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  • Over $10 billion to change hands in this sector Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 2:15 AM ET
    Passengers pass a Royal KPN NV internet centre at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

    Over $10 billion is set to change hands in the world of telecommunications as two key merger and acquisition (M&A) deals were announced on Tuesday.

  • Samsung could be close to signing FBI mobile deal Saturday, 20 Jul 2013 | 4:16 AM ET
    A Samsung employee displays the Samsung Galaxy S IV for a photo March 14, 2013 in New York City.

    Samsung is close to signing a deal to sell its Galaxy devices to the FBI, according to sources familiar with the situation.

  • RadioShack CEO reveals game plan     Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 9:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan talks with Joe Magnacca, RadioShack CEO, about his company's turnaround strategy from the new concept store in New York.

  • Sprint promises unlimited data for life Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 6:05 PM ET

    As it looks to steal customers away from bigger rivals Verizon Wireless and AT&T, Sprint is offering its customers unlimited data services for life.

  • T-Mobile looks to close the gap between itself and the other 3 major carriers. John Legere, CEO chats merger with MetroPCS and feels their cell phone plans provide amazing spectrum for consumers.

  • What the Government Pays to Snoop on You Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 12:07 PM ET

    How much are your private conversations worth to the U.S. government? Paid for by tax dollars, surveillance fees charged in secret by technology companies can vary wildly.

  • Barnes & Noble Shares Sink After CEO Steps Down Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 6:31 PM ET
    William Lynch Jr., CEO of Barnes and Noble,

    Barnes& Noble CEO William Lynch has resigned effective immediately, the U.S. bookstore chain said on Monday.

  • Samsung Still Asia’s Most Popular Brand Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 4:52 AM ET
    People interact with the Samsung Galaxy S IV, March 14, 2013 in New York City.

    South Korean tech giant Samsung holds on to the title of Asia's top brand out of 1,000 competitors for a second year in a row, beating key rivals such as Apple.

  • What Happened to Unstoppable Samsung? Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 1:39 AM ET
    Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone

    Shares of South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung fell almost 4 percent on Friday as the company's second quarter earnings estimate did not meet analysts' expectations.

  • Samsung: A Buy or Sell?     Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 12:20 AM ET

    Manoj Menon, Partner and Managing Director from Frost and Sullivan and Sean Darby, Global Head of Equities from Jeffries discuss the Korean tech giant's 4 percent slump.

  • Samsung Expectations Were Unrealistic: Pro     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 9:45 PM ET

    James Rooney, Chairman & CEO of Market Force and Chairman of Advanced Capital Partners explains the market disappointment behind the tech giant's second-quarter earnings guidance.

  • Samsung Estimates Record Profit, Misses Forecast Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 8:38 PM ET

    Samsung Electronics Co Ltd missed quarterly earnings forecasts on Friday as it reported a 47 percent rise in April-June operating profit.

  • Nikkei Business Report     Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Sharp will provide its IGZO panel technologies to LCD giant Nanjing China Electronics Panda Group. Production of the cutting-edge IGZO panels will start as early as 2015 at a new plant the Chinese company is building in Nanjing. The Nikkei's Nozomu Kitadai has more.

  • Take A Bite Out of Apple? Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 2:29 PM ET

    Is the drop in Apple a reason to buy its stock?

  • Alcatel Lucent Cost Cutting Gets Thumbs Up From Market Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 3:47 AM ET
    Alcatel Lucent

    Once-commanding giant of the technology world Alcatel Lucent announced a fresh cost cutting program on Wednesday as new CEO Michel Combes plans to turn around the company's fortunes.

  • Sebastian James, CEO of Dixons Retail, tells CNBC that customers want to come in touch, feel and look at a product which is what the company continues to provide.

  • Sex-Toy Battle Shows Industry's Size Matters Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 2:43 PM ET

    A federal ruling this week on a patent battle between vibrator makers is latest sign that sex toys have moved from niche industry to big business.

  • Console Price Wars: PS4 vs. Xbox One     Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 9:45 PM ET

    Eric Bleeker, senior tech analyst at the Motley Fool, said that because consumer price sensitivity is key, Sony's cheaper PlayStation 4 has the edge.

  • Robot Revolution Starts With Gaming: Anki CEO Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 2:29 PM ET
    Anki Drive

    Robots will change everything, but first robotics may change the way you think about gaming.

  • Apple to Unveil Music Service, Mobile Software Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 6:23 AM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook

    Apple is expected to reveal a digital radio service and changes to the software behind iPhones and iPads on Monday as the company opens its annual conference.