Consumer Electronics

Huawei wins China patent lawsuit against rival Samsung

Jan 11, 2018

A Chinese court says tech giant Huawei has won a patent infringement lawsuit against South Korea smartphone rival Samsung

LG's mobile business reports bigger loss as chip prices rise

Oct 26, 2017

LG Electronics Inc. says its mobile business lost money for a second straight quarter as component prices rose

Viral smartphone game lets ordinary Chinese "clap" for Xi

Oct 20, 2017

Ordinary young Chinese may not have paid close attention to Xi Jinping's 3-and-a-half hour marathon speech this week, but they're happy to "applaud" the president in the newest viral phenomenon to sweep China's internet

Workers at iPhone supplier in China protest unpaid bonuses

Oct 19, 2017

Apple vows to investigate underpayment of bonuses at iPhone supplier in China after worker protests

Greenpeace faults many tech giants for environment impact

Oct 17, 2017

The environmental group Greenpeace has issued a report giving technology titans like Samsung Electronics, Amazon and Huawei low marks for their environmental impact

Japanese video gaming adapting new tech for familiar titles

Sep 21, 2017

The Japanese video game industry is finding its way out of the doldrums, by adapting new technology for decades-old titles

AP Interview: Japan's emoji creator saw nuance in pictures

Sep 21, 2017

AP Interview: The Japanese creator of the first emoji wanted to add nuance to mobile phone messages and never imagined his 1999 work would become a global phenomenon

Samsung eyes foldable smartphone, voice-controlled speaker

Sep 12, 2017

Samsung Electronics aims to launch a foldable smartphone next year under its Galaxy Note brand and is working on a voice-controlled speaker

Rogue Korean child-monitoring app is back, researchers say

Sep 12, 2017

Researchers say a South Korean child-monitoring app that was taken off the market in 2015 after it was found to be riddled with security flaws has been reissued under a new name and still puts kids at risk

Sony sees recovery with a nearly quadrupling of profit

Aug 1, 2017

Sony's fiscal first quarter profit nearly quadrupled compared to a year ago, boosted by its lucrative image sensor and other businesses, highlighting a gradual recovery at the Japanese electronics and entertainment company