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Smartphone Sales Post First-Ever Year-Over-Year Decline

Analysts at Gartner have been tracking the global smartphone industry since 2004. Thursday morning the firm reported that global smartphone sales to end users declined by 5.6% year over year ...
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A $1000 Investment in Apple at the Market Bottom Would Now Be Worth $21,000

Timing the market is easily one of the most difficult parts of trading. In particular, calling the market bottom and knowing when to get in is usually something investors only ...
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Apple iPhone Captures Half of Global Smartphone Revenue in 2017 Q4

According to data presented Thursday by research firm Strategy Analytics, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and the company's iPhone took a record 51% of global smartphone sales revenue in the fourth ...
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What to Expect When Apple Reports After the Close

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is set to report its most recent quarterly results after the markets close on Thursday. This may be one of the most highly anticipated earnings reports ...
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Apple Might Be Delaying New Features for Its Next Major Update

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) previously announced that it would be updating its iOS to accommodate for consumer concerns about security and its battery life. However, this does not appear to ...
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China’s Smartphone Market Slipped 4% in 2017 — a First

It had to happen sometime, and all the signs pointed to 2017 as that time. Chinese smartphone shipments fell by 4% year over year in 2017, after dropping 3% in ...
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Smartphone Prices Soar

Smartphone prices rose 10% in the fourth quarter of 2017, compared to the same quarter a year earlier. The rate of increase was a record. Research firm GfK reported: Global smartphone ...
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What Apple’s Next Update Will Mean for iPhone Batteries

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has been under fire recently concerning “Batterygate” and the fact that it might have misled its users. The iPhone giant has taken steps to remedy its ...
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Why GameStop Is Struggling Despite Strong Holiday Sales

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) shares took a step back on Friday after the video game retailer issued an update for its 2017 holiday season. While video game sales were strong ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket botched an important government satellite launch. According to MarketWatch: An expensive, highly classified U.S. spy satellite is presumed to be a total loss after it failed ...
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Global Smartphone Production to Fall This Year

A widely regarded research firm forecasts that global smartphone production will fall 5% this year. The drop will be uneven as several companies face severe challenges. TrendForce management commented: Chinese ...
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Slowing Growth for China’s Smartphone Market Share Leader

The top smartphone maker in the Chinese market for each of the first three quarters of this year has been Huawei Technologies. The company's share has hovered right around 20% ...
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Consumer Reports Gives iPhone X Poor Marks for Broken Glass, Battery Life

Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone X is not the best smartphone in the world. Despite its many strengths, new Consumer Reports tests faulted it for a screen that breaks too ...
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Late-Arriving iPhone X Costs Apple Market Share

The decision by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) to delay shipments of its flagship iPhone X until November cost the company share in many of its key markets. Share declined by ...
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Consumers Mostly Click Mobile Ads by Accident

Philadelphia department store magnate John Wanamaker once said that he knew 50% of the money he spent on advertising was wasted — he just didn't know which 50%. Companies that ...
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