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2009-08-30 22:37:48

Conventional measures of the U.S.

2009-08-18 15:15:41

Market research firm NPD Group announced on Tuesday that compact discs accounted for 65 percent of US music sales in the first half of 2009, but digital downloads are expected to nearly equal CD sales by the end of the year.

2009-08-18 08:15:00


2009-08-14 13:15:00

Video game sales had a steep drop in July, showing an even bigger decline than what many analysts were expecting during the recession.

2009-07-17 11:20:00

Analysis from the NPD Group showed that US videogame sales in June dropped for the fourth consecutive month as the previously recession-defying industry starts to show its vulnerability to current economic troubles.

2009-06-24 09:29:28

NPD Group, a leading market research group, found in a study that active Twitter users buy 77 percent more digital music on average than non-users, and 12 percent have bought music in the last three months.

2009-06-12 13:30:00

In May of last year, US video gamers spent more on games, hardware and accessories than this May, suggesting this year's release schedule couldn't compete with Take Two Interactive's "Grand Theft Auto IV" last spring.

2009-05-19 08:00:00

New webcam is easy to use with vivid video and clear audio. REDMOND, Wash., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today Microsoft Hardware, makers of the best-selling LifeCam line,(1) delivers quality video calling for under $30 (U.S.) with the LifeCam VX-2000 -- an easy-to-use webcam with a built-in microphone and vivid VGA video.

2009-05-05 06:47:01

Research in Motion, the Ontario-based firm that created the BlackBerry Storm, is already at work on a next-generation successor to its popular smartphone, according to the company’s co-CEO.

2009-04-29 08:00:00

Everything Channel Partners with The NPD Group for Awards Program Research BOCA RATON, Fla., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RetailVision, produced by Everything Channel, today announced the winners of the Best Selling Retail/E-tail Products Awards, which took place at RetailVision Spring 2009, April 27-30 at the Boca Raton Resort.

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