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Analysis: In China’s Smartphone Boom, Market Share Trumps Margins

(Reuters) – Savvy U.S. chipmakers are hitching their wagons to Chinese smartphone makers, willing to sacrifice profit margins to boost sales volumes in the world’s second-largest mobile phone market. As demand in developed economies stagnates, a handful of component suppliers, including Qualcomm Inc and Synaptics Inc, have left Read More

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Nokia Launches Tablet to Join Microsoft Gadget Push

[Reuters] Nokia has unveiled its first tablet and large-screen smartphones, which will form part of Microsoft’s global push to become a leading player in consumer devices when it takes over the Finnish company’s handset business. The Lumia 2520 tablet, along with the Lumia 1320 and Read More

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iPhone 6 Rumors: Analysts Believe Next Smartphone From Apple Will Have 4.8-Inch Display

[HNGN] Coming off the successful release of both the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C, analysts in the tech industry are already mapping out some of the features that people can expect to come standard with the next installment in the flagship family of smartphones Read More

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What Is The Biggest Opportunity For iTunes Radio?

[Hypebot] As iTunes Radio is launches this Wednesday, September 18th, what is it’s biggest opportunity? Kyle Bylin, a user researcher at Live Nation Labs and former Hypebot editor, recently conducted a Sidewinder survey about iTunes Radio. We’ve gathered together some of the outstanding comments regarding the future of Apple and Read More

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New iPhone, 4G technology May Mean Apple, China Mobile Tie-up Closer

(Reuters) – The stars may finally be aligning for a long-awaited deal between Apple Inc and ChinaMobile Ltd, the world’s biggest mobile carrier, that could help the iPhone maker claw back lost ground in its most important growth market. Apple is expected to unveil its redesigned iPhone next month Read More

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IPhone Microsoft Office Not Worth Wait: Rich Jaroslovsky

[Bloomberg] Microsoft’s long-anticipated Office Mobile app for Apple (AAPL)’s iOS operating system turns out to be a total non-event. Ever since the iPhone ushered in the era of ubiquitous mobile computing — and especially since the release of the first iPad began a shift away from Read More

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iPhone 6 and Samsung: Not Much in Common

[CNet] What do the iPhone 6 and Samsung have in common? Not much, according to a report. Samsung will not be making processors for Apple’s iPhone 6, so says the Korea Economic Daily in a report dated Wednesday. To counter the “damage caused” by “Apple shunning Samsung” Read More

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Android is set to topple iOS as most popular app platform

[THE INQUIRER] INTERNET SEARCH GIANT Google’s Play store for Android apps will topple Apple’s App Store as the most popular app platform within the next few months, according to an analyst. Apple recently announced that its 50 billionth iOS app had been downloaded, a pretty impressive milestone. However, Google Read More

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US Trademark Office says the “mini” in iPad mini is “merely descriptive”

[ARS TECHNICA] Apple’s application for the “iPad mini” trademark must be more descriptive if the US Patent and Trademark Office is going to approve it. A document from the USPTO surfaced online over the weekend, indicating that the office was unlikely to give Apple the trademark based Read More

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Browsing Web on iPad stinks, and Apple likes it that way

[USA TODAY] When iPads were first introduced in 2010, an Apple press release promised that the “iPad’s revolutionary Multi-Touch interface makes surfing the web an entirely new experience, dramatically more interactive and intimate than on a computer.” The implication was that the web via the Read More

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Mobile Device Management: BYOD gets religion

[ZDNET] Around 1.2 billion Catholics will wait on pins and needles as the Cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel in Rome’s Holy See during conclave in order to elect the new Supreme Pontiff, for as much as two weeks or maybe even a month, according to Read More

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Why Apple is Worth Less Than Netflix

[MarketWatch] On Wednesday, both Apple AAPL +0.14%  and NetflixNFLX -0.55%  reported earnings after the close. Apple earned $13.81 per share for the quarter; Netflix earned $0.13 for the quarter. Apple stock promptly fell over $50; Netflix stock went up about $40. The differential between the performance of two stocks after Read More