TOKYO, Aug 29- SoftBank Corp is to offer a Sony Corp smartphone for the first time, selling the upcoming Xperia handset both in Japan and through subsidiary Sprint Corp in the United States, sources with knowledge of the matter said.» Read More
Amazon has hired a 20-year Microsoft veteran who most recently worked in its Windows Phone unit, fueling speculation that the online retailer and Kindle maker may be developing a smartphone. The Financial Times reports.
Free to play games don't make a lot of sense to some investors but free-to-play titles are fast becoming one of the most lucrative areas in gaming.
After a rocky few months, EA is hoping that new consoles will help breath new life into its gaming business.
The U.S. government wants more say in network equipment purchases as a condition to approve the $20 billion takeover of Sprint Nextel by Japanese mobile carrier Softbank , the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Some traders are betting big that talk of a turnaround at Blackberry is over-hyped.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar looks at GOME Electrical Appliances in the daily 'Stock in 60' segment as shares rallied despite reporting dreadful 2012 earnings.
The big box story got an upgrade to "outperform", with Peter Keith, Piper Jaffray analyst.
Tim Baxter, Samsung Electronics America president, discusses the company's plan to transform the way viewers watch television.
BlackBerry inventors Mike Lazaridis and Doug Fregin are pairing again to launch a $100 million fund to incubate and commercialize quantum science technologies capable of spearheading the next wave of computing.
It's your turn to put on your analyst cap and vote in our "Squawk Box Money Madness" on which stock will perform the best from the start of the second quarter to the end of the year.
A watch phone? Sounds like something TV private eye Maxwell Smart would have. But as smartphone sales slow, both Samsung and Apple are said to be working on them.
STMicroelectronics and Ericsson will close their loss-making mobile chip joint venture ST-Ericsson by dividing parts of the business between them and shutting the rest with the loss of about 1,600 jobs.
The buzz at the South by Southwest festival is all about the gadgets: computers controlled by the wave of a hand, cool new cameras and more.
Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop took a 45 percent cut in his pay package last year, according to a U.S. regulatory filing, as the company continued losing market share in smartphones to Samsung and Apple.
Google's Motorola Mobility unit is to shed another 1,200 jobs as the smartphone maker tries to return to profitability, Google said on Friday.
Apple has held talks with Beats Electronics on a potential partnership involving Beats' planned music-streaming service, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters.
CNBC's Kaori Enjoji discusses the implications behind a possible alliance between Samsung Electronics and struggling Japanese firm Sharp.
Shares in Google hit an all-time high in intraday trading on Monday as Apple shares continued to fall. Some say this signals Google is taking Apple's place.
Consumer electronics giant Best Buy reported quarterly earnings and revenue that exceeded Wall Street's expectations.
The judge who threw the book at Apple in a patent case with Samsung is now working to defend the Korean company in another legal spat.