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eBay says December 9 was its “biggest mobile shopping day”

eBay says December 9 was its “biggest mobile shopping day”

The holiday shopping season is in full swing, which means that a lot of companies are cleaning up. One of these companies is eBay, as it announced today that Sunday, December 9 was its "biggest mobile shopping day" ever. Of course, eBay's various sellers are making the most money from these mobile sales, but you can bet that eBay made a healthy amount of cash just from the sheer volume of transactions.

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LG boasts 10 million L-series phones sold

LG boasts 10 million L-series phones sold

While the Optimus G and the Nexus 4 might be the company's top products, LG also sells some pretty mean mid-range devices as well, specifically the Optimus L-series. The company first launched its L-series devices at Mobile World Congress back in February, and has since sold 10 million of them. The series consists of four different models, the latest being the flagship L-series handset, the Optimus L9.

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AT&T on track for record quarter, already sold 6.4 million smartphones

AT&T on track for record quarter, already sold 6.4 million smartphones

While the end of quarters are usually when companies report their earnings and sales numbers, AT&T decided to provide a small update on how the company is doing mid-quarter. According to AT&T CEO Ralph de le Vega, the carrier is on track for a record fourth quarter this year with the hopes of selling the most smartphones ever in one quarter. Vega notes that they've already sold 6.4 million of them this quarter.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II sales reach $1 billion in 15 days

Call of Duty: Black Ops II sales reach $1 billion in 15 days

It looks like Activision skipped their usual five-day totaling of Call of Duty sales, which they've done every year for the Call of Duty series, but instead, the publisher announced this morning that the latest installment of Call of Duty, Black Ops II, grossed $1 billion in just 15 days -- that's one day sooner than Modern Warfare 3, which grossed $1 billion in 16 days.

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iPhone 5 two-handsets-per-customer limitation lifted

iPhone 5 two-handsets-per-customer limitation lifted

There has been a notable shortage in iPhone 5 supplies, with Foxconn having reported since the phone's launch that it was having trouble keeping up with demand. To help ease the supply burdens, Apple instituted a two-handsets-per-customer rule. That limitation has been lifted, however, now that supply issues are being shorted out.

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Windows 8 licenses blast past 40 million sold

Windows 8 licenses blast past 40 million sold

The folks at Microsoft are glad to report that they've reached 40 million Windows 8 licenses sold in the new operating system's first month on the market. Microsoft notes specifically that "to-date Microsoft has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses" and wants to make it clear that they're not just pumped up about this pace of upgrade and new users, they're glad to share that it's outpacing the adoption of Windows 7.

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Cyber Monday sales reach $2 billion

Cyber Monday sales reach $2 billion

While Black Friday is mostly for the brick-and-mortar stores, online shopping was a big hit that day as well, reaching over $1 billion in sales for the first time ever. However, Cyber Monday wasn't any less impressive. Sales for that day have topped an estimated $2 billion, marking a new record as well, and it could be a sign that the economy is slowly starting to step out of a rut.

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Do we really need the Steam autumn sale?

Do we really need the Steam autumn sale?

Over the weekend, I had the pleasure of partying with a bunch of my friends. All of them are pretty big nerds, just like me. If you're a nerd too, you know that not much changes when a bunch of nerds get a few drinks in them, they just talk about nerdy things louder than usual. Therefore, it shouldn't come as much of a surprise to hear that the Steam autumn sale was among the topics that came up that night.

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eBay and PayPal see big jump in mobile payments this Thanksgiving

eBay and PayPal see big jump in mobile payments this Thanksgiving

Betwix watching football, eating turkey, and enjoying the holiday festivities, shoppers used their mobile devices to pay for a large amount of their online shopping sprees. Both eBay and PayPal saw a massive jump in mobile payments this Thanksgiving holiday. The figures are compared to the payment numbers from Thanksgiving 2011.

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Apple Black Friday sales begin at midnight on November 23

Apple Black Friday sales begin at midnight on November 23

Today, Apple posted a teaser for their Black Friday sales on their website. The company will begin their "one-day Apple shopping event" at midnight PST on November 23 (or colloquially known as Thursday night). Apple retail locations will open up earlier as well -- some as early as midnight, but most will open later around 7 am.

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Windows 8 sales “slow” says Newegg

Windows 8 sales “slow” says Newegg

Windows 8 might be a completely new take on the Windows operating system, but it seems sales aren't doing as well as some may have hoped. Online electronics and computer parts retailer Newegg says that they were "prepared for an explosion" at launch, but sales have "been slow going" so far. However, the retailer says that sales of Windows 8 may start taking off starting in Q2 2013 most likely.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II brings in $500 million in first day sales

Call of Duty: Black Ops II brings in $500 million in first day sales

Call of Duty: Black Ops II launched a few days ago, and we're now seeing the sales numbers flow in. We already reported GameStop's sales numbers for the new game, but as a whole, Treyarch and Activision have sold $500 million worth of copies around the world, making it the biggest entertainment launch in history.

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