Consumer Discretionary Consumer Electronics


  • Mimosa Networks: Bringing fiber-like internet to Wi-Fi Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 7:47 PM ET
    Mimosa Networks: Bringing fiber-like internet to Wi-Fi

    Jamie Fink, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Mimosa Networks, introduces its wireless technologies that aim to match the speed, reliability and cost of fiber networks.

  • Samsung to log first annual profit fall in 3 years Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 6:45 PM ET

    Samsung said operating profit likely fell 37.4 percent in the October-December period to 5.2 trillion won ($4.74 billion), beating expectations.

  • How AwoX helps you to construct a smart home Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 5:52 PM ET
    How AwoX helps you to construct a smart home

    Alain Molinie, Co-Founder & CEO of AwoX, introduces the firm's products, including a LED light bulb, which is equipped with an aroma diffuser and music speaker.

  • CES 2015 is all about connectivity: Expert Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 10:43 PM ET
    CES 2015 is all about connectivity: Expert

    Brad Gastwirth, Chief Executive Officer at ABR Investment Strategy, says greater connectivity will see the beginning of the transition towards a "smarter everything."

  • Weak PC demand crimps Micron's outlook: Pro Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 6:44 PM ET
    Weak PC demand crimps Micron's outlook: Pro

    Mehdi Hosseini, Senior VP of Semiconductors at Susquehanna Financial Group, attributes Micron Technology's disappointing second quarter outlook to recent weakness in the demand for consumer PCs.

  • 4K TVs - the buzz at CES 2015 Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 6:32 PM ET
    4K TVs - the buzz at CES 2015

    As consumer electronics manufacturers adopt the technology more aggressively, sales of 4K TVs will likely jump to 23 million units from 9 million in 2014, says Neil Sequeira, Managing Director at General Catalyst Partners.

  • CES 2015 kicks off in Las Vegas: Eyeing key trends Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 5:51 PM ET
    CES 2015 kicks off in Las Vegas: Eyeing key trends

    Rob Enderle, President and Principal Analyst at Enderle Group, says the "internet of things" appears to be the central theme at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show at Las Vegas.

  • Inside Twitter's big video push Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Inside Twitter's big video push

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on how Twitter wants to court advertisers at the Consumer Electronics Show for its big push into video content.

  • Samsung hopes for reboot with new TVs Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 8:29 PM ET

    Samsung Electronics launched a lineup of high-tech premium TVs, calling on its original mainstay devices to help avert a second year of profit decline.

  • Why LG and Samsung are going old school next year Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 2:21 PM ET
    Samsung Electronics curved Ultra High Definition televisions are displayed at a media event in Seoul, South Korea, last February.

    South Korea's top tech-heavyweights, LG Electronics and Samsung, are going after PC gamers' hearts with new super-wide curved monitors.

  • Prosecutors raid LG headquarters over washer row Saturday, 27 Dec 2014 | 1:51 AM ET

    Prosecutors raided LG Electronics' headquarters amid a probe of whether LG damaged rival Samsung Electronics' washing machines at German retail stores, LG said.

  • US retailers may only just meet holiday sales forecasts Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 8:03 PM ET
    A woman pushes a shopping cart past Christmas decorations displayed for sale at a Wal-Mart.

    Consumers slacked off on the final holiday shopping days, suggesting traditional retailers will just meet sales forecasts amid deep discounts.

  • Video gamers rejoice after Sony, Samsung hookup Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 9:47 AM ET
    Playstation 4 PS4

    Samsung and Sony agreed to provide the latter's PlayStation Now system on some Samsung Smart TVs in 2015.

  • Skullcandy plants its flag in headphone wars Saturday, 20 Dec 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    Skullcandy headphones

    Headphone-maker Skullcandy has had a big year, and its CEO has a plan to keep the good times rolling through the holidays and beyond.

  • Hard to be bullish with Russia Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 4:00 AM ET
    Hard to be bullish with Russia

    The sharp decline in the Russian ruble has led to the public's faith in the ruble evaporating, says Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, who thinks the public seem "bearish".

  • Why T-Mobile is offering data rollover: CEO Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 2:44 PM ET
    John Legere, CEO of T-Mobile at Code Mobile

    T-Mobile's plan to allow customers to roll over unused data attacks an infuriating aspect of wireless plans, CEO John Legere said.

  • Camera makers trudge on in a smartphone world Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 12:39 PM ET
    An attendee tries the Canon Inc. EOS 7D Mark II digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera during its unveiling in Tokyo, Japan.

    More photos are being taken than ever before, but not with traditional cameras.

  • The man who founded a $100 billion industry dies Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 11:16 AM ET
    Ralph Baer

    Ralph Baer never meant to start a multibillion-dollar industry. He was just trying to get an idea out of his head and into the real world.

  • Global Brands teams up with David Beckham Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 7:20 PM ET
    Global Brands teams up with David Beckham

    Bruce Rockowitz, CEO of Global Brands, and football star David Beckham discuss their new project to build brands with high profile sports and entertainment icons.

  • This year's most popular consumer tech toys Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 12:02 PM ET
    An attendee poses next to Samsung's 110-inch UHD television at the 2014 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

    As estimated 95 million Americans will shop on Black Friday, and they want consumer electronics in their carts.