Consumer Discretionary Consumer Electronics

  • SEOUL, Sept 16- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it will resume selling new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to customers in South Korea starting on Sept. 28, as the firm seeks to limit the fallout from a costly recall of the high-end device. A Samsung spokeswoman told Reuters the schedule for restarting sales for the device elsewhere, including the United States,...

  • Customers in Asia flooding Apple stores for new iPhone 7

    There's a long queue of eager consumers lining up for the iPhone 7, along with the pop-up resale market right outside the Apple store in Hong Kong.

  • Sept 15- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd formally recalled 1 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in the United States, replacing or refunding the flagship phones, whose susceptibility to catching fire has damaged the image of the Korean powerhouse. Samsung received 92 reports of batteries overheating in the United States, including 26 reports of burns and 55...

  • Sept 15- U.S. consumer safety agency plans a recall of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's Galaxy Note 7, according to a person familiar with the plans. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Friday that owners of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones should stop using the devices and turn them off because of the threat of a battery fire. The CPSC said last week it was...

  • iPhone 7 demand cycle a bigger issue: Pro

    Sean Harrison, Longbow Research, discusses the rally in Apple's stock and the rollout of the iPhone 7.

  • Apple stock rides iPhone 7 wave

    Henry Blodget, Business Insider CEO, and Angelo Zino, S&P Global Market Intelligence Senior Industry Analyst, discuss Apple as the iPhone 7 Plus sells out globally and the stock hits a 9-month high.

  • Stocks to Watch: September 15, 2016

    Apple, Sony and McDonald's are making headlines this Thursday morning before the opening bell.

  • Apple's iPhone 7 Plus is already sold out

    The tech giant says initial quantities of the bigger model have already sold out globally.

  • CHIBA, Sept 15- Sony Corp aims to extend content for its dedicated virtual-reality headset into non-gaming areas such as TV and film, and has no plans to join the burgeoning market for smartphone-based headsets, its gaming division chief said. Andrew House, Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc's chief executive, said in an interview on Thursday he was already in...

  • How to judge Apple on its latest products

    Abhey Lamba, Mizuho Securities USA, and Timothy Arcuri, Cowen and Company, discuss the response to Apple's Watch Series 2 and iPhone 7 offerings.

  • The South Korean company plans to roll out a software update that caps battery charge at 60-percent.

  • SEOUL, Sept 14- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, which has urged users of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone to turn them in due to fire-prone batteries, said it will perform a software update in South Korea that limits the devices' charge to 60 percent. It has not decided whether to implement similar software upgrades limiting battery charging in markets other than South...

  • JB Hi-Fi

    JB Hi-Fi CEO Richard Murray says they acquired The Good Guys because it was the market leader in the Australian consumer electronics space.

  • iPhone 7 worth the upgrade?

    Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune Senior Writer, and Toni Sacconaghi, Sanford C. Bernstein Senior Research Analyst, weigh in on Apple's iPhone 7 and whether people will upgrade from older models.

  • Mossberg: Choosing the iPhone 7 is tougher today

    Walter Mossberg, The Verge executive editor, gives his take on the iPhone 7.

  • iPhone 7: Buy or wait?

    Joanna Stern, Wall Street Journal Personal Technology Columnist, and Scott Stein, CNET.com Senior Editor, give their reviews on Apple's iPhone 7 and whether the new features are worth the upgrade.

  • It's still wait-and-see on Samsung: CNBC's Arjun Kharpal

    CNBC's Arjun Kharpal reports on the latest news surrounding Samsung.

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall a PR nightmare: Analyst

    Samsung should focus on bolstering its brand image by capitalizing its upcoming S8 model, says Susquehanna Financial Group's Mehdi Hosseini.

  • Tale of two smartphones

    Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray Managing Director & Senior Research Analyst, discusses the latest on Apple's iPhone 7 and Samsung's Galaxy Note 7.

  • Note 7 recall threatening Samsung's market share?

    Sree Sreenivasan, Incoming NYC Chief Digital Officer, and Vivek Wadhwa, Carnegie Mellon Professor of Engineering, discuss Samsung's recall of Galaxy Note 7 devices and how it will impact the smartphone giant.