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Merrill Lynch Says Buy These 3 Top Radio Frequency Chip Stocks

While the slowdown in personal computer (PC) sales, both in the desktop and laptop variety, put a severe crimp in the earnings estimates for chip giant Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC), ...
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Why Apple Shares Could Drop Back to $100

An analyst at small investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald wrote that Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) market cap could swell to $1 trillion if shares rise from the current price of $130 ...
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Apple to Take Android Phones as Trade-Ins

This must be another shot in the “thermonuclear war” that the late Steve Jobs promised Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) would wage against Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and its Android operating ...
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Samsung’s Startling Market Share Decline in Q4

When Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) reported fourth-quarter iPhone sales of more than 74 million units worldwide, the company overtook rival Samsung Electronics as the unit shipment and share leader in ...
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Who Will Buy the Samsung Galaxy S6?

Samsung will release its new Galaxy S6. The South Korean company is up against one of the largest challenges of consumer electronics. People only have so much money. Apple Inc. ...
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Just How Badly iOS Gobbles Up Android Profit Share

Every report we see on smartphone operating systems -- platforms -- puts Android from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) at the top of list with a market share of around 60% ...
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2 Billion People Own Smartphones

In what has to be good news for large smartphone manufacturers like Samsung, smartphone ownership rose to 2 billion last year. Now, industry leaders need to worry about how quickly ...
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Why Sony’s Profit Forecast Is Unbelievable

Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) has set a profit forecast of 500 billion yen for its 2017 fiscal year, which ends on March 31, 2018. Operating income was 26 billion in the ...
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Apple Is Worth $1.2 Trillion, Until It Isn’t

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is worth over $1.2 trillion, according to Carl Icahn. The flaw with the estimate rests with his valuation measure, based on growth, tax rates and a ...
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Samsung Adds U.S. Smartphone Market Share in December

For the three-month period ending in December, Samsung Electronics gained 0.7% in the U.S. smartphone market for a total market share of 29.7%. The Korean electronics giant still trails Apple ...
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Apple Pulls Even With Samsung in Smartphone Shipments

In the fourth quarter of 2014, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) sold 74.5 million iPhones, just 600,000 fewer than Samsung Electronics’ total of 75.1 million. A year ago Samsung sold over ...
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How Much Did Apple Sales Hurt Samsung?

In a note published on Tuesday, research firm Canalys said that for the first time ever Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) became the leading smartphone seller in China in the fourth ...
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An iPhone for Nearly Everyone in Iran

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) sold 74.5 million iPhones as part of a quarter that has been described as the largest for any company based on net income in the history of ...
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How Much Could BlackBerry Fetch in a Buyout?

BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) is a company that has so far just refused to die. Its market share has dwindled to the league of irrelevant versus iPhone and Android, but ...
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Apple Holds Lead as Top US Smartphone

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) held the U.S. market share lead among smartphone manufacturers in the three months ending in November. Its share was 41.8%. Apple handily held off its major ...
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