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Why Credit Suisse Sees Apple Shares Rising to $130

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) already received one analyst upgrade for 2015, and now we are seeing another upgrade on Tuesday. Credit Suisse's Patrick Jobin raised Apple to an Outperform rating from Neutral, ...
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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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Tablet Users Expected to Pass a Billion This Year

Worldwide, tablet users will pass 1 billion this year, according to a study by research firm eMarketer. What the research does not make clear is the exact role that the ...
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Shopping Drove Mobile App Usage in 2014

The overall growth rate in 2014 for mobile app usage was 76%, a startlingly large number on its own. But the really big growth came in the use of shopping ...
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Apple Gets First Analyst Price Target Hike of 2015

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) received its first formal price target hike of 2015 from the analyst firm Argus. The firm expects Apple to set records for total revenue, total smartphone ...
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Nielsen Names Top Smartphone Apps for 2014

The top smartphone app for 2014, based on number of monthly active users, was Facebook Inc.’s (NASDAQ: FB) namesake social media app, with more than 118 million unique users on ...
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Boeing Collaborates With BlackBerry on Self-Destructing Phone

On Friday, in a conference call to discuss his company’s quarterly results, John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY), said that BlackBerry is working with Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) ...
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BlackBerry Earnings Not Escaping Slow Device Sales

BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) reported third-quarter fiscal 2015 earnings before markets opened Friday. The smartphone maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.01 on revenues of $793 million. ...
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4 Top Internet of Things Stocks for 2015

As we continue to advance, more businesses and companies come on the scene to innovate new technologies that can make our lives easier and further connect us. Merrill Lynch has ...
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Analyst Shows Cannibalization Effect of Wireless Price Wars

Oppenheimer released a report following the recent AWS-3 auction that details what the future holds for all the telecom stocks fighting for the spectrum. The more pessimistic forecast stems from ...
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Slashed Wireless Rates Batter Telco Bottom Lines

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) became the first major wireless provider to announce that price wars have damaged its financial results. Its rivals will follow. The war waged for market ...
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Samsung Adds More U.S. Smartphone Market Share at Apple’s Expense

For the three-month period ending in October, Samsung Electronics gained 0.9% of market share in the U.S. smartphone market, for a total share of 29.3%. The Korean electronics giant still ...
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Apple, Microsoft to Outpace Android Growth Through 2018

In 2013, for the first time, global smartphone sales grew to 1 billion units. Smartphones based on the iOS platform from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Android from Google Inc. ...
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Thanksgiving Online Sales Tally: Up 14%

Total online traffic on Thanksgiving Day rose 14.3% this year compared with 2013, but the average order value was about 2% less. Mobile traffic accounted for over half (52.1%) of ...
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Online Sales Rise 12% on Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day online shopping posted some good news and some not-so-good news. As of 6:00 p.m. ET on Thanksgiving Day, online sales are up 12.2% compared with the same period ...
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