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Consumer Discretionary Consumer Electronics

  • Google Home is taking aim at Alexa

    Amazon controls about three-quarters of the market for home automation devices, according to a report last month.

  • Andy Rubin of Essential

    Keyssa alleged in its lawsuit that Essential engaged in technology and design discussions with Keyssa for 10 months but ultimately ended the relationship.

  • A customer inspects the new Apple iPhone 8 at an Apple Store on September 22, 2017 in San Francisco, California.

    Andy Hargreaves, KeyBanc Capital Markets, and Daniel Ives, GBH Insights, discuss their bullish calls on Apple.

  • Oct 16- Two of the best-known names in the smartphone hardware business are squaring off in court over new technology that allows phones to connect to devices like cameras without wires or metal connectors. Privately owned Keyssa Inc, backed by iPod co-creator Tony Fadell is suing Essential Products Inc, a smartphone startup founded by Andy Rubin, the...

  • Cramer's lightning round: Zagg's got good swag

    Jim Cramer shares his take on callers' favorite stocks at lightning speed, including a consumer electronics play.

  • Mad Money Lightning Round

    Jim Cramer shares his take on callers' favorite stocks at lightning speed, including a consumer electronics play.

  • TORONTO/ NEW YORK, Oct 12- BlackBerry Ltd said a licensing deal it signed with low-end Android handset maker BLU Products Inc will bring it recurring revenue, ending a legal dispute over patents that rival Google has asked the U.S. government to revoke. BlackBerry filed two lawsuits against Miami- based BLU in June 2016, part of an effort by the Canadian company to...

  • BEIJING, Oct 6- A fresh case of Apple Inc's new iPhone popping open due to a swollen battery has been reported in state media in China, the world's biggest smartphone market where the U.S. firm is seeking to revive faltering sales. The incident comes as Apple investigates similar cases reported in Taiwan and Japan of batteries in its latest iPhone 8 Plus becoming...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 4- Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday unveiled the second generation of its Pixel smartphone along with new voice-enabled home speakers, redoubling its commitment to the hardware business as it competes with a surge of devices from Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc.. Speaking at the launch in San Francisco, Google hardware chief Rick Osterloh...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 4- Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday unveiled the second generation of its Pixel smartphone along with new voice-enabled home speakers, redoubling its commitment to the hardware business as it competes with a surge of devices from Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc.. Speaking at the launch in San Francisco, Google hardware chief Rick Osterloh...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 4- Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday unveiled the second generation of its Pixel smartphone along with new voice-enabled home speakers, redoubling its commitment to the hardware business as it competes with a surge of devices from Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc.. Prices for the base model start at $649, while the high-end version starts at...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 4- Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday unveiled the second generation of its Pixel smartphone along with new voice-enabled home speakers, redoubling its commitment to the hardware business as it competes with a surge in devices from Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc.. Prices for the base model start at $649, while the high-end version starts at...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 4- Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday unveiled the second generation of its Pixel smartphone along with new voice-enabled home speakers, redoubling its commitment to the hardware business as it competes with a surge in devices from Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc.. Prices for the base model start at $649, while the high-end version starts at...

  • Google SVP: Our focus is on the user

    CNBC's Josh Lipton speaks to Rick Osterloh, Google senior vice president of hardware, about the tech giant's newly announced product lineup and how they're competing with the likes of Apple.

  • Sonos CEO: We're just getting started in smart speaker market

    Sonos CEO Patrick Spence discusses its new voice-controlled smart speaker and its partnership with various other AI assistants like Amazon's Alexa and Google Home.

  • MUMBAI, Oct 4- India has given Chinese smartphone maker Oppo the go-ahead to open its own single-brand retail stores, boding well for rivals like Apple Inc which are seeking similar approvals. Although India allows foreign firms to sell directly to consumers through a' single-brand retail' route, companies must source 30 percent of the products locally.

  • We are letting Amazon and Apple 'avoid taxes, invade privacy, and destroy jobs,' says NYU professor

    In a new book, Scott Galloway explains how Amazon, Facebook, Google and Facebook have succeeded and what they are getting away with.

  • *India only able to assemble phones. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has championed a manufacturing drive, under the slogan' Make in India', to boost the sluggish economy and create millions of jobs. Three years on, as executives and bureaucrats crowded into a Delhi convention center for an inaugural mobile congress last week, India has managed only to assemble...

  • GoPro Hero 6 Black

    CNBC's Josh Lipton speaks with GoPro CEO Nick Woodman about the new Hero 6 Black camera's features and what users can expect from the product.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 28- The top U.S. communications regulator urged Apple Inc to activate FM radio chips installed in iPhones that would allow Americans to get access to life-saving information when a natural disaster causes wireless networks to go down. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said on Thursday that Apple was the one major phone...