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Apple takes 92 percent of global smartphone earnings despite selling only 20 percent of total handsets

Apple, Inc. took a 92 percent share of the profits of the entire smartphone industry in the first quarter of 2015. This is despite the fact that Apple's iPhones only accounted for less than 20 percent of all phones sold within that period.

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Android wear update

New android wear update moves with wrist gestures

Google's android update has been equipped with several new features taking the smart watches further up on the value chain. Android wear watches update is available with Moto 360, LG G Watch R, Samsung Gear Live, Sony Smart watch, etc. The rolling out of android wear update is being expanded gradually to other devices.

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Eddy Cue

Apple Extends iCloud Service Subscription For 30 Days Free To Greek Customers Due To Monetary Crisis

Apple is now compromising a free 30-day extension for paying iCloud subscribers in Greece without added cost. This is Apple's way to avoid downgrading and intermission of services to its Greek customers who are presently not capable of paying monthly fees due to control procedures proposed in the country.

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Satya Nadella

Microsoft restructures phone business; cuts 7,800 jobs

Microsoft is writing off the $7.6 billion that it paid to buy Nokia's handset unit in 2014 and dropping some 7,800 jobs in its roll, most of them from the phone business. The reductions will take place over the next few months.

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Diamonds

Uncertain future for global diamond trade as profits vanish

The family businesses that make up the global diamond trade have seen their profits wiped out over the past five years, hit by shaky financing, increased costs and uncertain demand from customers who prefer hi-tech gadgets to bling.

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Google

Google launches free streaming service ahead of Apple Music debut

Google Inc launched a free version of its music streaming service on Tuesday, as it sought to upstage the debut of Apple Inc's rival service next week.

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Apple Watch

Apple mines big profits from Watch band

Nearly 20 percent of Apple Watch buyers are not only shelling out hundreds of dollars for the timepiece but are springing for a spare band too, giving the tech giant a profitable second dip into customers' wallets, according to data provided exclusively to Reuters.

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Mobile phones

HTC says won't consider merger with Asustek

Last week, Asustek Computer Inc (Asus) chairman Johnny Shih in an internal company meeting had suggested that it may be a possibility to buy Taiwan-based smartphones and tablets manufacturer, HTC. However, HTC came out with its own statement on Monday, saying it will not consider a merger with Asus and also pointed out that no formal or informal talks had ever taken place in connection with the said acquisition.

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iPhone 6

Foxconn to build Apple iPhone plant in India

In the near future, iPhones as well as iPods and iPads may be manufactured in India. The main manufacturing partner of Apple Inc, Foxconn Technology is said to be in talks with the Indian government in order to build its manufacturing units in western Indian state of Maharashtra, according to a Reuters report.

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Daniel Ek

Spotify Raises $526 Million in Face Off with Apple

To counter the threat possessed by Apple Inc's new Apple Music subscription service, Spotify, the current leader in the music-streaming business organized a new round of funding from investors on Tuesday.

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Android

BlackBerry may put Android system on new device: sources

BlackBerry (BB.TO) is considering equipping an upcoming smartphone with Google Inc.'s (GOOGL.O) Android software for the first time, an acknowledgement that its revamped line of devices has failed to win mass appeal, according to four sources familiar with the matter.

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Craig Federighi

Apple introduces split-screen multitasking feature in iPad

Making iPad a more functional device for business productivity, Apple on Tuesday launched a split- screen real multitasking app that allows users to run two app side-by-side.

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Apple Pay

Apple to launch Apple Pay in Britain

The technology giant Apple is set to introduce its sophisticated mobile payment system- Apple Pay in Britain this summer, according to a report by Telegraph, citing industry sources.

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Apple Watch

Apple expected to focus on watch, music at developer conference

Apple is expected to unveil a new music service and better tools to build apps for its smartwatch at its annual gathering of developers in San Francisco on Monday.

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Apple

Apple buys German augmented-reality software maker Metaio

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has acquired Metaio, a German company whose technology melds real-world imagery and computer-generated elements into moving video presentations, according to a corporate filing.

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