In the last decade, Apple has become one of the mightiest, richest and most successful companies in the world, in part by mastering global manufacturing. However, the workers assembling iPhones, iPads and other devices often labor in onerous work environments, with serious — sometimes deadly — safety problems. The NYT reports.
The Academy Awards may give News Corp. the most-needed revenue following an abysmal year at the box office through increased viewership of its two best picture-nominated films — “The Descendants” and “Tree of Life.”
Apple once bragged that its products were made in America. But it has since moved most its massive manufacturing operation overseas, raising questions about what corporate America owes Americans.
Stocks in the S&P 1,500 that displayed unusual volume in Friday's trading session.
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Best Buy, fresh off a disappointing holiday season, is shaking up the responsibilities of two long-time executives.
As Apple disclosed its list of suppliers for the first time Friday, the “Fast Money” pros picked the following companies as ones to watch.
If case you missed it: Here are the stocks Herb mentioned on-air this week.
Steve Ballmer, Eric Schmidt and other technology executives might come to mind as some of the people you would run into at CES. These days though, you’re just as likely to see Will Smith and Hollywood moguls at the convention.
Sony is announcing new products at CES in Vegas. Is it enough to keep investors happy? Kaz Hirai, Sony executive deputy president, and CNBC's Jon Fortt, discuss.
Shares of Sony have lost half its value in the past year. The company was hit on all fronts, drop in stock price, market share and natural disasters. Maria Bartiromo spoke exclusively with CEO Howard Stringer about all these issues and about speculation of management changes at Sony.
Sony chairman/president & CEO Howard Stringer discusses the rumors that he might lose title as CEO, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.
While, 3D TV and tablets commanded center stage at the Consumer Electronics in years past, it looks like the PC is ready to make a comeback.
Nielsen has compiled the top programs with product placement, and the following is a list ranked by number of product placement occurrences in 2011.
Aside from 3D, HDTV, and color, changes in television set technology have been slow and subtle over the years, but with today’s changing tech landscape, TVs of the not-so-distant future could be intuitive, interactive devices that “watch us.”
Samsung Electronics and Hyundai Motor, South Korea’s two biggest companies by market value, issued a rallying call to staff on Monday and warned of tougher business conditions for 2012 amid the global economic slowdown. The Financial Times reports.
Netflix has a lot to prove in 2012, specifically how successful it can be in the U.K. and Ireland. The company, whose stock lost 70 percent of its value just in the past three months, is so confident in the future of its streaming business overseas that it is even willing to take a loss in the new year.
With Europe on a fiscal austerity program, virtualization companies have come under pressure. This might be a good buying opportunity, several analysts say, according to TheStreet.com.
Toys ‘R Us Chairman and CEO Gerald Storch said he expects the days leading up to Christmas will be “big days” for the retailer.
"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" has been a blockbuster book for Swedish author Stieg Larsson. But can fictional character Lisbeth Salander sell clothes? Swedish retailer H&M is banking on it.