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Samsung Galaxy S5 launch-day sales soar, report says

In some markets, Samsung Galaxy S5 sales reportedly double those of the Galaxy S4 on its own launch day last year.

By Apr. 14, 2014

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Bitcoin to get sales tax in US?

Texas Rep. Steve Stockman, an ardent Bitcoin supporter, plans to introduce a bill that could change the way the IRS handles virtual currencies.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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Internet ad sales surpass broadcast TV for first time ever

Online ad revenue in the US hit a high of $42 billion last year, jumping past the $40.1 billion generated by TV ads.

By Apr. 10, 2014

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Microsoft sells 1 million Xbox Ones in first day

Microsoft sold a million Xbox Ones on the first day, it's announced, matching launch day sales of the PS4.

By Nov. 23, 2013

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Samsung Galaxy S5 sales double S4, driven by 4G

As the Samsung Galaxy S5 sells twice as fast as the S4 on launch day, UK retailers say as many as 99 percent of the new smartphones sold are on 4G contracts.

By Apr. 16, 2014

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PS4 outsold Xbox One in March while Titanfall led software sales

Despite a strong showing from Xbox One exclusive Titanfall -- which captured the top spot in March software sales -- Microsoft's system can't keep up with the PlayStation 4.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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Sony PlayStation 4 passes 7 million in worldwide sales

The PlayStation 4 continues its steady sales climb, hitting another milestone nearly one month to the day after Sony announced its console had surpassed 6 million units sold.

By Apr. 16, 2014

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Nintendo's Wii U sales down, revenue disappoints

The game company reported that its revenue was down 8 percent in the 9 months ended 2013. Nintendo's profit slipped 30 percent year-over-year.

By Jan. 29, 2014

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iPhone 5C preorders to total 1M in first day -- analyst

Apple is on track to presell half as many iPhones as it did last year, according to a new analyst report.

By Sep. 13, 2013

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Windows XP migrations offer temporary lifeline to sinking PC sales

Microsoft's cutoff of XP support prompted more organizations to upgrade to new computers, but PC shipments still dropped during the first quarter, say research firms IDC and Gartner.

By Apr. 10, 2014