Consumer Discretionary Consumer Electronics


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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.

  • Are things looking up for Samsung?

    Mehdi Hosseini, senior analyst, Semiconductors and Storage at Susquehanna Financial Group, discusses Samsung's guidance for its first-quarter operating profit.

  • Is Sharp running out of options?

    Amir Anvarzadeh, director of Japan Equity Sales at BGC Securities, explains why plans to spin off part of its panel-making unit won't be the solution for Sharp.

  • Toshiba accounting probe: Time to sell the stock?

    Toshiba said it will appoint a committee to investigate possible problems with its accounting. Ed Rogers, CEO & CIO at Rogers Investment Advisors, explains what that means for the firm.

  • This expert is bullish on Samsung stock

    Kunal Ghosh, emerging market portfolio manager at Allianz Global Investors, says Samsung Electronics is seeing a "multi-faceted resurgence," which will bode well for the stock.

  • Traditional makers jump on smartwatch bandwagon

    Sam Yang, founder and managing director of Kairos Watches, explains why it is developing smartwatches with Switzerland-based Sequel, a unit of Timex Group.

  • Panasonic commits 1 trillion yen to M&A

    Panasonic's acquisition strategy makes sense for the conservative company, explains Marc Einstein, industry principle of ICT practice at Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific.

  • Skeptical of hype surrounding Apple: Pro

    Bert Dohmen, president and founder at Dohmen Capital Research Group, says the iPhone 6 was a "catchup move" and new products such as the Apple Watch are "unimpressive."

  • Sony's PS4 goes to China: Will it succeed?

    Ajay Sunder, senior director at Frost and Sullivan, says sales of the PlayStation 4 in China may get a boost from the console's global success, but warns of risks from the limited game selection.

  • Why Sony's PS4 could be a success in China

    Atul Goyal, senior analyst at Jefferies, explains why Chinese consumers will like Sony's PlayStation 4 videogame consoles despite limited digital availability.

  • Finally, Sony's PS4 debuts in China

    Walt Mossberg, co-executive editor of Re/code, says the sale of PlayStation 4 videogame consoles is an opportunity for Sony.

  • Samsung's stocks near all-time highs

    Hopes that the new Galaxy S6 devices can fuel an earnings recovery have boosted the shares of Kospi-listed Samsung Electronics. SBS CNBC's June Yoon has more.

  • Thailand's economy is at risk as electronics manufacturers ditch the country's outdated facilities for cheaper alternatives in neighboring countries.

  • Watching TV on a tablet computer

    Apple is reportedly in talks with programmers to offer an online TV service—a service that could help sell more devices.

  • Mario Kart 8

    DeNA has launched a “business and capital alliance” with gaming giant Nintendo; meaning that Luigi and Mario could be on your phone quite soon.

  • Apple Watch: The first 'mass market' wearable?

    Melissa Chau, senior research manager at IDC, says the Apple Watch has the potential to disrupt the crowded wearable space as it is the first "real mass market play."

  • Will the 18k gold Apple Watch be a hit?

    Gaurav Sodhi, resources analyst at Intelligent Investor, explains why Apple's target to sell one million super-high-end 18-karat gold Apple Watches a month isn't reasonable.

  • How will Apple Watch impact Asian suppliers?

    The Apple Watch's impact on Asia's supply chain may be limited, but it will benefit a handful of suppliers like Taiwan's Quanta, says Steven Pelayo, regional head of technology research, Asia-Pacific at HSBC.

  • Bull vs Bear: Is Apple's stock invincible?

    John Petrides, managing director & portfolio manager at Point View Wealth Management and Scott Nations, chief investment officer & president at NationsShares, debate the outlook of Apple's shares.