SAN FRANCISCO, April 23- The Apple Watch goes on sale around the world on Friday, the final stage of a protracted launch of Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook's first new product, capping months of publicity and a frenetic two weeks of pre-orders. Buyers can take the smart watch home from a handful of upscale boutiques and department stores, such as The Corner in...» Read More
"We have repeatedly made clear- both to our customers and more generally to the public-' Comcast doesn't prioritize Internet traffic or have paid fast lanes, and we have no plans to do so,"' Comcast Executive Vice President David Cohen wrote to Leahy in a letter dated Oct. 24 and viewed by Reuters late on Wednesday. Verizon Communications Inc on Wednesday published its...
SEOUL, Oct 30- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. *Samsung executive says aims to tap into rapid growth in cheaper smartphones, plans new product launch in Q4. *Samsung to streamline strategic models in the mid-to-low tier smartphone markets to boost price competitiveness.
Amazon is diving into the competitive gaming industry, and could end up dominating the market by moving games to the "cloud". High resource games - which would normally require external hardware - will be rendered more easily with Amazon's servers.
Google is looking at augmented reality gaming that doesn't involve visors or splashing out on home-integrated hardware.
The two tech giants have trumpeted virtual reality as the future of gaming. The question is, will gamers buy it, or is it a step too far?
Worth $93 billion, the gaming industry is one of the "most volatile plays" in the entertainment industry. Who will flourish and who will sink as the gaming world heads into a new digital era?
With Microsoft and Amazon taking to the cloud, who will win and lose in the volatile gaming market?
New York's "Mission Lab" program integrates video games into school curriculums, with the aim of encouraging creative thinking through complex game-based challenges.
NEW YORK/ SEATTLE, Oct 29- Billionaire investors in a small, Seattle- area company that aims to one day mine resources on asteroids have not been deterred by an unmanned rocket explosion that destroyed their test satellite, the company said on Wednesday. Privately held Planetary Resources counts Google Inc Chief Executive and co-founder Larry Page and Chairman...
WASHINGTON, Oct 29- Verizon Communications Inc on Wednesday reasserted that it was not planning to strike any Internet "fast lane" deals that would help some websites load faster than others, in a letter to a top U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee lawmaker. "As we have said before, and affirm again here, Verizon has no plans to engage in paid prioritization of Internet...
Oct 28- An unmanned Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff from a commercial launch pad in Virginia on Tuesday, marking the first accident since NASA turned to private operators to deliver cargo to the International Space Station. The 14- story rocket, built and launched by Orbital Sciences Corp, blasted off its seaside launch pad at the Wallops Flight...
The cause of the accident was not immediately known, said NASA mission commentator Dan Huot. NASA launch control said damage appeared to be limited to the launch facility and rocket. Virginia- based Orbital Sciences is one of two companies hired by NASA to fly cargo to the station after the space shuttles were retired.
Re/code's Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg share yesterday's highlights from the Code Mobile Conference, including Kim Kardashian West's involvement with her game and love for her BlackBerry.
Chetan Dube, IPsoft CEO, introduces "Amelia," the supercomputer that's programmed to think like you. The virtual assistant is proficient in twenty languages and is intended to transform the global workforce.
At the Wall Street Journal's tech conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses a potential partnership with Alibaba and takes a shot at Google. CNBC's Josh Lipton reports the details.
An innovative concept airplane allows everyone to have a window seat...and yet nobody has a window seat, reports the Today Show.
Oct 28- Corning Inc, the supplier of Gorilla glass to Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics, reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue and earnings, helped by launches of new smartphone models. Shares of the company, which also supplies LCD panels to consumer electronics companies such as Sony Corp, LG and Lenovo Group, rose 1.6 percent in early trading.
Walter Mossberg, Re/Code co-executive editor, reviews Apple's new iPad Air 2 and discuss if it's worth the upgrade.
CNBC's David Faber speaks to John Burbank, Passport Capital founder& CIO, about why he is long Yahoo.
CNBC's David Faber speaks to John Burbank, Passport Capital founder & CIO, about his investing approach to the U.S. market facing the Fed's tightening environment.