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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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Smartwatch Company Raises $8 Million on Kickstarter, Challenges Apple

Perhaps it is the anticipation for Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) smartwatch and competing products from large consumer electronics companies, or a general fascination with wearable devices. A tiny smartwatch company ...
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Why Sony’s Profit Forecast Is Unbelievable

Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) has set a profit forecast of 500 billion yen for its 2017 fiscal year, which ends on March 31, 2018. Operating income was 26 billion in the ...
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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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GoPro Finds Difficulty in Properly Communicating With Investors

GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) is finding itself in the same position as many former hot IPOs have found themselves. They go from hot stocks to hot potatoes. What feels as ...
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GoPro Earnings Reflect Stellar Holiday Sales [UPDATE]

GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) reported its fourth-quarter earnings Thursday after the markets closed. The extreme-action camera maker had $0.99 in earnings per share (EPS) and $633.9 in revenue against Thomson ...
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What to Expect From GoPro Earnings

GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) is set to report its fourth-quarter earnings Thursday after the markets close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.70 in earnings per share (EPS) and $580.33 ...
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Apple Pulls Even With Samsung in Smartphone Shipments

In the fourth quarter of 2014, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) sold 74.5 million iPhones, just 600,000 fewer than Samsung Electronics’ total of 75.1 million. A year ago Samsung sold over ...
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How Much Did Apple Sales Hurt Samsung?

In a note published on Tuesday, research firm Canalys said that for the first time ever Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) became the leading smartphone seller in China in the fourth ...
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An iPhone for Nearly Everyone in Iran

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) sold 74.5 million iPhones as part of a quarter that has been described as the largest for any company based on net income in the history of ...
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Did Apple Sell 70 Million iPhones?

Analysts up and down the Street expect Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) to report big numbers on Tuesday when the company reveals its first fiscal-quarter results. There are two main reasons ...
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How Much Could BlackBerry Fetch in a Buyout?

BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) is a company that has so far just refused to die. Its market share has dwindled to the league of irrelevant versus iPhone and Android, but ...
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Apple Holds Lead as Top US Smartphone

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) held the U.S. market share lead among smartphone manufacturers in the three months ending in November. Its share was 41.8%. Apple handily held off its major ...
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Chinese Gamers Will Wait Longer for Sony PlayStation 4 Intro

Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) said in a statement Thursday that the scheduled January 11 launch of the company’s PlayStation 4 in China has been delayed. A new date has not ...
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