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  • Fitbit gets hit: Accounts attacked by hackers Friday, 8 Jan 2016 | 5:48 PM ET
    A man checks his heart rate on a FitBit Charge HR wearable activity tracker and monitor.

    An unknown number of Fitbit accounts reportedly have been breached by unidentified people who changed their settings.

  • Jan 8- Shopping from mobile devices jumped 59 percent during the U.S. holiday shopping season, data from analytics firm Comscore Inc showed, as consumers were lured by attractive deals and shipping options. Shoppers spent a total of $12.7 billion through smartphones and tablets beating Comscore's forecast of $11.7 billion, the company said.

  • LAS VEGAS, Jan 8- Germans love the latest wave of touch-free car controls, which respond to the flick of a wrist or the swipe of a hand, as it means no messy fingerprints on their spotless dashboards. A simplistic stereotype, but it captures the split among the world's drivers over the newest in-car tech on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this...

  • Samsung Q4 profit guidance misses forecasts Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 9:55 PM ET
    Curved UHD televisions are displayed at the Samsung booth at the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Samsung Electronics said Q4 operating profit likely rose 15% on-year, fueling concerns about slack gadget sales.

  • Rare holiday at iPhone assembler rattles investors Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 12:23 AM ET

    Foxconn will cut working hours over the week-long Lunar New Year, in a rare move that analysts read as a sign of softening demand.

  • Phones will take a different form: Blackberry's Chen Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 7:10 PM ET
    John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry

    As the CES 2016 kicks off, Blackberry CEO presents new technology and his insights on cybersecurity.

  • Oculus: Orders will be fine in next few hours Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 2:01 PM ET
    Brendan Iribe, founder and CEO of Oculus at CES 2016 in Las Vegas.

    The CEO told CNBC this is "the most traffic we’ve ever had."

  • Automakers strike back at Silicon Valley disruptors Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 1:16 PM ET

    GM's move and others underscore Detroit's determination to battle Silicon Valley for dominance of clean urban transport. Ford Motor Co used this week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to announce that Toyota Motor Corp, the No. 1 global car maker, will use Ford software to connect smart phones to dashboards and join Ford in promoting that...

  • Intel CEO: We expect 2016 to look like 2015 Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 11:47 AM ET
    Intel CEO Brian Krzanich holds up the company's Curie Module during his keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas January 5, 2016.

    Intel CEO Brian Krzanich expects China and emerging markets to be stable but slow.

  • *Huawei 1st China firm to ship over 100 mln smartphones in a yr. HONG KONG, Jan 6- Huawei Technologies Co became the first Chinese handset vendor to ship more than 100 million smartphones in a year when its 2015 shipments defied a market slowdown and jumped 44 percent, thanks to strong sales domestically and in Western Europe. Huawei's upbeat performance comes at a...

  • UPDATE 1-Huawei smartphone shipments soar 44 pct in 2015 Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 12:06 AM ET

    *Strong sales in China and Western Europe. HONG KONG, Jan 6- Huawei Technologies Co has become the first Chinese handset vendor to ship more than 100 million smartphones annually, defying a market slowdown to challenge leaders such as Samsung Electronics Co and Apple Inc.. The Shenzhen- based company said on Wednesday its smartphone shipments rose 44 percent...

  • *Firm expected to guide for $5.5 bln in Q4 operating profit. SEOUL, Jan 6- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd may be due for another profit drop in 2016, as slowing demand for consumer electronics saps momentum for the less-glamourous components businesses that offset last year's smartphone struggles. But slower growth in China and the persistent weakness...

  • People using their smartphones in a Bangkok train station

    The digital sector has emerged as the leading driver of innovation and growth across the world; here's how ASEAN can use it to their advantage

  • LAS VEGAS, Jan 5- Ford Motor Co said Tuesday it plans to triple to 30 the size of its fleet of self-driving test cars as part of an effort to accelerate autonomous vehicle development. In an announcement coinciding with the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Ford said it will begin using a new, lower cost LiDAR sensor made by California- based Velodyne.

  • LAS VEGAS, Jan 4- Nvidia Corp. unveiled a new, lunchbox-size super-computer for self-driving cars and said Volvo Car Group will be the new device's first customer. Volvo, of Sweden, is owned by China's Geely Automotive Holdings. Nvidia made the announcement at the beginning of the Consumer Electronic Show here.

  • Ford will expand self-driving test car fleet to 30 Tuesday, 5 Jan 2016 | 12:01 AM ET

    LAS VEGAS, Jan 5- Ford Motor Co said Tuesday it plans to triple to 30 the size of its fleet of self-driving test cars as part of an effort to accelerate autonomous vehicle development. In an announcement coinciding with the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Ford said it will begin using a new, lower cost LiDAR sensor made by California- based Velodyne.

  • LAS VEGAS, Jan 4- Nvidia Corp. unveiled a new, lunchbox-size super-computer for self-driving cars and said Volvo Car Group will be the new device's first customer. Nvidia made the announcement at the beginning of the Consumer Electronic Show here. Huang didn't offer revenue projections for Drive PX 2, but automotive is the fastest-growing business segment...

  • Wi-Fi revolution comes to home audio systems Saturday, 2 Jan 2016 | 12:02 PM ET
    Bose SoundTouch 10

    The shift to streaming media has led to a quiet revolution that has helped redefine the home audio system experience.

  • What to expect from tech's class of 2016 Saturday, 2 Jan 2016 | 9:00 AM ET
    Lexus Hoverboard.

    With a new year and a major technology conference on the immediate horizon, what new trends can consumer expect?

  • Samsung plans to expand mobile payments in US Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 | 6:10 AM ET
    Injong Rhee, head of Samsung Pay, speaks at the Samsung Unpacked Phone Launch last August in New York City.

    Samsung plans to expand its fledgling mobile payment service in the United States next year, allowing users to shop online.