SAN FRANCISCO/ BEIJING, Dec 29- The settlement of China's anti-trust probe into Qualcomm Inc is likely to intensify global scrutiny of the firm's highly profitable patent licensing business, and may even call into question its worldwide contracts with smartphone makers such as Apple and Samsung. Any deal is likely to include a record-breaking fine, as well as...» Read More
Apple's rank in China's smartphone market, which is set to become the world's largest this year, fell to No.6 in the third quarter as it faces tougher competition from Chinese brands, according to research.
Samsung is likely accelerating the launch of its next-generation Galaxy smartphone- which may come with an unbreakable screen.
Apple iPad and iPad mini tablets would lose some market share to devices running on Google Android platform.
Nokia will partner with China Mobile to launch a version of its new flagship Lumia smartphone tailored for the world's largest cellular market, the Finnish company said on Wednesday.
Apple's iPhone 5 will be available for sale in China on Dec. 14.
Famous musician Will. I. Am tells CNBC about the first product in his new line of consumer electronics, and also shares his thoughts about the increasing role that modern technology can play in our lives. f
South Korea's Samsung Electronics is taking aim at its Japanese rivals with an Android-powered digital camera that allows users to wirelessly upload pictures to social networking sites.
Apple's iPad reign over the tablet market isn't as strong as it used to be and Google is to blame, according to ABI Research.
Virgin America sold a $49,000 package to one traveler on Monday. The deal includes a private charter flight and 136 tickets to January's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
What’s the next economic revolution? According to General Electric Chief Economist Marco Annunziata, it’s the “industrial Internet” — intelligent machines such as jet engines, power turbines and medical devices.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports long lines are forming outside the struggling electronics chain, as the official start to the holiday buying season begins.
Shares of Best Buy are down 13 percent today after a massive earnings miss. So is Best Buy a value at this level? Jeff Kilburg, Killir Capital and Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson, discuss.
Online shopping offers a safe and comfortable respite from unruly crowds, but many people who have gifts shipped to them have the packages left at their doorsteps, and these parcels prove irresistible to thieves.
Shares of Apple hit a 9-month low. Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson, and Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research, discuss whether the sell off creates a buying opportunity.
Apple's steady slide since its all-time highs on September 21 has now hit bear market territory. Discussing the trade in tech stocks after President Obama won a second term, with Robert Cihra, Evercore Partners and Brian Marshall, ISI Group.
From India and Indonesia to Brazil, the cost of an iPhone is often double or triple, the price in developed countries, due mostly to a lack of availability and subsidies from mobile network operators.
History is repeating itself in the global consumer electronics space, with newer players threatening the dominance of older established brands - that is Japanese electronics makers.
Craig Berger, MD & Senior Semiconductor Analyst, FBR Capital Markets discusses Apple's and Samsung's latest earnings, adding that chip makers are having a tough time as global demand remains weak.
Earnings disappointments from Amazon and Apple could make for a sour start for stocks Friday. One analyst expects Amazon shares could take the brunt of it.
Here's what makes Microsoft's Windows 8 so important: It might be the PC's best chance to maintain its dominance in computing.