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BT reports full-year profit rise ahead of pay TV price war

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Telecoms group signs up new pay TV customers faster than rivals Sky and Virgin as it announces profits up 2% to £6.18bnBT's pay TV customer base increased by 40,000 to 840,000 in the last quarter, the telecoms group said as it announced better than expected fourth-quarter and full-year results.Growth at...
BT reports full-year profit rise ahead of pay TV price war

Big Win For Amazon, B&N In Europe: Apple, Four Big Publishers Terminate Their Agency Deal

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Some development in the e-book price war being played out in Europe — and an indirect victory for Amazon and any other retailer not called Apple in the process: the European Commission has announced that Apple and the four big publishers Hachette, Macmillan, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster have offered...
Big Win For Amazon, B&N In Europe: Apple, Four Big Publishers Terminate Their Agency Deal

An E-Book Price War Is Slow in Coming

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When the Justice Department sued five major publishers and Apple on e-book price-fixing charges, there were widespread expectations that the price of e-books have plunged. But that hasn't happened. At least not yet....
An E-Book Price War Is Slow in Coming

HP Hits A New Low, Sinking Below $17 (HPQ)

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HP's shares fell under $17, marking a new eight-year low for the stock. Even though some Wall Street analysts are optimistic about Hewlett Packard's turnaround, investors are clearly less than enthused. They are worried about HP's entry into Windows 8, because enterprises are not planning to quickly move to Microsoft's...
HP Hits A New Low, Sinking Below $17 (HPQ)
Phone subsidies: Are they just bad loans in disguise?

Report: China Telecom Will Finally Get The iPhone 4S In February

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Another piece in Apple’s worldwide expansion looks like it might at long last be coming into view: the leading CDMA operator in China, China Telecom, says that it will start to sell the iPhone 4S by the end of this month or early March. The report, from the English-language...
Report: China Telecom Will Finally Get The iPhone 4S In February

Who Will Win The Google-Amazon-Microsoft Cloud Computing Price War?

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It's a great time to jump into cloud computing. If your business runs on the Web, you can reap the benefits of a good old fashioned price war among Google, Microsoft and Amazon. The trio is lowering prices for their Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud-computing platforms in order to attract developers. For...
Who Will Win The Google-Amazon-Microsoft Cloud Computing Price War?
Does anyone care what Ed Zabitsky says about Apple?
Google App Engine Cuts Prices By One-Quarter

Amazon Leads Price War: Drops AWS Pricing Again, Leans Heavy on Reserved Instances

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According to Amazon's blog today, the company is now on their 19th price cut since AWS debuted, but who's counting? Well, they are, apparently. The company is lowering pricing on EC2 instances, ElastiCache, Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) and Amazon Elastic Map Reduce are all dropping significantly. Significantly, Amazon is...
Amazon Leads Price War: Drops AWS Pricing Again, Leans Heavy on Reserved Instances
The 5 Best Things Microsoft Just Said To Its Enterprise Customers (MSFT)

Softbank moves could prompt U.S. price war and talking dogs

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If Japan's Softbank barges its way into the U.S. mobile market, expect contract prices to fall....
Softbank moves could prompt U.S. price war and talking dogs

PS Vita Price War Is Good for Pre-Orders

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PS Vita Launch Purchase (image: flickr/ladyous) As we get closer to the launch of the PS Vita ($249.99) retailers start to work harder to win our business. As an early adopter it’s actually one of my favorite times in the console cycle. I can pick and choose where I put...
PS Vita Price War Is Good for Pre-Orders

Clone Wars: Author Discovers Bots Competing To Sell His Book

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Carlos Bueno wrote a book called Lauren Ipsum. It’s a book about understanding computers for kids. He priced it at about $14 and offered it as a print-on-demand title and ebook. All was going well, books were selling, when suddenly he noticed a few copies were being offered for $55...
Clone Wars: Author Discovers Bots Competing To Sell His Book

Intel, Crucial, others rumored to trigger SSD price war

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Solid state drives, a critical component in many thin, high storage-density mobile devices, could see dramatic price drops in the coming months due to a burgeoning price war among the major SSD suppliers. According to DigiTimes, industry sourcesin Taiwan are indicating that large suppliers are preparing to drop prices on...
Intel, Crucial, others rumored to trigger SSD price war

Today in Tech: Why Amazon and Google will duke it out next year

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Also: What e-book price war? Analysis: Amazon, Google on collision course in 2013 [REUTERS] Both companies have a lot at stake. Google's market capitalization of $235 billion is about double Amazon's, largely because Google makes massive net earnings, expected by analysts to be $13.2 billion this year, based on a huge 32...
Today in Tech: Why Amazon and Google will duke it out next year

Why Amazon can't win a tablet price war against Google

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Google and Amazon are about to go to war for the future of non-iPad tablets, but Amazon's business model can't be sustained. Here's why, according to columnist Mike Elgan....
Why Amazon can't win a tablet price war against Google

RT @simonwillo: RT @dailymaverick: DStv versus TopTV: a price war cometh?: http://bit.ly/awLLKE By Kevin Bloom. <-- no ways. People will pay for SS.

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RT @simonwillo: RT @dailymaverick: DStv versus TopTV: a price war cometh?: http://bit.ly/awLLKE By Kevin Bloom. <-- no ways. People will pay for SS.

So, About Those Free Washing Machines...

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In the wake of a seemingly insane-ish price war that broke out on Sina Weibo two nights ago, Chinese consumers have woken up to find that the prices aren’t as crazy as the claims. Three of China’s biggest online electronic retailers broke into an impromptu battle of oneupmanship on...
So, About Those Free Washing Machines...

Once Touted as IPO Hero, China's 360buy Hits the Doldrums

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Just 10 months ago, Walmart-backed 360buy appeared to be preparing for one of the largest-ever Internet IPOs. Now, as it burns through cash on razor-thin margins and has seen the departure of a key staffer, it seems destined to be one of the biggest disappointments in a string of underwhelming...
Once Touted as IPO Hero, China's 360buy Hits the Doldrums
What's behind the price signaling between Verizon and AT&T?

China's 360Buy achieved $9.7b in sales last year as it aims to reach profitability in Q4 2013

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Chinese B2C ecommerce site 360Buy managed $9.7 billion in transactions in 2012 and expects to surpass $16 billion this year as it aims to become profitable by the fourth quarter, according to The Mirror’s transcript of an employee meeting. The accomplishment is certainly a feat for the site, though it pales...
China's 360Buy achieved $9.7b in sales last year as it aims to reach profitability in Q4 2013

Holiday Price War Rages in Real Time

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While shoppers jostled and shoved their way through the usual long lines for Black Friday retail deals, a new and more pitched battle was being fought online that promises to redraw how stores plan for their big door-buster specials. The historical race between e-commerce retailers and their physical-store rivals continues....
Holiday Price War Rages in Real Time

Amazon-Google cloud price war heats up

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Google today cut its Cloud Storage pricing by 10 percent only a few days after slashing the figures by about 20 percent. And the reduction comes only one day after Amazon lowered its own pricing. Your move next, Amazon. [Read more]...
Amazon-Google cloud price war heats up

Kindle for iPad Hits the App Store

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Amazon’s Kindle app for iPad has found its way to the App Store just in time for tomorrow morning’s device launch.Like Kindle apps for other platforms, the iPad app [iTunes link] includes Amazon’s Whispersync technology, which syncs your last page read, bookmarks, notes, and highlights across devices.The exciting part,...
Kindle for iPad Hits the App Store

SSD prices may drop following impending price war

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In addition to low RAM prices, expected price reductions in SSD devices may help many speed up their systems. [Read more]...
SSD prices may drop following impending price war

Spotify promises that a Windows Phone 8 app is on the way

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If you have picked up one of the new Windows Phone 8 devices, you might have missed a certain application called Spotify that has yet to make it to the refreshed platform. Fear not, help is on the way. According to a report on WPCentral, Spotify has confirmed that it...
Spotify promises that a Windows Phone 8 app is on the way
Sony closing Optiarc optical drive division after losing price war

Carphone Warehouse beats predictions with 16% rise in UK revenue

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Demand for cheap tablets drove gains, though mobile phone company warns of reduced profits because of cut-price dealsCarphone Warehouse has surpassed analysts' expectations with a 16% rise in UK revenues as shoppers rushed to buy low-priced tablet computers.Europe's biggest independent mobile phone retailer reported high demand for the £99 Amazon...
Carphone Warehouse beats predictions with 16% rise in UK revenue
Amazon is gutting Barnes & Noble
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