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  • Apple's iPhone 7 is more expensive to manufacture

    IHS Markit says Apple's latest smartphone costs the tech giant an estimated $224.80 to make.

  • Samsung loyalty wavers in China

    The South Korean company is facing backlash in China over its response to problems with the new Note 7 smartphones.

  • SEOUL, Sept 21- U.S. carrier Verizon Communications Inc has begun taking orders for Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, after having stopped sales of the device earlier due to fire-prone batteries. Samsung has recalled about 1 million Note 7 smartphones in the United States, offering to replace or refund the flagship phones.

  • Samsung signage on display at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain on Feb. 22, 2016.

    The potential damage to its image threatens to disrupt Samsung's efforts to use the Note 7 to propel faster growth in a crowded Chinese market.

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 20- Alphabet's Google has been given an extra three weeks to respond to EU antitrust charges that it abused its dominant Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals, the European Commission said on Tuesday. The U.S. tech giant had been due to file a response by Tuesday but said it needed more time and will now reply by Oct. 7, a Commission...

  • GoPro

    GoPro's Karma stands out in the competitive drone space because of its portability and other versatile features, says PureFunds' Andrew Chanin.

  • Samsung Note 7 phone

    Samsung says an investigation into one Galaxy Note 7 fire in China found no battery problem, while it couldn't access the other phone.

  • Gopro

    GoPro's new camera replacement cycle ahead of the holiday season should add to its revenues, says S&P Global Market Intelligence's Angelo Zino.

  • SEOUL/ BEIJING, Sept 19- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday a Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in China that reportedly caught fire was damaged by external heating. Battery supplier Amperex Technology Limited said earlier in the day it investigated the damaged Samsung phone with the South Korean smartphone maker and determined that its battery was...

  • *ATL says its battery not the cause of Note 7 fire in China. SEOUL/ BEIJING, Sept 19- A supplier to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday that its battery does not appear to have caused a Galaxy Note 7 smartphone to ignite in China, after Chinese media reported one of the handsets caught fire. Amperex Technology Limited said it conducted a joint investigation with...

  • Apple getting mojo back?

    Edmund Lee, Recode managing editor, discusses the launch of Apple's iPhone 7 and what else consumers want to see from the tech giant. Marcus Lemonis, Host of "The Profit," weighs in.

  • Apple's launch day

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports the latest on Apple's launch of the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2.

  • No headphone jack: sea change or stupidity?

    Bruce Tognazzini, Nielsen Normal Group Principal and former Apple designer, and Noah Kraft, Doppler Labs CEO, discuss Apple's choice to remove the headphone jack from the iPhone 7.

  • CPSC Chair: We'll see more battery recalls like Samsung

    Elliot Kaye, Consumer Product Safety Commission chairman, discusses the official recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 due to a fire hazard from the device's battery.

  • Tim Cook opens Apple Store

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports the latest on the iPhone 7 launch including CEO Tim Cook opening the doors of the Palo Alto Apple Store.

  • Apple AirPods a fashion fail?

    Vanessa Friedman, New York Times fashion director, discusses the fashion side of Apple's new Apple Watch Series 2 and AirPods.

  • Apple stock get iPhone boost

    Mike Walkley, Canaccord Genuity, discusses the stock price reaction to Apple's launch of the iPhone 7.

  • Stocks to Watch: September 16, 2016

    Twitter, ExxonMobil and Apple are making headlines on Wall Street this Friday morning to wrap up the trading week.

  • New features in iPhone 7

    CNBC's Josh Lipton takes a look at upgrades available in Apple's new smartphone, including improved water resistance, better camera and longer battery life.

  • SEOUL, Sept 16- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it would resume selling new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to South Korean customers from Sept. 28, as it rushes to complete the costly recall and salvage second-half sales for the device. Samsung has received 92 reports of batteries overheating in the United States alone, including 26 reports of burns and 55...