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Thanksgiving Mobile Sales Surge 58%

The shift in online shopping from desktop computers to mobile devices is surging again this year as 58.6% of Thanksgiving Day shoppers used their smartphones and tablets to make purchases. ...
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Apple Expected to Be Top Tablet Company in 2017

It is not the same as leading the huge smartphone market in sales worldwide, but Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) will hold that distinction among tablet manufacturers, with a full quarter ...
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Is New Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet Stealing Some of Apple’s Thunder?

While it is true that Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) new iPhone and Apple Watch announcements didn't do much for the company's stock price, the new devices do offer some pretty ...
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Apple Short Interest at 12-Month Low

Short interest in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) fell 16.4% in the two-week reporting period ended February 29. Some 47.44 million Apple shares were short, about 0.9% of the company's float. ...
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Tablet Shipments Fall 12% in 2015

Global tablet shipments fell 12.2% year over year in 2015 to 168.5 million units. That marks the first time that year-over-year shipments have declined at a double-digit pace. The data ...
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Apple Dominates New Mobile Device Activations

On the basis of hardware sales alone, Americans love Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) mobile devices. Of all new devices activated in the week ending on Christmas Day, Apple accounted for ...
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Microsoft Offers 40% Off on Dell Products

Wednesday is the ninth day of a 12-day promotion from Microsoft Corp.'s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Microsoft Store, and the day's specials are products from Dell. Prices have been knocked down by ...
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Could the Apple iPad Pro Bring a Big Revenue Boost for Logitech?

Logitech International SA (NASDAQ: LOGI) may not have become forgotten about, but the days of endless growth from endless peripherals are long gone. The move to mobile internet via smartphones and ...
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Amazon Unveils Mobile Device Farm for App Developers

In a press announcement Thursday, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and its Amazon Web Services (AWS) division announced the availability of the AWS Device Farm for mobile app developers. The announcement ...
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Amazon to Offer Huge Discounts on ‘Prime Day’

July 15 marks "Prime Day" for Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), a day on which the e-commerce and cloud company will offer what it says are a number of deals that will exceed ...
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Why Amazon Sells Its Fire Phone for $449

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and its founder Jeff Bezos never give up on anything. The Fire Phone has been a failure since it was launched. Amazon hoped that, if it could ...
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Analyst Cools on Apple Watch and iPad Sales, but Sees Huge iPhone Gains

How much do investors value the upcoming Apple Watch and the iPad, compared with the strength of the iPhone upgrade cycle? This remains up for debate, but Bank of America ...
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Mobile Devices Account for Nearly 40% of All Video Viewing

In roughly three and a half years, the global percentage of video viewed on a mobile device has risen from around 1% in August 2011 to more than 38% in ...
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Smartphone, Tablet Gaming Far Outpaces Handheld Console Games

At the end of 2014, the installed base of smartphones worldwide was about 2.2 billion. There are, in addition, more than 600 million tablets in consumers’ hands as well. More ...
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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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