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Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is the "biggest victim" of the intensifying battle in the premium handset space, and there could be little scope for it to stage a turnaround.
Japan's benchmark index tumbled to its lowest level in nearly three weeks on Friday as the yen rose against the greenback while the rest of Asia traded mixed as attention turned to the region's corporate earnings results.
Samsung, hit by waning demand in its key mobile division, needs to double up efforts in the world's fastest-growing markets for smartphones, or it risks shrinking its business further.
Markellos Diorinos, head of engagement management at Upstream, discusses why Samsung is growing in all but their mobile division.
Samsung may have reported record profits in the second quarter, but its smartphone division raises concerns. Kirk Yang, Head of Asia Tech Hardware Research at Barclays discusses the outlook for smartphones.
Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets, and Peter Goodman, The Huffington Post, discuss whether Apple can come up with something that will again set the tech world on its ear.
Scott Stein, CNET.com, and Dennis Berman, Wall Street Journal, discuss Google's future after last night's earnings miss.
Manufacturers of high-end smartphones may be forced to lower prices in the coming months, as the market nears saturation and users slow the pace of changing phones, say analysts.
Users of check-in app Foursquare may be slightly annoyed to hear that the app, largely ad-free, has been augmented with a new, more visible type of ad in the latest update.
Samsungs and Google are gaining on Apple in the areas of design and innovation, but experts say that Apple still has an edge and that its next game-changing product is coming.
Production of Apple's next generation iPhone, dubbed the iPhone 5S, will begin this month and will be available this fall, Jefferies analyst Peter Misek says.
Ford, Amazon, Subway, the History Channel, Lowe's and V8 are the "buzziest" brands in the United States, according to the latest bi-annual list from YouGov's BrandIndex.
Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt is all fired up about Motorola's launch of the Moto X smartphone. At Sun Valley, he talks with CNBC about its launch, immigration reform and the NSA.
Chinese cellphone chip designer Spreadtrum Communications will be acquired by a unit of government-owned Tsinghua Holdings for a raised offer price of about $1.78 billion.
Asian stocks hit multi-week highs on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke voiced his support for accommodative monetary policy, but Japanese shares underperformed on the back of a strong yen.
Mainland equities outperformed on Wednesday to rally 2 percent after China's dismal trade figures spurred hopes that the People's Bank of China (PBOC) may ease policy in order to boost economic growth.
Asian stocks rebounded on Tuesday from the previous day's sharp losses following a positive U.S. lead and after Chinese consumer inflation accelerated in June.
Apple's core suppliers might be expecting a 20 percent cut in orders, Brian Blair of Wedge Partners says.
South Korean tech giant Samsung holds on to the title of Asia's top brand out of 1,000 competitors for a second year in a row, beating key rivals such as Apple.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Samsung's earnings data disappointed investors, and sales of the Galaxy S4 are not growing as quickly as many had hoped.