| May 30, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Sony President and Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai said his company is taking "a serious look" at a proposal from an activist investor to take part of the company's entertainment business public.
"It's something that's been discussed at the board level, and...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:16 PM
With BlackBerry's latest upheaval, the troubled company is again facing pressure to ditch its smartphones.
In a stunning turn of events, BlackBerry announced Monday that a tentative deal to sell itself to a Canadian financial services holding company...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The Kickstarter-born Pebble smartwatch will go on sale in Best Buy stores Sunday, marking the device's retail debut.
Pebble said the smartwatch will sell for $150. The device can be purchased now from Best Buy's website.
The smartwatch can connect...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 4:13 PM
A Samsung vice president used Twitter to update the world after surviving the Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 crash at San Francisco International Airport.
David Eun was a passenger on the flight from Seoul that crashed while landing Saturday.
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:21 PM
LAS VEGAS -- As expected, talk of the smart home has been a big topic on the second day of the International Consumer Electronics Show. The Times previewed this trend a couple of weeks ago.
In a show so far lacking any startling product breakthroughs,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:55 PM
LAS VEGAS — Local resident Tony Holdip stood admiring the latest technological lust object on display at the world's largest consumer electronics show as a friend joined a crowd of amateur photographers snapping pictures of the immense 110-inch...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:51 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Samsung is betting big on ultra-high-definition televisions.
So big, in fact, that HS Kim, executive vice president of Samsung's visual display business, is predicting that ultra-HD sets will soon dominate the consumer market, eclipsing...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Apple Inc. agreed to refund customers $32.5 million to settle a complaint over mobile phone apps bought by children, prompting consumer advocates to call for a broader crackdown against deceptive practices by big wireless companies.
"This is a warning...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Samsung Electronics said it has sold 800,000 Galaxy Gear smartwatches in two months, making the device the best-selling smartwatch in the world despite lackluster reviews.
The South Korean company said Tuesday that Gear sales were better than its own...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:40 PM
A federal jury Thursday ordered Samsung Electronics Co. to pay $290 million in damages to Apple Inc. in the latest round of the two adversaries' ongoing litigation over mobile patents.
In U.S. District Court in San Jose, an eight-person jury handed...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Samsung and Sony are going head to head with new in-store entertainment shops at hundreds of Best Buy locations nationwide.
Samsung will launch 500 Samsung Entertainment Experience areas at Best Buy stores, while Sony will open 350 Sony Experience at...