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*Amazon, Google helped force its hand-analysts. SAN JOSE, Oct 23- Apple Inc will begin to sell an 8- inch version of the iPad on Friday to compete with Amazon.com Inc's Kindle and other smaller tablets, but it set a higher-than-expected price tag of $329 that Wall Street fears could curb demand.
*Brands want to stop unauthorized discounting on Amazon. *Amazon's 3rd- party selling platform a high-margin business. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 23- Amazon.com Inc is grappling with a problem that eBay Inc has struggled with for years: The proliferation of unauthorized third-party sellers that undercut the world's top consumer brands.
*DuPont drops sharply on results, UTX modestly lower. NEW YORK, Oct 23- U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, driving the Dow industrials to the biggest drop since June 21, as weak results from index members DuPont and United Technologies showed profit growth is slowing.
*Amazon, Google helped force its hand-analysts. SAN JOSE, Oct 23- Apple Inc will begin to sell an 8- inch version of the iPad on Friday to compete with smaller tablets including Amazon.com Inc's Kindle, but set a higher-than-expected price tag of $329 that Wall Street fears could curb demand.
SAN JOSE, Oct 23- Apple Inc unveiled an 8- inch version ``iPad mini'' to compete with smaller tablets including Amazon.com Inc's Kindle and Google Inc's Nexus 7 but will sell it at a higher-than-expected price of $329.
SAN JOSE, Oct 23- Apple Inc took the wraps off an 8- inch tablet on Tuesday in its biggest product move since the debut of the iPad two years ago, launching a smaller version of the gadget into a market staked out by Amazon.com Inc and Google Inc. The 7.9 inch ``iPad mini'' marks Apple's first foray into the smaller-tablet segment.
*DuPont drops sharply on results, UTX modestly lower. *Apple pares losses after new iPad launch. Multinationals including DuPont and United Technologies fell short of Wall Street's revenue expectations, amplifying worries about the health of the global economy.
*Google, Amazon helped force its hand- analysts.
GAZA- The Emir of Qatar embraced the Hamas leadership of Gaza on Tuesday with an official visit that broke the isolation of the Palestinian Islamist movement, to the dismay of Israel and rival, Western-backed Palestinian leaders.
Oct 23- Windows 8 is the latest version of Microsoft Corp's 30- year old flagship product, and is due to be released to the public on Oct. 26. Here are its main features and implications for users and Microsoft's business partners:. The move risks alienating Microsoft's long-time hardware partners such as Dell Inc, Toshiba Corp and Hewlett-Packard Co.
*Google, Amazon helped force its hand- analysts. SAN JOSE, Oct 23- Apple Inc is expected to make its biggest product move on Tuesday since debuting the iPad two years ago, launching a smaller, cheaper tablet into a market staked out by Amazon.com Inc and Google Inc.
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NEW YORK-- Amazon.com is expected to post yet another double-digit revenue increase when it reports its third-quarter results Thursday. WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Amazon's forecast for the current quarter will be important.
Yahoo's CEO Marissa Mayer has the cards stacked in her favor when it comes to tackling mobile, the number one issue haunting all Internet companies, said Ann Winblad, co-founder and managing director of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners.
Many hotels with unique amenities and specialty products offer them for sale in an effort to build loyalty and increase revenue. Are hotels turning into luxury home goods stores?
“Earnings, earnings, earnings...we were focused on earnings coming into this week and last week, and right now it’s just letting us down,” one trader said.
Tech is one of the sectors fueling the market selloff today, with James Brehm, Compass Intelligence, and Lou Kerner, National Asset Management.
Caterpillar Inc. reports quarterly financial results. Hasbro Inc. reports quarterly financial results. Peabody Energy Corp. reports quarterly financial results.
While there’s been an explosion of apps and websites bringing retail online, the latest wave of innovation is focused on bringing mobile technology into brick-and-mortar retailers.
Staving off a disruptive competitor is difficult. Just because a company’s disruptive nature gives it an advantage doesn’t mean its reign will last forever.