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  • Frans van Houten, CEO of Philips, tells CNBC about a deal announced with Funai which will reposition the Philips portfolio away from consumer electronics to be a company positioned in health and wellbeing.

  • China Considers an End to 13-Year Videogame Ban Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 10:17 AM ET

    China is considering lifting a decade-long ban on videogame consoles, the official China Daily newspaper reported on Monday, sending shares of major hardware makers such as Sony and Nintendo surging.

  • Apple's Tim Cook Cooked?     Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 2:20 PM ET

    Exxon has surpassed Apple as the world's largest company. CNBC's Jon Fortt reports many are asking if it has to do with Apple's CEO Tim Cook.

  • Big Deals on Big-Screen TVs for Super Bowl Sunday Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 12:43 PM ET
    Consumers shop for televisions in Walmart.

    The days leading up to Super Bowl Sunday on February 3 are traditionally the best time of year to snag a deal on a super-sized set.

  • Netflix, Apple Quarterly Earnings After the Bell     Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 3:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt and Julia Boorstin report on what investors are anticipating in both Apple and Netflix's earnings.

  • Room For Apple to Grow?     Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 2:12 PM ET

    Investors are anticipating Apple's Q1 earnings for a read on its smartphone business, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt. The bear case for Apple, with Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group co-founder.

  • Apple to Release Q1 Results After Close     Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 1:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports there may be a new level of demand elasticity in Apple's iPhone. How to play Apple ahead of its Q1 earnings release, with Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee senior tech analyst.

  • RIM Preps Clients to Run BlackBerry 10 Devices Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 10:54 AM ET

    RIM shares rose two percent in pre-market trading after releasing a new system to allow its biggest customers to use its new line of BlackBerry 10 smartphones on their own networks.

  • Samsung Galaxy Note Phablet

    A new trend has begun to sweep the digital world, bearing witness to tablets shrinking at the same time that smartphones are getting bigger.

  • Herb's Case For Apple's Dip     Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 3:15 PM ET

    Is Apple having an innovation problem? CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Jay Yarow, Business Insider, offer insight.

  • HTC Seeks Myanmar Edge with Local Font Phones Sunday, 13 Jan 2013 | 6:41 PM ET

    Peter Chou, CEO of Taiwan smartphone company HTC, will on Monday launch what he hopes will be a major boost to both a backward tech sector in Myanmar, his country of birth, and to his company's share of one of the few untapped mobile markets: a phone that locals can use out of the box.

  • How Samsung Is Dealing With Apple Dropping Chips Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 10:49 AM ET

    Samsung Electronics is looking to supply chips to more Chinese and other emerging smartphone makers to counter any fall-off in demand from Apple.

  • 2013 Consumer Electronics Show Gamechangers     Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 6:40 PM ET

    Rob Enderle, Principal Analyst at the Enderle Group says Nvidia's portable gaming system Project Shield is one of the game changers at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.

  • Handset Makers Scurry to Join Year of the Phablet Sunday, 6 Jan 2013 | 6:58 PM ET
    Samsung Galaxy 10.1 Note Phablet

    Call it phablet, phonelet, tweener or super smartphone, but the clunky mobile phone - closer in size to a tablet than the smartphone of a couple of years back - is here to stay.

  • Samsung to Widen Lead Over Apple in Smartphones Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 12:07 AM ET

    Samsung is expected to widen its lead over Apple in global smartphone sales, helped by a broad product lineup, a market researcher firm said Friday.

  • The Future of TV Is the Internet: Roku CEO Sunday, 23 Dec 2012 | 12:58 PM ET

    Most television will be streamed over the Internet in the coming years, said Anthony Wood, CEO of Roku. The question is how streaming content will get to your TV and who will deliver it.

  • RIM to Pay Nokia to Settle Patent Dispute Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 4:29 AM ET
    Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop stands with Steve Ballmer, Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft, during the introduction of the new Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 Windows smartphones.

    Struggling Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia has settled its patent dispute with BlackBerry maker Research in Motion in return for payments, as it tries to exploit its trove of technology patents to boost its finances.

  • Ericsson to Take $1.2 Billion Charge on STMicro Venture Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 5:58 AM ET

    Ericsson, the world's biggest telecom network equipment maker, will take an 8 billion crown($1.2 billion)charge on its ST-Ericsson venture.

  • 5 Things We Learned From Marissa Mayer's Tweet Last Night Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 2:21 PM ET
    Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo

    Late Tuesday night Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer posted a revealing tweet. If a photo speaks a thousand words, here's what this one tells us.

  • iPhone 5 Hits China as Apple Market Share Slips Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 6:28 PM ET
    iPhone 5

    The China release of its iPhone 5 on Friday should win Apple some traction in the world's biggest smartphone market, but its longer-term hopes may depend on new technology being tested by China's top telecoms carrier.