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US video game sales fall 34 percent in January

(AP) -- U.S. retail sales of video game hardware, software and accessories fell 34 percent in January from a year earlier to $751 million due to the lack of new game titles, according to market researcher NPD Group.

dateFeb 10, 2012 in Business
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Amazon tests waters in India

US online retail giant Amazon has made its first foray into India with launch of a shopping website, Junglee.com, as it tests the waters for a possible full entry into the nation's e-commerce market. ...

dateFeb 08, 2012 in Business
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BlackBerry maker's CEO: No drastic change needed

The new chief executive of Research in Motion said Monday that drastic change is not needed, even as the once iconic maker of the BlackBerry smartphone confronts the most difficult period in its history.

dateJan 23, 2012 in Business
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US video game sales drop 21 percent in December

(AP) -- U.S. retail sales of video game hardware, software and accessories fell 21 percent in December from a year ago to $3.99 billion as players bought fewer games for their aging consoles, according to market researcher ...

dateJan 13, 2012 in Business
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RIM share of US smartphone market slips

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion's share of the US smartphone market declined during the three months ending in November, while Apple and Google's Android platform both made gains, industry tracker comScore ...

dateDec 29, 2011 in Business
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RIM shares plunge on lowered earnings outlook

Research In Motion shares plunged Friday as the struggling BlackBerry maker said it will not meet its annual earnings target and it is taking a $485 million charge because of weak sales of the PlayBook tablet ...

dateDec 04, 2011 in Business
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AMD struggles to reinvent itself

Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Advanced Micro Devices was hoping to profit from a bigger share of the PC chip market after its longtime nemesis, Intel, suffered a string of antitrust regulatory rebukes in recent years.

dateNov 23, 2011 in Business
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