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Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai remains committed to the firm's flagging TV business despite recent calls for it to be streamlined, he told CNBC at the IFA electronics show in Berlin Wednesday.
Samsung's Galaxy Gear is unlikely to be a game changer for the consumer technology giant, even after the company beat rival Apple with the launch of its smartwatch on Wednesday.
Samsung unveiled its keenly-anticipated smartwatch on Wednesday, heralding a new era in tech devices. Would you buy it? Vote in our poll and let us know what you think.
As Sony unveiled its new smartphone, CEO Kazuo Hirai told Geoff Cutmore in a first on CNBC interview that he expects the Xperia Z-1 to boost Sony's bottom line this fiscal year.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports Samsung has created a smartphone for your wrist: a smartwatch; and Standard & Poor's believes the U.S. government is retaliating against it.
The "Fast Money" traders share their top smartphone stock pick, and also discuss what Samsung's new smartwatch means for the stock.
Samsung unveiled its new smartwatch today and reactions aren't as expected; CNBC's Seema Mody has the details. James Brehm, Compass Intelligence, and Joe Thompson, Watch Time Magazine, weigh in.
With Samsung's reveal of its new smartwatch, CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on the mixed reviews he is hearing from consumers.
Do consumers want another device they can wear? CNBC's Seema Mody reports Samsung's smartwatch is expected to hit the market in late September.
A look at Samsung's unveil of its new smartwatch. Tyler Thoreson, Gilt Man editorial and creative head, says the "idea of wearable tech is still a bit dubious" to him, adding "a watch versus Google Glass has more potential."
Forget the mobile wars. The battle of wearable smart devices is finally here. And Samsung and Qualcomm are ahead of the game with the recent launch of their smartwatches.
Samsung is going to unveil its first smartwatch today at a live event in Times Square. Harry McCracken, Time magazine; and Christina Farr, VentureBeat, discuss whether the smartwatch could replace the smartphone.
Samsung is going to live-stream its launch of a new smartwatch in Times Square today. CNBC's Seema Mody reports the latest details.
Asian equity markets moved off session lows on Wednesday but investors continued to take profits after recent robust gains and as U.S. support for action against Syria dampened sentiment.
John Jannarone, writer at the Wall Street Journal, discusses the watch market ahead of the potential release of the Samsung smartwatch and whether these new models will disrupt traditional watch makers.
Bryan Ma, associate vice president at IDC Asia Pacific, discusses Samsung and Apple and the next possible wave of innovation as both groups are expected to launch new products shortly.
Dan Beasley, head of mobile at Jam, tells CNBC that the smart watch is a companion device designed to enhance the smartphone experience.
Mykola Golovko, Senior Analyst, Consumer Electronics at Euromonitor expects to see more and more functions in wearable tech as manufacturers figure out what consumers really want.
CNBC's Jim Cramer said Tuesday that investors who took his advice earlier this summer and bought Nokia stock should now sell it after Microsoft's $7.2 billion deal.
Japan's benchmark index led Asian stocks higher on Tuesday as dollar-yen flirted with the key 100-level while better-than-expected manufacturing data in Europe and China lifted confidence in the global economic recovery.