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Is Samsung Sales Disaster Bad for Apple?

Samsung Electronics posted unusually weak numbers in a forecast for third-quarter results. Operating income will be down about 60% to $3.8 billion. Since most of its sales derive from smartphones, ...
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Are iPhone 6 Suppliers Ready for a Sell-Off?

The next iPhone, which is expected to have a larger screen, is predicted to meet with a massive consumer reception because it will close the gap in the size of ...
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Apple’s U.S. Smartphone Share Lead Widens Ahead of iPhone 6 Launch

For the three months ending in July, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) added 1% of the U.S. smartphone market to its share of OEM sales. Apple now claims 42.4% of the ...
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Over 85% of Generation Y Own Smartphones

Most people would guess it. A large number of people in Generation Y own smartphones. Also known as Millennials, these people were born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s, ...
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AARP Gets Into the Tablet Business at Walmart, With Intel and Google Inside

The tablet business was dominated by the likes of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) after it launched its iPad, with Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) entering the ...
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China to Launch OS, Challenge Microsoft and Google

In what is likely to become a major challenge to Microsoft Corp.'s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows and Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOG) Android, China will release its own operating system. According to ...
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With Nearly 19,000 to Choose From, There Is an Android Device for That

Among the charges leveled against Google Inc.’s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Android operating system is that every implementation of the free mobile platform is different. Not only that, but only some of ...
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Worldwide Smartphone Sales Top 300 Million

The extent to which smartphones continue to replace desktop and laptop PCs and even threaten tablets was evident from second quarter 2014 sales figures. Worldwide smartphone sales passed 300 million ...
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Apple Grows U.S. Smartphone Share Ahead of New iPhone Launch

For the three months ending in June, Samsung Electronics gained 1.6% of U.S. smartphone market share, while Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) added 0.7% to grow its industry-leading share to 42.1%, ...
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Google Android One Seeks Sub-$100 Smartphone in Emerging Markets

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) is making an even larger push into emerging markets. Its new Android One initiative was unveiled on Wednesday, and the goal is significant: getting cheap smartphones ...
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Google’s One Set-Top Box Too Many

According to a number of media reports, Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) will release a set-top box. Presumably the product is meant to allow it to compete with new generation products ...
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Thermonuclear War Between Apple and Google Ends

The first shot in the patent fights between Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) was fired in 2010 by Motorola before it was acquired by Google for ...
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Pandora Crushed on News of iTunes for Android

Shares of Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) continue their recent slide, getting crushed by more than 10% Monday morning. Forbes reported Monday that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), which offers its ...
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Android Crushes Apple in Global Tablet Sales

Consumer electronics companies sold 195 million tablets last year. Unfortunately for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), which virtually invented the category, the share its iOS had of the global market dropped ...
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Can Nokia Save BlackBerry?

Shares of BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) got a lift Monday morning following the company's announcement that its BlackBerry Messenger service (BBM) will be available on both the Windows Phone and ...
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