The failure of the Fire Phone, which hit the market a year ago on Saturday, offers some lessons on what companies need to do -- and avoid -- when trying to create a successful smartphone.
With its biggest hardware gamble a failure and Windows 10 about to arrive, the software maker is pressed to prove what it can achieve in the phone business.
Warning that it faced a difficult market environment, the smartphone maker announces that it's "adjusting" the price of its flagship handsets.
The Korean company reported its seventh straight profit decline in the second quarter and will cut pricing for the Galaxy S6 to attract more buyers.
Mark your calendars. Samsung's next product debut hits New York, not Berlin, and comes earlier than in past years. There likely will be a new Galaxy Note 5, as well as other possible devices.
Company reports that its smartphone division also had some trouble in the second quarter as unit shipments fell 3 percent year over year.
Also coming soon: Skylake, the code name for Intel's sixth-generation Core processor aimed at PCs, is slated to drop during the second half of 2015.
The smartphone giant expects second-quarter operating profit to decline 4 percent and miss analysts' expectations.
The PC maker recorded a net income of $100 million, beating analysts' expectations.
Outside of Apple itself, Best Buy will be the first major US retail chain to sell the watch as Apple tries to expand its availability.