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Nike Ends Smartwatch Competition With Apple

"Wearables," essential smart devices which people can use as they would glasses or wrist watches, are considered the future of the portable consumer electronics device business which has effectively killed ...
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RadioShack Gives Away iPhone 5S

If you’re still using an iPhone 4S and were waiting for the iPhone 6 to come out before upgrading to an iPhone 5S which you figured would drop in price ...
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Xbox One Sells 5 Million

Following Thursday's announcement from Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) that it had sold 7 million units of its PlayStation 4 video game console, Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) said that it had ...
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Sony PlayStation 4 Sales Top 7 Million

Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE), desperate for any success to help turn around its faltering prospects, announced some good news. Sales of its PlayStation 4 (PS4) have topped 7 million. It ...
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Why Apple’s Next iPhones Will Get Bigger

The expected appearance later this year of two new iPhones from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is being almost breathlessly anticipated by pundits and bloggers, but what about buyers? Will consumers ...
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Apple to Launch Two New iPhones in 2014?

The latest scuttlebutt would suggest double the fun for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) investors and iPhone aficionados: not one but two iPhone releases this year, each with a larger screen. ...
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Microsoft, Nokia Deal Almost Done

Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) announced Tuesday morning that the sale of virtually all the company's devices and services business to Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) received approval from China's Ministry of ...
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Walmart Offers Consumer Electronic Discounts

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has started to offer a series of large discounts on consumer electronics. The move gives it a chance to steal market share from Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) ...
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Drives to Bolster Smartphone Market Share May Be a Boon for Customers

For the three months ending in February, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) grew its share of the U.S. smartphone market by 0.1% compared with the three month period ending in November, ...
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Will Fire TV Succeed Where Apple and Others Have Not?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced Monday the availability of its Fire TV streaming video set-top box. Fire TV has its work cut out for it in a field with both ...
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BlackBerry CEO Reverses Direction on Handsets

quarter results, the firm announced that it had reached a five-year strategic partnership with Hon Hai Precision Manufacturing, aka Foxconn. The Taiwanese company would build some BlackBerry devices and manage ...
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Outlook for GameStop Weighs on Its Future

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results before markets opened on Thursday. The video game retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.90 on $3.68 ...
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Ray-Ban Maker Cuts Deal for Google Glass

Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOG) Glass has a tech-heavy appearance, almost futuristic. The search company has set a deal that will make the product more appealing, at least to wearers of ...
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Apple iPhone 6 Likely Due Late Summer or Early Fall

The launch of the next iPhone from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) dominates the conversation about Apple practically from the date the latest iPhone is launched. The expected release of the ...
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Xbox Price Slashed as PS4 Battle Grows

The battle between Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) to sell their new generation of game consoles has gotten heated.  Several large retailers dropped the price that ...
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