FRANKFURT/ PARIS, Aug 4- Apple Inc, the world's most profitable mobile phone maker, has denied working on a plan to market communications services directly to consumers and bypass the telecom companies on which it has long relied to sell its products. Business Insider had on Monday reported that the iPhone maker was testing a so-called mobile virtual network...» Read More
Alcatel-Lucent plans to reduce its staff by 10,000 as part of a cost-cutting drive to save 1 billion euros ($1.4 billion) by 2015.
Users may find something lacking in the new iPhone compared with last year's model: They could break more easily.
U.K. supermarket giant Tesco launched its attempt to tap into the tablet computer market and boost its online shopping and download services Monday when it unveiled its £119 ($190.95) "Hudl".
Following are some of the key components for the iPhone 5S and their makers that have been identified so far.
Critics and gamers may love "Grand Theft Auto V," but, like its predecessors, the game is proving to be a lightning rod for controversy.
Two consortiums, including IBM and STMicroelectronics, have proposed building semiconductor wafer plants in India costing a total of $8 billion.
Consumers can get new iPhones at a discount at Wall-Mart and trade in their older models for an even better deal, reported a news portal Cnet.
Shares of both Mitsubishi Motors and Sharp nosedived today following reports that they are considering large-scale public offerings. Yukako Ono reports.
European plans to scrap mobile roaming charges leave telecoms companies facing the prospect of wafer-thin profit margins, analysts said.
LinkedIn is lowering its user age limits this week, in a move that is unlikely to help it overtake social network rivals such as Facebook.
Do consumers want another device they can wear? CNBC's Seema Mody reports Samsung's smartwatch is expected to hit the market in late September.
A look at Samsung's unveil of its new smartwatch. Tyler Thoreson, Gilt Man editorial and creative head, says the "idea of wearable tech is still a bit dubious" to him, adding "a watch versus Google Glass has more potential."
Apple is expected to announce a new trade-in program. But you can already get enough money for some older iPhones to cover the cost of a new one.
Mobile network giants Vodafone and O2 rolled out their first 4G data services in the U.K. on Thursday, in a move which analysts said could spark a price war among rivals.
Shares of U.K. telecom firm Vodafone surged 9 percent on Thursday after it confirmed discussions with Verizon Communications over its 45 percent stake in their U.S. joint venture Verizon Wireless.
The Japanese game maker will launch an inexpensive handheld gaming device and offer a $50 discount on the 32GB Wii U in North America and Europe this holiday season.
Apple has lost more than 40 per cent of its share of the Chinese tablet market over the past year to cheaper rivals with Android or other operating systems, led by Samsung Electronics.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports 40 percent of traffic dropped to GoSquared's customer sites; and Mike Isaac, AllThingsD, discusses his opinions on whether Google has gotten too big.
Asia's largest economy is known as the factory of the world, including fake iPhones, DVDs, and luxury handbags. CNBC's Eunice Yoon tracks the changing attitudes towards bogus products in China.