| May 16, 2014
| 2:40 PM
When it comes to promoting their products, Amazon and Samsung can get pretty creative.
The tech companies took to San Francisco and London, respectively, to unveil major marketing stunts.
First was Amazon, which placed a giant yellow locker in...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Apple Inc. and Google Inc. have settled their sprawling patent lawsuits, bringing to a close — for the moment — one of the most bitter legal feuds in Silicon Valley.
Late Friday afternoon, the companies issued a brief statement announcing an...
| May 23, 2014
| 11:32 AM
A stand-alone smart watch and a virtual-reality headset: Samsung is reportedly getting ready to introduce both.
The South Korean tech giant is in talks with telecom carriers in the U.S., South Korea and Europe about a smartwatch that can make and...
| May 8, 2014
| 12:50 PM
The architectural renaiassance in Silicon Valley seems to be still gathering steam. In a region not known for its notable buildings, tech companies and developers now seem intent on changing the region's drab image.
The latest entry in the valley's...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 6:04 AM
Despite its ecosystem of products, Apple's business relies heavily on the sales of iPhones. In the third quarter results reported on Tuesday, iPhone sales were 52.7% of revenue.
But what's the second most important business? That's harder to answer, and...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Under Armour might start collaborating with smartphone maker Samsung Electronics Co. on wearable fitness devices, according to a South Korean news report.
Yonhap News Agency cited market sources in a Wednesday report that said the de facto heir of the...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It would be unfair to say that Apple has got its mojo back this summer, since I'm sure the company and many of its fans would say it never lost it. But as the tech giant prepares to release third quarter earnings Tuesday, it's certainly riding some...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:51 PM
As if it didn't have its hands in enough product categories already, Samsung will reportedly unveil a virtual-reality headset in September.
The South Korean giant will announce the Gear VR at the IFA electronics trade show in Germany, where it is also...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:19 AM
Bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc said it would spin off its Nook tablets and college books business, sending its shares up about 8 percent in early trading.
The Nook business has cost the company hundreds of millions of dollars as it tried to keep pace...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Samsung Electronics will pull the plug on its video storefront for smart TVs and mobile devices on Aug. 1, marking its full exit from the digital-media business, while the company also said it has exciting new video products" in the works.
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:57 AM
AT&T Inc. will exclusively carry Amazon.com Inc's long-rumored smartphone that is expected to be launched on Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the plans.
Amazon.com revived speculation about its next major...