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Samsung Turns In Huge Profits Thanks To Galaxy Phones (SSNLF, AAPL)

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SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics, the world leader in mobiles and memory chips, said it likely earned a quarterly profit of $8.3 billion, as it sold close to 500 handsets a minute and as demand picked up for the flat screens it makes for mobile devices, including those for rival...
Samsung Turns In Huge Profits Thanks To Galaxy Phones (SSNLF, AAPL)

Boot up: music mapped, Anonymous interviewed, WOA tablets' pricing, and the 'web question'

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Plus a 3D tour of the pyramids, new carrier vulnerability, Samsung blocking early S-Voice requests and moreA quick burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamThe world's hottest digital markets: a music map >> paidContentSurprising reason why Germany and France buys lots of...
Boot up: music mapped, Anonymous interviewed, WOA tablets' pricing, and the 'web question'

Why Mint on Android tablets could boost its user base

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Mint’s financial management software made the move from Android phones to Android tablets on Wednesday. A new tablet-optimized version is freely available in the Android Marketand supports slates running Android 3.0 or better. The software offers the same functionality as Mint’s iPad app, which is experiencing much higher take-up...
Why Mint on Android tablets could boost its user base
HTC still tripping Samsung up in Windows Phone race
T-Mobile launching HTC One S with Android 4.0

HTC shrinks the One's perfection with the HTC One 'Mini'

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now What do you get when you take the best Android phone and shrink it? The best small Android phone, probably. Estonian gadget site forte.delfi.ee has unearthed phones of a smaller, mid-range version of the HTC One. Dubbed the HTC One Mini, this more petite device comes...
HTC shrinks the One's perfection with the HTC One 'Mini'

With 9M pre-orders, Galaxy S III could play hard to get

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After waiting for Samsung to debut the highly anticipated Galaxy S III handset, it’s possible you could be waiting some more. The Mobile Business Briefing blog notes that Samsung already has 9 million pre-orders for the new smartphone. That figure comes from a report on Friday from the Korean Economic...
With 9M pre-orders, Galaxy S III could play hard to get

First impressions of BlackBerry 10: Cautious optimism

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Research In Motion debuted BlackBerry 10 (BB 10), a new version of its mobile device platform on Tuesday at the company’s annual developer event. Through a video demonstration, RIM showed an elegant, fluid, feature-filled touch experience that impresses. BB 10 is definitely its own system, but I see hints...
First impressions of BlackBerry 10: Cautious optimism
The Amazon phone: Likely an HTC killer, not an iPhone killer
Nintendo president says 3DS momentum is 'not so good' in US and Europe

SAMSUNG SMASHED: $12 BIllion Disappears In As Smartphone Sales Slow

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SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co lost $12 billion in market value on Friday, hit by brokerage downgrades that have underscored concerns about slowing sales of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone. The share slide of more than 6 percent comes after it recently introduced two stripped-down versions of the S4, fanning worries that...
SAMSUNG SMASHED: $12 BIllion Disappears In As Smartphone Sales Slow

Samsung's efforts to lift injunction on Galaxy Tab in limbo as Apple targets its better selling smartphones

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Prior to its latest trial with Samsung, Apple was only able to secure a preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Tab 10.1, rather than Samsung's much more lucrative smartphones. Following the jury's verdict, Apple is now targeting Samsung's best selling infringements in a strategy to disrupt the company's U.S. sales momentum,...
Samsung's efforts to lift injunction on Galaxy Tab in limbo as Apple targets its better selling smartphones
Nokia sold 2M low-priced Lumias last quarter; lowers outlook
The iPad isn’t a PC — so let’s not count it that way

Adding 415 apps daily, Windows 8 blows past the 35,000 app milestone

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Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system now has a total of 35,0000 applications in its Store, according to tracking website MetroStore Scanner. The total tally, 35,167, represents a growth of 14,557 in the last 35 days, indicating that Windows 8 is accreting applications to its platform at a rate of around 415...
Adding 415 apps daily, Windows 8 blows past the 35,000 app milestone

Pandora clocked 1 billion listener hours and 51 million active users in March

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Personal online radio company Pandora recently started sharing key audience metrics on a month-to-month basis, as it looks to attract more advertising revenue in the wake of its latest earnings call. The company says it will continue to do so until third-party measurement services are in place to provide accurate...
Pandora clocked 1 billion listener hours and 51 million active users in March

Ouch: Nintendo's original Wii outsells new Wii U in latest quarter

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Nintendo returned to annual profitability in financial results reported overnight, but the company fell short of its own earnings forecast, and the underlying trends in its hardware sales do not bode well for the Wii U, the new console that launched last fall. The company’s original Wii console, released in...
Ouch: Nintendo's original Wii outsells new Wii U in latest quarter

Research In Motion unveils first true internet BlackBerry

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After string of profit warnings and first quarterly loss, RIM attempts comeback against Apple and Samsung with new BlackBerry 10 operating systemThe company behind the once mighty BlackBerry has revealed the prototype for its first true internet phone in a last ditch attempt to make a comeback against rivals Apple...
Research In Motion unveils first true internet BlackBerry

Samsung Shares Dive On Reports That Sales Are Losing Momentum

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SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co lost $12 billion in market value on Friday, hit by brokerage downgrades that have underscored concerns about slowing sales of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone. The share slide of more than 6 percent comes after it recently introduced two stripped-down versions of the S4,...
Samsung Shares Dive On Reports That Sales Are Losing Momentum

Apple’s iPhone is no longer Verizon’s bestseller

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For the first time since Feb. 2011, the carrier’s No. 1 smartphone is a Droid FORTUNE — In a note to clients Tuesday, William Blair’s Anil Doradla notes that although Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone is still America’s bestselling high-end smartphone, its sales momentum is “under pressure,” particularly at Verizon (VZN). According...
Apple’s iPhone is no longer Verizon’s bestseller

Why Mint on Android tablets could boost its user base

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Mint’s financial management software made the move from Android phones to Android tablets on Wednesday. A new tablet-optimized version is freely available in the Android Marketand supports slates running Android 3.0 or better. The software offers the same functionality as Mint’s iPad app, which is experiencing much higher take...
Why Mint on Android tablets could boost its user base

Wired Sells 24,000 Copies Of Its iPad App In 24 Hours

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Wired has just proved paid content via standalone applications on the iPad in one fell swoop, selling a shocking 24,000 copies of its new application in 24 hours. That works out to nearly 17 per minute the entire first day of its release. While a free application might be able...
Wired Sells 24,000 Copies Of Its iPad App In 24 Hours

Windows Phone sales have quadrupled on strength of new hardware, software

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A software and hardware refresh is working wonders for Windows Phone, it seems, as Microsoft today stated that sales of its smartphones have quadrupled from last year. Windows Phone 8, a rebuild of Windows Phone moving it to a shared core with Windows 8, and new handsets, especially from Nokia...
Windows Phone sales have quadrupled on strength of new hardware, software

Apple's Asian Suppliers Gain But Outlook Bearish

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Apple Inc.'s Asian suppliers are shrugging off concerns about slowing sales momentum with their shares mostly up Wednesday, but analysts remain bearish about their outlook....
Apple's Asian Suppliers Gain But Outlook Bearish

Court docs offer peek at Samsung Windows Phone 8 handsets

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Samsung has planned at least a pair of new Windows Phone 8 handsets according to documentation the company submitted in its ongoing legal spat with Apple. The Verge picked up on the limited information that shows two devices, code-named “Odyssey” and “Marco”; both of which are step up from current...
Court docs offer peek at Samsung Windows Phone 8 handsets

Nintendo Wii U Forecast Calls for Heavy Sales, Easing Later

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Pent-up demand by Nintendo fans may ensure that the new Wii U console starts off with a bang, but maintaining interest over the long term may be prove to be the bigger challenge. A report released by IHS Screen Digest today is forecasting sales of 3.5 million units between next week’s...
Nintendo Wii U Forecast Calls for Heavy Sales, Easing Later
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