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  • DSG to expand TechGuys service
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    DSG to expand TechGuys service

    By 19 January 2007

    DSG's 6 month financial results show an increase in demand for TVs, with PC sales lagging behind. As part of its response to its results, DSG has announced that it's going to invest more in to its popular TechGuys service - £50 million in the next 5...

  • Apple's share prices fall
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    Apple's share prices fall

    By 19 January 2007

    Apple's share prices on the New York stock exchange took a tumble after it reported its last quarter financial results. Shares closed at $5.88, or 6.19% down, at $88.83 on the Nasdaq index. Although figures skyrocketed in the wake of the iPhone announcement,...

  • Walkman and Cyber-Shot phones boost Sony Ericsson profits
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    Walkman and Cyber-Shot phones boost Sony Ericsson profits

    By 18 January 2007

    Sony Ericsson has announced strong sales results for 2006 on the back of the success of its Cyber-shot and Walkman ranges. The company announced its Q4 and 2006 results with the news that the company has seen year on year volume and sales growth of over...

  • Apple posts record quarterly revenue
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    Apple posts record quarterly revenue

    By 18 January 2007

    Apple has announced their financial results for the quarter ended on 30 December 2006, and they've done rather well. It has posted record revenue of £3.6 billion, and net quarterly profit of $1 billion, or £507.6 million, which means that its quarterly...

  • Acer beat HP for laptop sales market share in EMEA
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    Acer beat HP for laptop sales market share in EMEA

    By 4 January 2007

    The most popular notebook computer manufacturers are losing ground to smaller, newer companies, research from DisplaySearch reveals. HP led the market during the third quarter of 2006, with 17.7% of the worldwide market, but unexpectedly, Acer was the...

  • Vodka.com sold for $3 million
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    Vodka.com sold for $3 million

    By 15 December 2006

    A Russian billionaire has paid one of the highest prices ever for a generic domain name, shelling out $3 million for vodka.com. Broker Sedo.com broke the news as it acted as the sales agent in the deal, which is part of an attempt by Russian Standard...

  • Gartner analysts predict blogging will level off next year
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    Gartner analysts predict blogging will level off next year

    By 14 December 2006

    Analysts at Gartner have published their ten predictions for IT next year, and have determined that blogging will level off next year. Their research shows that at the moment there are around 200 million ex-bloggers worldwide, people who became disillusioned...

  • Consumer electronics market will continue to boom next year
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    Consumer electronics market will continue to boom next year

    By 7 December 2006

    The market for consumer electronics in Europe shows no sign of slowing down, according to new research by the European Information Technology Observatory. The market growth is mostly spurred by the sale of flatscreen TVs and games consoles. “The Consumer...

  • Google stock breaks $500 barrier
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    Google stock breaks $500 barrier

    By 21 November 2006

    Google stock has jumped above $500 for the first time today, leaving the shares up nearly 500% since the world's No. 1 search engine went public little more than 2 years ago. Shares of Google were trading at about $509.10 at the time of rising showing...

  • Merill Lynch back Xbox 360 to be market leader by 2011
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    Merill Lynch back Xbox 360 to be market leader by 2011

    By 17 November 2006

    It might all be PS3 and Nintendo Wii at the moment but that hasn't stopped Merill Lynch bucking the trend and coming out saying that the Xbox 360 is the console that will perform the best out of the three. "The winner in the next-generation console battle...

  • Disney sells 500,000 movies via iTunes
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    Disney sells 500,000 movies via iTunes

    By 12 November 2006

    Walt Disney has announced that it has sold nearly half a million digital films through Apple's iTunes music store since their debut in September. The results have, the company told investors during its fiscal fourth quarter conference, netted Disney around...

  • Apple reports increase in shipments of iPods
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    Apple reports increase in shipments of iPods

    By 19 October 2006

    Apple has announced its latest quarter results, and financially things are looking rosy for the company. Its profit increased 27% compared to the same period last year, up from $430 million to $546 million. Revenue increased by 32% to reach $4.84 billion....

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    Google runs into problems from having too much money in the bank

    By 25 August 2006

    Google seems to be in the situation every company would love to be in - its got too much money. According to Bloomberg.com, the search engine giant has got so much cash in investments that according to the SEC rules in America, it should be classed as...

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    Apple fights to stay listed on the Nasdaq

    By 13 August 2006

    Apple is fighting to keep its shares listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market after its mishandling of past employee stock options will cause it to miss a regulatory deadline for filing its latest quarterly results. According to newspaper reports over the weekend,...

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    Apple reports record revenue and earnings

    By 20 July 2006

    Apple has reported its second highest quarterly revenue and earnings in the whole of its history during its fiscal quarter running until 1 July 2006. It posted revenue of $4.37 billion and a net quarterly profit of $472m. Apple also shifted over 1.3 million...

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    Music industry sees music boom

    By 13 April 2006

    New figures released by the UK record companies' trade association the BPI reveal that the UK industry is embracing digital downloads quicker than expected. The figures show that in the first 3three months of 2006, sales of digital downloads were 152%...

  • Google to sell a further 5.3 million shares
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    Google to sell a further 5.3 million shares

    By 30 March 2006

    Got a spare $2,093,394,000 to hand? Thought so. Well rather than blowing it on the biggest beer fest you could ever possibly imagine, you can use it to buy the 5.3million new shares that are to be issued by Google. Google announced today that it intends...

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    Google shares skyrocket

    By 21 November 2005

    Google's share price has topped the $400 dollar marker meaning those who believed the company still had plenty of vision left in it back in 2004 have almost quadrupled their investment. Google's shares currently valued at $400.23 at the time of writing...

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    Elspa sites record year for games and software in 2004

    By 11 January 2005

    Elspa, the Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association, has recorded another record year for the software and games industry in the UK. The main figure to come out of the announcement is that sales of entertainment and leisure software across...