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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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Apple iPhone 7 Plus

Apple May Move iPhone Production to US

According to a report in Nikkei Asian Review, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) could do what has been unthinkable, which is to move some iPhone production to the United States. Most ...
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Barnes & Noble Releases $50 Nook in Bid to Salvage E-Reader Business

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) NOOK e-reader sales have been slaughtered recently as the company falls hopelessly behind Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) due to the success of its Kindle. ...
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Apple Expected to Be Top Tablet Company in 2017

It is not the same as leading the huge smartphone market in sales worldwide, but Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) will hold that distinction among tablet manufacturers, with a full quarter ...
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Apple Watch

The Apple Holiday Gift Guide: More Free Shipping

As a means to boost sales during the critical holiday season, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) plans to offset what may be slow iPhone 7 sales with a number of its ...
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Best Buy

Best Buy Previews Black Friday Deals

Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) released what the company called a preview of its Black Friday promotional brochure. The deals will be available in most stores ...
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Samsung’s 2.8 Million Washing Machines Recall Could Dwarf Galaxy Note 7 Recall

When things go wrong inside of companies, they often go really wrong. When Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone started catching on fire, the hope was that they would be fixed. ...
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Can GoPro Stay in Business as It Burns Cash? Can Investors Believe Management?

GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) posted a huge drop in its cash position last quarter, along with a massive operating loss. If the company cannot quickly turn around its fortunes, management ...
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GoPro Revenues Down Far More Than Expected

GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) is a story that investors have to wonder about. The stock was already down 7% ahead of earnings. All the hype of wearable action cameras and ...
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Android Market Share Pummels Apple

The global market share of Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Android rose to 88% last quarter, further cornering Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iOS. Sales of the iPhone 7 are Apple's only ...
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Smartphones, Laptops and Tablets With Longest Battery Life

Because most of us have little knowledge of electrochemistry, the only thing we know about batteries in our mobile devices is that they either last a long or a short ...
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Chinese businessman

China Smartphone Shipments Thrive as Apple Stumbles

Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) earnings showed how badly its sales have eroded in China. Further proof is data from Strategic Analytics, which shows smartphone shipments in China soared in the ...
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Global Smartphone Shipments Surge to 375 Million in Q3

The flagging global smartphone industry got a bump in the third quarter as global shipments jumped 6% to 375 million. Samsung shipments dropped 10% during the same period, according to ...
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Apple iMac

Short Interest in Apple Rises by Over 1 Million Shares

Shares sold short in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) rose 1.3 million to 56 million in the most recent settlement period. The very modest increase happened as Apple's share price was ...
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iPhone 7 Plus

Can Apple Sell 50 Million iPhones?

When Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares fourth-quarter and fiscal-year 2016 results after markets close on Tuesday, analysts are expecting the company to report iPhone sales of 45 million for the quarter ...
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