Shanghai shares hogged the spotlight on Friday, as the key Shanghai Composite index extended losses, while Japan was the "quiet achiever" for the day.» Read More
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.
A better-than-expected 195,000 jobs added in June is good for stocks, bad for bonds, and likely to give the Fed more reason to taper sooner rather than later.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Samsung's earnings data and the latest news in the smartphone wars.
Shares of Samsung fell after the company reported disappointing earnings, says CNBC's Seema Mody. Also, the biotech index is outperforming the Nasdaq Composite.
Smartphone sales are doing fine but growth isn't what it used to be and that's disappointed some analysts, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Samsung failed to clear a relatively low bar for growth in the second quarter, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.
The "Squawk On the Street" news team reports on today's top business headlines, including Friday's better-than-expected jobs number and its impact on the markets, with Robert Pavlik, Banyan Partners and Jeffrey Cleveland, Payden & Rygel. And Samsung's smartphone sales falls short of analyst forecasts.
Mykola Golovko, global consumer electronics industry analyst at Euromonitor International, comments on Samsung, how market expectations are getting lower, and how market demand is shifting to emerging markets.
Asian stocks rose on Friday, tracking strong gains in European markets after the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of England (BoE) suggested they would keep interest rates low for some time, but caution ahead of key U.S. jobs data capped large gains.
Shares of South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung fell almost 4 percent on Friday as the company's second quarter earnings estimate did not meet analysts' expectations.
Francisco Jeronimo, research director for IDC, tells CNBC that the Samsung story is not over and needs to put into context.
Manoj Menon, Partner and Managing Director from Frost and Sullivan and Sean Darby, Global Head of Equities from Jeffries discuss the Korean tech giant's 4 percent slump.
James Rooney, Chairman & CEO of Market Force and Chairman of Advanced Capital Partners explains the market disappointment behind the tech giant's second-quarter earnings guidance.