NEW YORK— Between splashy launches, lavish new-phone offers and frequent software updates that slow down your old handset, it sometimes feels like the entire technology industry is pushing you to buy the latest smartphone. Take Zak Sommerfield, 35, a software analyst in New York, who has hung onto his LG Delight flip phone for five years, even though his friends...» Read More
Vodafone UK said hackers had accessed the accounts of 1,827 customers, the second cyber attack on a British telco this month.
Companies often spend a lot of money on cultivating their technology, but a study suggests nearly 70 percent of what is spent may be misdirected.
More than half of Australian phone owners check their device within 15 minutes of waking up, a new report shows.
*Rivals including LG Electronics already securing big contracts. Data compiled by Thomson Reuters IP& Science shows the world's top smartphone maker and other Samsung Group tech affiliates are ramping up research and development for auto technology, with two-thirds of their combined 1,804 U.S. patent filings related to electric vehicles and electric...
Samsung Electronics shares rallied on Thursday, on the back of a share buyback plan and a better-than-expected third-quarter earnings report.
CEO Tatsumi Kimishima said the delay would help Nintendo concentrate on selling its existing consoles and game software during the holiday season.
Project Loon is part of Alphabet's secretive X division, where the company experiments with far-off technologies dubbed "moonshots".
TOKYO, Oct 29- New smartphone subscriptions for SoftBank Group Corp plunged 35 percent at its own stores in Japan's most populous region in the last business year, according to internal data that paints a far gloomier picture than its published financial results. Since losing an exclusive deal in Japan to sell Apple Inc's iPhone four years ago, SoftBank has seen...
*Q3 operating profit $6.5 bln, in line with guidance. SEOUL, Oct 29- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday reported its first on-year profit growth in two years but warned fourth-quarter earnings will fall sequentially due to exchange rate conditions and seasonally weaker components sales. The mobile division's profit rose to 2.40 trillion won...
SEOUL, Oct 29- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday posted its first year-on-year profit gain in eight quarters, buoyed by strong chip sales and a modest pickup for its smartphone business. The world's No.1 memory chip and smartphone maker said third-quarter operating profit leapt 82 percent to 7.4 trillion won, compared with its guidance for 7.3...
The one thing that could stop GoPro stock's "death defying downhill run."
Chinese smartphone-maker Huawei has snared former Apple creative director Abigail Brody as its interface designer.
Toshiba said on Wednesday that it would sell its image sensor business to Sony and overhaul its unprofitable semiconductor businesses.
Indonesia's president cut short his maiden U.S. trip, standing up Apple's CEO, amid increasing political pressure over raging forest fires.
LAS VEGAS, Oct 27- Samsung Electronics Co's new mobile payment service Samsung Pay has enjoyed strong repeat usage among U.S. consumers with an average of eight transactions per user, the world's top smartphone maker said on Tuesday. Samsung Pay, which rivals mobile wallets like Apple Inc's Apple Pay and Google's Android Pay, allows consumers to pay at retail...
*Q3 shipments up 81 pct in China, near double in Europe. HONG KONG, Oct 27- China's Huawei Technologies Co is set to be the fastest-growing major smartphone vendor this year, analysts said, boosting its drive upmarket to challenge industry giants Samsung Electronics Co and Apple Inc.. The July-September numbers puts Huawei on course to move 100 million...
As Tidal hits a big milestone, some remain skeptical of the platform's staying power and its appeal to consumers.
The Apple Watch will be available in India from November 6, Apple has confirmed, after first hinting at the release on its website.
BGC Financial's Colin Gillis explains why iPhone unit sales will be a key metric for Apple this quarter.
Some companies are moving, and profiting, from efforts to prevent the Web browsing experience from being disrupted by advertisements.