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Apple Earnings FY20 Q4: iPhone sales fall, just like last year

Apple Earnings FY20 Q4: iPhone sales fall, just like last year

Today we're taking a peek at Apple's latest earnings report with a breakdown of net sales by each device category. Apple continued to report net sales in five categories, including iPhone, Mac, iPad, Services, and a category that combined Wearables, Home, and Accessories. Each category rose this quarter in both 3-month and 12-month comparisons year-over-year except the most massive of these: the iPhone category.

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Apple net sales grow for all product categories: iPhone, Mac, iPad, Services

Apple net sales grow for all product categories: iPhone, Mac, iPad, Services

Today Apple announced that they'd had some significant success over the past three months with sales of... basically everything. They had net sales growth (compared to the same period last year) for every one of their product categories. That includes iPhone, Mac, iPad, Services, and the collective category "Wearables, Home and Accessories."

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Intel 7nm delayed again: Chipmaker admits embarrassing slide

Intel 7nm delayed again: Chipmaker admits embarrassing slide

Intel earnings released this afternoon showed a bit of a change in the company's outlook for chip manufacturing. Intel revealed that their "7nm-based CPU product timing is shifting approximately six months relative to prior expectations." That's a very skillfully stated way of saying Intel's 7nm-based CPU product will be about a half-year later than they'd planned.

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Apple Q2 FY20 iPhone, Mac, iPad net sales down, yet total is up – how?

Apple Q2 FY20 iPhone, Mac, iPad net sales down, yet total is up – how?

Apple reported Q2 FY20 results this afternoon with an odd spread of ups and downs in individual product category net sales. Generally we see one of the three categories down, and the others up, when it comes to iPhone, Mac, and iPad, but this time, things were different. This time, all three were down, and Apple's two other main product category net sales were up.

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Apple earnings Q4: As iPhone falls, all others rise

Apple earnings Q4: As iPhone falls, all others rise

Official Apple earnings sheets released today show iPhone sales numbers down, while all other categories in Apple's earnings breakdown went up. Apple's Financial Year 2019 Forth Quarter Results showed both the three months period ending in September of 2019 and the full 12-month period ending in September 2019. Of course, even falling iPhone sales numbers are sales numbers that dwarf every other category, per usual.

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What if Apple stopped selling MacBooks?

What if Apple stopped selling MacBooks?

What would need to happen to the consumer tech market in order for Apple to stop selling desktop computers? What would happen in your life if Apple, one day, announced that they'd be phasing out MacOS, iMac, Mac Pro, and MacBooks of all sorts? We were reminded today in Apple's quarterly earnings call that the company is at a point of great change.

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Facebook FTC loss $3-5 billion… but Zuck said this is fine

Facebook FTC loss $3-5 billion… but Zuck said this is fine

Facebook's earnings call this afternoon warned investors that they'd be incurring a between three and five billion USD loss due to their FTC inquiry case. As Facebook suggested, "this matter remains unresolved," and they've made no assurances "as to the timing or the terms of any final outcome." But don't worry, everything is ok, we'll all be ok, really!

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Bad LG phone sales figures are good for Android

Bad LG phone sales figures are good for Android

LG's mobile division reported a loss of over $700 million USD in the whole of the year 2018 - but that might not be a bad thing. LG is set up in a way in which they can lose money in one division and still make enough money in another to make up the difference. And that's just what they've done, with record revenue numbers overall - a whopping $54.4 billion for the year 2018. Here's why that's good for you, the smartphone user.

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Apple’s Q1 iPhone sales VS Samsung: Guess who’s winning?

Apple’s Q1 iPhone sales VS Samsung: Guess who’s winning?

Net sales for Apple in their reported Q1 earnings this afternoon showed the iPhone at odds with the rest of the company. Mac, iPad, and Services net sales were up compared to this same quarter one year ago. The category called "Wearables, Home, and Accessories" also rose in net sales year-over-year. The iPhone category was the only category where net sales did not rise.

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FCC’s Net Neutrality kill didn’t increase broadband investment

FCC’s Net Neutrality kill didn’t increase broadband investment

There's good news and there's bad news when it comes to the fallout after the FCC's kill of Net Neutrality. We expected the worst - that internet providers would start making companies pay for fast lanes and that lower-class content would get caught behind throttled speed internet. That didn't happen - or at least it didn't happen to the degree to which we were worried, yet. The bad new is that none of the GOOD stuff the FCC promised has happened.

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Apple admits lower iPhone sales will hurt Q1 2019

Apple admits lower iPhone sales will hurt Q1 2019

Apple announced a lower-than-expected guidance for the upcoming quarterly report. This isn't unprecedented, but it might come as a bit of a shock to those investors that've seen quarter after quarter of big iPhone sales and revenue aplenty across the board for the company. Apple released a brief report today that showed expectations of revenue at $84 billion with a gross margin of approximately 38 percent.

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NVIDIA earnings sign death knell for Bitcoin farming

NVIDIA earnings sign death knell for Bitcoin farming

NVIDIA Q2 earnings today reported the complete wipe-out of expected earnings from cryptocurrency-specific products in the future. This comes after this Q2's expected earnings in crypto hardware were $100m for the company, but turned out to be just $18m. As NVIDIA's statement suggests, "Whereas we had previously anticipated cryptocurrency to be meaningful for the year, we are now projecting no contributions going forward."

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