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Will Apple’s Rumored Digital Wallet Work Where Others Have Failed?

Reports hit the web Sunday that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) had signed an agreement with American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) to work on an iPhone payment system that will allow ...
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AT&T Offers Amazon Fire Phone for ‘$0 Down’

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has decided to offer Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Fire phone for "$0 down." It is not clear whether AT&T has an oversupply of the smartphones, cannot ...
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How Soon Will Wireless Plans Be Free?

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) announced a new plan that costs $60 a month for unlimited data. T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) has one that costs $80. AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) ...
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Sprint’s New Subscription Offer: Double the Data, Double the Confusion

Provided customers can figure out exactly what they’re getting from the Sprint Corp.’s (NYSE: S) new Family Share Pack pricing, the deals might be pretty good. The offer certainly has ...
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Worldwide Smartphone Sales Top 300 Million

The extent to which smartphones continue to replace desktop and laptop PCs and even threaten tablets was evident from second quarter 2014 sales figures. Worldwide smartphone sales passed 300 million ...
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AT&T Makes an iPad Offer You Can Refuse

Wireless carrier AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) came out with a new offer Thursday morning that may be better for the company’s inventory levels than for its consumers. With the impending ...
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The ‘Always On Generation’ Driving Revenues for Top Flash Memory Tech Stocks

In less than a decade, consumer demand for a lightning fast Internet has changed everything. From e-commerce, social media to web search and more, this massive Internet use can cause latency, ...
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Apple Grows U.S. Smartphone Share Ahead of New iPhone Launch

For the three months ending in June, Samsung Electronics gained 1.6% of U.S. smartphone market share, while Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) added 0.7% to grow its industry-leading share to 42.1%, ...
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Xiaomi: China’s New #1 Smartphone Vendor

The long-time leader in smartphone sales in China has been Korea’s Samsung Electronics. But a new sheriff rode into town in the second quarter. China’s Xiaomi sold nearly 15 million ...
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T-Mobile Earnings Good Enough to Raise the Price Sprint Will Pay?

T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The wireless carrier posted revenues of $7.19 billion, compared with revenues of $6.23 billion in same quarter ...
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3 of World’s Leading Smartphone Vendors Are Now Chinese

The reasons for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Samsung to look over their shoulders in the smartphone business have increased since their current product lines have aged. Each has another ...
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Will iPhone 6 Really Include Sapphire Glass?

A report on Monday from Taiwan-based Trendforce has cast some doubt over whether Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) will use a full sapphire glass cover in the coming iPhone version 6. ...
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Have Investors Had Enough of Jeff Bezos Walmarting Business?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has been one of the greatest growth stories of the current generation. It has grown from a mere online seller of books and CDs to an ...
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Fire Phone Launch Fails to Stop Amazon Stock Price Bleeding

When Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) reported second-quarter earnings after the markets closed Thursday, the first highlight it listed for its just-ended quarter was its introduction of the Fire phone. In ...
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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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