Asia's equities joined their global peers to rise on Thursday, with China's Shanghai Composite index finishing at a fresh multi-year high.
Consumers are excited but skeptical about the Apple Watch. Only 3.2 percent are planning to buy right away, according to a survey.
Jana Partners is asking Qualcomm to consider spinning off its chip unit from its patent-licensing business, Barry Rosenstein tells CNBC.
Apple is likely to quickly ramp production of the Apple Watch after strong pre-orders outstripped limited supply, some Wall Street analysts said.
Apple and Samsung go head to head today, as Apple launches its luxury watch and Samsung unleashes its latest smartphone. Neil Mawston, executive director at Strategy Analytics, talks about these product launches and the strategies behind them.
Bradley Gastwirth, CEO of ABR Investment Strategy, outlines the good and bad of Apple Watch and Samsung Galaxy S6. He later explains what that means for the respective companies.
Xiaomi announced that it had sent a Guinness World Records for selling the most mobile phones on a single online platform in a 24-hour period.
While the new Galaxy S6 smartphones will likely sell well, Samsung's expectations for record shipments may be too optimistic, says Jan Dawson, chief analyst at Jackdaw Research.
While initial reviews have been mostly positive, the creation of a "must have" need for the Apple Watch remains crucial, says Kiranjeet Kaur, senior market analyst at IDC.
The Apple Watch launch boosts the entire smartwatch category, including some wearables that cost half the price, reports CNBC.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on Samsung's high hopes for its newest smartphones.
Here are five other new devices and services targeting your wallet.
Shares in Hong Kong and Tokyo outperformed the region to scale fresh multi-year highs on Thursday.
Samsung teamed up with Oculus to release the Samsung Gear VR, a headset that allows users to view exclusive movies, games and travel the virtual world.
Samsung teamed up with Oculus to release the Samsung Gear VR.
Patrick Moorhead, president & principal analyst, Moor Insights & Strategy, says the Galaxy S6 is a "marked improvement" from Samsung's previous phones.
Samsung’s new Galaxy will compete with the iPhone, but how it stacks up to other Androids could be a real indicator of its success.
CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on encouraging signs from Samsung that its recent earnings slump may be over.
Central banks are the key theme in Asia on Tuesday, with equities in the region largely in positive territory.
Ahead of the launch of Samsung's S6 smartphone, Andreas Hartmann, Chief Product Director of Upstream Systems, says he's waiting for the South Korean company's release of lower tier phones.