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Amazon posts $21.27b revenue in Q4 2012 earnings, only profits $97m

Amazon posts $21.27b revenue in Q4 2012 earnings, only profits $97m

As expected, Amazon made a ton of money during Q4 2012, proving that the holiday season is Amazon's most wonderful time of the year. The company pulled in revenues of $21.27 billion, thanks mostly to Kindle sales and ebook sales. However, Amazon also spent a lot during the quarter, and only profited $97 million out of all those billions.

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Gameloft Q4 2012 sales reach record high

Gameloft Q4 2012 sales reach record high

This week the team at Gameloft has released their Q4 earnings report for the end of 2012, showing here that they've come up with their most successful quarter ever! This report shows that Gameloft has recorded a 23% boost in sales compared to the same quarter last year as well as earnings throughout 2012 that are 27% higher than they were throughout 2011. Looks like everything is turning up Gameloft!

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Samsung’s Q4 2012 financial report rolls in, shows over $8 billion in profit

Samsung’s Q4 2012 financial report rolls in, shows over $8 billion in profit

Samsung has released its fourth quarter financial results, and the numbers show that last year was indeed a good year for the Korean company, with it reporting an over $8 billion (8.42 trillion won) operating profit. The total revenue came in at a tad over 56 trillion won, representing an over 7-percent quarter-on-quarter increase. To ensure things stay in its favor, the company plans to keep its 2013 investments around its 2012 level.

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AT&T posts $3.9 billion net loss for Q4 2012

AT&T posts $3.9 billion net loss for Q4 2012

AT&T is joining the slew of other companies posting quarterly results this week, with the company releasing its Q4 2012 financials today. The company experienced another loss in Q4 2012, but the good news is that AT&T's loss is growing smaller year-over-year. For Q4 2012, the company posted a net loss of $3.9 billion, which is compared to AT&T's net loss of $6.7 billion in the same quarter a year ago.

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Microsoft Q2 2013 earnings show $21.56b revenue, $6.38b profit

Microsoft Q2 2013 earnings show $21.56b revenue, $6.38b profit

Microsoft's quarterly report is in, folks, and as expected, the company posted some impressive numbers. Microsoft reported revenues for Q2 2013 (fiscal year) at $21.56 billion, with pure profits reaching $6.38 billion for the quarter -- up from $5.87 billion in profit a year ago and $5.31 billion last quarter.

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Apple employee town hall meeting letter sets the tone

Apple employee town hall meeting letter sets the tone

Yesterday Apple announced new record results for their financial Q1 2013 including sales of iOS devices as well as overall revenue, and with those announcements came an invite from Tim Cook to employees for a town hall meeting being held this morning. This town hall meeting will likely be extremely similar to the meeting held last year at this time after the company released its 2012 Q1 financial results, question and answer session included. At the moment we're not entirely sure if we'll be seeing the results of this session or if it will be closed-door employees-only in the end.

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Nokia posts Q4 2013 earnings, profits $269m with $10.6b in revenue

Nokia posts Q4 2013 earnings, profits $269m with $10.6b in revenue

Nokia may be struggling a bit, but its Q4 2012 earnings report shows that the company made a profit this time around. They earned a revenue of $10.6 billion, which is down from $13.4 billion a year ago, mostly thanks to declining sales. However, they ended up profiting $269 million (net profits) for the quarter, compared to a $1 billion loss a year ago.

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Apple TV sells over 2 million units in Q1 2013

Apple TV sells over 2 million units in Q1 2013

During Apple's Q1 2013 earnings call today, Apple CEO Tim Cook says that the company sold over 2 million Apple TV units during the three-month quarter. This is a 60% increase year-over-year -- in other words, Apple has sold a record amount of Apple TVs this last quarter than any other quarter before.

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Apple talks iOS Maps improvements, user base

Apple talks iOS Maps improvements, user base

Apple had a great first quarter of 2013, but the company hasn't forgotten about the few rough spots from the year prior. One of these rough spots was the launch of Maps, which came with the roll out of iOS 6. Despite a few stumbles, Apple is looking forward, with Tim Cook saying today in the company's earnings call that Apple is constantly improving Maps, and that it won't stop until the service lives up to "our incredibly high standards."

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Apple says Mac sales were down 20% year-over-year

Apple says Mac sales were down 20% year-over-year

Today, Apple announced its Q1 2013 earnings (calendar year Q4 2012) today, and the company made a boat-load of cash -- $54.5 billion in revenue and $13.1 billion in cold, hard profit. The company also sold 47.8 million iPhones and 22.9 million iPads during the three-month period. However, Apple only sold 4.1 million Macs, down from 5.2 million a year ago.

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Apple Stores bring $6.4 billion revenue alone in Q1 2013

Apple Stores bring $6.4 billion revenue alone in Q1 2013

This week the folks at Apple have revealed the power of their retail Apple Store locations around the USA and throughout the world with a total of 11 new stores opening up and 396 stores in total in operation today. This update makes for a massive amount of stores owned and operated by Apple themselves, selling mostly their own products - 150 of these stores being outside the USA. This all leads to $6.4 billion dollars in revenue through retail sales alone in this past quarter.

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Apple sells 22.9 million iPads in Q1

Apple sells 22.9 million iPads in Q1

Apple's results for its fiscal first quarter of 2013 are in, and things are looking pretty good for the iPad family of devices. Apple managed to sell 22.9 million iPads in Q1 2013, and though it doesn't go into specifics as to which model sold the most, it seems safe to assume that the all new iPad mini posted some excellent numbers. Just the same, the fourth-generation iPad probably had strong numbers as well, with iPad sales up from 15.4 million year-over-year and setting a record for Apple.

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