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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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Exploding Samsung Washing Machines Add to Company’s Woes

When it rains, it pours. At least that's how Korean consumer products maker Samsung must be feeling. The company recently recalled millions of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to replace ...
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American Consumers Liking Their Electronic Devices More This Year

Following a three-year slide in satisfaction with personal computers, U.S. consumers have reversed field in 2016. PCs improved their customer satisfaction rating by 1.3% on the most recent American Customer ...
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Galaxy S7

Buying a Galaxy Note 5 Instead of Note 7

As Samsung tries to recover from the Galaxy Note 7 battery fire recall, some consumers may want to consider the Galaxy Note 5. Released in mid-2015, it remains a highly ...
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Galaxy S7

35% of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Owners Want Refund, 26% Want iPhone 7: Survey Monkey

Survey Monkey recently reported than only 5% of consumers are extremely likely to buy and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 7. All of them must be disgruntled Samsung Galaxy Note ...
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Even With Note 7 Recall, Samsung Is 23% of South Korean Economy

The recall of its Galaxy Note 7 has rocked Samsung. The disaster has pushed the company's shares down. However, it is not it is not in any financial trouble. Parent ...
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Apple iPhone 7 To Benefit From Samsung Galaxy Note7 Disaster

Apple's iPhone 7 was a gamble by the company that a phone slightly better than the iPhone 6 would sell well. The jury will be out for weeks. The collapse ...
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