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Samsung, in a race to build your next smartphone chip, may just win

Samsung, the world's biggest maker of smartphones and TVs, is also dead serious about chips.<p>So serious that it will spend about $15 billion to open a new semiconductor factory in South Korea by 2017. That's big bucks even compared with the rest of industry, which spends closer to $10 billion for …

Traditional Enterprise Tech Shows Its Value Again, Contact Energy Shares Fall After SAP "Upgrade"

We’ve all heard the justifications for big-ticket IT projects. While they cost lots of money and divert focus away from the core business, they’re meant to pay dividends in terms of operational efficient, right? Well a story playing out at the moment in New Zealand would seem to question that …

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Mobile Apps Won't Lead To Riches For Most Developers

Less than 0.01 percent.<p>That’s how many consumer mobile apps will be considered a financial success by their creators at the end of 2018, according to new research from Gartner Inc.<p>Of paid applications, about 90 percent are downloaded less than 500 times per day — and earn less than $1,250 a day. So …

Google Introduces Surveys to Learn Why Users Mute Its Ads

Google today announced it is introducing, over the next few weeks, a series of short surveys in English-speaking countries which will appear after a user mutes an ad. The company says its goals are to learn why users mute ads, serve better ads, spot publishers and advertisers in violation of its …

Behind in tablets, Intel pays firms to use its chips

Intel wants to be a player in the tablet market in a big way this year. One way to make that happen is to bankroll a customer's product.<p>"Contra revenue," as Intel calls it, sounds innocuous enough. One of those murky financial terms that are ignored by people outside of the investment community -- …

Spied! We caught the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe undergoing final testing. Will you miss the CL-Class nameplate? Spy shots --> http://bit.ly/177hbjt

As NetSuite Beats Expectations on Earnings, Fireworks Erupt With SAP

Shutterstock / Botond Horvath<p>Capping what has been a busy week for cloud software supplier NetSuite, the company reported earnings that beat the …

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