Consumer Discretionary Consumer Electronics


  • Toshiba is likely to mark down three fiscal years of profit by at least $419.43 million in total after an internal probe into accounting irregularities.

  • Ben Kaufman, founder and CEO of Quirky

    This 6-year-old company culls ideas submitted to its website, and the best ones get made and sold in some of the world's biggest retailers.

  • Sharp television sets

    Sharp said it was considering a capital reduction and preferred share issuance as part of its restructuring plan, sending stocks sliding.

  • Is it game on for Nintendo?

    Bob O'Donnell, founder & chief analyst at Technalysis Research, says the expansion into mobile and theme parks makes Nintendo more of a "content company" which is where opportunities lie.

  • Toca Kitchen 2

    App developer, Toca Boca, known for popular digital toys like 'Toca Hair Salon', is looking to build on its 85 million downloads with online video.

  • Why Sony may over-deliver on full-year results

    Atul Goyal, senior analyst at Jefferies, explains why Sony's full-year operating profit, due late Thursday, could beat its guided forecast of 300 billion yen announced last week.

  • Samsung earnings: The good and the bad

    Manoj Menon, partner & MD at Frost & Sullivan, says Samsung's first-quarter results exemplify its successful diversification, but it will need to rework its strategy in the wearable space.

  • Samsung mobile turnaround is 'remarkable': Pro

    Nam Hyung Kim, managing director of Arete Research Asia, says first-quarter earnings for Samsung's mobile division staged a turnaround before the launch of the Galaxy S6.

  • What Apple's earnings say about its suppliers

    With iPhones proving to be "stronger for longer," investors should invest in the suppliers that are gaining market shares, says Steven Pelayo, regional head of Technology Research, Asia-Pacific at HSBC.

  • Key takeaways from Apple's stellar results

    Avi Silver, analyst at CLSA, discusses Apple's second-quarter earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Monday.

  • Apple Watch goes on sale worldwide

    Eric Bleeker, senior tech analyst at The Motley Fool, outlines his expectations for the Apple Watch, which goes on sale around the world on Friday.

  • Is Sony's turnaround plan bearing fruit?

    Tim Bajarin, president at Creative Strategies, is surprised that Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai's restructuring efforts are bearing fruit so quickly.

  • Sony raised its earnings estimates for the second time in three months, citing higher than expected sales of video games and digital cameras.

  • Is Sony finally reaping restructuring results?

    Damian Thong, division director and senior analyst of Japan Technology at Macquarie Securities, discusses news that Sony raised its earnings estimates for the second time in three months on Wednesday.

  • Haier CEO discusses product plans for Europe

    Yannick Fierling, CEO of Haier Europe, discusses his new product plans for Europe's customers.

  • Sharp bailout deal isn't a surprise: Jefferies

    Atul Goyal, senior analyst at Jefferies, discusses news that Sharp has received a $1.7 billion bailout deal from its banks late Thursday.

  • Record sales for S6? This expert doesn't think so

    While the new Galaxy S6 smartphones will likely sell well, Samsung's expectations for record shipments may be too optimistic, says Jan Dawson, chief analyst at Jackdaw Research.

  • Apple watch remains a 'nice to have': IDC

    While initial reviews have been mostly positive, the creation of a "must have" need for the Apple Watch remains crucial, says Kiranjeet Kaur, senior market analyst at IDC.

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    CNBC discusses the development of the "Internet of Things" (IoT) with guests from Bosch Software Innovations and The Internet of Things Council, who are in Singapore for the "IoT Asia 2015."

  • Can Galaxy S6 kick-start Samsung's recovery?

    Patrick Moorhead, president & principal analyst, Moor Insights & Strategy, says the Galaxy S6 is a "marked improvement" from Samsung's previous phones.