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Qualcomm Posts Great Earnings, Guidance Not So Much

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) has reported earnings of $1.31 in earnings per share, or $1.44 in adjusted earnings per share, for its fiscal third quarter. The mobile chip maker reported that ...
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All Eyes on Qualcomm Ahead of Earnings and Guidance

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) is set to report earnings for its third quarter of 2014. Thomson Reuters has estimates of $1.22 in earnings per share (EPS) $6.52 billion in revenue. ...
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10 Reasons People Get Bad Wireless Service

When customers get slow, intermittent or no service at all from their wireless service provider, the initial reaction is that the company has lousy service and there is just nothing ...
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iPhone 6 Screen May Not Be Scratchproof

The next iteration of the iPhone from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is expected to use an especially hard type of glass cover that has been promoted (not by Apple) as ...
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Will iPhone 6 Be Waterproof?

The new Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone will have a stronger processor and a scratchproof screen, and it will be available with a larger 5.5 inch screen size. But, like ...
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Consumer Electronics Sales Going to All-Time Highs in 2014 and 2015

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is now looking for 2014 to be an all-time record high for global consumer electronics. Its semi-annual sales forecasts signaling that consumer electronics revenues will ...
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Finally, PC Sales Bounce Back for a Little While

After years of anxiety that PC sales would continue to be destroyed by the emergence of the smartphone, something unexpected has happened. PC shipments have started to recover and traditional ...
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GT Advanced Technologies’ Stock Hammered on Downgrade

Shares of GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: GTAT) have been on a tear this year, up more than 110% since January. The driver was an announcement in November that GT ...
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BlackBerry Sells German R&D Assets to VW

UPDATE: BlackBerry shares popped 5% in early trading Monday following a weekend report that the smartphone maker will launch a health care software service in India. Smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: ...
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Apple Regained U.S. Smartphone Market Share in May

For the three months ending in May, Samsung Electronics gained 0.8% of the U.S. smartphone market and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) added 0.6%. Apple continues to hold the market share ...
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Cautious Analyst View of Microsoft and Nokia Integration

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has completed its acquisition of the handset unit from Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK). As it turns out, not everyone is a "perma-bull" about the move. Sterne ...
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Walmart Cuts iPhone Prices — Is Demand Falling?

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has unexpectedly slashed what it charges for Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 5 models. While some media speculate this means the iPhone 6 is on its ...
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Google Android One Seeks Sub-$100 Smartphone in Emerging Markets

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) is making an even larger push into emerging markets. Its new Android One initiative was unveiled on Wednesday, and the goal is significant: getting cheap smartphones ...
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How Much Do Consumers Want the iPhone 6 — and Are They Willing to Pay Up?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has had a very good year, and that very good year could turn into a spectacular year if the highly anticipated fall premiere of the iPhone ...
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BlackBerry Earnings Vote — John Chen’s Turnaround Is Working

BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) reported first-quarter fiscal 2015 earnings before markets opened Thursday. The smartphone maker reported an adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) loss of $0.11 on revenues of ...
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