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Samsung is making fun of Apple again in new ads

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Samsung Electronics has launched a new ad campaign that pokes fun at Apple. Samsung used a clip of LeBron James dunking to point out how you should not be using “4 inches of non-HD. LeBron’s literally running away from this phone,” says the ad. 

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) is a top five smartphone vendor in China again

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)
 increased a percentage point of market share and entered the top five smartphone manufacturers in China again, according to IDC. Apple’s share increased from 6% to 7% during Q4 of last year.

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) receives patent for headphones with health and fitness tracking

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has received a patent that describes a headphone system with sensors built-in that can detect heart rates, temperature, perspiration, and other details in regards to a user’s movements and activity. The patent was originally filed in 2008.

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) has hired another medical expert

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has hired Marcelo Lamego to join their fitness tech team. For eight years, Lamego was CTO of Cercacor, a medical device company that specializes in noninvasive medial monitoring technology. This is another major hire to Apple’s health and fitness team.
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Apple and Google are rejecting apps that have “Flappy” in the title

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Earlier this month, the developer behind “Flappy Bird,” took down the game because it was too “addictive.” However, the game was generating around $50,000 per day in advertising revenue at its peak.
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Apple Inc. (AAPL) opens a retail store in Brazil

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has opened up a retail store in Brazil. The store opened on Saturday, which is one of the fastest-growing smartphone markets. Apple CEO Tim Cook said this in a tweet: “‘Obrigado’ to everyone who visited our new store in Rio de Janeiro today and to our terrific customers across Brazil!”
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Apple supplier Japan Display to go public

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Japan Display is a supplier of display screens for Apple that is preparing to go public. The company will be offering around 354 million shares.

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) is releasing Office for iPad this year

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is planning to release Microsoft Office for iPad in the first half of 2014, according to ZDNet. ZDNet is reporting that Office for iPad may arrive before Windows-based tablets.
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