Consumer Discretionary Consumer Electronics

  • People hold up Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices in Noida, India.

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses Apple CEO Tim Cook's moves toward direct-to-consumer retail in India.

  • Satoshi Tsunakawa, president and CEO of Toshiba, bows as he arrives for a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, December 27, 2016.

    Japan's Toshiba nose-dived nearly 26 percent on Thursday, marking a fifth consecutive session, after credit downgrades from both Moody's and S&P Global Ratings.

  • SEJONG, South Korea, Dec 28- South Korea's antitrust regulator said on Wednesday it fined U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc 1.03 trillion won, a record for the country, ruling its business practices of patent licensing and smartphone modem chip sales hindered competition. Qualcomm in February 2015 agreed to pay a $975 million fine in China following an antitrust...

  • Holiday tech winners & losers

    Farhad Manjoo, New York Times reporter, and Rahul Sood, Unikrn CEO, discuss Fitbits, Amazon's Echo devices and this holiday season's other hot tech gifts.

  • *To start production of PV cells, modules at Buffalo factory. TOKYO, Dec 27- Panasonic Corp will invest more than 30 billion yen in a New York production facility of Elon Musk's Tesla Motors to make photovoltaic cells and modules, deepening a partnership of the two companies. Japan's Panasonic, which has been retreating from low-margin consumer electronics to...

  • *To start production of PV cells, modules at Buffalo factory. TOKYO, Dec 27- Panasonic Corp will invest more than 30 billion yen in a New York production facility of Elon Musk's Tesla Motors to make photovoltaic cells and modules, deepening a partnership of the two companies. Japan's Panasonic, which has been retreating from low-margin consumer electronics to...

  • One for the cookie monsters

    Kevin Yu, CEO of SideChef, talks about Chip, a smart oven that bakes cookies on its own.

  • Trust the Echo...for now: Morley

    Patrick Morley, Carbon Black CEO, discusses Amazon's Echo and the cybersecurity risks of these kind of devices.

  • 5 to 10 years before VR takes off: Expert

    Stephanie Llamas at SuperData Research says that mass market adoption of VR has some ways to go but that 2017 will be the year of Google's Daydream.

  • Is 2017 Snapchat's year?

    Jacob Mullins at Shasta Ventures discusses Snapchat's move into artificial reality.

  • Amazon deals with hoverboard issue

    A New York businessman claims the online retail giant kept his merchandise without paying him a penny.

  • OTTAWA, Dec 19- Canada's BlackBerry Ltd plans to invest C $100 million in a new autonomous vehicle testing hub over several years, the company's chief executive said on Monday, as the fallen smartphone pioneer looks elsewhere for growth. Most of the money will go to engineering jobs, possibly hundreds in coming years, John Chen told reporters at the Ottawa- area...

  • OTTAWA, Dec 19- Canada's BlackBerry Ltd plans to invest C $100 million in a new autonomous vehicle-testing hub over several years, the company's chief executive said on Monday, marking a change of direction for the smartphone pioneer. "Most of all the money will go to jobs," John Chen told reporters at an event opening the Ottawa- area facility. The company's QNX unit,...

  • OTTAWA, Dec 18- Canada's BlackBerry Ltd will open an autonomous driving research center on Monday, as it tries to make itself an indispensable under-the-hood piece of the automotive industry's weaponry in the self-driving vehicle arms race. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will attend the launch by the Waterloo, Ontario- based smartphone pioneer, the prime...

  • The NES Classic Edition

    Sales for Nintendo's NES Classic Edition, a small version of its video game console from the 80s, were good for the Japanese games maker.

  • JAKARTA, Dec 16- Apple Inc has committed to invest around $44 million in a research and development center in Indonesia over the next three years, a senior government official said, enabling it to start selling its latest iPhone 7 in the Southeast Asian nation. Indonesia, a promising smartphone market where Apple has trailed some rivals, has stipulated that...

  • Dec 15- BlackBerry Ltd said China's TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd would make and sell BlackBerry-branded mobile devices globally, the Canadian smartphone pioneer's first licensing deal since its transition to a software company. The new agreement gives TCL, the fourth-largest handset maker in North America, the right to make and sell...

  • People walk past Qualcomm's stand during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain February 24, 2016.

    JPMorgan predicts smartphone industry unit growth will slow to 1.5 percent in the first half of 2017.

  • Music label Darker Than Wax (DTW) partnered with G-Shock to produce a limited edition watch that comes with a USB key containing a special compilation of tunes produced by DTW's global artists.

    Even after three decades, the iconic brand is as popular as ever thanks to a slew of culturally relevant collaborations.

  • Apple Airpods go on sale

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports that Apple's highly anticipated wireless headphones, AirPods, are set to ship in 4 weeks.