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Google’s earnings fail to meet Wall Street expectations

Google missed analyst expectations with its fourth quarter earnings, posting adjusted earnings of $6.88 per share, up from $6.01 per share a year earlier, but missing estimates of $7.11. The search giant’s…

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Facebook posts 34% increase in profits

Facebook reported a 34% rise in profits for Q4 of 2014, on the back of strong performance in mobile advertising. The social media giant’s earnings of $701 million or $0.54 per share also…

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Apple posts record quarterly profit

Apple has revealed its largest quarterly profit in its history, posting earnings of $18 billion for its fiscal first quarter. The Cupertino-based company beat analyst estimates across the board, largely due to…

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Google aims to expand reach with space and wireless carrier plans

Google has never been shy to announce an ambitious and audacious plan. The company has taken on self driving cars, flying delivery vehicles and the recently pulled Glass experiment, to name a…

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Samsung aims for emerging smartphone markets with Tizen

After a sluggish 2014, Samsung has wasted no time unveiling a new strategic vision for its mobile communications business. But will the new direction be enough to reverse the fortunes of the…

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Google Glass project halted, Xiaomi takes on phablet market and Uber battles regulators

Google Glass has always been the most intriguing, and polarizing, of all the wearable technology which has burst onto the tech scene in recent years.

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Whatsapp hits 700m users, Samsung forecasts profit drop and CES 2015

Mobile cross-platform messaging service Whatsapp boasted 600 million users in August. A mere four months later, it has hit the 700 million user mark.

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Samsung banks on Internet of Things at CES

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which wraps up this Friday in Las Vegas, features a whole range of products and no shortage of innovation. The overriding theme emerging from this year’s…

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South Sudan’s telco market holds a mirror to the embattled nation

Calling a contact in South Sudan can be frustrating. Business cards can list many numbers, and it can be necessary to trawl through each option before the correct one is reached. This…

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