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Google delivers another earnings letdown, stock sinks

Google has gotten into the habit of missing analysts' earnings targets, frustrating investors who believe the online search leader would be more profitable it wasn't pouring so much money into ...

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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Amazon surprises with $214 mln quarterly profit

Amazon surprised the market Thursday with a quarterly profit far better than anticipated for the online giant known for investing for the long term.

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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Jay Z splashes out $56 million on Spotify rivals WiMP and Tidal

The big money purchase puts Hova into competition with Spotify and Dr Dre's Beats.

6 minutes ago from CNET

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Samsung posts first annual profit decline in three years

Samsung Electronics posted its first drop in annual net profit in three years on Thursday and saw resurgent arch-rival Apple barge in on its pole position as the world's top smartphone maker.

Thu 29 Jan 15 from Phys.org

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LG Electronics in red in 4Q on plasma TV business closure

LG Electronics Inc. lost money in the fourth quarter due to the closure of its plasma TV operations but its operating income rose thanks to a mobile business recovery.

Thu 29 Jan 15 from Phys.org

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OUYA Gets New Lease On Life With $10 Million Investment From Alibaba [Rumor]

The OUYA Android gaming console was launched back in 2012 on Kickstarter where it has since managed to become the 3rd most funded project on the website of all time. While the concept of the ...

12 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Record iPhone sales drive blowout quarter for Apple

Apple had another blowout quarter thanks to its new plus-sized iPhones, which helped the company smash sales records for the holiday season.

Tue 27 Jan 15 from Phys.org

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NEC says swings back to profit after smartphone overhaul

Japanese information technology firm NEC said Thursday it swung back to profit in the nine months to December, after exiting the smartphone market as part of a broader restructuring.

Thu 29 Jan 15 from Phys.org

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Android Smartphone Shipments Top 1 Billion For The First Time, Windows Phone Barely Budges

Not only is the market for Android handsets far from being saturated, its growth each year seems to suggest that a shipment ceiling doesn't exist. We know that's not correct, but wherever that ...

16 hours ago from HotHardware

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FCC rakes in $45 billion from wireless spectrum auction

The Federal Communication Commission concluded Thursday a record-breaking wireless auction, highlighting the demand for high-speed wireless service and signaling strong promise for the upcoming ...

15 hours ago from CNET

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