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Have Investors Already Given Up On Marcelo Claure’s Strategy?

Aug 20 2014 6:13am CDT | Source: bidness etc

Sprint Corporation (S) declined 4.1% yesterday, and closed at $5.39, its lowest level so far this year. Trading volume stood at 44.4 million shares, 76.7% higher compared to the 30-day average of 25.12 million. The company’s stock is down 40.05% so far this year. In its attempts to entice subscribers to switch onto its network, Sprint has announced various new offerings. However, investors remain ske ...
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Sprint Hopes To Gain Edge By Offering Sharp Aquos Crystal Smartphone

Aug 19 2014 8:57am CDT | Source: bidness etc

It looks like Sprint Corporation’s (S) new CEO, Marcelo Claure, has been busy during his first week at the company. After announcing the lowest priced data sharing plans in the market yesterday, the company announced two new offerings today. SoftBank Corp. (SFTBY), the Japanese parent company of Sprint, announced yesterday that Sharp Corporation’s (ADR) (SHCAY) Aquos Crystal, an almost bezel-less smartphone is a Sprint exclusive in the US. Furthermore, it announced that Sprint will introduce a ...
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Sprint: Aggressive Price Cuts To Gain Subscribers

Aug 15 2014 7:22am CDT | Source: bidness etc

In his first meeting with Sprint Corporation’s (S) employees, the new CEO Marcelo Claure announced his three-tier strategy to make the company the number one choice for wireless consumers in the US, which is pretty much in line with what Bidness Etc had earlier predicted. Maintaining his leadership style of open communication, Claure gave all his employees his personal email address, answered their queries, and confirmed that he plans to receive ...
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Apple Gears Up To Retake Tablet Space With New iPad, Enterprise Apps

Aug 12 2014 10:04am CDT | Source: bidness etc

Apple Inc. (AAPL) is prepping for the lucrative holiday season and reports suggest that the company’s suppliers have already started manufacturing its latest iPads. On the back of this news Apple’s suppliers Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (2317) and Pegatron Corp. (4938) rose in Taipei trading. The new iPad is expected to be unveiled by the end of the current quarter or the beginning of next quarter. The new iPad mini has also entered production and will be availabl ...
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Apple Excluded From China’s Procurement List Over ‘Security Concerns’

Aug 6 2014 8:18am CDT | Source: bidness etc

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has been excluded from China’s procurement list due to claims of hacking and cyber spying. Even though the iPad, iPad mini, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro were on the June list drafted by the National Development and Reform Commission, and the Ministry of Finance, the products were omitted from the list distributed in July. The tensions are a result of Edward Snowden’s announcement last year regarding the National Security Agency (NSA) spying progr ...
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Bose Sues Beats For Patent Infringement: One More Headache For Apple

Jul 26 2014 6:11am CDT | Source: bidness etc

Bose Corporation, the producer of sound systems and headphones, filed a lawsuit in a US District Court in Delaware on Friday against Beats Electronics LLC, which was acquired by Apple Inc. (AAPL) this year. Beats has been accused of having violated five of the patents associated with Bose’s noise-blocking headphones technology. Bose claims to have spent as many as 50 years in extensive research and development to come up with the nois ...
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Swatch CEO Denies Smartwatch Tie-Up With Apple

Jul 24 2014 12:06pm CDT | Source: bidness etc

Swatch Group AG (SWGAY), the world largest watchmaker has denied reports that it had joined hands with Apple, Inc. (AAPL) to produce a smartwatch, a timepiece that will be able to send and receive texts, phone calls and data. VentureBeat reported yesterday, that Swatch and Apple were working together to produce smartwatches. Following the rumors, Swatch’s stock price rose 4.2%, its highest gain in five months. However, after the company ...
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Apple’s Swift Programming Language Paves New Path For iOS Ecosystem

Jul 24 2014 8:58am CDT | Source: bidness etc

In a recent World Wide Developer Conference attended by over 20 million people, Chief Executive of Apple Inc.(AAPL) Tim Cook introduced Apple’s new programming language Swift for app development on iOS and OS X. He also introduced iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, the new operating systems for iPhone 8 and Mac respectively. After using Objective-C language for the last 30 years, Apple’s switch to the new programming language gives it the ability it to add, modif ...
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Apple Beats Earnings Estimates On China Sales

Jul 23 2014 10:26am CDT | Source: bidness etc

Apple Inc. (AAPL) announced earnings for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 (3QFY14), on Tuesday. For the quarter, Apple declared a net income of $7.7 billion or $1.28 per share. This is ahead of analysts’ expectations of $7.49 billion or earnings per share (EPS) of $1.22. Revenues missed analysts’ expectations however, coming in at $37.4 billion instead of $37.88 billion. Over the quarter, gross profit margin increased to 39.4% c ...
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