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The Defense Industry Also Showed Up at the Paris Air Show

While the biennial Paris Air Show was dominated this year by news of commercial airplane sales by Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Airbus, most of the major U.S. defense contractors ...
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Sony’s PlayStation 4 Hits 60 Million Sales, Maintaining Sales Pace 3 Years After Debut

Sales of Sony’s PlayStation 4 continue to purr. The Japanese technology company said on Tuesday that it has sold 60.4 million PlayStation 4 game consoles, maintaining a steady pace ...
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Apple Has Sold More Than 1 Billion iPhones, but Can It Sustain Success?

Nearly a year ago, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook had an announcement for employees gathered at the company’s headquarters in Cupertino, California, about the iPhone: iPhone ...
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Can Apple Sell 240 Million iPhone 8 Units?

Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares have been hit by a wave of selling, which has dragged the stock well below its all-time high. At the core of the sell-off is ...
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Sony Has Sold Over 60 Million PS4 Units Worldwide

Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) sold 60.4 million PlayStation 4 game consoles between the day it was launched on November 15, 2013, and June 11 of this year. Over the same ...
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Apple Gets Major Downgrade

Small but well-regarded research firm Pacific Crest cut its Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) rating to Sector Weight from Overweight, which is the same as from a "buy" to a "hold." ...
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Apple’s Siri Leads in Answers That Are ‘Simply Wrong’

Personal assistants such as Alexa from Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) or Google Assistant from Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) get a lot of attention as a new market for consumer electronics ...
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Can Apple Sell 100 Million iPhones Over The Holidays?

Expectations for the sales of the iPhone 8 are extraordinarily high. There remain a number of questions among tech experts and Wall St. analysts who follow the company. Among them ...
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Americans Own 238 Million Smartphones

Four out of five U.S. households owned a smartphone at the end of 2016. In fact, given that there are about 126 total households in the United States, each household ...
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A Wall Street Bet Against Apple Rises

Short interest in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares rose 4.7 million to 49.9 million in the period that ended May 15. The negative bet on Apple's share prices comes as ...
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Older Americans More Connected Than Ever

Americans older than 65 now make up about 17% of the U.S. population and that percentage is expected to reach 22% by 2050. But while the country is getting older, ...
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Production Problems Could Cut iPhone 8 Sales by 20 Million

There have been a large number of rumors that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) will have trouble meeting demand for the iPhone 8. Many of these are related to problems with ...
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Apple iPhone 7 Leading Smartphone in Q1

The global smartphone market reached a total of 353.3 million units in the first quarter of 2017. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) snagged the top-selling device, the iPhone 7, and the ...
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Fitbit Short Interest Above 39 Million Shares

Troubled consumer electronics wearables company Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) has a short interest of over 39 million shares, which is an extraordinarily large 25% of its float. These figures cover ...
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China Q1 Smartphone Shipments Up Slightly, but Apple Down 15%

Smartphone shipments in China fell 20% sequentially in the first quarter of 2017, while rising by a modest 4% year over year. Shipments of Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone dropped ...
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