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Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Dan Wagner, chairman and CEO of mPowa, tells CNBC that the features phone market is now the battle-ground for phone-makers with functionality the main selling-point. He adds that Samsung has been extraordinary in its success and that its S4 device is the best alternative to an Apple phone.
Mark Newman, Senior Analyst at Sanford C Bernsten thinks the latest Samsung Galaxy phone is a combination of incremental improvements rather than a game changer.
Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy S4, a phone that allows users to scroll with their eyes and navigate the screen without touching it.
Stocks closed near session highs Thursday, with the Dow logging its first 10th-straight winning streak since 1996 and the S&P 500 within a hair's breadth of its all-time closing high, lifted by a better-than-expected jobless claims report.
After the split occurs, Time Inc. will no longer have the lucrative film and television assets of Time Warner to prop it up. The New York Times reports.
BTIG upgraded Apple to "buy," even though the sentiment has gotten negative after big firms cut earnings estimates, TheStreet.com reports.
Samsung will soon top Apple in the U.S., venture capitalist Porter Bibb says.
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
BlackBerry will offer technology to secure the mobile devices of competitors Google and Apple.
Samsung has been taking global market share and will soon top Apple in the United States, venture capitalist Porter Bibb says.
Charles Golvin, Forrester Research analyst, discusses whether Samsung will finally grab a bigger share of the smartphone market away from Apple with the launch of its Galaxy S4.
Wall Street has become increasingly bearish on Apple this year but one firm is bucking the pessimistic trend and upgraded the name to "buy" with a $540 price target.
Brian Cooley, CNET.com editor-at-large, provides a preview of what new features Samsung is likely to unveil tonight, as the smartphone race heats up.
Walter Piecyk, BTIG analyst, explains why he upgraded the tech giant to "buy" and put a $540 price target on the stock.
U.S. stock index futures added to gains Thursday, as investors cheered a better-than-expected weekly jobless claims report.
David Garrity, principal at GVA Research, tells CNBC that Samsung is coming out with newer products, more frequently than Apple, which is leading to a significant advantage. David Garrity and firm own Apple stock.
BlackBerry shares surged on Wednesday after the smartphone maker said one of its established partners has placed an order for 1 million BlackBerry 10 smartphones.
Revenue of global smartphone applications in 2012 totaled $15 billion, the size of Jamaica's GDP.
China Mobile hopes to tap pent-up demand for Apple smartphones by rolling out new 4G technology this year and having an iPhone model that will finally run on it.