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Apple Q4 earnings report issued, Cook sounds off on Surface

Apple Q4 earnings report issued, Cook sounds off on Surface

Apple has issued its earnings report for quarter 4 of its fiscal year, and things are looking pretty solid heading into the holiday shopping season. The company reported a revenue of a whopping $36 billion, which is a pretty significant boost over the $28.3 billion in revenue Apple made in the same quarter last year. The company's net profit came in at $8.2 billion, which is again up year-over-year from $6.6 billion.

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Facebook announces Q3 2012 earnings

Facebook announces Q3 2012 earnings

Facebook just announced its earnings for this year's third quarter, and it seems they were right on track with analysts' expectations. The company earned a revenue of $1.26 billion and adjusted earnings of $0.12 per share. Analysts had Facebook at estimations of $1.23 billion and $0.11 a share, which was right on par.

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Microsoft Q1 earnings report swings Windows 8 in like a lamb

Microsoft Q1 earnings report swings Windows 8 in like a lamb

With the dawn of Windows 8 coming in this next quarter, it's time for Microsoft to brace itself for a big change - or what they hope will be a big change after a rather modest financial report here in their Q1 report for 2012. This report has them coming in at $16.01 billion in revenue, which is good, with $5.31 billion in profit, which is certainly OK, but not spectacular for the beast of a company. This update has them coming up over their Q4 report just one quarter ago, but compared to last year at this time, the big M isn't doing nearly so well.

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