May 21- Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd said it plans to buy back 12 million shares, sending its stock up nearly 2 percent in extended trading in the United States. BlackBerry said it would buy the shares, representing about 2.6 percent of its outstanding public float, over the Nasdaq Stock Market or on the Toronto Stock Exchange, subject to approval.» Read More
Samsung starts gaining market share, hurting Apple Inc's margins and stock price and threatening its reign as the king of cool in consumer electronics.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio tweeted one reason why he might be choosing Samsung over Apple.
Smokers seeking alternatives to cigarettes have found cause for optimism in electronic cigarettes, which use vapor to simulate tobacco smoke, and look and feel almost like the real thing, minus the unpleasant smoke, odor and ash.
Why things don't look good for the videogame industry.
Analysts say the potential impact on major U.S. video game publishers will likely be minimal from China lifting its ban on video game consoles.
Sony will this month host its first major Playstation meeting in two years, sparking a flare-up in online speculation the Japanese consumer electronics giant is preparing to unveil the successor to its 70 million-selling PS3 games console. Sony declined to say whether it would release a new product at the meeting in New York on Feb. 20. "
Sharp rebounded to a third-quarter operating profit on Friday, improving the bailed-out consumer electroncs maker's chances of convincing lenders and shareholders that it is a viable company.
CNBC's Jon Fortt offers insight on his interview with Research In Motion's CEO Thorsten Heins on the day his company launched its BlackBerry 10. Discussing their take on its new product, and the stock's future, with Tim Stevens, Engadget; Michael Copeland, WIRED; and Michael Genovese, MKM Partners.
Sales of "point-and-shoot" digital cameras are declining as investors shift to smartphones, with CNBC's Herb Greenberg.
CNBC's Jon Fortt speaks to Research In Motion's CEO Thorsten Heins about the company's BlackBerry 10 launch, his expectations for 2013 in the competitive mobile industry, and plans for the tablet market.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports the BlackBerry 10 is taking direct aim at Apple's iPhone and Google's Android; and Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee senior technology analyst, discusses where the stock could be headed now.
Discussing the rally's next leg, with Michael Ryan, UBS Wealth Management; and the new BlackBerry has finally arrived, with CNBC's Jon Fortt; and Don Yacktman, Yacktman Asset Management, shares his take on Research in Motion's new product and whether it can succeed in its "moment of truth."
Has Apple lost its edge with the college crowd? Jane Wells headed to California State University to find out what the students had to say.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Apple's new iPad with 128GB storage capacity is likely to be good for Apple's margins because its price at $800 is $300 higher than its basic iPad. Dan Ackerman, CNET.com senior editor, shares his opinions.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Apple's 4th-generation iPad will allow for 128GB storage capacity. The price will be $799. Will that increased storage drive more users toward Apple products?
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 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.
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.
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.
CNBC's Jon Fortt and Julia Boorstin report on what investors are anticipating in both Apple and Netflix's earnings.