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  • But he said after reports China might have suffered its first explosion of the problem-plagued phone, Samsung's announcement that it saw no problem with the battery with no other explanation left him baffled. China should be a bright spot for Samsung as it wrestles with a global recall of 2.5 million of its new flagship smartphones. The company has not...

  • 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...

  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— What if your computer or smartphone could tell if you're happy or sad? A new device developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology aims to detect emotions by sending wireless signals that measure heartbeats as the signals bounce off a person's body. Researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence...

  • 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...

  • 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.