Consumer Discretionary Consumer Electronics

  • A Best Buy salesman helps a customer (R) carry his new 50' Samsung TV.

    Jefferies just downgraded its rating for Best Buy to hold from buy.

  • Courts Results

    Courts Asia Group CEO Terry O'Connor says Q1 earnings were healthy because of margin improvements by keeping inventory tight and costs lean.

  • Apple's next big thing

    Walter Mossberg, Recode Editor-at-Large, discusses Apple's upcoming launch event including what new features he's expecting.

  • MacBook Pro overhaul may be coming

    The new model could feature a touch-screen strip for function keys, a slimmer screen and a Touch ID scanner.

  • GoTenna

    GoTenna has created a way for smartphone users to communicate no matter where they are.

  • *Q1 net loss Y11.8 bln vs Y461 mln year earlier. TOKYO, Aug 9- Japan Display Inc said its biggest investor, the state-backed Innovation Network Corp of Japan, has pledged full financial support to the Apple Inc supplier as it seeks to replenish capital used up as smartphone sales slowed. "We don't have any financing concerns at the moment, but need to procure sizable...

  • Inside Tim Cook's Apple

    Rick Tetzeli, Fast Company Editor at Large, discusses a post-Steve Jobs Apple and how CEO Tim Cook is handling the technology giant.

  • Apple iPhone

    Walter Isaacson, President and CEO of The Aspen Institute & CNBC Contributor, discusses how Apple's business is faring as well as rumored features of the iPhone 7.

  • Smartphone shipments grew to reach 31-million units in India during the second quarter, but 97-percent of devices are Android.

  • Stocks to Watch: August 5, 2016

    Priceline, LinkedIn and Apple are making headlines on Wall Street this Friday morning to wrap up the trading week.

  • JOHANNESBURG, Aug 5- Africa's biggest mobile phone operator MTN Group Ltd cut investor payouts by almost 50 percent as it reported its first-ever half-yearly loss after taking a hit from a hefty regulatory fine in Nigeria. MTN agreed in June to pay a 330 billion naira fine in a settlement with Nigeria for missing a deadline to cut off unregistered SIM cards from...

  • Intel recalls the Basis Peak smartwatch

    The chipmaker warns customers the watch can overheat, causing burns or blisters to the skin.

  • Mossberg on TV buyer's remorse

    Walter Mossberg, Recode Editor-at-Large, discusses the struggle in buying a television and whether it's still too complicated.

  • TAIPEI, Aug 3- Taiwan stocks fell on Wednesday, tracking declines in other Asian markets, while struggling smartphone maker HTC dropped after the company reported a loss for the second quarter. The main TAIEX index was down 0.7 percent at 9,005.29 as of 0244 GMT, after closing 0.1 percent lower in the previous session. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.022 to T...

  • Etsy, Fitbit, GoDaddy and Party City all have hopes of turning around misfortunes since their IPOs.

  • An Electronic Arts (EA) video game logo is seen at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles last year.

    The video game industry has drastically changed since its early beginnings with Atari in the 1970s.

  • *Q1 op profit Y56.2 bln vs Y96.9 bln year prior. TOKYO, July 29- Japan's Sony Corp said a strong yen and slower smartphone sales would weigh on its cash-generating image sensor business this year, but the popularity of its PlayStation 4 videogame should help it reach its profit target. For the current year through March 2017, the image sensor business will be a drag,...

  • Microsoft said it would cut about 2,850 more jobs over the next 12 months, for total planned job cuts of 4,700, or about 4 percent of its workforce.

  • The company said in May it would cut 1,850 jobs in its smartphone business, most of them in Finland. Microsoft bought Finland- based handset maker Nokia in 2014 in an ill-fated attempt to take on market leaders Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd.. Chief Executive Satya Nadella, who took the helm just two months before the deal closed, has since focused on...

  • *Q2 profit $7.2 bln, in line with earlier guidance. SEOUL, July 28- South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday it expects solid earnings to continue in the second half of 2016, with stronger components demand likely offsetting heightened margin pressures for smartphones. April-June profit rose 18 percent from a year earlier to 8.1...