As it turns out, Apple can still say the U.S. buys more iPhones than China. Whoops.
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Apple's first-quarter earnings were far better than Wall Street had hoped. Apple executives broke out further details on the follow-up analysts conference call.
VMware's financial results were better than expected and CEO touts the company's product lineup.
Apple's December holiday period blew expectations out of the water, thanks to "record" iPhone sales, which partly offset the iPad decline.
Yahoo will spin off its $40 billion stake in Alibaba into a registered investment company. What will Yahoo do with the gains?
In the Q4 earnings report, AT&T boasted it is "leading" the Internet of Things wave with 19.8 million connected devices on its network thus far.
Cashless payment services company USA Technologies has inked a deal with Apple to bring support for Apple Pay to more than 200,000 self-service machines across the US.
The high-speed internet service, which allows users to download high-definition movies in mere seconds, will arrive in new cities on the east-coast state this year.
The FTC's chairwoman argued these advised guidelines would both reassure consumers while helping the Internet of Things realize its full potential.
Cisco's Enterprise Cloud Suite is part of a strategy to decouple software from hardware.
Microsoft isn't alone in trying to milk existing business slow enough for its cloud business to offset declines. But Windows' rapidly plunging price isn't helping matters.
Adobe's latest Digital Index report highlights how retailers depended on Google's shopping ads in the fourth quarter, but chief marketing officers were more than willing to experiment on Microsoft's Bing and Facebook.
The three new offerings build a sort of cloud-as-you-go strategy, allowing users to move applications and processes to the cloud whenever it makes the most sense.
The Chinese smartphone maker plans to turn its attention towards the high-end smartphone segment in the wake of increased local competition.
Pixelapse will remain a standalone product as a migration plan to the core Dropbox platform is hatched out.
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