Category Archives: Mobile

LG Electronics doubles profits and finally makes money with smartphones again

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A strong local currency, TV sales ahead of the World Cup in Brazil and a finally profitable smartphone business has helped the Korean Electronics giant to double profits for the quarter. The company is going to continue to increase the marketing spend in the mobile segment in order to grow market share but that is not supposed to impact the

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GoPro gets Xbox On-Demand Channel, sharing and buying features included

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In recent month we have written several articles on GoPro. The camera manufacturer went public in June and the stock has since been flying high. So far all the revenue GoPro has generated comes from the cameras itself and the accessories. Investors are valuing the company more like a media company, and that is the direction GoPro is going into

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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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