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Apple Shares Begin Move Toward $200

Most industry experts winced when Carl Icahn said Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares are worth $200 each. Part of his argument is that Apple has enough cash to make a ...
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Will People Pay $499 for iPad Air 2?

The new Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPad Air 2 comes with an extraordinary set of new features, both compared to earlier Apple models and products from competitors. However, the tablet ...
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Google Releases Nexus 6: The Official Announcement

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) has pushed its way further into the smartphone business. As if the smartphone business were not crowded enough, and absolutely dominated by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) ...
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Apple iPhone 6 Country-by-Country Roll-Out: 36 More in October

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has a home run on its hands with the release of its new iPhone 6. Now the company has confirmed that the iPhone 6 and iPhone ...
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Samsung Picks Up Share in US Smartphone Market

For the three-month period ending in August, Samsung Electronics gained 1.1% of market share in the U.S. smartphone market for a total share of 28.9%. The Korean electronics giant still ...
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Is Samsung Sales Disaster Bad for Apple?

Samsung Electronics posted unusually weak numbers in a forecast for third-quarter results. Operating income will be down about 60% to $3.8 billion. Since most of its sales derive from smartphones, ...
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Holiday Spending on Electronic Gear to Hit $33.8 Billion

Holiday spending on consumer electronics gear like smartphones, tablets and game controllers is expected to increase 2.5% year-over-year in 2014 and total $33.76 billion. The most wanted products are tablets, ...
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RadioShack Gets a Lifeline

Late Thursday night, Bloomberg reported that RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) had reached an agreement with a group of lenders led by hedge fund Standard General to refinance some $590 million ...
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Will GoPro Face Real Competition From Polaroid and Other Players?

The story of GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) has been a fascinating one. The question might not be whether the story may have become too fascinating for investors, but one question ...
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BlackBerry Earnings Testify to Turnaround Effort

BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) reported second-fiscal quarter 2015 earnings before markets opened Friday. The smartphone maker reported an adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) loss of $0.02 on revenues of ...
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Apple Named Best PC Maker in Major Survey

The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), a gold standard of research about consumer preferences, named Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) as the top personal computer (PC) manufacturer. The contribution of the Mac ...
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The Actual Cost of a New iPhone

We all know that the iPhone 6 from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) carries a list price of $649. What might be more interesting is how different companies’ cell phone plans ...
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Gaming Dominates Mobile

By 2017, the global market for gaming is expected to reach $24 billion. For game developers it is useful to know what kind of game will get its fair share ...
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Amazon’s New Tablets Get Subdued Introduction

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) knows how to make noise about new products and services, so when the company chooses to introduce five new models of its Kindle and Kindle Fire ...
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iPhone 6 Sales Record Disappoints — Sort Of

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) reported Monday morning that it received more than 4 million pre-orders for its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the first 24 hours that ...
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