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Thanksgiving Online Sales Tally: Up 14%

Total online traffic on Thanksgiving Day rose 14.3% this year compared with 2013, but the average order value was about 2% less. Mobile traffic accounted for over half (52.1%) of ...
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Online Sales Rise 12% on Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day online shopping posted some good news and some not-so-good news. As of 6:00 p.m. ET on Thanksgiving Day, online sales are up 12.2% compared with the same period ...
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Twitter To Track Apps For Ad Targeting

Twitter (NASDAQ: TWTR) have come up with a new way to target ads. It will "see" which apps a user has downloaded to allow marketers to aim their messages. Twitter ...
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A $949 iPhone

Lost in the sea of pricing offers for the iPhone 6 Plus 128GB is a phone consumers can buy outright for $949.99. This is for an unlocked version. If there ...
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Apple Goes (RED) in Battle Against AIDS

Beginning Monday, November 24, and continuing for the next two weeks, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is offering 25 unique apps in a special section of the App Store called Apps ...
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Is Netflix the Real Target of Amazon’s Ad-Supported Video?

For those consumers who don’t want or need to pay $99 a year for Amazon.com Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Prime free two-day shipping, streaming video and whatever-else-the company-can-think-of service, the company ...
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iPhone 6 Outsells iPhone 6 Plus by Wide Margin

The big iPhone 6 versus the regular sized one. According to new research, the sales levels between the two are not even close. People would rather have the traditionally sized ...
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Mobile Devices Now Get More Consumer Attention Than TV

The amount of time an average American spends in front of a TV set totals two hours and 48 minutes a day, unchanged over the past nine months. In the ...
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How Nasdaq 4,700 Compares to All-Time High of 5,132 Back in 2000

The bull market is in full swing and the panic of late September and early October seems like a distant memory. The S&P 500 hit a new all-time high above ...
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Companies Spending the Most on R&D

For the third consecutive year, the company spending the most on research and development (R&D) was Germany’s Volkswagen. The automaker’s 2014 R&D spending will total $13.5 billion, just ahead of ...
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Tim Cook Could Run Apple Another 10 Years

Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), could run it for another decade, assuming the retirement age at the company is not 65. He is currently 54. And, ...
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Apple Closes in on $700 Billion Market Value

As Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) closes in on a market cap of $700 billion, it is interesting to take a look back to see how it got there. In the ...
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October Retail Sales Sharply Higher Nearly Across the Board

The U.S. Census Bureau released advance estimates of retail and food services sales for October on Friday morning. Seasonally adjusted sales rose 0.3% to $444.5 billion, compared with September sales ...
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Netflix Releases High-Definition Product for iPhone

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) fired another shot in the premium online video battles. It will take advantage of the tremendous adoption of the new Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 6 ...
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The 5 Most-Heavily Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

Surges in short interest in Intel and Comcast between the October 15 and October 31 settlement dates made sure they remained near the top of the list of most shorted ...
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