Consumer Discretionary Consumer Electronics

  • The Toyota Motor Corp. hydrogen fuel cell powered semi-truck is displayed during AutoMobility LA ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California.

    Paccar, one of the world's largest heavy-duty truck makers, is teaming with Toyota on clean hydrogen trucks to curb air pollution.

  • Apple rattled global markets this month when the iPhone maker cut its revenue outlook for the first time in 15 years, blaming factors like the U.S.- China trade dispute and a slowdown in the Chinese economy. "They should give us a good gauge of what is happening in China beyond smartphones because Texas Instruments is mostly industrials and autos, and Intel is PCs...

  • A new countertop oven from Whirlpool's WLabs incubator can identify 50 different types of food using infrared sensors and automatically figures out how to cook it. CNBC's Todd Haselton gets a first look.

  • MUMBAI, Jan 14- Samsung plans to launch a budget smartphone series in India ahead of a global release, aiming to regain ground ceded to Chinese rivals such as Xiaomi in the world's second-biggest mobile phone market. Samsung's mobile phone sales in India touched 373.5 billion rupees in the 12 months to end-March 2018, according to regulatory filings sourced by...

  • Amazon Echo and Google Home

    Until recently, Amazon and Google competed for presence in our homes through their own gadgets. But partners from both companies are now launching dozens of products that will bring the assistants into nearly every aspect of our lives.

  • Jan 9- Advanced Micro Devices Inc on Wednesday unveiled its next generation smaller and power-efficient computer chip and a graphics processor, aiming at bigger rivals Intel Corp and Nvidia Corp.. Chief Executive Officer Lisa Su, during a keynote address at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, gave a preview of AMD's third-generation Ryzen CPU...

  • That rare forecast cut exposed weakening iPhone demand in China, the world's biggest smartphone market, where a slowing economy has also been buffeted by a trade war with the United States. The bleaker sales outlook, which Apple attributed to weak China demand, triggered a broad sell-off in global stock markets. Market research firm Canalys estimates...

  • Impact of US-China trade war on the toy industry

    Johnny Sze of Eastcolight says tariffs have caused concern that supply chains for toys will be disrupted, because suppliers of circuit boards for electronic toys have been hit hard in their core business of producing remote controls and other products.

  • Kohler unveiled an “intelligent toilet” called the Numi 2.0 at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas this week. It comes with built-in surround sound speakers, ambient mood lighting and Amazon Alexa voice controls.

  • Trade conflict won't delay 5G network roll out:

    Bob O'Donnell of TECHnalysis Research explains why the roll out of 5G networks won't be affected by the U.S.-China trade war. He also discusses new technology at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

  • LAS VEGAS, Jan 8- As vehicles get smarter, your car will be keeping eyes on you. This week at CES, the international consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, a host of startup companies will demonstrate to global automakers how the sensor technology that watches and analyzes drivers, passengers and objects in cars will mean enhanced safety in the short-term, and...

  • *China shipments fell 15.5 pct to about 390 mln units in 2018- CAICT. *China shipments expected to fall 3 pct in 2019- Canalys. Jan 8- Smartphone shipments in China fell between 12-15.5 percent last year, market data indicated, suggesting a bleak outlook for the sector at a time when behemoths Apple and Samsung Electronics have already issued dour forecasts.

  • *Estimates come after rival Apple cut sales view on weak China. Weaker earnings at the world's biggest maker of smartphones and semiconductors adds to worries for investors already on edge after Apple Inc last week took the rare move of cutting its quarterly sales forecast, citing poor iPhone sales in China. China boasts the world's biggest smartphone market,...

  • *Estimates come after rival Apple cut sales view on weak China. SEOUL, Jan 8- South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Tuesday estimated a 29 percent drop in quarterly operating profit, its first decline in two years, as it flagged tough memory chip and mobile phone markets in a rare commentary. Weaker earnings at the world's biggest maker of smartphones and...

  • Weak Q4 for Samsung Electronics was 'expected': Analyst

    Mehdi Hosseini of Susquehanna Financial Group says the softness in Samsung Electronics' forecasts is broad based, and can be attributed to weakness in China and reduced demand in smartphones and enterprise hardware, among other factors.

  • *Estimates come after rival Apple cut sales view on weak China. SEOUL, Jan 8- South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Tuesday estimated a decline in quarterly operating profit for the first time in two years, as a slowing Chinese economy erodes demand for its chips and handsets. Weaker earnings at the world's biggest maker of smartphones and semiconductors...

  • The Consumer Electronics Show 2019 floor opens on Tuesday morning, but CNBC's Todd Haselton had a glimpse of what's coming at a preview event named CES Unveiled on Sunday evening.

  • The 65-inch 4K OLED TV when it's fully unrolled.

    LG just announced a TV that rolls itself up and vanishes from view when you don't need it. The LG Signature OLED TV R, which stands for rollable, was unveiled at CES 2019 in Las Vegas on Monday.

  • *China slowdown and weaker chip prices cloud outlook- analysts. SEOUL, Jan 7- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is set to post its first drop in quarterly operating profit in two years as slowing economic growth in China, a key market for the South Korean tech giant, erodes demand for its products. Bleak results from the world's top maker of semiconductors and smartphones...

  • SAN JOSE, California- Jan 4- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission's antitrust case accusing Qualcomm Inc of abusing a monopoly on mobile chip technology kicked off in a California courtroom on Friday in a trial whose outcome could have a major impact on the smartphone industry. District Judge Lucy Koh, in San Jose, California, Qualcomm could be forced to change its...