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Tesla financial Q4 results in record Model S sales

Tesla financial Q4 results in record Model S sales

This afternoon Tesla shared the results of their financial fourth quarter for 2013, making clear their successes in selling their electric Model S vehicle worldwide. Tesla made clear that this quarter they’ve sold 6,892 Model S automobiles, a record for the quarter for the company. They’ve also shown that with 22,477 vehicles sold, they’re rolling quite comfortably into 2014.

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Mac sales continue to grow: 19% up year-on-year

Mac sales continue to grow: 19% up year-on-year

This afternoon Apple has shared their financial Q1 2014 results with the public, showing that, in the quarter leading up to the 30th anniversary of the Apple/Mac connection, the company continues to increase sales. This quarter's revenue racked up a cool $6.3 million compared to $5.6 million the quarter before and $5.5 million one year ago at this time.

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Surface sales leap up as Microsoft reports record revenue for financial Q2

Surface sales leap up as Microsoft reports record revenue for financial Q2

Microsoft appears to be having a good quarter, as they've announced their financial second quarter (ending on December 31st, 2013), has resulted in record revenue. This revenue high-mark sits at $24.52 billion USD and represents double-digit growth in each of the following segments: commercial, devices, and consumer. Microsoft also seems to have found the correct combination of quality and public push for the Surface tablet lineup, as revenues from this set of devices doubled compared to the quarter leading up to this one.

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Facebook Q3 2013 earnings have company grow by leaps and bounds

Facebook Q3 2013 earnings have company grow by leaps and bounds

This afternoon Facebook’s financial Q3 report included word that the company was running up on expectations for growth, beating both 3-month and 6-month totals over the 2012 season at this time. This earnings report included word from CEO Mark Zuckerberg that “the next phase of our company” was ready to unfurl. Facebook’s report began with word that they’d also attained a powerful 728 daily active users on average for the month of September, an increase of 25% compared to the same period in 2012.

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Nokia Lumia volumes trend upward as IDC weighs in

Nokia Lumia volumes trend upward as IDC weighs in

Today we've seen Nokia's financial Q3 results for 2013 and - though overall numbers leave something to be desired - it would appear that their "smart" phones strategy with Lumia and Asha is working. We've had a peek at Nokia's results and cross-referenced with the IDC's most recent numbers. We had a chat with the IDC's Research Manager for Mobile Phones Ramon T. Llamas on the subject as well, and have come to the conclusion that Nokia may very well be on the right track.

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iPhone 5s 64-bit processor “front end of a long roadmap” says Tim Cook

iPhone 5s 64-bit processor “front end of a long roadmap” says Tim Cook

Apple's 4th quarter earnings report here in 2013 had mention of the best of said quarters for iPhones sold in the history of the company - but even that didn't sway one user from asking Apple CEO Tim Cook what the benefits were for the newest set of features for the iPhone 5s over the previous generation. The question itself centered on the iPhone 5s' A7 chip, the motion coprocessor, and the new Touch ID fingerprint sensor, inquiring what Apple had to say to investors that simply did not see the benefit in these features in the short run.

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Apple quarterly earnings for Q4 2013 show record sales for full year

Apple quarterly earnings for Q4 2013 show record sales for full year

There's little negative to be said about this fourth quarter of 2013 for Apple, especially given the fact that they've released several iPhones and no iPads for the past several months. What we're seeing here is a revenue that's gone down from the quarter immediately before this one, and up from the quarter one year ago, while iPhone sales have only gone up.

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HTC mid-tier devices planned with poor third quarter expected

HTC mid-tier devices planned with poor third quarter expected

It goes without saying that HTC has been focusing on the top-tier phone market recently, with the release of the HTC One and HTC One mini, as well as the DROID DNA late last year. However, the company is wanting to focus more on releasing mid-tier devices, as the market in several countries has grown in that respect.

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Apple vs Google earnings show major differences in similarly popular companies

Apple vs Google earnings show major differences in similarly popular companies

As Apple reports a record quarter for iPhone sales and an otherwise less-than-eventful quarter for hardware, Google rings the last bell they hope they'll have to ring with a Motorola loss. How do the two compare other than in billions of dollars this past set of three months? Let's have a peek!

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Tim Cook: high-end smartphone market hasn’t reached its peak

Tim Cook: high-end smartphone market hasn’t reached its peak

This week during the Apple earnings call that also saw Apple report a record quarter for iPhone sales, CEO Tim Cook suggested that the higher end of the smartphone market has not reached it's peak. This was in response to a question about the iPhone and how possible it was that the "high end" was "reaching saturation". This was in spite of, as the user asking the question made clear, the increase in iPhone sales this quarter.

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iPod sales down 31% from last year, gets no mention from Apple

iPod sales down 31% from last year, gets no mention from Apple

We've heard a lot of numbers from Apple today, including record iPhone sales for the third quarter, as well as iPad and Mac sales that were slightly down, but still better than expected by the company. However, what didn't get mentioned at all in the press release or the earnings call was how well the iPod is doing.

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iPhone sales up 20% from last year, iPad and Mac sales down

iPhone sales up 20% from last year, iPad and Mac sales down

As expected, Apple rolled out its earnings and sales figures for the fiscal third quarter of 2013. During the three-month period, the company raked in a revenue of $35.3 billion and a net profit of $6.9 billion. Apple also saw record iPhone sales for Q3, with 31.2 million iPhones sold during the quarter.

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