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Mice discovery shows promise for 'rapid and robust hair growth' in bald humans

A serendipitous find leads Columbia University researchers to conclude that a drug applied directly to the skin could show real promise for broadly treating hair loss.

By October 26, 2015


Big money in little Singapore: Can a $220,000 tournament drive e-sport growth in Southeast Asia?

The Nanyang DOTA 2 Championships in Singapore almost fell at the first hurdle, but finished with a resounding roar.

By November 5, 2015


Apple Pay growth slows as challengers rev up

People continue to sign up for iPhone maker's mobile payments service, but at a slower clip, research shows. Meanwhile, megabank JPMorgan Chase is prepping a system of its own.

By October 27, 2015


For Verizon, network quality means growth keeps chugging along

The company added 1.3 million net new customers in the third quarter as it continues to tout its network superiority. Much of its growth stems from subscribers picking up tablets.

By October 20, 2015


What's behind smartphone market's slowing growth? Look to China

Research firm predicts global shipments will rise around 10 percent this year, compared with more than 27 percent in 2014. One reason? Demand for devices in China is falling.

By August 25, 2015


Apple's Cook: Don't fret -- China growth remains strong

In a rare move, Apple's CEO emails Jim Cramer, a host on the CNBC business network, to reassure investors about sales in a very important region.

By August 24, 2015


T-Mobile blows away profit expectations as customer growth surges

The carrier continues its torrid pace of subscriber growth amid stiff competition in the wireless business.

By July 30, 2015


Twitter's user growth skids to a stop

The microblogger's executives say they have no idea when they could see "significant" additions to its monthly active users metric.

By July 28, 2015


AT&T can thank connected cars and tablets for its growth

AT&T tops expectations for its second-quarter earnings, and manages to grow its base despite losing core phone customers.

By July 23, 2015


Verizon's subscriber growth cools as rivals turn up the heat

But the nation's largest wireless did post a profit for the second quarter and phone subscriber growth that topped expectations.

By July 21, 2015