Consumer Discretionary Consumer Electronics

  • TORONTO, April 1- BlackBerry Ltd shares sank on Friday after it reported a larger-than-expected slide in fourth-quarter revenue which it blamed partly on disappointing sales of its new Android-based Priv smartphone. The Canadian company's shares fell more than 6 percent in New York and Toronto as the weak results raised fresh questions about the viability...

  • BlackBerry CEO: We will get to profitability by September

    BlackBerry CEO John Chen talks to CNBC's Jon Fortt about the recent earnings release and his outlook for the company.

  • TORONTO, April 1- BlackBerry Ltd reported a larger-than-expected slide in fourth-quarter revenue on Friday, hurt by soft sales of its new Priv smartphone and other devices, sending its shares more than 8 percent in early trading. The smartphone industry pioneer, which lost its early lead in the market to bigger rivals like Apple Inc, said revenue fell to $464...

  • TORONTO, April 1- BlackBerry Ltd reported a larger-than-expected slide in fourth-quarter revenue on Friday amid weakness in hardware sales, sending its shares down 7 percent in early trading. The smartphone industry pioneer reported revenue of $464 million in the quarter, down from $660 million a year earlier. The Canadian company reported a net loss of $238...

  • TORONTO, April 1- BlackBerry Ltd posted a quarterly net loss on Friday, mainly from restructuring and acquisition-related costs. The smartphone industry pioneer reported a net loss of $238 million, or 45 cents a share, for the fourth quarter ended on Feb. 29, compared with year-earlier profit of $28 million, or 5 cents a share. Software and licensing revenue for the...

  • STOCKHOLM, April 1- Swedish-based Invisio, which will provide high-tech headsets to French security forces at the Euro 2016 football championship this summer, expects military orders in emerging markets to boost revenue further this year. Invisio's headsets are already sold to U.S. and British military forces. Now, Invisio plans to expand outside its main...

  • HONG KONG/ BEIJING, April 1- China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Friday posted its biggest annual revenue growth since 2008, boosted by China's adoption of fourth-generation mobile technology and strong sales of smartphone worldwide. Huawei, one of the world's largest telecom equipment makers, said total revenue rose 37 percent to 395 billion yuan in 2015,...

  • Alphabet's bet on Nest in trouble?

    Mark Bergen, Associate Editor at Re/code, talks about potential trouble in paradise for Alphabet's $3 billion bet on Nest Labs and the acquisition of Dropcam.

  • iPhone SE wooing Android users

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports from a Palo Alto Apple Store where CEO Tim Cook made a surprise appearance today about how the launch of the iPhone SE has lured some Android users to make the switch.

  • Tim Cook arrives at Palo Alto Apple Store

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports from a Palo Alto Apple Store where Apple CEO Tim Cook appeared to meet with potential customers

  • Gartner said on Thursday it expected smartphone sales to grow only 7 percent to 1.5 billion units in 2016 from 2015, stunted by flat sales in the crucial China and North America markets. "The double-digit growth era for the global smartphone market has come to an end," Ranjit Atwal, research director, was quoted as saying in Gartner's latest Devices Forecast...

  • iPhone SE now shipping

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports from a Palo Alto Apple Store as the iPhone SE and new iPad Pro are available today.

  • Early indications of strong Samsung Galaxy S7 sales

    Samsung likely shipped 9.5 million S7 phones in the first quarter, surpassing initial estimates of 7 million units.

  • Mossberg reviews iPhone SE, iPad Pro

    Walter Mossberg, Editor-at-Large at Re/code and executive editor at The Verge, reviews Apple's latest iPhone and iPad releases.

  • Apple vs. bears & the FBI

    Jon Brod, Co-Founder of both AOL Ventures and Confide, and Mike Isaac, Tech Correspondent for the New York Times, discuss Apple's exit from the bear market as well as the company's recent fight with the FBI.

  • Vintage tech vinyl

    Retro consumer products — from vinyl records and jukeboxes to the Polaroid camera — are back in vogue. Companies are rushing to meet demand.

  • Other uses for Facebook's Oculus Rift

    The virtual reality headset could move on from gamers, and into the commercial space.

  • Apple releases iOS 9.3 update to fix bugs

    Apple iPhone users have been complaining about Safari links not opening and having issues unlocking their phones.

  • Betting big on small screens

    Steven Milunovich, Managing Director & IT Hardware Analyst at UBS, talks about consumer demand for Apple's smaller iPhone SE as it goes on pre-order today.

  • How buyer’s remorse created Bose’s audio empire

    Bose audio is a billion-dollar company, but much of it started with an idea from a single scientist.