SEOUL, South Korea— LG Electronics Inc. said Thursday it has lost money in the fourth quarter as costs from the closure of its plasma TV operations offset a recovery in its mobile phone business. Operating income, which is a measure of profit before tax, interest and one-time expenses are deducted, rose 28 percent to 275 billion won on revenue of 15.3 trillion won.» Read More
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.
Apple earnings and a Microsoft product launch keeps technology names at the forefront Thursday in a market that has been mostly punishing the sector for the last month.
Has the Apple stock, which gained more than 70 percent this year, seen its best days? Shares of the tech giant have shed more than 14 percent since hitting an all-time high of $705 in September, compared to the S&P 500 which lost 3 percent in the same period.
Apple is falling after making its iPad Mini announcement, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman. David Carnoy, CNET executive editor, says "Apple is trying to cover all its bases."
In Europe, China and America, the major determinants of economic and market performance in the year ahead are political, not economic.
More children are using tablets like Apple's iPad. Sean McGowan, Needham & Company, discusses how this may affect traditional toymakers and their stocks. Tyler Gray, Fast Company, thinks the iPad could be bad for kids.
The startup Bromium is taking a completely new approach to security software, using virtualization technology. But will it shake up the $60 billion market?
The video game industry is under attack, with both established and new players chasing a variety of disparate technologies and strategies that might yield a winning combination.
While there’s been an explosion of apps and websites bringing retail online, the latest wave of innovation is focused on bringing mobile technology into brick-and-mortar retailers.
Staving off a disruptive competitor is difficult. Just because a company’s disruptive nature gives it an advantage doesn’t mean its reign will last forever.
Apple is expected to unveil its Mini iPad at an October 23 event, and CNBC's Jon Fortt reports the company will have to include the product in its fiscal Q1 guidance.
The shopping experts at dealnews.com studied what happened last year and they expect many popular electronic items to be at their lowest prices ever during what they call the “Black Friday Season” – mid-November to Cyber Monday.
Based on the leaks out of accessory makers and parts suppliers, it seems that the shape of the dock is changing for the first time since the early days of the iPod.
Don’t bet on growth in Best Buy’s margins anytime soon, says one analyst who told CNBC that he does see not see many ways for the company to turn itself around.
Now, as Nintendo's next generation console system prepares to launch later this year and the handheld 3DS device starts to get its legs under it, it's hoping to get back to black.
Are electronic stores on the verge of extinction? Jeff Jordan, Andreessen Horowitz, weighs in on whether it's only a matter of time before e-commerce replaces physical retail.