SEOUL, Dec 26- Global smartphone leader Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is planning a new product launch next year based on its own Tizen operating system, the South Korean giant's strategic push to free itself from Android and blaze its own software path. While that may impress designers of smart homes, Samsung's failure to release a handset based on its own...» Read More
Three former executives of Japan's disgraced Olympus were arrested on Thursday over their role in a $1.7 billion accounting fraud at the maker of medical equipment and cameras, Japanese media reported.
Apple shares topped $500 for the first time Monday amid a broad market advance, bringing its market capitalization to just over $460 billion.
The Fast Money traders with the play on Cisco's earnings beat, and Brian Marshall, ISI Group analyst, discusses his "buy" rating on the tech giant, and the upside potential in the stock. Also, a look at the risk/reward profile of Juniper versus Cisco.
Official investigations into a massive fraud at Japan's Olympus are highly likely to lead to further revelations on the scandal soon, according to the firm's former chief executive, Michael Woodford, who blew the whistle on the affair.
While the videogame industry courts its share of controversy, you might expect sports games to generally avoid ruffling feathers. Here are some polarizing and odd moments of the industry's most popular sport.
The NFL has been a part of the landscape for about as long as videogames have been around – and anything with such longevity tends to ruffle some feathers among both players and publishers.
Apple will report earnings after tomorrow's closing bell. Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest Securities sr. analyst, weighs in on Tim Cook: "He's not Steve Jobs, but nobody is."
Research in Motion stock is down on news that the company's co-CEOs are stepping down. Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee senior technology analyst, discusses the stock's movement.
Some prefer a modest place to call home, belying their rock-star-nerd status. But others have splurged, showing it really pays to be a geek after all.
Melissa Chau, Market Analyst at IDC Asia Pacific says Asian smartphone makers are becoming more interested in RIM's operating system.
Instagram has taken off since it was launched in October 2011. It's vintage photo filters and photo sharing capabilities have attracted 15 million downloads, with users ranging from Justin Bieber to President Obama. Kevin Systrom, co-founder & CEO of Instagram, discusses.
There are hundreds of applications to help road warriors become more efficient and better able to navigate unfamiliar locales. Don't leave home without these 10.
Some items at this year's show rise above the fray — and these are often the ones that resonate with consumers. Here are a few of the most interesting things on display this year.
Celebrities are making the rounds again this year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The tech show has reeled in a star-studded lineup, and the stars are drawing attention.
Steve Ballmer, Eric Schmidt and other technology executives might come to mind as some of the people you would run into at CES. These days though, you’re just as likely to see Will Smith and Hollywood moguls at the convention.
Up next in the efforts to woo technology-minded consumers are major changes in the way we communicate with televisions — specifically, voice control. Try having a conversation with your device.
Will Ultrabooks underwhelm this year? It's too early to say, but some analysts think it's going to be a while before we see a new technology or advancement that lives up to the hype.
The International Consumer Electronics Show, which will open on Tuesday in Las Vegas, is impossible to ignore. But once again, the show is unlikely to be where any blockbuster products of 2012 are introduced — reflecting the changing nature of the technology industry. The NYT reports.
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As the book seller increased its loss estimates for fiscal year due to investments in its digital business led by the Nook e-reader, Barnes & Noble is considering separating the digital business from its core. Insight with William Lynch, Barnes and Noble CEO and CNBC's David Faber.