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  • The company's shares dropped 3 percent to $50.50 in after market trading on Wednesday, having earlier oscillated between slight gains and losses. Qualcomm said it expects to earn between 90 cents and $1.00 per share in the third quarter. The uncertainty in the smartphone business seemed to show in the company's third-quarter revenue forecast of $5.2- $6.0...

  • The company said it expects third quarter profit of between $0.90- $1.0 per share. The San Diego- based company has faced a host of problems last year including a slowdown in smartphone sales, delays in closing new licensing agreements in China, its biggest market, and fighting an ultimately successful battle to thwart an activist investor's plan to break up the...

  • BRUSSELS, April 20- The European Union charged Google on Wednesday with using its dominant Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals, opening a second front against the U.S. technology giant that could result in large fines. The European Commission said such practices, which started in 2011 when the company became dominant in mobile operating...

  • BRUSSELS, April 20- The European Union charged Google on Wednesday with abusing the dominant position of its Android mobile operating system, opening a second front against the U.S. technology giant that could lead to large fines. The stakes are higher for Google in the Android case as it made about $11 billion last year from advertising sales on Android phones...

  • BRUSSELS, April 19- Europe's antitrust chief is expected to hit Google on Wednesday with anti-competitive charges concerning its Android mobile phone operating system, two people familiar with the matter said. EU charges would open up a second front in the regulatory battle between the European Commission and Google, exposing the world's most popular...

  • It was hard to go a week last year without hearing another story about a start-up threatening the existence of the banks. Challenger banks are no exception.

  • The Apple Inc. logo is displayed outside as attendees line up to enter the Moscone Center before the start of the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco.

    Apple's latest operating systems could debut as soon as June 13, if a Monday rumor from Siri is any indication.

  • Which company will take lead in Yahoo sale race?

    Preliminary bids are due Monday for companies interested in acquiring Yahoo. Who is likely to lead the bidding? CNBC's Josh Lipton reports.

  • *Google 2015 revenues from ads on Android phones $11 bln- analyst. AMSTERDAM/ FRANKFURT, April 18- The European competition commission is gearing up to charge Google with giving unfair prominence to its own apps like search and maps in supplementary software licensing deals it strikes with mobile phone makers running its Android operating system, four sources...

  • GoPro's new developer program

    GoPro will announce a new set of tools to make it easier for developers to build apps for the GoPro ecosystem, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton. The FMHR traders look at whether the stock can move higher.

  • Microsoft sues government over customer data

    CNBC's Eamon Javers provides insight to news Microsoft has filed suit against the Department of Justice over consumer data.

  • Virtual reality comes home

    Want to experience products and services before buying them? Beck Besecker, Marxent CEO, explains how his company allows potential buyers to test drive everything from medical devices to home remodels.

  • TAIPEI, April 14- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, the world's largest contract chipmaker, trimmed its outlook for the global smartphone market as consumers increasingly demand lower-priced handsets that still boast advanced technology. Taipei- based TSMC, which gets more than 60 percent of its revenue from selling chips used in communication...

  • FB Messenger Chief talks bots

    David Marcus, VP of Messaging Products at Facebook, speaks with CNBC's Julia Boorstin at the F8 Developers Conference about the company's push for chatbots in Messenger, as well as the competition and innovation in the A.I. interaction space.

  • SINGAPORE, April 12- Mostly young, male audiophiles throng a Singapore hotel ballroom, intently assessing headphones, earbuds and in-ear monitors- priced from $50 to as much as $10,000. "Now, people are interested in $3,000 players," says James Lee, Astell& Kern's vice president. "Before, they would think $300 players were crazy.

  • Analyst on FB: This is a place you really need to be

    Colin Sebastian, Robert W. Baird analyst, and Ken Sena, Evercore analyst, discuss what to look for out of Facebook's F8 Developer Conference, as well as the social media giant's corporate strategy.

  • Robot

    Chatbots are on the march. Should the public be worried about the impact on jobs?

  • Apple laptop, MacBook Pro

    Apple's latest patent seeks to remove the keys from a keyboard—turning it into a giant, force-sensitive touchpad.

  • After Sony unveiled the Xperia X and XA models, CNBC asked its CEO, Kazuo Hirai, if the lack of scale would be a problem for the new flagship smartphones.

  • Early to be bullish iPhone 7: Piecyk

    Discussing the outlook for Apple's sales after lowering the price target on the stock is Walter Piecyk, BTIG managing director. Piecyk has a $130 price target on the stock with a buy rating.