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Top-Yielding Stocks Dominate UBS Equity Focus List for September

With the holiday and the traditionally slow dog days of August over, trading volume and the equity capital markets should all start returning to normal. With only one-third of 2014 ...
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Will Celebrity Photo Hack Cost Apple iCloud Customers?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is not the only company that offers cloud-based services to its customers. And this may hurt the company after the iCloud service got hacked and hundreds of ...
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Companies That Have Cut Their U.S. Tax Bills the Most

The agreement between Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: BKW) and Canada-based Tim Hortons Inc. (NYSE: THI) has brought the tax inversion issue back to the front burner again. That Warren ...
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Google Ranks 3rd in Market Cap Among All U.S. Companies

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) has passed Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) to become the third most valuable U.S. company as measured by market capitalization. The search company's number ...
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China to Launch OS, Challenge Microsoft and Google

In what is likely to become a major challenge to Microsoft Corp.'s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows and Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOG) Android, China will release its own operating system. According to ...
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PlayStation Network Taken Down by Hackers

As hackers move from retailers like Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) to tech operations, they have taken down the huge Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) PlayStation Network. The Japanese company announced: Like ...
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GameStop Hardware Sales Doubled on Xbox One, PlayStation 4

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) reported second quarter 2014 results after markets closed on Thursday. The video game retailer posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.22 on $1.73 billion in ...
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Google Easily the Top U.S. Web Property

Digital media research firm comScore Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) has released its ranking of the top 50 U.S. web properties for July and the list is topped, once again, by the ...
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Worldwide Smartphone Sales Top 300 Million

The extent to which smartphones continue to replace desktop and laptop PCs and even threaten tablets was evident from second quarter 2014 sales figures. Worldwide smartphone sales passed 300 million ...
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Sony PS4 Sales Surge to Challenge Microsoft

Sony Corp (NYSE: SNE) and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) have both had a series of challenges that have caused experts to question how bright their futures may be. Sony has ...
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Microsoft Releases a White Xbox

Unlike Ford's Model T, the Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) Xbox One now comes in a color other than black. Whether the new white version of the game console will help ...
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Nokia’s Last Phone?

In a press release issued at 3:01 a.m. Monday morning, Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced the first -- and quite possibly the last -- mobile phone to bear the name ...
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Top Stocks With Big Insider Buying This Week

It is no secret that the market has moved from a raging bull market to a market that has become volatile. This last week turned out to be a rough week in ...
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Samsung Nook for Barnes & Noble Due August 20th

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) and Samsung Electronics have announced an event for August 20th in New York at which the companies are expected to introduce a Samsung-built Nook. ...
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Apple Grows U.S. Smartphone Share Ahead of New iPhone Launch

For the three months ending in June, Samsung Electronics gained 1.6% of U.S. smartphone market share, while Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) added 0.7% to grow its industry-leading share to 42.1%, ...
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