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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


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


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


Xbox 360 outshines Wii U in November, NPD says

Microsoft's game console once again led the U.S. hardware market during the critical month of November, but Wii U sales were strong.

By December 7, 2012


Correction: NPD and video on demand

This story erred in reporting which segment saw a 24 percent increase in VOD movie rentals for the first half of the year. The correct category was telcos.

By October 1, 2012


NPD: Cable dominates Web in VOD rentals

With the quality of Netflix's movie library in shabby shape, on-demand movie rentals could be an important category. So far, the cable and satellite providers are whipping Internet guys, says NPD.

By September 24, 2012


Video game spending ticks up in 1st quarter, NPD says

The slight growth is attributed to newer forms of content including digital downloads, mobile games, downloadable content, and social network games.

By July 11, 2011


NPD: Don't blame iPad for weak PC market

The PC market has been suffering, but the iPad may not be the real culprit, according to NPD, which has been digging into the cannibalization of Netbooks by Apple's tablet.

By May 11, 2011


NPD data on digital sales of games to go monthly

Currently, NPD offers digital game sales data on a quarterly basis, but that will change, according to an interview with GamesIndustry.biz.

By March 16, 2011


Xbox 360 ruled in February, NPD says

Microsoft's Xbox 360 easily bested the competition, according to market researcher NPD. Xbox was followed by Wii and then PlayStation 3. Black Ops was the top-selling game last month.

By March 11, 2011