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Enterprise Innovation

  • LONDON, Sept 7- GlaxoSmithKline said it has licensed the rights to Adaptimmune's pioneering T-cell therapy programme to boost its pipeline in oncology, one of four areas its has prioritised for research and development. GSK's new chief executive Emma Walmsley said in July she would in future allocate 80 percent of the company's R&D budget to respiratory,...

  • We're a company that really values diversity: Palo Alto Networks CEO

    Mark McLaughlin, Palo Alto Networks CEO, weighs in on cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and DACA.

  • ZURICH, Sept 4- Novartis Chief Executive Joseph Jimenez will retire in 2018, with chief drug developer Vasant Narasimhan taking over as CEO starting in February, the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday. "After 10 wonderful years in Switzerland, my family is ready to return to Silicon Valley and the United States," said Jimenez, a Stanford University graduate.

  • BERLIN, Sept 2- Huawei aims to use artificial intelligence-powered features such as instant image recognition to take on rivals Samsung and Apple when it launches its new flagship phone next month, a top executive said on Saturday. Richard Wu, chief executive of Huawei's consumer business, on Saturday revealed a powerful new mobile phone chip Huawei is betting...

  • Sphero releases new Star Wars smart toys

    Sphero CEO Paul Berberian introduces his company's latest line-up of Star Wars toys that use augmented reality after the success of its BB-8 droid smart toy.

  • Getting ready for Apple's AR revolution

    Discussing the future for augmented reality on the iPhone and what to expect from Apple's September iPhone event with Bruce Tognazzini, Nielsen Norman Group principal and former early Apple employee.

  • LONDON, Sept 1- Volkswagen, Nissan, Toyota and Kia on Friday became the latest carmakers to launch their own scrappage schemes in Britain, as sales slide, saying they aimed to get motorists to trade in their old cars for less polluting new models. The firms join Ford, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Vauxhall, who have all announced similar schemes in recent weeks, together...

  • LONDON, Sept 1- Volkswagen, Nissan and Toyota on Friday became the latest carmakers to launch their own scrappage schemes in Britain, as sales slide, saying they aimed to get motorists to trade in their old cars for less polluting new models. The trio join Ford, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Vauxhall, who have all announced similar schemes in recent weeks, together...

  • LONDON, Aug 30- The British government has rekindled its industrial strategy, unveiled earlier this year to prepare the economy for Brexit, with plans to boost the country's pharmaceuticals sector via fresh investments and public-private collaborations. He laid out several bold targets, such as creating four UK life sciences companies valued at more than 20...

  • Tiny Owl employees work at computers inside the company's head office in Mumbai, India

    China’s stronghold as the leading BRICS economy could be up for contention by the end of the next decade, according to a new report which suggests that India is set to see a surge in innovation.

  • Bell's review, which was welcomed by business minister Greg Clark and health minister Jeremy Hunt, will be followed by a' sector deal' from the government in the coming months, acting on his recommendations with concrete commitments. GlaxoSmithKline, Britain's largest life sciences company, said a stronger and deeper level of collaboration between industry,...

  • The CEO of the government entity that supports innovators in Singapore talks about why there's no such thing as status quo in innovation.

  • DUBAI, Aug 27- Major Qatari shipping conglomerate Qatar Navigation is launching a direct service between Qatar and Karachi in Pakistan, the company said on Sunday, as it seeks to counter economic sanctions against Doha by other Arab States. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic and transport links with Doha on June 5, ending...

  • HP Inc. & Deloitte announce new partnership

    CNBC's Josh Lipton talks to HP CEO Dion Weisler and Deloitte CEO Punit Renjen about their new partnership where the companies will collaborate to implement HP’s 3D-printing systems at a large scale.

  • JOHANNESBURG, Aug 24- Telkom will offer customers on-demand video streaming and music from September, part of plans by South Africa's biggest landline provider to try to increase revenues and subscriber numbers in its mobile business. Telkom, 39 percent owned by the government, is introducing the new products in a rapidly changing market where rival mobile...

  • SEOUL/ NEW YORK, Aug 24- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd set out to wipe the slate clean in New York on Wednesday with its new Galaxy Note 8 "phablet," hoping features like dual rear cameras and its biggest-ever screen will extinguish memories of the device's fire-prone predecessor. Priced at $930 to $960 from network carriers, including a dialling and data plan, the Note 8...

  • SEOUL, Aug 24- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd set out to wipe the slate clean in New York on Wednesday with the new Galaxy Note 8 phablet, hoping features like dual rear cameras and its biggest-ever screen will extinguish memories of its fire-prone predecessor. Analysts said brisk sales of that device indicate recovery in Samsung's standing after battery fires...

  • SEOUL, Aug 24- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd set out to wipe the slate clean in New York on Wednesday with a new Galaxy Note 8 phablet, hoping features such as dual rear cameras and its biggest-ever screen will extinguish memories of its fire-prone predecessor. Analysts said brisk sales of that device indicate recovery in Samsung's standing, after battery fires...

  • Facebook losing teen users to Snapchat: eMarketer

    Colin Sebastian, R.W. Baird and Ed Lee, Recode, weigh in on the future of Facebook and Snapchat.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 22- Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday that it was introducing a cheaper unlimited mobile data plan with some limits as it tries to lure customers away from rival wireless carriers. It allows Verizon to slow down consumers' data speeds in times of congestion and does not include calling and data in Mexico and Canada. "While entry-level...