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Consumer Discretionary Consumer Electronics

  • Apple will release a new and cheaper iPhone

    Apple's new iPhone SE 2 will cost about $450 and will be aimed at sales in emerging markets, according to the report.

  • Here's what you should know before you buy a new 4K TV this Black Friday

    If you're buying a 4K TV on Black Friday, there are a few things you should know.

  • BEIJING, Nov 22- Smartphone maker Apple Inc and its biggest manufacturing partner on Wednesday said that a small number of students were discovered working overtime in its Chinese factory, violating local labor laws. The students worked voluntarily in the factory for more than 11 hours a day as part of a school internship program at a plant run by Hon Hai...

  • BEIJING, Nov 22- Smartphone maker Apple Inc and its biggest manufacturing partner on Wednesday said that a small number of students were discovered working overtime in its Chinese factory, violating local labour laws. The students worked voluntarily in the factory for more than 11 hours a day as part of a school internship programme at a plant run by Hon Hai...

  • Sales from its display business, which caters to television, PC and smartphone makers, rose nearly 50 percent to $677 million and handily beat analysts estimates of $452 million. Total net sales rose 20.4 percent to $3.97 billion in the quarter ended Oct. 29. Net income rose 61 percent to $982 million, or 91 cents per share.

  • The Surface Book 2 has a magnesium base, just like the original version.

    CNBC technology reporter, Jordan Novet, reviews the Microsoft Surface Book 2.

  • BEIJING, Nov 9- Qualcomm Inc has signed $12 billion worth of deals with three Chinese mobile handset makers on the sidelines of a state visit to Beijing by U.S. Trump has long railed against China's massive trade surplus with the United States. The chip maker's chief executive, Steve Mollenkopf, said in a statement that the firm had a longstanding relationship...

  • BEIJING, Nov 9- Qualcomm Inc has signed $12 billion worth of potential deals with three Chinese mobile handset makers on the sidelines of a state visit to Beijing by U.S. President Donald Trump who has been looking to stir up U.S.- China trade. Qualcomm, which earns more than half of its revenues in China, became the takeover target of rival chipmaker Broadcom Ltd...

  • Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel kicked off a series of promotions with Kmart Tuesday night, USA Today reports.

  • Tel Aviv- based Corephotonics Ltd filed its patent infringement case against Apple in federal court in San Jose, California, on Monday. Corephotonics, which has raised $50 million from several high-profile venture capital firms and other investors, said its patented dual camera technology for mobile devices was incorporated by Apple in the iPhone 7 Plus and...

  • Tel Aviv- based Corephotonics Ltd filed its patent infringement case against Apple in federal court in San Jose, California, on Monday. Corephotonics, which has raised $50 million from several high-profile venture capital firms and other investors, said its patented dual camera technology for mobile devices was incorporated by Apple in the iPhone 7 Plus and...

  • A member of staff photographs a customer as he checks the new iPhone X upon its U.K release in the Apple store, on November 3, 2017 in London, England.

    Apple's new flagship iPhone X makes the company more money per phone than its iPhone 8 model, according to an analysis.

  • BEIJING, Nov 7- Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc launched sales in Spain on Tuesday, its first foray into Western Europe as it revs up a stalled global push into other developed markets around Europe and the United States. Xiaomi will initially sell its flagship Mi A1 smartphones, priced at 229 euros in Spain from Wednesday as well as internet-connected...

  • The iPhone X smartphone costs $357.50 to make and sells for $999, giving it a gross margin of 64 percent, according to TechInsights, a firm that tears down technology devices and analyzes the parts inside. Apple is unique in the electronics industry for its ability to charge a premium price for its latest devices and for its ability to maintain that price even when...

  • Nov 6- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to step back into the years-long feud over patents between the world's top smartphone makers, declining to hear Samsung's appeal of a lower court ruling that reinstated a jury award of about $120 million in favor of Apple. The justices left in place a 2016 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that...

  • Nov 6- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to step back into the years-long feud over patents between the world's top smartphone makers, declining to hear Samsung's appeal of a lower court ruling that reinstated a $120 million jury award in favor of Apple. The justices left in place a 2016 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that upheld a...

  • Nov 6- Chip maker Broadcom Ltd on Monday announced an unsolicited bid to buy peer Qualcomm Inc for $103 billion as it looks to boost its presence in the wireless market, setting the stage for what could be one of the biggest takeover battles. Broadcom approached Qualcomm last year to discuss a potential combination, but it did not contact Qualcomm prior to...

  • Nov 6- Communications chipmaker Broadcom Ltd on Monday said it offered to buy smartphone chip supplier Qualcomm Inc for $70 per share or $103 billion in cash and stock, in what would be the biggest technology acquisition ever. A tie-up would combine two of the largest makers of wireless communications chips for mobile phones and raise the stakes for Intel Corp,...

  • NEW YORK/ FRANKFURT, Nov 3- Shoppers surged into Apple Inc stores across the world on Friday to buy the new iPhone X, signalling stronger demand for the 10th anniversary version of the premium smartphone than the last two iterations. "I cant wait to get to my office and plug it in, back it up and play around with it," said Jordan Shapiro, a 34- year-old recruiter from New...

  • SYDNEY/ FRANKFURT, Nov 3- Lines formed outside Apple Inc stores across the world on Friday as fans flocked to buy the new iPhone X, signalling stronger demand for the 10th anniversary version of the premium smartphone than the last two iterations. "I cant wait to get to my office and plug it in, back it up and play around with it," said Jordan Shapiro, a 34- year-old...