Tag Archives: Innovation

Solazyme: Taking Advantage Of Healthy Food Trends And The Need For Innovation

By Kevin Quon: Progress appears to be underway for Solazyme (SZYM) when it comes to its new food ingredient brand of AlgaVia. In Solazyme’s latest conference call, management announced that the company had signed “an important customer” for AlgaVia’s Whole … Continue reading

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C1 Financial: Excellent Risk Management, Defensive Positioning To Rising Rates, And Innovation Make This An IPO To Own

By Dallas Salazar: I first heard about C1 Financial (NYSE:BNK) in early 2012 when the bank, which had just changed its name and was looking to make a splash regionally, ran a promotion where it gave any personal depositor willing … Continue reading

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Switzerland tops innovation rankings for fourth year

Switzerland has claimed the top spot on the Global Innovation Index for the fourth-straight year while Sub-Saharan Africa "posted significant regional improvement". The annual rankings, which this year focused on the role people play in the innovation process, found that … Continue reading

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2 Ways To Play Innovation In The Titanium Pigment Industry

By Debra Fiakas, CFA: Canadian company has developed new low-cost, environmentally friendly process to create titanium pigment. The process has already got the attention of one major buyer in the paint and coatings industry, and that could present a big … Continue reading

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2 Ways To Play Innovation In Titanium Pigment Industry

By Debra Fiakas, CFA: Canadian company has developed new low-cost, environmentally friendly process to create titanium pigment. The process has already got the attention of one major buyer in the paint and coatings industry, and that could present a big … Continue reading

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Qualcomm’s new CEO says smartphone innovation still strong

By Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Steve Mollenkopf, the new chief executive of Qualcomm, said on Tuesday that the mobile chipmaker is developing technologies that will drive continued demand for smartphones even as others worry that the smartphone market's … Continue reading

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Top Vietnamese Party Officials Push Innovation In Schools – Forbes

Forbes Top Vietnamese Party Officials Push Innovation In SchoolsForbesHANOI – Even as the people in Vietnamese schools with whom I have met complain about the restrictions on their ability to innovate and create more student-centered education, top education officials in … Continue reading

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The latest malware innovation: Infect ATMs and have them pump out cash

Hackers in Europe managed to target several cash machines from an unnamed bank earlier this year by infecting them with malware from USB drives, BBC News reports. The researchers who discovered the hack detailed their findings at the Chaos Computing … Continue reading

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Engineers searching for smartphone innovation look within

By Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – As Apple and other smartphone makers find it harder to wow consumers with new devices, engineers think future breakthroughs may depend more on finding new ways to integrate existing components than on inventing … Continue reading

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Intermolecular, Inc: Disrupting A Model Of Innovation

By Kevin Quon: Technology capable of disrupting an industry is often hard to find as an investor. Yet the reward of significant investment returns often lie in the identification of such opportunities prior to them becoming common knowledge. It is … Continue reading

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