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  • FBI Director James Comey on Thursday made his strongest comments yet about encryption features built into new cell phones by Google Inc and Apple Inc, warning they could hurt law enforcement efforts to crack homicide and child exploitation cases. FBI agents are generally able to access information stored on cell phones with a court order related to a...

  • iMac with retina starts at $2,499     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 2:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Apple's iMac with retina display will start at $2,499. Brian Sullivan challenges the pricing.

  • Apple unleashes iMac with retina     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 2:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Apple has released an iMac with retina display and the iPad Air 2 will start at $499.

  • OSX Yosemite out today     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports OS X Yosemite is out today and iOS 8.1 will arrive Monday.

  • iPad Air 2 unveiled     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Apple has unveiled the iPad Air 2. Tim Cook says this one's even better.

  • iPad Air 2 features Touch ID     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Apple's iPad Air 2 has touch ID and Apple Pay is built in.

  • Apple Pay launches Monday     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 1:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Apple Pay will launch Monday October 20th, and Apple WatchKit will roll out in November.

  • Apple's Tim Cook talks     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports from Apple's headquarters, where Apple announced an update to the iPhone 6.

  • Kawasaki: Never say never about Apple     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Apple is holding a product launch event at its headquarters in Cupertino today. Former Apple chief evangelist Guy Kawasaki, shares his best guess at what we'll hear from the tech giant. Jon Fortt, weighs in.

  • What to expect from Apple's event     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 11:18 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports from Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, where Apple is holding a product launch event Thursday.

  • Oct 14- Skyworks Solutions Inc, a supplier of radio frequency chips to companies such as Apple Inc, estimated fourth-quarter adjusted profit and revenue above its forecast, sending its shares up as much as 12.5 percent. Skyworks, whose chips connect smartphones and tablets to a telecom network, has been benefiting from higher demand from handset makers,...

  • HELSINKI, Oct 10- Finland dropped out of the small group of euro nations with a full set of top credit ratings on Friday as Standard& Poor's cut its rating to' AA+' from' AAA', citing persistent economic growth problems. Finland has yet to return to its 2008 economic output levels after exports dwindled due to the euro zone crisis, problems at its mobile phone and paper...

  • With Z3, Sony brings phones to US faster Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 2:36 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Sony is launching its new Xperia Z3 waterproof smartphone through Verizon and T-Mobile. The phones are hitting U.S. stores on the heels of their unveiling last month at a trade show in Berlin, as Sony ramps up efforts to expand its tiny market share by getting to the American market faster. For the Verizon model, dubbed Z3v, Sony is adding the ability to...

  • HTC 're'-inventing itself     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 6:23 AM ET

    CNBC's Becky Quick reports mobile handset maker HTC is rolling out two new products this week, and demonstrates the new handheld camera. Quick spoke to Chairwoman and co-founder Cher Wang of HTC about staying competitive.

  • You have a phone. Do you need new camera from HTC? Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 4:47 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Everywhere you look, people are using smartphones and tablets to snap pictures and record video of concerts, speeches or even their kids' ballet recitals— and instantly share the experiences with friends and family. At many events, people aren't even looking at the stage; they are watching through their screens. Its flagship HTC One smartphone earns high...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 7- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd initiated an arbitration proceeding in Hong Kong against Microsoft Corp on Tuesday, amid ongoing U.S. litigation over smartphone patent royalties. The arbitration was disclosed in a court filing as part of a federal lawsuit Microsoft filed in August in New York accusing Samsung of refusing to make royalty payments to...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 7- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd initiated an arbitration proceeding in Hong Kong against Microsoft Corp on Tuesday, amid ongoing U.S. litigation over smartphone patent royalties. The arbitration was disclosed in a court filing as part of a lawsuit Microsoft filed in August in New York federal court accusing Samsung of refusing to make royalty...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 7- Samsung Electronics initiated an arbitration proceeding in Hong Kong against Microsoft Corp on Tuesday, amid ongoing U.S. litigation over smartphone patent royalties. The arbitration was disclosed in a court filing in a lawsuit Microsoft filed in August in New York federal court accusing Samsung of refusing to make royalty payments after it...

  • SEOUL, Oct 7- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is heading for its first annual earnings drop since 2011 after it revealed its July-September profit would be the lowest in more than three years and said short-term prospects for smartphones were uncertain. The world's smartphone leader has seen its global market share decline in annual terms for the past two quarters,...

  • *Samsung Electronics to build chip plant in Pyeongtaek. SEOUL, Oct 6- South Korean IT giant Samsung Electronics plans to spend $14.7 billion on a new chip facility- its biggest investment in a single plant- leaning on its semiconductor business to bolster profits as its smartphone dominance wanes. But with the higher demand for mobile devices come increased...