Consumer Electronics

Why the Wearables Market Is Heating Up

Smartwatches and wearables in general have been growing and evolving over the past few years. Overall, health and fitness is a strong start for the wearable market, but including cellular ...
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Apple Will Now Share Your Location With First Responders

There have always been concerns over what data Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is taking from its users, whether it’s Siri commands, music preferences or even sharing a user’s location. In ...
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Apple Bans Cryptocurrency Mining on iOS Devices

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) released new guidelines for its iOS devices, which effectively outlaws “mining” cryptocurrencies. These new rules will restrict apps that drain battery, generate excessive heat, or put ...
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Amazon’s Chinese Contract Manufacturer Faulted for Worker Treatment

China Labor Watch (CLW), a watchdog organization based in New York and China, issued a report Sunday morning on worker treatment at a Chinese factory that assembles consumer electronics products ...
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Fitbit CEO Should Follow CFO Out the Door

Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) had a bit of good news recently as sales of its Versa product rose. However, the news, which helped the share price, was not enough to ...
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Fitbit CFO Departs Next Week

Wearables maker Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) is losing its chief financial officer to an unspecified autonomous-vehicle startup on June 15. Bill Zerella, who has held the post since 2014, will ...
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Fitbit Ships Over 1 Million Versa Devices

Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) shares made a handy gain to start off the week after the company announced that it shipped more than a million Fitbit Versa devices since general ...
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Amazon Sharply Cuts Price of Alexa-Powered Echo

Among Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) efforts to distribute its Alexa "virtual assistant" is its own Echo hardware. Amazon slashed the price of the Echo from $99.99 to $84.99, at least ...
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Why Short Sellers Don’t Matter to Apple

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is the 14th most shorted stock traded on the Nasdaq. For the period that ended April 30, investors were short 51 million shares. While short sellers ...
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What Analysts Are Saying About Apple After Earnings

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) released its most recent quarterly stocks last week and shares ran to an all-time high, closing in on the coveted trillion-dollar valuation. While investors cheered on ...
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Is This the Comeback GoPro Has Been Waiting For?

When GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) released its most recent quarterly results after the markets closed on Thursday, the company said that it had a net loss of $0.34 per share ...
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Apple iPhone X Becomes World’s Best-Selling Smartphone Model

There has been a great deal of concern about the future of the iPhone X, Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) most expensive iPhone model. That worry was overdone. The iPhone X ...
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Apple Gains Share of Shrinking Smartphone Market

Confirming what Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) earnings showed, the company is picking up global market share in the smartphone industry. The bad news is that global smartphone shipments are falling. ...
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Can Apple Keep Up the Pace With Q2 Earnings?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is scheduled to release its fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets close on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are $2.69 in EPS on ...
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Apple Hurt in China as Overall Market Falls

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) CEO Tim Cook repeatedly has said China is critical to the company's success. It is the largest smartphone market in the world. New research shows Apple ...
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