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Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals

...to better compete with online rivals."I was surprised, but it really shifted one day," said Tamara Gaffney, principal analyst at Adobe, which is based in San Jose, Calif.Shoppers already are noticing the deals on Thanksgiving. Corey Grassell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-26/thanksgiving-trumps-black-
7 steps to consider as you prepare your tax return

...above those thresholds."This could catch particularly married tax payers by surprise," said Lindsey Buchholz, a principal analyst at H&R Block.That is because employers won't start withholding this tax until the person's income exceeds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-21/7-steps-consider-you-prepa
As EU verdict looms, Microsoft more distracted than ever

...amount of distraction, probably more distraction than they've ever had in their history," said Rob Enderle, principal analyst with The Enderle Group. No one is suggesting that the distractions pose a serious, immediate threat to the Redmond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/20/bus_409343.shtml
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A shrinking Comdex convention tries to redefine itself

...same time across town. "It kind of feels like the life-force has gone out of the show," said Rob Enderle, principal analyst of the Enderle Group, which follows the high-tech sector. "The energy just isn't here." Comdex has a long...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/21/bus_393870.shtml
Business
Microsoft's big guns aim at Apple's online music store

...hearts and minds like Apple. "There's one company that matters here, and that's Apple," said Josh Bernoff, principal analyst with Forrester Research. The stakes are high for Microsoft because the software behemoth is eager to establish its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/31/bus_426988.shtml
Business
Entertainment world still wary of Microsoft

...being subtly aggressive, not like in the PC industry where they used strong-arm tactics," said Michael Wolf, principal analyst at research firm In-Stat. Microsoft also is starting to see limited success in its efforts to work with Hollywood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/16/ent_425419.shtml
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Automakers study high-tech gizmos

...After the initial hype in the late '90s and early 2000s, a lot of companies bailed," says Phil Magney, the principal analyst for Minnetonka, Minn.-based Telematics Research Group. "They're all back in it again, realizing long-term...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/20/liv_136443.shtml
Life & style
Middle class jumps on broadband as price falls

...households, though cable modems still make up the majority of home broadband connections overall, at 52 percent. Principal analyst Bruce Leichtman said that figure probably underreported cable modems slightly. Leichtman said that while DSL is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/29/bus_83309.shtml
Business
Networks rush to offer shows online

...to make money from television, you have to find something a million people want to watch," said Josh Bernoff, principal analyst for Forrester Research. "If you want to make money on the Internet, maybe all you need is thousands or even hundreds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/08/tel_76547.shtml
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Techbits: Biotech fines, Super Bowl ads and more

...while Motorola's success was driven by the popularity of its thin, RAZR phone, said Scott Smyser, a director and principal analyst at iSuppli. The data "indicates the mobile-phone market is becoming increasingly competitive, and only the big...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/06/liv_53727.shtml
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