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Mike Abramsky, a technology analyst for RBC Capital Markets, predicts up to 20% of the original iPad's buyers will upgrade to the iPad 2 over the next 12 months. But Abramsky suggests the number of customers upgrading to iPad 2 will be eclipsed by buyers new to the platform. With over 15 million...

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Anyone who believes we're nearing some sort of saturation point with the two hottest device classes of the moment -- smartphones and tablets -- ought to check out this latest data from investment bank RBC Capital Markets. It shows an estimated 394 million people already possess one of these newfang...

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If Steve Jobs were to step down as the CEO of Apple, what effect -- if any -- would it have on the likelihood of buying Apple products in the future? Research firms RBC Capital Markets and ChangeWave asked Apple customers this question in a survey conducted between January 31 and February 9. ...

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So there's no question that Apple is selling a ton of iPads, but would you have guessed that it's actually selling more iPads than all Mac sales combined? That's the case, at least at the moment, according to RBC Capital Markets analyst Mike Abramsky, who says that Apple is currently moving about 2...

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Industry analyst Mike Abramsky of RBC Capital Markets is bullish on the iPad, noting that at this early date, Apple is selling more than 200,000 a week of the new device. By comparison, US sales of Macs are hovering at about 110,000 per week and sales of the iPhone 3GS are at about 246,000 per week ...

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When you spread faithfully report as many rumors as we do, you're bound to be off the mark more often than not, and here it turns out that the AMD / ATI merger gossip we recently passed along is starting to look decidedly bogus. Having no "insiders" at either company ourselves, we're resigned to w...

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In keeping with our policy of only reporting the juiciest of rumors, we're passing along a prediction by analyst Apjit Walia that microprocessor giant AMD is poised to purchase graphics powerhouse ATI in a move that would surely shake up the PC industry. Walia, who does his analyzin' for RBC Capit...

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