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Apple teams up with IBM – Steve Jobs would not be pleased

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In the 80s Steve Jobs did everything to turn people against IBM. It was the enemy and it seemed to remain that way with Steve Jobs not being a person that can easily forgive. When he left Apple, the company decided to use IBM processors, something Jobs quickly worked on changing when he came back a few years later. Eventually,

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Nokia is the best selling smartphone! At least for the entry level market…

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During Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference, CEO Kevin Turner announced that the Nokia Lumia 520 is currently the best selling Nokia smartphone. They have registered over 12 million users for the sub $100 device which  according to the company makes it the most sold smartphone in that segment. Photographs have already circulated of what is said to be the next generation,

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Intel – Revenue and Profit increases, positive Outlook

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The PC market declined by almost 10% in 2013, this year we are looking at a much better year with the PC market expected to drop just under 3%. (Read our earlier article how tablets will overtake PCs). Intel says the worst times are over for the PC industry and looking at their latest financials they announced on Tuesday it

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Yahoo Financials – Advertising declines, new deal with Alibaba

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A few days ago we posed the question “What is next for Yahoo?“. After analyzing the two years under Marissa Mayer, how the share price has developed, acquisitions and other factors we concluded with a number of main aspects to focus on: Short-term Yahoo is going to rely on the growth and IPO success of Alibaba. Long-term they have to

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iWatch – 60 million units within a year?

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While Apple is playing catch-up, and smartwatches based on Android Wear such as the Moto 360 has excited consumers in recent weeks, Apple could once again come in and dominate the market. While IDC reported that the wearables market will grow to 111.9 million units by 2018, Morgan Stanley thinks that Apple could sell as much as 60 million units

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Microsoft is going to cut jobs because of Nokia

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Microsoft completed the acquisition of Nokia earlier this year for over $7 billion. The acquisition of the mobile device unit of the Finish company came also gave Microsoft an additional 25,000 employees, an increase of almost 25% for Microsoft. Since the acquisition was completed in April, it has been rumored that Microsoft was not going to keep everyone around and a

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