AMAZON.COM Q2 REPORT: SALES UP, INCOME DOWN

Frank Lenk 07/25/2014 05:29:57 PM EST in Frank Lenk

AMAZON.COM Q2 REPORT: SALES UP, INCOME DOWN

For a company whose primary business is selling printed information, Amazon.com was surprisingly uncommunicative in today's announcement of its earnings for Q2 2014. This may be a reflection of the mixed results: increased sales along with increased operating losses.

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Bose Sues Beats For Patent Infringement

Published: 07/25/2014 04:30:44 PM EST

Bose Sues Beats For Patent Infringement

Bose claims Beats "specifically encourages" consumers to use noise cancellation in some of its headphones, and alleges Beats markets and sells noise cancellation in its Studio line of headphones that infringes on five of Bose's patents related to noise cancellation. Bose also filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission.


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Ca-Ching!! Zuckerberg Tops Page on Billionaire List

Published: 07/25/2014 04:01:43 PM

Ca-Ching!! Zuckerberg Tops Page on Billionaire List

Facebook's record close on Thursday, up 5% to $74.98 added $1.6 billion to CEO Mark Zuckerberg's bottom line. Zuckerberg is now worth $33.3 billion, jumping past Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page and Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.


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Erikson Announces New Flexson Colour Skins

Published: 07/25/2014 03:31:13 PM

Erikson Announces New Flexson Colour Skins

SONOS accessories specialist, Flexson, has extended its ColourPlay range of skins in Canada to include a Gloss White skin for the SONOS SUB. The Sub is only sold as a black unit, so the skin provides SONOS users a second colour option.


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TAVIK Appoints Erikson as Exclusive Canadian Distributor

Published: 07/24/2014 04:38:21 PM

TAVIK Appoints Erikson as Exclusive Canadian Distributor

TAVIK is a fashion apparel brand inspired by Modern Beach Culture, creating men's, women's fashion and accessories that reflect the Southern California lifestyle. TAVIK designs a variety of style-driven iPhone and iPad cases, MacBook sleeves, bags and in-ear headphones.

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5 Hotel Loyalty Programs Compared

Published: 07/23/2014 11:30:01 AM

5 Hotel Loyalty Programs Compared

With increasing competition in the hotel industry from a range of boutique and budget options, to people renting out their homes or even their couches, hotels have had to up their game. Loyalty programs that offer extensive perks beyond room upgrades are a way to keep guests coming back.

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ENTERPRISE, CLOUD BOOST MICROSOFT Q4 EARNINGS

Published: 07/23/2014 10:29:33 AM

ENTERPRISE, CLOUD BOOST MICROSOFT Q4 EARNINGS

Microsoft Corp. has released financial results for Q4 and for its 2014 fiscal year. The good news: profits are way up, the Nokia acquisition is largely complete and Microsoft's enterprise acumen seems to be reaching new heights.

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RECORD-BREAKING Q3 A “BUSY, EXCITING TIME” FOR APPLE

Published: 07/23/2014 09:02:44 AM

RECORD-BREAKING Q3 A “BUSY, EXCITING TIME” FOR APPLE

Apple has released financial results for the third quarter of its fiscal 2014, ended June 28. Revenue reached a record high, with sales of both iPhone and Mac lines showing healthy growth. Apple celebrated with a cash dividend of $.47 per share, payable August 14.

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New Wi-Fi Range Extenders from Linksys

Published: 07/22/2014 04:53:28 PM

New Wi-Fi Range Extenders from Linksys

Linksys has announced three new Wi-Fi range extenders, all of them designed to extend 802.11 b/g/n/ac signals.


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Sharp's Art of Amazing 4K Film Competition Kicks Off

Published: 07/22/2014 04:42:27 PM

Sharp's Art of Amazing 4K Film Competition Kicks Off

Sharp Electronics has announced the return of the Sharp Art of Amazing 4K Film Competition, which asks filmmakers to highlight the benefits of ultra high-resolution entertainment through compelling, short 4K films. Working with picture quality experts at THX and RED, the second annual competition will culminate with a screening at the prestigious Mill Valley Film Festival and more than $65,000 in prizes for filmmakers and fans.


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