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Consumer Discretionary Consumer Electronics

  • People walk by a Best Buy store in New York City.

    Best Buy said it now expects second-quarter comparable sales to grow between 1.5 percent to 2.5 percent.

  • Analyst: Best Buy has truly embraced e-commerce to fight Amazon

    Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer senior equity research analyst, and Hessam Nadji, Marcus & Millichap CEO, discuss Best Buy's big earnings beat, posting results against the overall down trend in the retail sector.

  • Walt Mossberg on the tech of yesterday and tomorrow

    Just ahead of his final column before retiring, Walter Mossberg, The Verge executive editor, discusses his long career covering the changing face of technology.

  • *India offers tax concessions on mobile component imports. NEW DELHI, May 23- India has offered to allow Apple Inc to import mobile handset components intended for use in local manufacturing tax free, a top government official said on Tuesday. Among a set of tax concessions, Apple had initially sought a 15- years tax holiday for all components that it would import...

  • *US officials allege Russia hackers tried to help Trump campaign. Russia denies this, keen to show it also victim of cyber crime. The criminals- 16 suspects were arrested by Russian law enforcement authorities in November last year- infected more than a million smartphones in Russia, on average compromising 3,500 devices a day, Group-IB said.

  • *US officials allege Russia hackers tried to help Trump campaign. *Russia denies this, keen to show it also victim of cyber crime. The criminals- 16 suspects were arrested by Russian law enforcement authorities in November last year- infected more than a million smartphones in Russia, on average compromising 3,500 devices a day, Group-IB said.

  • *US officials allege Russia hackers tried to help Trump campaign. *Russia denies this, keen to show it also victim of cyber crime. The criminals- 16 suspects were arrested by Russian law enforcement authorities in November last year- infected more than a million smartphones in Russia, on average compromising 3,500 devices a day, Group-IB said.

  • That's if the plans of California- based company Rocket Lab work out. Rocket Lab is planning the first launch of its Electron rocket sometime from Monday, depending on conditions. Rocket Lab sees an emerging market in delivering lots of small devices, some not much bigger than a smartphone, into low Earth orbit.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 18- Qualcomm Inc said on Thursday it had demonstrated how electric vehicles could be charged wirelessly while driving, a technology some believe will help accelerate the adoption of self-driving cars. Wireless charging is an important area of research for carmakers, their suppliers and start-ups like xChargepoint, WiTricity and HEVO...

  • May 17- Mobile phone apps took center stage at Googles annual developer conference on Wednesday as the search giant announced new features for its digital assistant and its popular photo app while devoting little time to the Android mobile operating system. Addressing an audience of thousands of developers in Mountain View, California, Google executives...

  • May 17- Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it would make its digital assistant available on Apple Incs iPhone, making a play for the higher end of the smartphone market and challenging Apple's Siri feature on its own devices. It comes as Google, Apple and Amazon.com Inc are competing to establish the dominant voice-powered digital assistant, which many in...

  • NEW YORK— Amazon's streaming TV software will appear on a new line of smart TVs designed to blend streaming TV services and over-the-air channels, but not cable packages. The TVs from Element Electronics will be sold under the Element and Westinghouse brands and will cost more than regular smart TVs from either brand. Officials say the TVs have better hardware...

  • FRANKFURT/ PARIS, May 11- STMicroelectronics expects 2017 revenue to grow by between 12.5 and 15.5 percent from last year to around $8 billion, Chief Financial Officer Carlo Ferro said on Thursday. Europe's second-biggest chipmaker has been benefiting from growing demand for sensors for smartphones, cars, and the devices related to the burgeoning so-called "...

  • *Samsung also names new head of China business. SEOUL, May 11- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday named a new head of mobile marketing and a new China chief as part of an executive reshuffle designed to prevent a "decline" in momentum following the arrest of its vice chairman. Kwon Kye- hyun was named head of the China business, where Samsung's smartphone...

  • Tim Cook

    Robert Cihra, Guggenheim Partners managing director of equity research, weighs in on Apple breaking through $800 billion in market cap and the upcoming iPhone 8 cycle.

  • Handout: Amazon Echo Show 3

    Amazon just unveiled its new 'Echo Show.'

  • Walter Isaacson: Amazon and Google have a leg up in the home device market

    Walter Isaacson, The Aspen Institute, discusses the environment for digital assistant devices as Amazon unveils its new Echo Show.

  • Apple no longer the most innovative: Walter Isaacson

    Walter Isaacson, The Aspen Institute, discusses Warren Buffett's comments on Apple and the tech giant's market capitalization breaking through the $800 billion mark for the first time.

  • John Sculley: iPhone is still the most valuable product in the world

    John Sculley, RxAdvance CMO and former Apple CEO, discusses Apple's $800 billion market capitalization and what he sees for the tech giant.

  • Handout: Amazon Echo Show 3

    CNBC's Deirdre Bosa reports the details of Amazon's latest Echo device with a touchscreen.