Consumer Discretionary Consumer Electronics

  • Should Main St. follow Buffett's Apple bet?

    Brian Blair, Grays Peak Capital Principal, and Max Wolff, Chief Economist at Manhattan Venture Partners, debate whether investors should follow Warren Buffett into Apple stock.

  • LED bulbs by Philips

    Dutch company says it is seeking to raise at least 694 million euros by selling a 25 percent stake in its lighting division.

  • TAIPEI, May 16- Taiwan stocks rebounded from over three-month lows on Monday, with struggling smartphone maker HTC Corp rising on a share buyback plan, but the index gains may be short-lived due to recent heavy selling by foreign investors. Foreign investors on Friday sold a net T $14 billion in Taiwan shares, taking their net selling to T $89 billion so far this...

  • *Sharp's annual operating loss widened to 162 bln yen. TOKYO/ TAIPEI, May 12- Japan's Sharp Corp has named a top Foxconn executive as CEO and said it would seal a $3.5 billion stake sale to the Taiwanese firm ahead of schedule, as the display maker seeks a return to profit in the face of slowing smartphone sales. Sharp said Foxconn Vice Chairman Tai Jeng- wu will succeed...

  • Trading Nation: No bounce for Apple

    Mark Tepper, Strategic Wealth Partners President, and Dennis Davitt, Harvest Volatility Advisors CIO, discuss investing in Apple with Brian Sullivan.

  • Steve Jobs' death led to the Apple Watch

    The former Apple CEO shared his frustrations over inefficient health care systems with company executives.

  • The agencies have written to Apple Inc, AT&T Inc and Alphabet Inc, among others, in order "to better understand, and ultimately to improve, the security of mobile devices," the FCC said. The FCC sent letters to six mobile phone carriers on security issues, while the FTC ordered eight mobile device manufacturers including BlackBerry Ltd, Microsoft Corp, LG Electronics...

  • Apple a buying opportunity?

    David Katz, Matrix Asset Advisors Chief Investment Officer, and Jason Ware, Albion Financial Chief Investment Officer, debate investing in Apple and whether the release of the iPhone 7 will be able to turn the stock around.

  • The FCC said the joint inquiry by the commissions was "to better understand, and ultimately to improve, the security of mobile devices." The FCC sent letters to six mobile phone carriers on security issues, while the FTC ordered eight mobile device manufacturers to provide information about how they issue security updates to address vulnerabilities in mobile...

  • Fad devices, fad stocks?

    CNBC's Mike Santoli looks at common themes for three gadgetmaker stocks that are struggling.

  • *Eight handset makers are probed over alleged patent violation. HONG KONG, May 6- The U.S. International Trade Commission is launching an investigation into mobile devices made by eight smartphone vendors including Samsung Electronics Co over an alleged patent violation, the trade panel said on its website. The probe follows a complaint filed by Singapore-...

  • Sony files a patent for contact lens camera

    The Japanese electronics company is working on contact lens that can take photos with a blink of an eye.

  • Tim Cook: Huge market potential in this country

    Jim Cramer spoke with Apple CEO Tim Cook on the one country he has his eye on that could be a game changer very soon.

  • Tim Cook: Still optimistic about China

    Jim Cramer spoke with Apple CEO Tim Cook, who provided insight on what he considers to be the most important element for Apple long term and discusses his views on China.

  • Blackberry CEO: Good growth & 2 new phones by year end

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan sits down with John Chen, CEO of Blackberry, at the Milken Institute Global conference, for insight on Blackberry's expansion.

  • Amazon tablet shipments spike 5,421%

    The e-commerce giant says it shipped 2.2 million tablets during the first quarter of 2016, getting a boost from the Fire table.

  • Amazon wants to sell you  more stuff for the kitchen

    The ecommerce giant is selling the first non-Amazon device to partner with virtual assistant 'Alexa.'

  • Sony posts 666% rise in profit

    The Japanese electronics giant has been shifting focus to its more profitable and high-margin businesses.

  • Dyson unveils 'significantly quieter' hair dryer

    The company's new machine is expected to be quieter than traditional hair dryers and protect hair from extreme heat damage.

  • TOKYO, April 28- Japanese electronics maker Sony Corp on Thursday reported its biggest annual operating profit since fiscal 2007 due to cost cuts in its struggling smartphone business and brisk demand for PlayStation 4 videogames. But between the lines, Sony's growth prospects may be called into question as its devices business, including image sensors...