief executive told Reuters. The strategy to provide "everyday" offerings underscores Grab's ambition to secure its dominant...

  • Siemens and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba, have signed a memorandum of understanding to launch so-called Internet of Things products that connect hundreds of different manufacturing devices in China. It hopes the tie up with Alibaba will help it make further inroads into China, already Siemens's third-largest market.

  • *China set to raise tariffs on U.S. car imports on Friday. *Move comes as Ford looks to revive growth in China. BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, July 5- Ford Motor Co said on Thursday that for now, it will not hike prices of imported Ford and higher-margin luxury Lincoln models in China, thus absorbing the additional cost of tariffs on U.S.-made vehicles due to be applied starting on...

  • *China set to raise tariffs on U.S. car imports on Friday. *Move comes as Ford looks to revive growth in China. BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, July 5- Ford Motor Co said on Thursday that for now it will not hike prices of imported Ford and higher-margin luxury Lincoln models in China, thus absorbing the cost additional of tariffs on U.S. vehicles due to be applied starting on Friday.

  • *China set to raise tariffs on US car imports on Friday. *Move comes as Ford looks to revive growth in China. BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, July 5- Ford Motor Co said it has no plans for now to hike prices of imported Ford and Lincoln models in China, despite additional tariffs on U.S. vehicles due to be applied from Friday.

  • MIT Technology Review names top technologists

    Gideon Lichfield, MIT Technology Review editor-in-chief, speaks to "Squawk Box" about the magazine's list of innovators under the age of 35.

  • SHANGHAI, July 3- Renowned global hedge fund managers Bridgewater Associates LP and Winton Group Ltd have had registrations to launch products in China accepted at a time of turbulence in capital markets, reflecting a change in the government's stance toward such foreign funds. It is not clear what type of products they plan to launch in China.

  • WASHINGTON, June 29- Sticking to a pledge that Americans will be able to file tax returns on a postcard under President Donald Trump's tax code overhaul, the U.S. Treasury Department released a new Form 1040 for individuals on Friday, but met swift Democratic criticism about its potential complexity. The Treasury and Internal Revenue Service unveiled a draft of...