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Lumia Sales Actually Grew Year On Year In Q2 2014

Lumia Sales Actually Grew Year On Year In Q2 2014

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Microsoft made official its financial performance for the fourth quarter of the financial year 2014 a couple of days back, and the numbers were pretty balanced with positive and ...

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Windows XP Retirement Has Helped Intel Increase Sales And Demand

Windows XP Retirement Has Helped Intel Increase Sales And Demand

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Add another name to the list of companies that have benefited from the retirement of Windows XP. Intel, like other hardware vendors, is seeing a jump in demand following the end ...

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Surface A Hit In The UK, Surges Well Ahead Of The Google Nexus

Surface A Hit In The UK, Surges Well Ahead Of The Google Nexus

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Back during the launch of the Surface family, the original Surface RT and Surface Pro, Microsoft had a lot to do to streamline its sales channels. The company managed to that in ...

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Microsoft be quick, for Samsung now has 71% of the smartwatch market

Microsoft be quick, for Samsung now has 71% of the smartwatch market

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No matter which side of the fence you are on, there is no denying that wearables are the next frontier in technology. Smartwatches, in fact, have been leading the charge with ...

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Desktop PC Sales On The Up, Thanks To Windows XP Retirement

Desktop PC Sales On The Up, Thanks To Windows XP Retirement

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If you are been longing to hear some good news, then there is plenty in this new report by market research firm Canalys. And yes, it has got something to do with Windows XP. ...

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Surface RT 32GB Gets A New Price Tag, Now Available For $199

Surface RT 32GB Gets A New Price Tag, Now Available For $199

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The original Surface RT has seen glorious days, and it has seen a few ignoble ones. Microsoft’s first tablet, more or less, can be termed as a bit of a mixed bag when it comes to ...

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Windows Phone Outselling iOS In 24 Countries, Survey Reveals

Windows Phone Outselling iOS In 24 Countries, Survey Reveals

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Google Android is the undisputed number one platform when it comes to mobile, with many pegging Apple iOS as still the second most popular OS the world over. For good reasons, ...

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Canadian Job Training School Purchases 5,800 Surface 2 Tablets

Canadian Job Training School Purchases 5,800 Surface 2 Tablets

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Even though Microsoft’s Surface division is still losing money, things are on the up. From a decline of $900 million last year to a negative balance of $45 million this past ...

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Surface Remains A Financial Enigma, Microsoft Still Losing Money

Surface Remains A Financial Enigma, Microsoft Still Losing Money

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There are just but a few Microsoft divisions that can be termed as financial black holes for the company, but not many imagined the Surface business would still be in that column ...

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Nokia Phone Sales Take A Big Hit, Down By 30% In First Quarter

Nokia Phone Sales Take A Big Hit, Down By 30% In First Quarter

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The Finnish company announced its financial results for Q1 2014, and phone sales came in noticeably lower both when accounted for sequentially and on a year-on-year basis. This ...

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Windows Phone Starts To Fade In Europe, Remains Third

Windows Phone Starts To Fade In Europe, Remains Third

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The latest overview of the smartphone world from research firm Kantar Worldpanel is out, and Windows Phone has held its position as the third most popular mobile OS on the market. ...

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Analyzing Microsoft’s third fiscal quarter 2014 performance

Analyzing Microsoft’s third fiscal quarter 2014 performance

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Microsoft announced the results for the first calendar quarter of 2014 a few days later than expected, and although profits were somewhat down, the rest of the numbers keep the ...

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Microsoft Confirms Locations Of 11 New Specialty Stores Opening Next Month

Microsoft Confirms Locations Of 11 New Specialty Stores Opening Next Month

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The count just keeps on going up and up. Redmond has been busy expanding its retail presence in the United States, and it seems that every month or so we hear details of new ...

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Market Share Of Windows Tablets Climbs To 15.7% In Japan

Market Share Of Windows Tablets Climbs To 15.7% In Japan

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There is a term called Big in Japan. One of the most technology advanced countries on the planet, at least when it comes to computing and consumer electronics, Japan really is a ...

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This Chart Shows How Windows XP Retirement Is Helping The PC Industry

This Chart Shows How Windows XP Retirement Is Helping The PC Industry

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One of the bigger news stories of the month is the confirmation that the retirement of Windows XP has helped the faltering PC hardware industry. And now another chart illustrates ...

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Yes, Windows XP has helped the PC market that has been going down since Windows 7

Yes, Windows XP has helped the PC market that has been going down since Windows 7

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Analysts love to be right. Most do. With the looming retirement of Window XP on the cards, market watchers readily made a number of predictions, the prime among them being the ...

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