March 3- Apple Inc sold the most number of smartphones globally in the fourth quarter, overtaking Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for the first time since 2011, according to research firm Gartner. Apple sold 74,832 smartphones to end users worldwide, ahead of the 73,032 phones sold by Samsung, according to Gartner's report. Apple's smartphones sales jumped about 49...» Read More
Apple's title for yesterday's conference in Cupertino is in itself provocative: That Apple would need to tell its audience that it was going "Back to the Mac" is enough to make you think.
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For the third time this year, reporters, analysts and the ever-faithful are gathering in Cupertino, California—home of Apple and where the company is hosting an event focusing on Mac computers.
A new study found that Twitter comments “predict” the ups and downs of the Dow by a few days.
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Apple’s PC-versus-Mac battle almost put it out of business. Is it creating a similar one in the smartphone field?
Google likes to have its finger on the pulse of the Web, and that’s becoming harder to do as users increasingly use closed networks like Facebook, reports The New York Times.
As countries expand efforts to gain Western technology, U.S. firms risk having employees expose secrets, reports the New York Times.
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Plus, the “problem” of too much good news in this market.
Over the years, Intel has used aggressive and catchy marketing programs to help elevate its position in the computing marketplace. This cachet has served Intel well, allowing it to command top dollar for its products, which power the vast majority of PCs. The Intel juggernaut was apparent on Tuesday as the company reported earnings better than expected on a sharp revenue increase.
I've been trying to get my head around this all morning. Google has just announced — well, I'm not sure exactly what they have announced.
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Facing intense competition from phone makers wedded to Google’s Android software, Steven P. Jobs, Apple’s chief executive, finally plans to make the iPhone available on Verizon Wireless, the largest wireless carrier in the United States.
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Steven Ballmer, Microsoft’s chief executive, recently showed up with a small entourage of deputies at Adobe’s corporate offices in San Francisco to hold a secret meeting with Adobe’s chief executive, Shantanu Narayen, the NYT reports.
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