Consumer Discretionary Consumer Electronics

  • *Q1 operating profit $489 million, lowest since Q1 2013. SEOUL, April 26- South Korean memory chip maker SK Hynix Inc on Tuesday said its first-quarter operating profit fell 65 percent from a year earlier to its lowest in 3 years, hit by faltering demand for consumer electronics such as smartphones. SK Hynix said in a regulatory filing its January-March operating...

  • Apple's innovation losing its edge?

    Discussing whether Apple's innovation has stagnated and whether investors should buy into the company with Kevin O'Leary, "Shark Tank" Investor & TV Personality and O'Shares Investments Chairman, and David Pearl, Executive Vice President, Co-Chief Investment & Portfolio Manager at Epoch Investment Partners.

  • Apple's innovation strategy

    Dawn Chmielewski, Senior Editor at Re/code, and CNBC's Josh Lipton discuss Apple's innovation pipeline and where the company could go from here.

  • Macnamee: The Apple Watch may not move the needle but it is not a failure

    Elevation Partners co-founder Roger McNnamee and CNBC's Squawk Alley panel discuss the upcoming Apple Watch anniversary and how analysts estimate that about 12 million watches were sold in the first year.

  • *Books 59.6 bln yen impairment loss on camera module business. TOKYO, April 21- Japanese electronics firm Sony Corp cut its profit estimate by 9.4 percent for the financial year that ended in March, as slowing global smartphone sales dented demand for its camera modules. Sony said on Thursday it is estimating an operating profit of 290 billion yen for the year, down...

  • The company's shares dropped 3 percent to $50.50 in after market trading on Wednesday, having earlier oscillated between slight gains and losses. Qualcomm said it expects to earn between 90 cents and $1.00 per share in the third quarter. The uncertainty in the smartphone business seemed to show in the company's third-quarter revenue forecast of $5.2- $6.0...

  • The company said it expects third quarter profit of between $0.90- $1.0 per share. The San Diego- based company has faced a host of problems last year including a slowdown in smartphone sales, delays in closing new licensing agreements in China, its biggest market, and fighting an ultimately successful battle to thwart an activist investor's plan to break up the...

  • BRUSSELS, April 20- The European Union charged Google on Wednesday with using its dominant Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals, opening a second front against the U.S. technology giant that could result in large fines. The European Commission said such practices, which started in 2011 when the company became dominant in mobile operating...

  • BRUSSELS, April 20- The European Union charged Google on Wednesday with abusing the dominant position of its Android mobile operating system, opening a second front against the U.S. technology giant that could lead to large fines. The stakes are higher for Google in the Android case as it made about $11 billion last year from advertising sales on Android phones...

  • BRUSSELS, April 19- Europe's antitrust chief is expected to hit Google on Wednesday with anti-competitive charges concerning its Android mobile phone operating system, two people familiar with the matter said. EU charges would open up a second front in the regulatory battle between the European Commission and Google, exposing the world's most popular...

  • Apple launches new MacBook

    The tech giant says its newest laptop computer has a faster processor and longer battery life.

  • Google runs 400M security checks a day

    The tech giant releases its second annual Android security report, assuring customers Android is safer than ever.

  • *Google 2015 revenues from ads on Android phones $11 bln- analyst. AMSTERDAM/ FRANKFURT, April 18- The European competition commission is gearing up to charge Google with giving unfair prominence to its own apps like search and maps in supplementary software licensing deals it strikes with mobile phone makers running its Android operating system, four sources...

  • AMC: No phones in theaters

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the blacklash against AMC about their initial idea about allowing cell phones in movie theaters.

  • Apple shares fall on iPhone production headline

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on Apple shares falling after news from a Japanese news outlet about the company notifying suppliers of plans to slow iPhone production.

  • Cashing in on Facebook Live

    Andy Smith, CEO DailyBurn, and Jesse Hertzberg, Livestream CEO, talk about their companies' partnerships with Facebook on its Facebook Live platform.

  • Apple predicts how long you'll use an iPhone

    The company says the average customer will carry an iPhone for three years before updating to a new model.

  • GoPro introduces developer tools

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on GoPro's new developer program for other companies to integrate their tech with the popular action camera.

  • Japan's electronics giant Sharp unveils the humanoid robot shaped smartphone 'Robohon' at a preview of Asia's largest electronics trade show Ceatec in Chiba on October 6, 2015.

    Sharp's new pint-size RoBoHoN phone is a robot that walks.

  • TAIPEI, April 14- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, the world's largest contract chipmaker, trimmed its outlook for the global smartphone market as consumers increasingly demand lower-priced handsets that still boast advanced technology. Taipei- based TSMC, which gets more than 60 percent of its revenue from selling chips used in communication...