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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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Apple Q3 2013 earnings bring dividend despite less-than-eventful market period

Apple Q3 2013 earnings bring dividend despite less-than-eventful market period

This week Apple let loose their quarterly earnings for investors and the public alike, letting it be known that a quarterly revenue of $35.5 billion along with $6.9 billion in quarterly net profit is all well and good. This quarter saw the sales of 31.2 million iPhones, this a record for this quarter of the year, along with 14.6 million iPads - that's up for iPhones, down for iPads.

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Motorola loss mounts as Google places faith in Moto X

Motorola loss mounts as Google places faith in Moto X

Those looking for a win sooner than expected from Motorola in this week's earnings announcements from Google will not be finding themselves overjoyed. According to Google's report, GAAP operating loss for Motorola Mobile was up significantly compared to the same quarter last year, this shown in stark contrast to Google's own operating income, the larger overarching company's fortunes increasing at a rate that's ever-so-slightly smaller than Motorola bleeds.

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Surface RT losses sting in Microsoft’s Q4 2013

Surface RT losses sting in Microsoft’s Q4 2013

Microsoft revealed its fiscal Q4 2013 financial earnings today, and the company raked in a healthy revenue, for which they even got to keep a nearly a quarter of for themselves, but it wasn't all roses, however. Microsoft's Surface RT took a huge hit, and the company lost $900 million just on the device itself due to "inventory adjustments."

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Dell Q1 2014 earnings show steep drop in income

Dell Q1 2014 earnings show steep drop in income

Dell has reported is Q1 2014 fiscal year earnings for the quarter, and things aren't looking to grand for the sliding PC company. They only had a slight drop in revenue compared to last year, but income and EPS took a nose dive in the deep end, with as much as an 81% drop with the company's EPS compared to the same time last year.

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Sony shows first profitable year since 2008

Sony shows first profitable year since 2008

Sony has reported its fiscal year Q4 2012 quarterly earnings results, and the company ended up in the black for the first time in five years, earning its first full-year profit since their 2008 fiscal year. However, the increased income surprisingly comes after the company experienced lower revenues for its camera, gaming, and home entertainment products.

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