The problem for Korea had seemed obvious: the won has climbed by a third against the Japanese currency, in theory allowing Japanese companies to undercut Korean competitors and carry home more yen.» Read More
After predicting in his last two keynote addresses at the Consumer Electronics Show that innovation from the consumer electronics would help the U.S. economy rebound, Gary Shapiro is standing by his message. The question is now whether there is enough innovation to jump-start things for 2011, especially after consumer confidence unexpectedly dipped in December.
News on Tuesday that the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Chinese reverse mergers spotlights something I’ve been saying for months if not years: Buyer beware.
Seventeen years ago, Panasonic tried to break into the video game industry, lasting only three years before it was forced out. Now it’s ready to try again.
September same store sales are in, and the vast majority have to be pleasantly surprised... How surprised? Overall, September same store sales are up 2.7 percent, versus expectations of 2.3 percent, according to RetailMetrics.
Whoever said technology was dehumanizing was wrong. On screens everywhere — cellphones, e-readers, A.T.M.’s — as Diana Ross sang, we just want to reach out and touch.
Stocks ended lower for a second day Thursday, led by tech and consumer shares, after some disappointing outlooks. Financial and materials rose slightly.
Stocks shaved some of their earlier losses as financials gained. Sony and BP shares rose.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
After a public-offering dry spell, this market's ramping up again.
Yesterday marked the 10th Year Anniversary of the peak of the dot com bubble with the NASDAQ Composite now down about 53% from its all-time high close of 5,048.62. Now, 10 years later, the NASDAQ has been a leader in the past year's rally. Amongst the leaders, have been manufacturers of components of LEDs. Could revolutionary LED stocks possibly lead the NASDAQ to thrive once again?
The Spyder skiwear company would love nothing better than to arrive in Vancouver for the 2010 Olympics this week amidst a little controversy. Enter the "slippery suit."
Now that 3D versions of movies have proven to be cash cows at the box office, the entertainment and consumer electronics industries are hoping to cash in on the experience in people's homes.
The traders are keeping an eye on tech stocks with the Consumer Electronics Show now underway in Las Vegas.
As attendnace continues to decline at the tech extravaganza, the buzz here is that the show itself is fighting for relevance and three- and four-day visits by attendees are now more likely overnight affairs. In short, attendance is no longer mandatory.
A desire to cut household operating costs while being green, along with a government push for energy efficiency, may power this new consumer gadget market.
You'll see far less greenwashing at CES in 2010 as marketing-driven, green-themed products or brands for people with fat wallets take a backseat to less sexy incremental improvements.
These days, the studios are exploring a variety of burgeoning technologies – each with its pros and cons.
While the blue-skinned Na’vi are shooting arrows out of the screen toward the audience in the 3-D movie “Avatar,” another battle is being fought in the theater — over the goofy-looking glasses that moviegoers must wear to see the three-dimensional effects.
Stocks tumbled Friday, giving back all of the gains from the prior session, as worries about the recovery escalated after a pair of reports on the consumer and as the dollar rallied. The Dow shed 250 points, or 2.5 percent, but finished flat for the month.
Stocks tumbled Friday, giving back all of the gains from the prior session, as worries about the recovery escalated after a pair of reports on the consumer.