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  • Lenovo reports FY results: What to expect Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 9:33 PM ET
    Lenovo reports FY results: What to expect

    Jean-Louis Lafayeedney, director at Societe General Haitong, explains why he expects the world's number 1 PC company to outperform with its full-year financial results due Thursday.

  • Samsung quietly preps for change at top Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 7:42 PM ET

    Samsung's heir-apparent faces a delicate balance: carefully preparing for change - of style more than strategy - while preserving his ailing father's legacy.

  • Munster Culpa: I was wrong about Apple TV Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 12:10 PM ET
    Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray

    After years of telling investors an Apple-branded television was imminent, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster offered a mea culpa on Tuesday.

  • Is Carl Icahn becoming too bullish on Apple? Monday, 18 May 2015 | 11:05 PM ET
    Is Carl Icahn becoming too bullish on Apple?

    Michael Yoshikami, founder & CEO of Destination Wealth Management, discusses Carl Icahn's open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook about how he believes Apple's stock is worth about $240

  • For Apple, China is the 'fuel in the tank': Pro Monday, 18 May 2015 | 9:04 PM ET
    For Apple, China is the 'fuel in the tank': Pro

    Daniel Ives, managing director and senior analyst at FBR Capital Markets, says China will be "front and center" in Apple's growth story moving forward.

  • Will China’s Xiaomi make it in the US and Europe? Monday, 18 May 2015 | 8:20 AM ET
    Xiaomi headquarters in Beijing, China

    Chinese smartphone giant, Xiaomi, is set to open its doors to U.S. and European consumers shortly.

  • Disruptor #6 Dropbox: Business segment growing Friday, 15 May 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    Disruptor #6 Dropbox: Business segment growing

    Dropbox founder and CEO Drew Houston, discusses collaborations with businesses, and keeping information secure.

  • Sharp gets second bailout in 3 years: What's wrong? Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 8:46 PM ET
    Sharp gets second bailout in 3 years: What's wrong?

    Peter Boardman, managing director of Tradewinds, discusses how cut-throat competition in Japan's LCD market is hurting Sharp.

  • Is your kid playing with your capex? Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 7:02 PM ET

    Companies – even new ones – appear to be skipping out on capex, but that spending may just not get counted because your kid is playing with it, UBS said.

  • RadioShack has a new owner Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 8:54 AM ET
    RadioShack has a new owner

    Standard General bought the RadioShack brand name for $26.2 million in an auction.

  • Sharp secures a $1.7 billion bank bailout Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 2:56 AM ET

    Japan's loss-making Sharp said it had secured a $1.7 billion bailout from banks, its second major rescue in three years.

  • Toshiba says to mark down reported profit for 3 years Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 9:28 PM ET

    Toshiba is likely to mark down three fiscal years of profit by at least $419.43 million in total after an internal probe into accounting irregularities.

  • Disruptor 50: No. 15 Quirky Tuesday, 12 May 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Ben Kaufman, founder and CEO of Quirky

    This 6-year-old company culls ideas submitted to its website, and the best ones get made and sold in some of the world's biggest retailers.

  • Sharp says may cut its capital, shares dive 20% Sunday, 10 May 2015 | 10:17 PM ET
    Sharp television sets

    Sharp said it was considering a capital reduction and preferred share issuance as part of its restructuring plan, sending stocks sliding.

  • Is it game on for Nintendo? Friday, 8 May 2015 | 12:53 AM ET
    Is it game on for Nintendo?

    Bob O'Donnell, founder & chief analyst at Technalysis Research, says the expansion into mobile and theme parks makes Nintendo more of a "content company" which is where opportunities lie.

  • How to market kids in the mobile age: Toca Boca Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 10:20 AM ET
    Toca Kitchen 2

    App developer, Toca Boca, known for popular digital toys like 'Toca Hair Salon', is looking to build on its 85 million downloads with online video.

  • Why Sony may over-deliver on full-year results Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 8:33 PM ET
    Why Sony may over-deliver on full-year results

    Atul Goyal, senior analyst at Jefferies, explains why Sony's full-year operating profit, due late Thursday, could beat its guided forecast of 300 billion yen announced last week.

  • Samsung earnings: The good and the bad Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 12:19 AM ET
    Samsung earnings: The good and the bad

    Manoj Menon, partner & MD at Frost & Sullivan, says Samsung's first-quarter results exemplify its successful diversification, but it will need to rework its strategy in the wearable space.

  • Samsung mobile turnaround is 'remarkable': Pro Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 8:33 PM ET
    Samsung mobile turnaround is 'remarkable': Pro

    Nam Hyung Kim, managing director of Arete Research Asia, says first-quarter earnings for Samsung's mobile division staged a turnaround before the launch of the Galaxy S6.

  • What Apple's earnings say about its suppliers Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 9:03 PM ET
    What Apple's earnings say about its suppliers

    With iPhones proving to be "stronger for longer," investors should invest in the suppliers that are gaining market shares, says Steven Pelayo, regional head of Technology Research, Asia-Pacific at HSBC.