TOKYO (Reuters) - As the breakneck growth in the global smartphone market eases, the mostly Japanese companies that make the robots that build the phones are looking to automakers to take up the slack. Full story
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's HTC Corp said third-quarter revenue could fall as much as 30 percent from the previous three months, far worse than expected and underscoring deepening troubles for a smartphone maker with little prospect of an immediate turnaround. Full story
Amkor Technology Inc., which provides semiconductor packaging and test services, on Monday reported a sharp rise in its second-quarter net income due to higher mobile communications sales and as its year ago results were weighed down by one-time costs. Full story
Shoppers’ movements can now be tracked through smartphone data, thanks to retail-monitoring tech companies. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk reports and analyst Hitha Prabhakar discusses the practice.
Sales of personal computers are down 5 quarters in a row. Are tablets and smartphones the kiss of death for PC? CNBC's Jon Fortt and Mark Spoonauer, Laptop Magazine, weigh in.
Shares of the smartphone maker briefly hit session highs after CEO Thorsten Heins discussed whether the company would be open to splitting up the company, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.
Smartphone sales are doing fine but growth isn't what it used to be and that's disappointed some analysts, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Companies like LG and GE are now integrating smartphone technology with household appliances to modernize homes across America. Janice Lieberman reports.
An HTC One smartphone is displayed in a mobile phone shop in Taipei April 8, 2013. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang
A man using a smartphone walks past the word "PLUS", part of a sign, on a street in Tokyo July 25, 2013. Japan's most significant fiscal reform in years - a planned increase in the country's sales tax - could be delayed or watered down in a move that might rattle financial markets and amount to an o
A man is silhouetted against a video screen with an Apple logo as he poses with an Apple iPhone 4 smartphone in this file photo illustration taken in the central Bosnian town of Zenica May 17, 2013. Samsung, the South Korean giant, now has a 19 percent share of the $80 billion smartphone market in C
A man uses a iPhone 5 to take a picture of a Samsung Galaxy Note smartphone in this file photo illustration taken in Beijing June 5, 2013. Samsung, the South Korean giant, now has a 19 percent share of the $80 billion smartphone market in China, a market expected to surge to $117 billion by 2017, ac