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Analysts Expect Consumers to Embrace iPhone 6

It's expected Apple will unveil the iPhone 6 this September, with the device going on sale shortly thereafter. As anticipation ramps up, several analysts have publicly stated that they believe sales for the new device will be enormous. Although ... photos and hardware specifications of the iPhone 6 have yet to be unveiled, industry insiders believe it will come in two flavors: one with a 4.7-inch screen, while the other with a much larger 5.5-inch display. For the record, last year's iPhone 5S features a 4-inch display, which was up from the 3.5-inch iPhone 5. (Source: ) Demand ... (view more)

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iPhone 5: Apple to Sell 48M Units by January 2013

Despite disappointing some analysts by failing to include hotly-anticipated 'near field communications' technology in the new iPhone 5, Apple is expected to sell almost fifty million units of the iPhone 5 between late September and the end of 2012. ... Apple officially unveiled the iPhone 5 on Wednesday, September 12. Although some industry experts were stunned by Apple's failure to build any cutting-edge technologies into the device, there's no doubt the slick new smartphone will satisfy a great many consumers. New iPhone Is Thinner, Lighter, Faster The new iPhone 5 is thinner, lighter, and ... (view more)

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Microsoft to Answer For Big Mistakes at Annual FAM

Microsoft Corporation will face tough questions today at the annual Financial Analysts Meeting (FAM), where it's expected the software giant will have to answer for some troubling financial numbers. Topping the list of questions: a struggling ... Internet business, mobile-phone troubles, and where the company sees its future in a constantly-changing PC market. Microsoft shares have dipped significantly this year, down about 15 per cent over the same period in 2009 and just recently emerging from a 52-week low. That's prompted questions amongst financial analysts about how the company is ... (view more)

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Cisco Profits Sink 27% Over Last Quarter

Yet another major tech company has announced severely depressed quarterly profits . Cisco Systems, the network and communications giant that employs 66,000 people, recently revealed that it saw profits fall 27 per cent as the global economy ... continues its slide. According to Cisco, for the three months prior to January 24 the company saw profits dip from $2.1 billion in 2008 to just $1.5 billion this year. As one might expect, quarterly sales were also down, dipping 7.5 per cent from the same period last year. (Source: ) Company shares are down, too. Cisco earnings per share floated ... (view more)

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