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Friday: July 24, 2009

Turns out that Apple has 91% of market for laptops that cost a grand and up.Turns out that Apple has 91% of market for laptops that cost a grand and up.

Apple must be doing something right to go from, in the US retail premium PC market, 66 percent revenue share in first quarter 2008 to 91 percent at the end of second quarter 2009. The company has masterfully navigated the stormy economic waters that battered so many other companies.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:41 AM | Tags (4) | apple | computers | market | share |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 23, 2009

Amazon.com is now the proud owner of web shoe store, Zappos.Amazon.com is now the proud owner of web shoe store, Zappos.

The deal, Amazon's biggest acquisition yet, calls for Amazon to pay for the shoe, apparel and accessories company with about 10 million shares of stock. Amazon values that at roughly $807 million, based on its average closing price in the 45 days that ended July 17.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:25 AM | Tags (6) | zappos | interwebs | acquisition | stock | shares | amazon |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: June 17, 2009

Microsoft's Bing gains a little bit of search market share.Microsoft's Bing gains a little bit of search market share.

One week after its May 28 debut, Bing's market share rocketed past that of rival Yahoo, both in the U.S. and globally. Bing took second place behind Google, which has 71.47 percent of the U.S. market, and beat Yahoo's 10.22 percent with 16.28 percent, according to StatCounter, a New York daily Internet tracking company.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 5:18 PM | Tags (6) | bing | google | microsoft | search | share | yahoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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