Consumer Discretionary Consumer Electronics

  • *Plan could be launched as early as next year. SEOUL/ SINGAPORE, Aug 22- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to launch a program to sell refurbished used versions of its premium smartphones as early as next year, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. The world's top smartphone maker will refurbish high-end phones returned to the company by users...

  • *Plan could be launched as early as next year. SEOUL/ SINGAPORE, Aug 22- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to launch a programme to sell refurbished used versions of its premium smartphones as early as next year, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. The world's top smartphone maker will refurbish high-end phones returned to the company by users...

  • John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile.

    T-Mobile US CEO John Legere and Sprint chief Marcelo Claure traded barbs on Thursday as the two wireless providers announced unlimited data plans.

  • Best Buy celebrates its 50th anniversary

    The electronics chain will be offering 50-hours of Black Friday-like discounts.

  • Real deal on retail

    Jan Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen Worldwide Enterprises CEO, and Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors president, share their take on the retail sector.

  • GoPro's new VR rig

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on GoPro's Omni, the action camera maker's push into virtual reality and 360 degree content.

  • Apple China sales slump

    Farhad Manjoo, New York Times Tech Reporter, weighs in on Apple's latest investments in China, his outlook for the iPhone and Berkshire Hathaway increasing their stake in the tech giant.

  • 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.