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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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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Satisfaction With Smartphones Nearly Equal Between Apple, Samsung

The more consumers use a smartphone to operate connected home services like smart appliances and thermostats, the better they like their smartphones. The highest ratings were reported by consumers who ...
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Google’s Pixel Phone Plans Sound Fishy

A taimen is the largest species of fish in the salmon family and is native to rivers in Eurasia and Mongolia. It is also the reported codename Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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Why Apple’s Next iPhone Connector Matters

The so-called iPhone 8 from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has been largely responsible for the company's share price boomlet over the past week or 10 days. Word that Warren Buffett's ...
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A Look at All Samsung’s Global Businesses as Chief Jay Y Lee Is Indicted

Samsung is not only the largest company in South Korea, it is also a vast conglomerate with businesses well beyond its consumer electronics division. As heir to Samsung's family owners, Jay ...
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Chinese 4G Users Hit 770 Million in 2016

The number of people who use connected 4G devices in China reached 770 million last year, well over two times the U.S. population. No wonder it has become a bloody ...
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Apple Watch Seizes 63% of Global Smartwatch Market

The global smartwatch market is not nearly as big as often predicted. Total shipments for the final quarter of 2016 were only 8.2 million units, up 1% from last year. ...
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Apple Tops Samsung in Global Smartphone Sales

Investors were surprised by better than expected sales of the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 7 in the final quarter of last year. The strength allowed it a position it ...
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Apple Device Activations Surge Ahead of Competition During Holidays

One measure of the holiday sales of consumer electronics is how many of the products sold are activated by owners. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) won that race hands down. The ...
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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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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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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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Q3 Smartphone Production Reaches Yearly High

Global smartphone production volumes rose 10.4% sequentially in the third quarter to approximately 350 million units, according to research firm Trendforce. Chinese brands get the credit for the strong quarterly ...
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Apple, Samsung to Tangle Tuesday in US Supreme Court

In 2011, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) filed a lawsuit against Samsung Electronics, charging the Korean smartphone maker of infringing on Apple design patents. The patents do not include any copyright ...
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