NEW YORK/ TORONTO, Dec 17- BlackBerry Ltd launched its long-awaited Classic on Wednesday, a smartphone it hopes will help it win back market share and woo those still using older versions of its physical keyboard devices. "The conversation about BlackBerry has changed in the last year," Chief Executive John Chen said as he launched the Classic at Manhattan's...» Read More
Best Buy may have been one of the biggest winners on Black Friday, but the shopping frenzy on Thanksgiving weekend probably didn't fix the company's core issues as it tries to shake its image as Amazon's showroom.
Consumers embrace cloud computing, a new battle over digital content, TV and the Intranet merge, and traditional publishing makes a comeback.
With declining categories such as GPS devices and computers, no new must-have videogame console, and little buzz beyond tablets as the next big must-have gadget, consumer electronics is poised to have a blue holiday.
Royal Philips Electronics is looking to its lighting and healthcare businesses to turn its fortunes around as profits come under pressure. The Dutch giant's CEO Frans van Houten spoke to CNBC's Christine Tan on how he plans to put the spark back into the 120-year-old company.
In the battle of electronic book readers, the winner gives the most choice to consumers, Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch told CNBC Monday. That makes Nook better than Amazon's e-reader, the Kindle, he said.
CNBC.com considered how famous movie characters made their living. We found what their salaries would be in real life, then determined if they could really afford to live in that apartment, drive that car, or eat at that restaurant.
What follows is a list of products and services that became so indispensable to consumers that they instantly lost interest in their previous favorites.
There are some familiar franchises on this list of the biggest game-to-movie stinkers, proving that even if a studio options a game with an enormous fan base, it can't assume those players will show up at the box office.
The history of financially successful videogame-to-movie conversions is a pretty short one. Here are eight examples of gaming franchises that have managed to succeed on the big screen.
Here's a look at the top 10 videogames through the end of August, based on U.S. sales (though when the year's over, expect several to be displaced).
Microsoft kicked off its developers conference Tuesday with a preview of its new Windows 8 operating system. CNBC's Brian Goode has the details.
The electronics giant is selling products from online retailers through its website in an effort to boost revenues, but is it too little, too late? CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the details.
The consumer electronics (CE) companies, from traditionally low-end LG to high-end Panasonic, are presenting connectivity as the new must-have experience in the living room.
The consumer electronics market in Western Europe will recover in the second half of 2011 from the significant deterioration it witnessed in the first six months, when sales declined by 11.3 percent year-on-year, market research company GfK said in a new report.
Technology companies are incorporating 3D technology into an ever-expanding array of devices, including camcorders, television sets and home cinemas. But the glasses still look nerdy and consumers have so far been reluctant to bring the technology into their homes.
Ever wondered what your home might look like in 10 years’ time? Will it be cleaned by robots and run by computers? Will your fridge go online to allow you to discuss dinner plans with your spouse or instruct it to do the shopping?
With consumers increasingly turning to the web for entertainment, televisions which allow users to download shows off the Internet will be vying for attention at the IFA technology fair in Berlin this week as technology companies make a push into a potentially huge market.
Discussing the electronic giant's plan to slash the price of its PS3 gaming console, with Jack Tretton, Sony's Computer Entertainment of America president/CEO, and CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Click ahead to see the ten jobs with the highest levels of employee unhappiness, according to data collected in 2011. The results may surprise you.
Americans often check their receipts to make sure they've bought everything they need, and probably to see if what they paid this time is any different from the last trip. The government does the same with the Consumer Price Index. Here are the details.