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Nintendo Switch is selling so well that company is making huge profits

Demand has been so high that it's almost impossible to get hold of the device

8 hours ago from The Independent

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Google parent Alphabet revs up revenue, profit

Google parent Alphabet on Thursday reported a 29 percent jump in quarterly profit to $5.4 billion, lifted by strong revenue growth at the internet giant.

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Britons shun ebooks due to 'screen fatigue'

British sales of ebooks are waning, trade figures revealed Thursday, suggesting readers were suffering from "screen fatigue".

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Microsoft quarterly profit up 28 percent at $4.8 bn

Microsoft on Thursday reported a strong jump in profits in the just-ended quarter but revenue fell short of expectations in the tech giant's first earnings report incorporating social network ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Microsoft 3Q17: Cloud, Office, Windows strong, Surface slumps

Phone revenue is basically wiped out.

2 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Samsung posts 48% profit jump — but it’s all down to components not smartphones

 Despite the Galaxy Note 7 saga and the arrest of its defacto head on bribery charges, Samsung’s business has bounced back. The company just announced its first quarter financial ...

15 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Rideshare rivals Gett, Juno join forces

US-based ridesharing startups Gett and Juno announced Wednesday they were joining forces, helping them step up a challenge to larger rivals Uber and Lyft.

Wed 26 Apr 17 from Phys.org

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Theme parks: Comcast's under-the-radar growth driver

One of Comcast's fastest-growing businesses hasn't been selling cable or internet subscriptions—or making movies and TV shows, or selling TV ads. It's been theme parks.

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Nokia narrows its Q1 loss as sales stagnate; CEO optimistic

Suffering from what the CEO described as "a typically seasonally weak quarter," Finland-based networks provider Nokia has reported a first-quarter net loss of €473 million ($515 million)— a ...

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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Palantir to pay $1.7m over accusation it discriminates against Asian applicants

Government lawsuit against the huge Silicon Valley data-analytics firm comes at a time of heightened debate about discrimination in the tech industryPalantir, a Silicon Valley company with ties ...

Wed 26 Apr 17 from Guardian.co.uk

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