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Apple aims to reboot sales with iPhone 7 launch

Apple will attempt to reboot sales of the iPhone this week after an unprecedented recent decline that has left the tech giant grappling with falling revenue for the first time in over a decade. The company is seeking to entice consumers with a new version of the popular device that features a high-powered camera as its key selling point amid ...

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'It's about freedom': Ban boosts burkini sales 'by 200%'

The Australian woman credited with creating the burkini says bans on the full-bodied Islamic swimsuit in France have boosted sales. The clothing – which combines “burqa” with “bikini” – leaves only the face, hands and feet on show. Aheda Zanetti, who claims the trademark on the name burkini and burqini, said online sales were up by 200% The 48-year-old Sydney ...

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Samsung reports biggest profit in two years as Galaxy S7 sales boom

Samsung reported forecast-beating earnings results that were the best in two years as consumers snapped up its Galaxy smartphones, in a sign the company is getting its mojo back while rivals fail to deliver new smartphones. The South Korean company forecast that its performance will continue to be “solid” during the rest of the year because demand for its lucrative components, ...

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Nintendo reports huge loss as Wii U sales collapse

The success of Pokémon Go came too late to prevent a 39 billion yen (£280m) loss for Nintendo after sales of its Wii U console slumped. The Japanese video game group has enjoyed a rapid rise in its share price following the release of Pokémon Go, the wildly-popular smartphone game that has reinvigorated the Pokémon franchise, but reported its worst ...

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Apple sees iPhone sales drop again but beats forecasts

Apple has reported a second consecutive quarter of falling iPhone sales, but the 15% drop was not as bad as analysts had feared. The US tech giant sold 40.4 million iPhones in its third quarter, slightly above forecasts of 40.02 million. Apple chief executive Tim Cook said the results reflected “stronger customer demand… than we anticipated”. The firm said it ...

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Apple profits fall 27pc as iPhone sales decline

Apple’s profits have fallen by 27pc as sales of the iPhone and iPad decline, the company revealed on Tuesday night. It is the second-consecutive quarter that the world’s biggest company has reported falling revenue and profits, as it struggles to boost sales of the iPhone almost 10 years after it was released. Apple also predicted that sales would fall in the current quarter, ...

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PS4 Sales Outshine Xbox and Nintendo In June… Again

The PlayStation 4 was the highest selling console in the month of June, extending its run over the Xbox One and Nintendo Wii U to eight consecutive months. Sony, which has sold the most consoles every month since November 2015, did not offer any statement other than to confirm the report on sales data issued by the NPD Group. PS4 ...

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Apple Watch 2 Anticipation Hurting Current Sales

While the Apple Watch 2 is still only a rumor with no real expectation of when it may be announced, shipments of the original Apple Watch dropped to 1.6 million last quarter, down from 3.6 million a year ago. But despite the decline, Apple still holds a massive lead in the smartwatch market, owning 47% of the market. CNET reported ...

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Pokemon GO Can Earn Cash And Boost Small Business Sales: Why Not Cash In?

Pokemon GO is taking the world by storm as people of all ages and nationalities get hooked on this unique game that combines the real world with a gaming world full of PokeStops and Gyms. Because of the real world element, gamers are no longer inhabiting their sofas and putting off trips to the fridge. The new gamers are hitting ...

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Microsoft teams up with technology start-up company to track legal marijuana sales 

The computer giant Microsoft has moved in on the legal cannabis industry by teaming up with a company which has developed software to track the product from “seed to sale”. Marijuana is seen as one of the growth industries in the US, with the medical use of the drug legal in 25 states and recreational cannabis in four, along with ...

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