HTC, the Taiwanese mobile maker, announced profits hit a record low in the first quarter and one analyst told CNBC that a new tie-in with Facebook has little potential in resurrecting the company's fortunes.» Read More
More and more mobile companies are trying to gain a foothold in a country where white-label phones once ruled the roost, but some analysts say that attempts to crack what is now the world's largest market may be a waste of time.
South Korean telecom executives have a message for European cousins who have long looked on in envy at the highly connected Asian market: Be careful what you wish for.
Because of the widespread use of smartphones, tablets, social media, online searches and data transactions, the amount of data has exploded -- and this trend will grow stronger.
Nasser Marafih, CEO of Qatari Qtel, discusses the rebranding of his company as "Ooredoo", a move that was announced this week at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.
The recent list of hacking victims couldn't be more high-profile. Facebook, Apple, Twitter, the New York Times and even Burger King have been hit by cyber-attacks, leaving some of them red faced. But that's also creating plenty of growth for internet and mobile security firms.
The regulatory framework for European telecommunication providers needs to change totally if Europe is to keep up with the U.S. in promoting faster wireless data networks, according to France Telecom-Orange CEO, Stephane Richard.
Jim McCarthy, global head of product management at Visa, talks to CNBC about the company's plans to turn a smartphone into a payment card.
When Nokia chief executive Stephen Elop booked the Grand Tarabya hotel in Istanbul for the group's annual leadership meeting at the end of January, he planned a spectacular finale. As the meeting of 200 senior executives drew to a close, musicians introduced themselves into the room, playing Ravel's Bolero, until the whole orchestra was present for the climactic bars. The Financial Times reports.
Kazuo Hirai, CEO of Sony, tells CNBC about Sony's new products, the Xperia Z smartphone and the Xperia tablet Z.
As the Apples and Samsungs of the tech world dominate smart phone markets in the developed world, Finland-based mobile maker Nokia has set its sights elsewhere: the rural and isolated populations of the developing world. The Global Post reports.
Stephane Richard, CEO of France Telecom-Orange, tells CNBC that the European telecoms industry is weak, pays too much tax and needs a digital strategy.
Kuzuo Hirai, CEO of Sony talks to CNBC about his strategy for the company since becoming chief executive last April.
The world's top phone makers have been unveiling their products at the Mobile World Congress. Kelly Evans takes a look at Sony.
Mobile growth opportunities lie in emerging markets but heavyweights like Apple and Google are having to rethink their approach.
Fast Money trader, Stephanie Link explains why she thinks Barnes & Noble shares still have value. And Brian Marshall, ISI Group, discusses why he has a strong "buy" rating on Apple, despite the stock's recent decline and increased competition.
Mozilla is hoping to do for the mobile phone industry what it did for browsers: offer more choice and a more open platform for developers.
In an interview from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Paul Jacobs, Chairman & CEO of Qualcomm, discusses how mobile technology is changing the face of the tech world.
Connected cars will be as common as smartphones, AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson told CNBC.
Randall Stephenson, Chairman & CEO of AT&T, discusses General Motors' decision to partner their wireless service with AT&T, and provides a snapshot of how smartphones are changing the way consumers use technology.
Openness. Choice. Balance. These are the early buzzwords at Mobile World Congress, the industry's massive annual confab.
Adobe earnings beat expectations but the company's forecast was to either meet or miss in the current quarter.
New York mayoral hopefuls talk tech—sometimes—while trying to capture the vote of Silicon Alley entrepreneurs.
3-D printing holds much promise but some risks. Are we prepared for the innovation?