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Why Apple’s Next iPhones Will Get Bigger

The expected appearance later this year of two new iPhones from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is being almost breathlessly anticipated by pundits and bloggers, but what about buyers? Will consumers ...
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Samsung Researchers Closing in on Bendable Devices

A team of researchers from Samsung Electronics and Sungkyunkwan University in Korea have succeeded in growing a single-crystal layer of graphene at a size that could lead to the manufacture of ...
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Ten Threats to Microsoft’s Success

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has entered into a new era. With Satya Nadella in charge as Chief Executive Officer, Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates are out as far as running the daily operations. ...
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Drives to Bolster Smartphone Market Share May Be a Boon for Customers

For the three months ending in February, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) grew its share of the U.S. smartphone market by 0.1% compared with the three month period ending in November, ...
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Wireless War Heats Up as AT&T Goes on Hiring Spree

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) said Wednesday morning that it will hire more than 3,000 additional staff for its retail operations over the next several months. The company operates more than ...
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Why Did BlackBerry Dump T-Mobile?

T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) customers will not be able to buy BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) handsets through the wireless company anymore. The smartphone company said it would end its ...
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Will the iPhone 6 Cost $500?

When Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) launches the iPhone 6, its management needs to struggle with the balance between the product's features and the price it charges. Rumors are that the ...
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BlackBerry CEO Reverses Direction on Handsets

quarter results, the firm announced that it had reached a five-year strategic partnership with Hon Hai Precision Manufacturing, aka Foxconn. The Taiwanese company would build some BlackBerry devices and manage ...
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Google Becomes the Perfect Stock

One the one hand, investors have complained about the complex Google stock split and its governance effect. On the other hand, Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) is one of few of ...
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Is Microsoft Giving Away Windows Phone 8?

There already have been reports that Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) is offering makers of laptops that will sell for less than $250 a license fee of just $15 for the ...
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AMD Could Still Double in 2014, at Intel’s Expense

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE: AMD) had an unusual end-of-week gain. It was a move that would have been missed by many investors. Still, this all fits in with the ...
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GT Advanced Technologies Basks in Apple’s Glow

GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: GTAT) has had its ups and downs over the past five years, as the solar PV industry for which it builds the equipment to make ...
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Apple Seen Ordering 90 Million iPhone 6 Units

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) expects big things from its iPhone 6, due sometime this year. According to Taiwanese news site Digitimes and reports in China's Commercial Times, Apple is expected ...
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T-Mobile Deal Blindsides BlackBerry

T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) made a trade-in offer to users of phones from BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) that expires Wednesday, and it might have worked better than BlackBerry had ...
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Apple Taking the Driver’s Seat

Smart cars are the next “next big thing,” and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) plans to dominate the space just as it has dominated MP3 players, smartphones, and tablets. At the ...
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