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Laura He / MarketWatch:
Weibo user count declined 9% to 281M in 2013 amidst mobile messaging growth, speech crackdown   —  China's Twitter is bleeding users  —  While Facebook FB struggles with declining traffic among U.S. teens, China's most popular social-media channel — a group of Twitter-like microblog services …
Jan 20, 2014, 2:00 PMIn context
MarketWatch:
BlackBerry announces 4,500 layoffs, quarterly $950M loss, new enterprise focus   —  BlackBerry Announces Preliminary Second Quarter Fiscal 2014 Results and Provides Business Update  — Company expects GAAP net operating loss of approximately $950 million to $995 million …
Sep 20, 2013, 3:40 PMIn context
Quentin Fottrell / MarketWatch:
Why iPhone repair costs have soared   —  A broken screen can now cost more than $200 to fix … The company charges as much as $229 to replace an iPhone 5 with a broken screen.  That's more than the $200 price of the device with a two-year contract, and more than a third of the $650 cost of the phone without a contract.
May 23, 2013, 10:10 AMIn context
MarketWatch:
HP Issues Statement on Dell's Leveraged Buyout Plan   —  HP today issued the following statement related to Dell's announcement to enter into an agreement to be acquired by Michael Dell and Silver Lake: “Dell has a very tough road ahead.  The company faces an extended period of uncertainty …
Feb 5, 2013, 11:30 AMIn context
Quentin Fottrell / MarketWatch:
iPad resales surge over 700% … Two major resale sites reported eye-popping surges in business in the run-up to the iPad Mini launch.  Some 140,000 devices were put up for sale on Gazelle.com Tuesday - a 700% spike from the day before, says Anthony Scarsella, chief gadget officer at the site.
Oct 24, 2012, 2:40 PMIn context
Jeremy Olshan / MarketWatch:
On deck for 2013: The end of the baseball ticket … Major League Baseball wants to stop selling tickets.  That is, the kind printed on card stock with perforated edges and a U.S. Constitution's worth of disclaimers crammed onto the back in three-point type.
Oct 10, 2012, 12:20 PMIn context
Quentin Fottrell / MarketWatch:
Apple win whacks Android resale prices … While many experts predict Apple Inc.'s court victory over Samsung could shake up the wireless industry over the long term, it's already having an impact on one key area: the resale market.  —  Since the $1.05 billion verdict Friday …
Aug 28, 2012, 11:50 PMIn context
Quentin Fottrell / MarketWatch:
Who inherits your iTunes library?   —  Why your digital books and music may go to the grave  —  Many of us will accumulate vast libraries of digital books and music over the course of our lifetimes.  But when we die, our collections of words and music may expire with us.
Aug 27, 2012, 2:40 PMIn context
Sven Grundberg / MarketWatch:
Nokia prepared to sell patents if price right: CFO … Nokia is prepared to divest part of its formidable portfolio of patents to raise much-needed cash, Chief Financial Officer Timo Ihamuotila said Thursday  —  “We will sell patents at the right price,” Mr. Ihamuotila said during …
Jun 15, 2012, 4:10 AMIn context
Drew FitzGerald / MarketWatch:
Baidu profit jumps 76%, but shares fall on outlook … SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Baidu Inc.'s BIDU -2.74% first-quarter earnings rose 76% as the Chinese Internet search giant's revenue continued to surge, though investors sent its U.S.-traded shares lower thanks to a lukewarm outlook for sales growth.
Apr 24, 2012, 8:05 PMIn context

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