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Mobile App Use Grows 58% in 2015

Most reports of holiday shopping behavior showed that U.S. consumers went mobile in a big way this year. The fact is, U.S. computing is going more mobile all the time. ...
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Will Cloud, Servers and Data Centers Be the Next Growth Frontiers for Qualcomm?

When most consumers and investors think of Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM), they probably think of mobile devices and smartphones for the Snapdragon mobile processors. This is among the high-end processors ...
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Mobile Gaming Apps on Track for Record Revenues

The most popular—and highest revenue-generating—mobile apps have traditionally been games. That’s not true just for the U.S., but internationally as well. In the second quarter of 2015, for example, 81% ...
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Amazon Unveils Mobile Device Farm for App Developers

In a press announcement Thursday, 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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Women Like Apple Watch More Than Men Do

If the Apple Watch from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is going to be a raging success, that success looks like it will be driven by women. When the Apple Watch ...
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Google Mobile Searches Move Ahead of Desktop

Google AdWords management has reported that mobile searches in many of the world's large markets have surpassed those from desktops. The ubiquity of smartphones and tablets has made that change likely for some ...
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Apple Watch Pre-Orders Near 1 Million

Small research firm Slice Intelligence estimates that early orders of Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) new smartwatch have reached nearly a million. What is hard to tell is whether that volume ...
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Apple Watch Wait Time Up to 4 to 6 Weeks — or More

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) kicked off its preorder period for Apple Watch at midnight Thursday/Friday morning, taking orders at its online store and at resellers in China and Japan. The ...
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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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Phablet Devices Post Fastest Mobile Device Growth

Between January 2014 and January 2015, usage of mobile devices like the iPhone 6 Plus from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and the Samsung Galaxy Note -- so-called phablets -- has ...
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Why Credit Suisse Sees Apple Shares Rising to $130

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) already received one analyst upgrade for 2015, and now we are seeing another upgrade on Tuesday. Credit Suisse's Patrick Jobin raised Apple to an Outperform rating from Neutral, ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for Visa in 2015

The bull market has been running for nearly six years now. In 2014, the Dow Jones Industrial Average posted a gain of 7.5% and the S&P 500 Index was up ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for Verizon in 2015

The bull market has been running for almost six years now, and the 2014 gain in the Dow Jones Industrial Average was 7.5% while the S&P 500 Index was 11.4% ...
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Shopping Drove Mobile App Usage in 2014

The overall growth rate in 2014 for mobile app usage was 76%, a startlingly large number on its own. But the really big growth came in the use of shopping ...
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Why One Analyst Is Overly Bullish on Ambarella

Canaccord Genuity’s Mike Ramsay released a report Tuesday morning on his thoughts about the future of Ambarella Inc. (NASDAQ: AMBA). The direction of the report is that the company has ...
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