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TurboTax Tops Candy Crush for One Day

For at least one day this year, an app for the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPad generated more revenue for its creator than one of the two most popular games ...
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How T-Mobile Plans to Shake Up Wireless Industry

T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS), which of late has been calling itself the "Uncarrier," has revealed its latest in a series of efforts to shake up the wireless industry: abolishing ...
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Samsung Researchers Closing in on Bendable Devices

A team of researchers from Samsung Electronics and Sungkyunkwan University in Korea have succeeded in growing a single-crystal layer of graphene at a size that could lead to the manufacture of ...
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How Intel Plans to Move On From PCs

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) may still be the world's largest chipmaker, but in many ways it is still playing catch-up with consumers' shift away from PCs to mobile devices. To ...
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Google and Facebook Dominate Mobile Apps

Mobile device users spent two hours and 42 minutes of their time on those devices in March, up just 2.5% over March 2013. Of that time spent, 86% was spent ...
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Mobile Ad Spending Soars 75%

Spending on mobile advertising worldwide more than doubled in 2013 to $17.96 billion and 2014 growth is reckoned at 75% to a global total of $31.5 billion. The 2014 total ...
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Analysts’ Top Mobile Gadget Stocks to Buy

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) has just wrapped up for 2014, and the future is looking decidedly different from today. The saturation of smartphones in to the marketplace is forcing ...
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Mobile World Congress Company Winners and Losers

After the second day of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, we wanted to see if there have been any key winners or losers identified so far. BlackBerry Ltd. ...
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Candy Crush Maker’s IPO: Do Mobile Games Have Legs?

Dublin, Ireland-based King Digital Entertainment, makers of the wildly popular mobile game Candy Crush Saga, has filed a Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial ...
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Is 2014 the Year of Apple’s iAnywhere Revolution?

Wireless looks to be a much more innovative place in 2014 than it was in 2013. In a new research report, the Data Networking and Wireline analysts at J.P. Morgan ...
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Sprint and Dish Network Bury the Hatchet

Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) did all it could, first to acquire Clearwire, then to prevent SoftBank from acquiring a majority position in Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S). Neither plan worked ...
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Broadband Mobile Subscriptions Rise 40% in Past Year

The number of mobile subscriptions worldwide now tops 6.6 billion, not far from one subscription for every one of the estimated 7.15 billion people now living on earth. Because a ...
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Nvidia Gains Are AMD’s Pains

There are a number of similarities between Nvidia Corp. (NASDAQ: NVDA) and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE: AMD). Neither is a significant player in the most rapidly expanding part of ...
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GT Advanced Technologies to Supply Sapphire Glass for Apple

Semiconductor equipment and specialty materials maker GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: GTAT) announced after markets closed Monday night that it will build a new manufacturing plant in Arizona after making ...
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Games: The Killer App for Mobile

Mobile games are by far the most popular apps in both number of downloads and revenue for mobile device makers. Game downloads for the iPhone and iPad from Apple Inc. ...
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