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HBO blasts NPD study, says TV subscriptions are on the rise

"The research is simply incorrect," said a representative for both HBO and Cinemax.

By January 22, 2014

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People growing more hip to wearables, NPD study finds

More than half of those polled said they are aware of wearable tech devices and a third of those respondents said they're likely to buy one, according to the research firm.

By January 7, 2014

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Video game industry struggles to grow, a year after new consoles launch

After months of subsisting on strong sales of new game hardware, overall game spending plummets in November.

By December 11, 2014

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Black Friday is showing signs of gray

For consumers, Black Friday itself is less of a temptation now that retailers are offering the same bargain prices in the days before and after the big shopping event.

By November 28, 2014

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Fitness trackers shaping up for strong holiday sales

According to new data from research firm NPD, ownership of wearable fitness devices has doubled in the last year.

By November 5, 2014

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MacBook Air rules thin-and-light laptop market, says NPD

Apple's MacBook Air dominates the thin-and-light market in the U.S. And its momentum shows no signs of slowing down with the well-received 2013 model.

By June 29, 2013

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Video game sales flat in October, but downloads continue to rise

Ahead of the fall's biggest game releases, software sales are climbing out of a ditch.

By November 13, 2014

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Microsoft sees Xbox One sales triple after console price cut

Over the past two weeks, sales of Microsoft's video game console have surpassed Sony's PlayStation 4 for the first time this year.

By November 12, 2014

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Apple removes Fitbit devices online, but not from stores

The Fitbit activity tracker is no longer available via Apple's online store. A dispute between the two companies may be behind the move.

By November 10, 2014

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Game firm Activision's earnings strong, with Destiny title hot

After Destiny's September release, Activision Blizzard is the latest large game maker to beat Wall Street estimates with the help of online purchases, signaling a bounce back for the industry.

By November 4, 2014