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As Smartphones Shred the Camera Industry, Expect Consolidation Among the Survivors

June 29, 2007, will forever be remembered in the tech world as the day that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) debuted the first iPhone. Since then, Apple’s market cap has increased ...
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Why Does The NRA Charge $10 For Its Annual Meeting?

The NRA Annual Meeting is the crown event of its year as what the N0.1 proponent of gun rights stages. At an event where it might be argued that members ...
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Amazon Sharply Discounts Kindle Price

Why would Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) have the equivalent of a flash sale for its Kindle e-reader, offering potential customers a price cut from $79.99 to $59.99? Business school professors ...
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Why Fitbit Couldn’t Hurdle Q1 Earnings

Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) reported first-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday. The company had $0.10 in earnings per share (EPS) on $505.4 million in revenue compared to ...
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Apple’s Forgotten iPod

The Apple iPod no longer has importance to the consumer electronics company. It has no line item of its own in the revenue analysis of Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) quarterly ...
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Another Blow to Apple as China’s Smartphone Market Shrinks

China was supposed to be the market in which smartphone companies would find huge growth that would offset slowing of growth the U.S. and European markets. It has not turned ...
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Apple Woes Highlight Smartphone Sales Slowdown

When Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) reported that iPhone sales declined by 16.3% year over year in the first quarter, the report underlined the slowdown in global smartphone sales in the ...
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Galaxy S7 Surges as Apple iPhone 6 Falters

Samsung announced its most recently quarterly results, and with them news that sales of its new Galaxy S7 have gotten off to a strong start. This contrasts with the weak sales ...
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Did Apple Sell 50 Million iPhones?

Unit sales of the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone for the quarter about to be announced range between 44 million and 53 million, based on analyst estimates. Those figures are ...
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10 Items on Amazon That Cost More Than $10,000

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is well known for items and services like Prime and the Kindle. These cost, for the most part, under $200. As a matter of fact, the ...
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GoPro’s New Design Chief From Apple May Not Help at All

The shares of GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) rallied 19% when the appointment of former Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) executive Daniel (Danny) Coster as its new Vice President of Design was announced. He ...
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Global PC Shipments Down 10% in Q1

The personal computer (PC) industry continues to be swamped by the increased use of mobile devices. The trend is great enough that it will not change. According to research firm ...
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Wal-Mart Sells Refurbished iPhone 6 at a Discount

Without a lot of fanfare, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has begun selling a refurbished iPhone 6 with 16 gigbytes of memory for $399. That's a $150 discount to the ...
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Did Apple Sell 50 Million iPhones This Quarter?

Wall Street's forecasts for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone sales in the quarter just ending are between 47 million and 57 million, which is an extremely large spread, even for Wall ...
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Samsung Galaxy S7 Tops Consumer Reports

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) faces a higher hill to climb in an effort to maintain its dominance in the high-end smartphone market. At about the same time as Apple released ...
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