If the numbers are correct, the company would continue its hold on the largest stake in the tablet market.
Toys R Us is coming on stream with plenty of content from the major studios.
Software holdups might keep the chip-maker from releasing a full slate of Windows 8 tablets in time for the holidays.
Google may announce new versions of its Nexus 7 tablet this year. Throw Amazon into the mix and consumers will have some good choices this holiday.
The new, lower-cost tablets take on rivals from Apple, Amazon and Google.
'Fifty Shades of Grey': The floundering book retailer exceeds financial expectations in part because of a pleasant sales bump from a series of erotic page-turners.
The No. 2 US PC maker's earnings stank. Expect the same from the No. 1 today.
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Consumers are very status conscious in Asia, Africa and other emerging-market areas. This is especially true in China.
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Americans can kill two birds with one stone by filing their taxes and buying health insurance at the same time.
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