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US smartphone sales fell 6% in the first quarter, Apple leads with 47% market share

A new report showed that Apple topped the US smartphone market with a 47 percent market share, followed by Samsung with 28 percent and Motorola with 12 percent. Overall, US smartphone sales fell 6 percent (y/y) in the first quarter of 2021, according to Counterpoint Research. “While the first …

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Activision investors approve Xbox deal, but Wall Street is skeptical

picture: Mike Wendell (Getty Images) contributors to Call of duty And Monitor 2 Publisher Activision Blizzard They voted by an overwhelming majority Thursday to approve a $69 billion sale technology giant Microsoft. The deal gives golden parachutes to Activision’s top executives, including embattled CEO Bobby Kotik. But despite gaming’s largest-ever acquisition nearing completion, the company’s …

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