Has Apple Inc. Finally Earned Majority Market Share

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Apple Inc. showed substantial growth in revenue in the past quarter, the last one for 2014. Surely, the results make the last quarter a record breaking one not just for Apple, but for all public companies. The tech giant generated a staggering figure of $18 billion in revenue. But, is … [Read more...]

Q4 GDP Slow Down Temporary or Sign of Things to Come

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Holiday sales, widespread travels and the Christmas spirit couldn't save the United States economy in the fourth quarter of last year as the gross domestic product took a dive, surprising many analysts who expected higher growth. According to the Department of Commerce, the U.S. … [Read more...]

Apple Inc.’s Positive Performance Sustainable?

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The recent quarter has been exceptional for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), mainly because the company sold record units of the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus. Surely, quarterly earnings report for the fourth quarter of 2014 showed a record $18 billion in earnings value for the company, the … [Read more...]

Bill Gates is Another Tech Genius Terrified of AI

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Are you terrified of artificial intelligence? Do you conjure up a dystopic future when everything is controlled by machines and humans are rebelling against their mighty robotic leaders? Well, so do other leading tech pioneers. Speaking in a Reddit "AskMeAnything" thread Wednesday, … [Read more...]

New Google Inc. Plan Will Shake Up Mobile Data Industry

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Google Inc. recently announced that it would be entering the mobile data industry soon by launching its own data service for the Nexus phones. Now, it seems the company also wishes to shake up existing data service providers in order to make room for its own data service by the end of … [Read more...]

Online Streaming Steals More Time Warner Cable Subscribers

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Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWX) has reported yet again that it has lost cable subscribers. This has been the trend for many cable companies as its younger customer base persists in cutting the cord and signing up for online streaming services like Netflix or Hulu. The New York-based … [Read more...]

Apple Inc.’s Market Share Bigger in China than U.S

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China is home to the largest human population in the world, one that is at the forefront when it comes to the use of technology. Surely, China is a booming economy, and a large credit for that boom goes to its growing manufacturing industry, which has mechanized the everyday life in … [Read more...]

Tim Hortons Corporate Inversion Brings Pink Slips

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Just six weeks after the controversial deal between Burger King (3G Capital) and Tim Hortons was completed, it was announced by the iconic Canadian coffee chain that it would be laying off scores of employees from its corporate headquarters in Oakville, Ontario. In addition to its … [Read more...]

Apple Inc. Posts Huge 1st Quarter Earnings, Pre-market Up

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Analysts were right! Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) latest quarter results have made it the biggest quarter yet – that is right! Apple made history with its first quarterly results for its fiscal year. Apple’s share value spiked up by 5% in the afterhours trading following the earnings … [Read more...]

Bye Adobe, HTML5 Finds Its Way to Youtube

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In 2010, YouTube first introduced HTML5 as an option for viewers. Fast forward five years later and the company announced Wednesday that it will be using the HTML5 Video Player as a default function in the latest editions of Google’s Chrome, Microsoft’s IE11, Apple’s Safari 8 and in … [Read more...]

Google Inc.’s Fiber Networks Experiencing Slow Growth

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According to analysts at Morgan Stanley Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) is moving slower than expected on its fiber networks plans. The analysts believe that the main for this slow growth is the doubts about company’s plan to consume its capital for its fiber networks. Google’ fiber … [Read more...]

Fed May Signal Mid-year Rate Hike Despite Growing Doubts

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A struggling labor market, falling oil prices, low inflation and less-than-stellar labor market. These may be reasons as to why a central bank in today's economic environment may refrain from raising interest rates, but the Federal Reserve may continue to hint that it's boosting rates … [Read more...]

Apple Inc’s iPhone Assembly Partner Downsizing Operations

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Everything about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) creates news and headlines; its latest quarterly report is no exception. The tech giant is all set to announce results for its quarter that ended in December today. The quarterly earnings report is expected to announce a few record breaking … [Read more...]

Panic Ensues as Facebook Goes Black

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We've heard this story before: a social media outlet is experience an outage and users go to another social network and express their frustrations instead of perhaps doing something else. Shortly after midnight Tuesday, both Facebook and Instagram went down, which meant users could … [Read more...]

Microsoft Slowly Easing Into Open-source

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The world does like paying for software, a fact which has been proven overtime with extreme popularity of pirated software in the market. However, free software has seldom produced the quality that pricey software is able to present, and this fact alone is the reason why companies … [Read more...]

‘Bitcoin Gets Big Boost’ Regulated Exchange Open Today

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One year after the world's largest bitcoin exchange platform, Mt. Gox, shut its doors and filed for bankruptcy, and a month after Bitstamp suspended its trading services, the very first United States-based bitcoin exchange is set to open Monday. The newest peer-to-peer … [Read more...]

Can Apple Inc. Sustain Earnings in Early 2015?

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As Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) draws near to releasing its quarterly earnings report for the first quarter of 2015, investors wonder whether the company estimates are as big as speculators are hoping they would be, or just big enough to save the company from any criticism by the … [Read more...]

Cheap Gas is Here, 6 Year Low is Upon Us

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Motorists rejoice, at least for now. The price of gasoline in the United States is at lowest level since Apr. 2009. In the past two weeks, the average price of U.S. gas declined 13.3 cents, which is a six-year low, according to a new Lundberg survey published Sunday. In the survey … [Read more...]

Apple Inc. Weekly Round up: IPad Pro, 64-bit & Apple Watch

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The week was full of announcements, official and unofficial, regarding Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) upcoming products and services, both positive and negative. The overall trade off was balanced, and hence the stock price only slightly improved in the week. The first news was a rumor … [Read more...]

Is Samsung Still Trying to Acquire BlackBerry

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Business outlets were abuzz Wednesday evening when Reuters reported that Samsung placed an offer on the table to purchase BlackBerry. A source close to the situation told the newswire that Samsung is offering between $13.35 and $15.49 per share, or $7.5 billion, to buy BlackBerry, … [Read more...]