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  • BlackBerry, Facebook talk about a bid: WSJ report Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 3:48 PM ET

    The smartphone maker and the social giant met last week to gauge interest in a potential bid, reported The Wall Street Journal.

  • Taste for tablets offsets starved PC market: Study Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 9:28 AM ET
    Apple iPad products.

    Strong demand for tablets such as Apple's iPad will help worldwide shipments of web-enabled devices rise in 2013, research company Gartner said on Monday.

  • Recall: Surge protectors could cause fire Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 3:36 PM ET
    Schneider Electric recalled 15 million of its SurgeArrest surge protectors (series APC 7 and APC 8) made before 2003.

    If you have a surge protector from Schneider Electric, you want to read this. The company has recalled 15 million manufactured before 2003.

  • Telecom giant Alcatel-Lucent to cut 10,000 jobs Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 1:21 AM ET

    Alcatel-Lucent plans to reduce its staff by 10,000 as part of a cost-cutting drive to save 1 billion euros ($1.4 billion) by 2015.

  • New iPhone not so tough, Galaxy even worse: Study Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | 2:40 PM ET
    The new iPhone 5S with fingerprint technology is displayed during an Apple product announcement.

    Users may find something lacking in the new iPhone compared with last year's model: They could break more easily.

  • Microsoft introduces new Surface tablets Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | 2:34 PM ET
  • UK retailer Tesco launches cut-price tablet Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | 11:52 AM ET

    U.K. supermarket giant Tesco launched its attempt to tap into the tablet computer market and boost its online shopping and download services Monday when it unveiled its £119 ($190.95) "Hudl".

  • Peeling back the layers of Apple's new iPhone 5S Friday, 20 Sep 2013 | 8:56 AM ET
    The new iPhone 5S with fingerprint technology is displayed during an Apple product announcement.

    Following are some of the key components for the iPhone 5S and their makers that have been identified so far.

  • New 'Grand Theft Auto' outrages critics again Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 12:11 PM ET
    Scene from 'Grand Theft Auto V'

    Critics and gamers may love "Grand Theft Auto V," but, like its predecessors, the game is proving to be a lightning rod for controversy.

  • India lures chipmakers, says IBM is interested Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 2:48 PM ET
    Microprocessor wafer

    Two consortiums, including IBM and STMicroelectronics, have proposed building semiconductor wafer plants in India costing a total of $8 billion.

  • Wal-Mart to offer new iPhone at a discount Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 12:22 PM ET

    Consumers can get new iPhones at a discount at Wall-Mart and trade in their older models for an even better deal, reported a news portal Cnet.

  • Nikkei Business Report  Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Shares of both Mitsubishi Motors and Sharp nosedived today following reports that they are considering large-scale public offerings. Yukako Ono reports.

  • EU plans to end roaming fees to hit telcos from 2014 Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 4:27 AM ET

    European plans to scrap mobile roaming charges leave telecoms companies facing the prospect of wafer-thin profit margins, analysts said.

  • LinkedIn to welcome teen users ahead of share sale Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 2:22 AM ET
    The LinkedIn Corp. logo.

    LinkedIn is lowering its user age limits this week, in a move that is unlikely to help it overtake social network rivals such as Facebook.

  • Samsung unveils smartwatch  Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 2:42 PM ET

    Do consumers want another device they can wear? CNBC's Seema Mody reports Samsung's smartwatch is expected to hit the market in late September.

  • Samsung watch unveiled  Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 1:35 PM ET

    A look at Samsung's unveil of its new smartwatch. Tyler Thoreson, Gilt Man editorial and creative head, says the "idea of wearable tech is still a bit dubious" to him, adding "a watch versus Google Glass has more potential."

  • Apple's planned trade-in program: Should you bite? Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 10:46 AM ET

    Apple is expected to announce a new trade-in program. But you can already get enough money for some older iPhones to cover the cost of a new one.

  • Super-fast 4G set to spark mobile price war Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 10:32 AM ET
    Samsung Electronics' smartphone Galaxy S III

    Mobile network giants Vodafone and O2 rolled out their first 4G data services in the U.K. on Thursday, in a move which analysts said could spark a price war among rivals.

  • Verizon, Vodafone discuss possible $130 billion deal Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 5:58 AM ET

    Shares of U.K. telecom firm Vodafone surged 9 percent on Thursday after it confirmed discussions with Verizon Communications over its 45 percent stake in their U.S. joint venture Verizon Wireless.

  • Nintendo cuts Wii U price, launches new handheld Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 1:03 PM ET
    A Nintendo Wii U touch-screen controller displaying the "Super Mario Bros." game

    The Japanese game maker will launch an inexpensive handheld gaming device and offer a $50 discount on the 32GB Wii U in North America and Europe this holiday season.