quarterly earnings

Apple’s iCloud hits 125 million users since launch

Apple’s iCloud hits 125 million users since launch

Apple's Q2 earnings call today is reporting all sorts of impressive information and numbers. While sharing details on revenue, and the fact that they sold around 35 million iPhone's Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer announced that the company now has over 125 million iCloud users since launching in October -- adding over 25 million in the past two months alone.

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35 million iPhones and 11.8 million iPads in Apple Q2

35 million iPhones and 11.8 million iPads in Apple Q2

With Apple selling 35.1 million iPhones and nearly 12 million iPads over the first financial quarter of 2012, the company's only more incredible numbers exist in their net profit a whopping 94% increase year-over-year! Apple's earnings calls are always an impressive event to behold, and this is no exception with Apple's complete earnings showing their mobile sector to have increased 128 percent since a year ago at this time. With $14 billion in cash flow and operations this quarter keeps Apple firmly in first place for most successful manufacturer/software maker with just one phone and just one tablet to their name.

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Netflix earnings fall though streaming grows

Netflix earnings fall though streaming grows

There's an odd set of numbers being posted today by Netflix as they report their earnings for the first quarter of 2012, including losses in DVD, gains in streaming, and a global revenue drop from this past quarter. There's always two (or more) ways to look at an earnings call, and this is certainly one for the books: $826 million in total domestic revenue for domestic sales only, this down from $847 million the quarter before and up from $706 million last year this same quarter. All that with significant gains in both domestic and international streaming subscribers - a surprising number, actually.

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Facebook earnings turn to Instagram and Yahoo

Facebook earnings turn to Instagram and Yahoo

There's something to be said about a company as seemingly fantastically successful as Facebook in regards to earnings which show growth over the year, but not over the quarter. That appears to be the case with Facebook here in their Q1 earnings report which has them at $1.06 billion revenues here in the first fiscal quarter of 2012, this up from $731 million during the same quarter last year but down from $1.131 billion the last quarter of 2011. That said, Facebook's earnings call has many similar shows of ups and downs, including how it's about to deal with Instagram.

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eBay quarterly earnings see PayPal exploding

eBay quarterly earnings see PayPal exploding

There's no denying that eBay has been a force to be reckoned with in the online auction space here on the web for quite a few years - and today's earnings report supports that claim with a fury. That fury, on the other hand, is really based quite a bit on the power of PayPal, the online payment system acquired by eBay when it was clear that they were made for one another. As eBay grows, so too does PayPal - but the overall growth of the two looks just a bit sheepish compared to the growth of just PayPal alone.

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Qualcomm Q2 earnings bust up the charts

Qualcomm Q2 earnings bust up the charts

This week Qualcomm is certainly headed out for a fine dinner or two as they report their 2012 Q2 financial earnings as record breaking. In fact, Qualcomm's words for Q2 2012 were "another quarter of record revenues and earnings per share." This fabulous results have a whole lot to do with faster smartphones in both emerging regions and those that are already developed - and great things appear to be on the horizon as well.

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Intel reports flat $12.9 billion revenue in Q1 2012

Intel reports flat $12.9 billion revenue in Q1 2012

Intel reported its Q1 2012 earnings today, revealing a 13 percent drop in profit due to flat sales and higher operating expenses. The chip giant earned $2.7 billion or 53 cents per share on a revenue of $12.9 billion. Despite the dip in revenue across all of Intel's business divisions, the results did manage to beat Wall Street estimates, which expected earnings of 50 cents per share on a revenue of $12.84 billion.

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Google AdSense earnings great and growing quick

Google AdSense earnings great and growing quick

Google's Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer noted today during Google's earnings call for Q1 that desktop search business has maintained robust growth even through economic downfall over the past few years. Online advertising is no longer restricted to online business, noted Arora, offline businesses joining Google AdSense at an unprecedented rate. Google is joining forces with groups like Reebok for Google's Display Network for advertising in search and display, Reebok being a success story in the making as Google's display advertising grows by leaps and bounds. The Mobile world has grown as well, Google's Click to Download program working extremely well in the last quarter especially.

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Google Stock splits 2-for-1 to holders glee

Google Stock splits 2-for-1 to holders glee

Google's big announcement during its first quarter investors call included no less than a stock split which gave stock holders 1 new stock per each stock they already owned, these stocks being non-voting stocks. As Larry Page reminded investors today, Google was once a privately owned startup turned large public company in a relatively short time, this a lifetime pride of both Page and Serge, the two main founders of the network - this change hopefully being the next bit step in the evolution of its publicity. He continued by noting that Google has found that "success is more likely if you concentrate on the long term," encapsulating the idea of the long-term split.

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Google Earnings hit $10.65 billion in Q1

Google Earnings hit $10.65 billion in Q1

The first round of announcements have been released by Google in their annual first quarter earnings call, starting with a whopping $10.65 billion in revenue. This number jumps 24% over last year's revenue which was $8.58 billion, this year's bringing Google up to a place where they've got and intense $49.3 billion dollars on hand in cash. Google's board has announced that they've approved a 2-for-1 stock split in the face of this quarters numbers, investors getting a new share of non-voting stock for each of the shares they currently own. Google has also noted that they've gotten $7.31 billion in Site revenues, this representing 69% of their total revenue.

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