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iPhone Fatigue Helps Undercut Smartphone Sales

Smartphone sales only rose 1% in the second quarter to 340 million units, according to research firm Strategic Analytics. One of the primary reasons is what the organization called "iPhone ...
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Will Apple’s Earnings Report Be the Turning Point for Its Weak 2016?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is scheduled to report its fiscal third-quarter financial results after the markets close on Tuesday. This iPhone giant may be one the favorite companies in the ...
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How Many Days and How High Can ZAGG Rise on Pokemon Go?

The Pokémon Go craze has been a boom for several companies, even outside of Nintendo. One such company is ZAGG Inc. (NASDAQ: ZAGG). The draw here is obvious: as more ...
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Porn Use on Smartphones Explodes

There is at least anecdotal evidence that time spent on personal computers visiting pornography sites tops that of any other online activity, at least among men. The same smutty behavior ...
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Iran May Ban iPhone

In what may be another litmus test for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and its commitment to its users' privacy, the government of Iran has threatened to ban the sale of ...
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Why This Analyst Expects a Weak Apple Earnings Report

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is set to report its fiscal third-quarter financial results fairly soon, but how is this tech giant going to perform? Analysts have tended to take an ...
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China Nears 600 Million LTE Subscribers

Sometime during the month of July, the 600 millionth Chinese subscriber will sign-up for an LTE connection to the internet. Subscribers to older 3G technology numbered just over 500 million ...
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Why Verizon and AT&T Are Still Buys for Upside and Big Dividends Ahead

Investors love dividends, and one area that is ripe with high-yielding payouts is the major telecoms. This used to be considered a highly defensive investing category because no one would ...
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Another Blow to Apple as China’s Smartphone Market Shrinks

China was supposed to be the market in which smartphone companies would find huge growth that would offset slowing of growth the U.S. and European markets. It has not turned ...
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Apple Woes Highlight Smartphone Sales Slowdown

When Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) reported that iPhone sales declined by 16.3% year over year in the first quarter, the report underlined the slowdown in global smartphone sales in the ...
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Facebook and Apple Results Show How Much Tech Changes

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) posted quarterly numbers that exceeded Wall Street's expectations, and Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) numbers where a disappointment. The changing of the guard at the top of the ...
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Are Apple Earnings Suggesting a Fundamental Change?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) reported fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday. The company had $1.90 in earnings per share (EPS) on $50.6 billion in revenue versus ...
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Why Some Analysts Are Cautious on Apple Ahead of Earnings

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is set to report its fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets close on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are calling for $2.00 in ...
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Why Merrill Lynch and Oppenheimer Are Cautious on Apple Before Earnings

As earnings season has kicked off for the spring quarter analysts are clamoring to pick the correct bulls and bears out of the bunch. Two key analysts are making a ...
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Wal-Mart Sells Refurbished iPhone 6 at a Discount

Without a lot of fanfare, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has begun selling a refurbished iPhone 6 with 16 gigbytes of memory for $399. That's a $150 discount to the ...
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