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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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Apple Short Interest Surges by Over 14 Million Shares

A group of investors has increasingly bet that something is off at Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). Shares sold short in Apple rose 14.4 million to 59 million in the period ...
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Is This the Rekindled Turnaround at Lululemon?

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) reported fiscal third-quarter financial results after markets closed on Wednesday. Overall these results demonstrated continued momentum for this yoga apparel producer in 2016 and beyond. ...
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Amazon Memory Chip Scam May Destroy Consumer Data, Photos

Despite a reported effort to fight counterfeit products on its vast retail site, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) continues to be slow to respond to reports of counterfeit items listed for ...
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Smartphone Shipments to Pass 1 Billion

Shipments of 4G smartphones will hit a milestone this year as they pass 1 billion. The future may not be as bright. Research firm IDC says about 2016 smartphone shipments: ...
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Smart TV Remote Company Raises Very Modest $750,000 on Kickstarter

Americans have been plagued by inadequate and complicated TV remote control devices for years. Dozens of consumer electronics companies have tried to address the problem, and none has been entirely successful. ...
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Will Apple Add 3D Camera to the iPhone?

A report out of South Korea last week indicated that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and LG Innotek, a subsidiary of LG Electronics, are working on development of a 3D camera ...
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Short Interest in Apple Drops 19%

Shares of Apple Inc. (NYSE: AAPL) sold short for the period that ended November 15 fell 19% to 44.5 million. Apple was the 15th most shorted stock traded on the Nasdaq. ...
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GameStop Earnings So-So, But Stock Rises Anyway

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) reported third quarter 2016 results after markets closed on Tuesday. The video game retailer posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.49 on $1.96 billion in ...
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Top Choice for Black Friday Electronics Deals: Best Buy

Among U.S. consumers planning to hit the stores on Black Friday, half said that they plan to make a stop at Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY). The store was ...
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Chinese Smartphone Vendors Gain Market Share as Apple, Samsung Lose

Worldwide smartphone sales in the third quarter of 2016 rose 5.4% year over year to 373.3 million units. Overall sales of mobile phones, however, dropped by 1.3% compared with the ...
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