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Apple Moves Toward Becoming World’s First $1 Trillion Company

Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares were not supposed to pass the all-time high they hit in May 2015, when the stock traded just above $136. Monday, it topped that figure, ...
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Apple Could Become World’s First $1 Trillion Company

Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares were not supposed to pass the all-time high they hit in May 2015, when the stock traded above $133. Monday, it topped that figure, due ...
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Apple Loses Market Share in China: IDC

Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) 2016 market share in China fell by 23.2% year over year to 44.9 million units, according to data released Monday by IDC Research. The U.S. giant's ...
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Why GoPro Earnings Fell Short

When GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) reported its fourth-quarter financial results late Thursday, the company said it had $0.29 in earnings per share (EPS) on $540.6 million in revenue. Consensus estimates ...
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Apple Watch Seizes 63% of Global Smartwatch Market

The global smartwatch market is not nearly as big as often predicted. Total shipments for the final quarter of 2016 were only 8.2 million units, up 1% from last year. ...
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Apple Tops Samsung in Global Smartphone Sales

Investors were surprised by better than expected sales of the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 7 in the final quarter of last year. The strength allowed it a position it ...
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Are Analysts Becoming Too Negative on Fitbit After Earnings?

Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) did not look good on Monday after the company reported preliminary results for its fourth quarter. This was a stock that analysts loved at higher prices, ...
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Fitbit Shows How Broken Business Models Feel

Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) saw its shares slide on Monday after the company announced preliminary fourth-quarter results and a business update. Unfortunately these did not live up to expectations. Much ...
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India’s 2016 Smartphone Sales Top 46 Million; Apple Settles for 2.5 Million

India is the world's second-largest country and the largest where a large proportion of its population has yet to acquire smartphones. The installed user base is reported to top 300 million, but ...
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Can WooHoo Be a World Class Product for $60,000?

One of the most hyped projects on Kickstarter, the online small man's VC, is WooHoo, a device that its parent, SmartBeings, says will make a home into a "smart home." ...
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Fitbit Gets a Stock Price Boost From Consumer Electronics Show

Unlike action camera maker GoPro, Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) got a share price boost of about $1 a share ahead of last week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The maker of ...
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GoPro’s Karma Drone Is Not the Only Thing Prone to Crash

After peaking at $9.50 last Thursday, shares of GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) dropped about 3% on Friday to close the week at $9.07. The company said on Wednesday that it ...
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PlayStation 4 Sales Hit 6.2 Million Units Over Holiday, Reachs 53.4 Million

Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) had good holiday sales as it battles Microsoft Corp.'s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Xbox for primacy in the game console world. Sony sold 6.2 million PS4 consoles over ...
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Apple Device Activations Surge Ahead of Competition During Holidays

One measure of the holiday sales of consumer electronics is how many of the products sold are activated by owners. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) won that race hands down. The ...
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Top 10 Paid Apps at iTunes Store

If you received a new Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone or iPad for Christmas, you might also be looking for some popular apps to load on that new mobile device. ...
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