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Why Today's iPhone Event Is So Huge For Apple

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Apple's next iPhone isn't just a new gadget. It's the lifeblood of the world's biggest tech company, representing half of its sales and even more of its profits. And showing off the new iPhone -- getting good buzz and getting people excited to buy -- is a crucial part of...
Why Today's iPhone Event Is So Huge For Apple

Kaiser Worldpanel: Android Dominates Smartphone Sales Overall; In U.S. iOS Closing In

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New figures out today from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech — a market research division of WPP — show that Android is, overall, continuing to make large gains in the smartphone market, accounting for a majority of sales in the 12 weeks that ended March 18. Drilling down, Android is doing particularly...
Kaiser Worldpanel: Android Dominates Smartphone Sales Overall; In U.S. iOS Closing In

Apple wins U.S. sales injunction against Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

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Apple has won a preliminary injunction barring U.S. sales of Samsung’s iPad rival, the Galaxy Tab 10.1....
Apple wins U.S. sales injunction against Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
Samsung Strikes Back Against Apple: Files Patent Suit Against iPhone 5 In U.S. Court

Google puts its German sales chief on leave 'for the time being' after embezzlement charges

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Google’s sales director in Germany, Stefan Tweraser, has been relieved from his duties for an indefinite period of time. Tweraser was recently charged in Austria with receiving kickbacks for sponsorship deals he made while working as a marketing executive for Telekom Austria, a provider of fixed-line, mobile, data, and Internet...
Google puts its German sales chief on leave 'for the time being' after embezzlement charges

iPhone 4S sales see Apple’s market share in China rocket to 16%: Report

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The first analyst data evaluating China’s smartphone industry in Q1 2012 is out, with Apple reported to have more than doubled its market share, according data from Woori Investment and Securities, reported by Yonhap. Woori’s report concludes that Apple’s sales between January and March 2012 hit 6.2 million devices, up from 2.1 million...
iPhone 4S sales see Apple’s market share in China rocket to 16%: Report

The Encyclopaedia Britannica is going out of print

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It was probably inevitable, but on Tuesday, it became official: the Encyclopaedia Britannica is finally going out of print. The news was confirmed yesterday by Jorge Cauz, president of Chicago-based Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., who told the New York Times that his company has decided to completely abandon print operations,...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica is going out of print

China Mobile reaches 15 million iPhone users, despite not selling the Apple device

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You’ve probably heard it all before but China Mobile is a behemoth. The state-owned operator has the most subscribers of any any telco in the world — 655 million — and yet it still does not have a partnership to sell Apple’s iPhone in China. But that isn’t stopping it dominate the share...
China Mobile reaches 15 million iPhone users, despite not selling the Apple device

Exclusive: Buddy Media Hires Salesforce Exec Susan St. Ledger As New President

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Another big move for Buddy Media as it continues to build out the services it offers as part of its social media marketing business: the company has hired sales supremo Susan St. Ledger as its new president. She is joining Buddy Media from Salesforce.com, where she had been for the...
Exclusive: Buddy Media Hires Salesforce Exec Susan St. Ledger As New President

Microsoft Barring Many of its Employees from Buying Apple Products with Company Funds?

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ZDNet's Mary-Jo Foley reports that she has received an internal email regarding a new purchasing policy for Microsoft's Sales, Marketing, Services, IT, & Operations Group (SMSG). According to the email, employees of that group at Microsoft are now prohibited from buying Apple products such as the Mac and iPad using...
Microsoft Barring Many of its Employees from Buying Apple Products with Company Funds?

There's life in iTunes yet - global expansion is good news for labels

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Apple has doubled the global territorial footprint of iTunes Store by launching the music service in 56 more countries — a move that will bolster the digital download format further in the face of rising competition from streaming services. Apple announced the new availability in the fast-growing markets of Russia,...
There's life in iTunes yet - global expansion is good news for labels

Is AT&T's sales force prepared to sell the Nokia Lumia 900?

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AT&T is spending a bundle to promote the Nokia Lumia 900, but its own retail sales associates may be the weak link in promoting its flagship Windows Phone. [Read more]...
Is AT&T's sales force prepared to sell the Nokia Lumia 900?

Angry Birds Games Catapults Itself To One Billion Downloads

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A little footnote — no, actually, a big footnote — to Rovio’s news earlier this week that revenues had increased by more than tenfold in 2011: the games developer says that its Angry Birds games have now passed the one billion download mark. Rovio notes that this is taking into...
Angry Birds Games Catapults Itself To One Billion Downloads

Adaptly’s $10.5 Million Round Will Buy the Social Marketing Platform a Sales Force

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It’s easy to get stuck on the “great product, no sales” trap. That’ s not something New York-based Adaptly has to worry about. The startup was on track to generate around $10 million in revenue last year, and that’s with just one sales guy. As of today, the company can...
Adaptly’s $10.5 Million Round Will Buy the Social Marketing Platform a Sales Force

Visualized: new iPad burns 10 degrees hotter than its predecessor

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We wouldn't exactly be going out on a limb by suggesting that the new iPad is Apple's hottest tablet to date -- even before Tim Cook confirmed as much earlier today. But while Apple has plenty of reason to brag about the device's sales figures, it's slightly less motivated...
Visualized: new iPad burns 10 degrees hotter than its predecessor

Pearson Sees Digital Publishing Income Beating Print In 2012

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Pearson’s digital revenue grew 18 percent to £2 ($3.17) billion (a third of the total) through 2011, as its book publisher Penguin’s e-book sales rose 106 percent and the group reached 43 million students through digital learning services. Now Pearson (NYSE: PSO) forecasts: “Revenues from digital and services businesses...
Pearson Sees Digital Publishing Income Beating Print In 2012

Check Out Twitter’s Optimistic New Bird Logo For A Business Model Taking Flight

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While it used to fly straight ahead, Twitter’s new bird logo has its beak held high, representing a company ready to take off, not just cruise on. Bloomberg’s sources close to Twitter said the company expects to generate $1 billion in sales in 2014, almost double eMarketer’s prediction, so its...
Check Out Twitter’s Optimistic New Bird Logo For A Business Model Taking Flight

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: Ross Levinsohn is leaving Yahoo today. Levinsohn ran Yahoo's sales, business development and media divisions, and had served as interim CEO, but Yahoo passed over him the permanent CEO job in favor of Marissa Mayer. Levinsohn isn't the only high-profile departure from Yahoo. Marc Grabowski,...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning
The One Thing Google Must Innovate With Its Tablet: Price

Nokia exec throws down gauntlet against Samsung

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Chris Weber, head of Nokia's sales and marketing, takes the unusual route of calling out a competitor. [Read more]...
Nokia exec throws down gauntlet against Samsung
NPD: U.S. Windows Device Sales Down 21% On Last Year; Windows 8 Tablet Sales "Almost Non-Existent"

Nokia Sold Just 600K Handsets In North America During The Last Quarter

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Ouch. Remember that time I wrote a post called “Welcome back, Nokia“? I praised Nokia for going back to its roots with the Lumia handsets, and the flagship Lumia 900 is a fantastic phone with a great build quality and even better price tag. At the time Windows Phone had...
Nokia Sold Just 600K Handsets In North America During The Last Quarter

comScore: Android U.S. sales slow. The iPhone holds steady

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New subscriptions for Android phones have been falling in the U.S. for four months Click to enlarge. Source: Asymco from comScore data. FORTUNE -- Drilling down into data released Friday by comScore, Asymco's Horace Dediu spots two interesting trends: The rate at which mobile phone owners are switching from feature...
comScore: Android U.S. sales slow. The iPhone holds steady
Justin Timberlake Proves Streaming Isn't A Death Sentence For Music Sales
Legacy IT Vendors Shoot The Sales Messenger

Facebook renews ad sales and marketing deal with Dentsu to boost presence in Japan

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg isn’t visiting China and Japan just for sightseeing and meeting government officials, he’s also down there for surprise appearances at hacker events and gettings things done. Dentsu, the Japanese marketing and communications giant that ranks up there as one of the largest advertising agencies in the...
Facebook renews ad sales and marketing deal with Dentsu to boost presence in Japan

Top Gear row: Tesla loses appeal over Jeremy Clarkson review

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Appeal court dismisses claim that show damaged car's sales, after manufacturer gets into online spat with New York TimesElectric car manufacturer Tesla has lost its appeal against a high court ruling rejecting its libel claim against BBC2's Top Gear.The court of appeal on Tuesday dismissed the California-based company's complaint that...
Top Gear row: Tesla loses appeal over Jeremy Clarkson review

Samsung Galaxy S III Shipments Hit 10 Million in Two Months

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Samsung appears to have made good on its June promise that sales of its Galaxy S III smartphone would hit 10 million by the end of July. Shin Jong-kyun, president of Samsung’s information technology and mobile communication division, said Sunday that the SIII, its new flagship Android smartphone, has passed...
Samsung Galaxy S III Shipments Hit 10 Million in Two Months

Online payments firm Klarna brings two finance industry heavyweights on board

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After raising a whopping $155 million in funding from DST, General Atlantic and Sequoia Capital at the end of last year, Swedish online payments company Klarna has brought two heavyweights from the haute finance industry on board – literally. The company this morning announced that Nigel Morris, co-founder of Capital...
Online payments firm Klarna brings two finance industry heavyweights on board
Audi R8 e-tron won't see public sale, will be used for internal evaluation only
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