Just How Badly iOS Gobbles Up Android Profit Share

Every report we see on smartphone operating systems -- platforms -- puts Android from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) at the top of list with a market share of around 60% ...
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2 Billion People Own Smartphones

In what has to be good news for large smartphone manufacturers like Samsung, smartphone ownership rose to 2 billion last year. Now, industry leaders need to worry about how quickly ...
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Smartphone, Tablet Gaming Far Outpaces Handheld Console Games

At the end of 2014, the installed base of smartphones worldwide was about 2.2 billion. There are, in addition, more than 600 million tablets in consumers’ hands as well. More ...
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5 Tech Stocks to Buy With Exposure Outside the US

As the dollar has raced to new highs against almost every other currency, equity strategists have urged investors to buy stock in companies that primarily do business in the United ...
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Google Shares Stage a Comeback

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) has developed the reputation as a poor investment. It was one of the worst-performing huge tech company stocks over the past year. In 2015, Google's shares have ...
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Is Pinterest Worth $11 Billion?

Pinterest is in talks with investors to raise $500 million in a round of funding, according to the Wall Street Journal. The social media scrapbooker was previously valued at $5 ...
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FAA Rains on Amazon’s Parade

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Sunday released its proposed regulation framework for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), more commonly called drones. If the proposed rules are adopted, Inc.’s (NASDAQ: ...
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Will Exxon Build an Electric Car?

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) has moved far along as it tries to build a driverless car. Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) has had success in producing a commercially successful electric ...
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Samsung Adds U.S. Smartphone Market Share in December

For the three-month period ending in December, Samsung Electronics gained 0.7% in the U.S. smartphone market for a total market share of 29.7%. The Korean electronics giant still trails Apple ...
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Does Google Have Billions in Hidden Assets?

One of the new realities that grew out of the technology revolution and dot-com birth in the 1990s and into the new millennium was the gigantic cash flow generated by ...
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What to Expect From Twitter Earnings

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 earnings after markets close Thursday. Consensus estimates call for quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.06 and revenues of $453.14 million. ...
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China Internet User Base Hits 649 Million

If there is any wonder about why companies like Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL), Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) and Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) want more access to China's Internet population, look ...
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The Businesses That Will Build Future Growth at Amazon and Google Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) made many of references to its Amazon Web Services (AWS) as it posted earnings. Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) management finally disclosed information about YouTube's role in ...
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Why Google Earnings Might Be Better Than They Look

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results after markets closed Thursday. For the quarter, the search engine behemoth reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $6.88 ...
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What to Expect From Google Earnings (Updated)

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) will report its fourth-quarter earnings Thursday after the markets close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $7.11 in earnings per share (EPS) and $18.46 billion in ...
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