March 3- Best Buy Co Inc, the largest U.S. consumer electronics chain, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by improved sales of higher-margin products such as large-screen TVs and mobile phones during the holiday shopping season. The company's shares rose 4.6 percent at $40.40 in premarket trading, after Best Buy said it would buy back $1...» Read More
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.
Shares of both Mitsubishi Motors and Sharp nosedived today following reports that they are considering large-scale public offerings. Yukako Ono reports.
European plans to scrap mobile roaming charges leave telecoms companies facing the prospect of wafer-thin profit margins, analysts said.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Apple has lost more than 40 per cent of its share of the Chinese tablet market over the past year to cheaper rivals with Android or other operating systems, led by Samsung Electronics.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports 40 percent of traffic dropped to GoSquared's customer sites; and Mike Isaac, AllThingsD, discusses his opinions on whether Google has gotten too big.
Asia's largest economy is known as the factory of the world, including fake iPhones, DVDs, and luxury handbags. CNBC's Eunice Yoon tracks the changing attitudes towards bogus products in China.
As students prepare to head back into the classroom, electronic devices are topping the list for many buyers, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Edward Snyder, Co-Founder & Managing Director at Charter Equity Research thinks the South Korean giant is already winning the handset war and sees no cause for concern about the ITC decision.
Billionaire investor Dan Loeb's Third Point is taking a "wait-and-see approach" after Sony on Monday evening rejected its plan to spin off the company's entertainment business.
The battle in smartphones is ongoing. Jonathan Geller, BGR, discusses if Sony can be the hottest smartphone company in the world.
With the rumor mills chugging out regular stories about Twitter's plans for an IPO, media analysts are debating whether recent problems regarding "trolling" - anonymous bullies on the Internet - could scupper any flotation plans.
Dan Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point called Sony's entertainment division "poorly managed" and mocked its failed summer movies.
Apple fans on Monday poured cold water on recent research that showed Samsung had stolen Apple's crown as the world's most profitable mobile handset vendor.