×

Consumer Discretionary Consumer Electronics

  • Introducing Google Home

    At Google's hardware event, Mario Queiroz, Product Management, introduces the Google Home device for a connected home.

  • Google announces Chromecast Ultra

    At Google's hardware event, Mario Queiroz, Product Management, introduces its latest streaming device, Chromecast Ultra

  • Google Wifi a modular wireless system

    At Google's hardware event, Mario Queiroz, Product Managment, introduces the modular Google Wifi system.

  • Oct 4- Alphabet Inc's Google on Tuesday announced a new "Pixel" smartphone at an event on Tuesday, the company's latest effort to sell consumers on a Google-branded device and to challenge Apple Inc's iPhone at the high end of the $400 billion global market. The new phone starts at a price of $649, and Google is working with exclusively with Verizon Communications...

  • Harry Potter, Street View & YouTube come to Daydream View

    At Google's hardware event, Adrienne McCallister, Partnerships, introduces some of the new partner content for the VR headset Daydream View.

  • Google announces Daydream View VR headset

    At Google's hardware event, Clay Bavor, Virtual Reality, introduces the new VR headset Daydream View and its corresponding controller.

  • Pixel phone available in three colors, two sizes

    At Google's hardware event, Sabrina Ellis, Product Management, introduces the hardware specs, sizes and colors for the new Pixel smartphone.

  • Pixel's camera rated 89 by DxOMark

    At Google's hardware event, Brian Rakowski, Product Management, introduces the features of the camera built into the Pixel smartphone.

  • Google announces its new phone Pixel

    At Google's hardware event, hardware division SVP Rick Osterloh introduces its new phone, Pixel.

  • Oct 4- Alphabet Inc's Google is expected to unveil new smartphones at an event on Tuesday, the company's latest effort to sell consumers on a Google-branded device and to challenge Apple Inc at the high end of the market. Analysts predict the San Francisco product launch will also showcase other Google hardware initiatives, including a voice-controlled...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 3- Alphabet's Google has been given until the end of October, the fourth extension, to rebut EU antitrust charges that it uses its dominant Android mobile operating system to block competitors, the European Commission said on Monday. The new deadlines are Oct. 31 for the Android case and Oct. 26 and Oct. 13 for cases relating to online search advertising...

  • The group working on the company's voice assistant technology and related devices is now looking to fill 400 open positions.

  • TAIPEI, Oct 3- Mobile phone maker FIH Mobile Ltd warned on Monday its consolidated net profit would more than halve this year as weaker sales dent business at the Hong Kong- listed unit of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. The 52- percent slide in profit expected by FIH Mobile underscores the challenges of a saturated smartphone industry and slowdown in demand from...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 1- EU antitrust regulators plan to order Alphabet's Google to stop paying financial incentives to smartphone makers to pre-install Google Search exclusively on their devices and warned the company of a large fine, an EU document showed. Google received a copy in April in which the European Commission accused it of using its dominant Android...

  • Donald Trump

    Trump's plan to impose a 45% tariff on imports from China may send U.S. retail prices of Chinese made goods up 10%, Capital Economics said.

  • Samsung home appliances on display at an event in Los Angeles, California.

    Samsung said it was working with a U.S. consumer product safety regulator to address safety issues related to some of its washing machines.

  • Sept 28- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it was working with a U.S. consumer product safety regulator to address safety issues related to some of its top-load washing machines. The world's top smartphone maker is already reeling from a global recall of at least 2.5 million Note 7 smartphones in 10 markets due to faulty batteries causing some phones to catch fire.

  • SEOUL, Sept 29- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday it expects to have recovered more than 80 percent of recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea by Oct. 1, when the firm plans to resume sales of the device in its home market. On Sept. 2, Samsung announced a global recall of at least 2.5 million Note 7 s in 10 markets due to faulty batteries causing...

  • In a model for how it plans to keep BlackBerry-branded handsets in the market, the company said it had signed a deal with Indonesia's BB Merah Putih to manufacture, distribute and promote new devices in that country, its largest handset market. BlackBerry said it was in late-stage discussions for a similar deal in China and working on several India initiatives.

  • TORONTO, Sept 28- BlackBerry Ltd will outsource the development and design of its smartphones, a product category it helped pioneer and popularize, as the Canadian company bets on software and managing rival devices, it said on Wednesday. The company signed a deal with Indonesia's BB Merah Putih to manufacture, distribute and promote its branded devices in that...