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Samsung 2013 Q2 earnings show 9% growth while mobile division profits drop

Samsung 2013 Q2 earnings show 9% growth while mobile division profits drop

Samsung has released its second quarter earnings report for 2013, showing an overall increase in sales, but with one hiccup in tow: a 3-percent drop over the previous quarter in its operating profit for its IT and Mobile Communications division. The sales numbers come in at 57.46 trillion won, which works out to about $51 billion USD.

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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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Samsung’s Q2 2013 shows investors value analysis over record profit

Samsung’s Q2 2013 shows investors value analysis over record profit

Though Samsung's financial quarter announcements this week showed the company to be kicking up a storm (metaphorically, of course), with the Galaxy S 4 family of devices on the market today, shares fell internationally at word that analysis projections were not met. This sort of thing isn't unheard of, but to the lay person, it's not the easiest thing to make simple sense of. Why, if Samsung's quarterly profits are up 47% compared to this quarter last year, are investors spooked enough to kick down shares 4% in the Seoul stock market?

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Lenovo reports annual and Q4 financial results, breaks multiple records

Lenovo reports annual and Q4 financial results, breaks multiple records

Early this morning, Lenovo reported its end of year (as of March 31) and fourth fiscal quarter earnings, boasting multiple records, including record PC shipments and global market share, annual sales, and annual pre-tax income. In addition, numbers are up across the board, with Q4 revenues hitting a record and increasing 4-percent year-over-year, and the quarter's gross profit jumping 20-percent over last year.

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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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NVIDIA Q1 earnings show year-on-year numbers up across the board

NVIDIA Q1 earnings show year-on-year numbers up across the board

In February, NVIDIA posted the financial data for both its fiscal 2013 Q4 and its year-end 2012 data, showing record profits and stating an anticipated $940 million for its fiscal 2014 first quarter. Now the numbers are officially in, and it turns out the company beat expectations, with revenue coming in at $954.7 million. While nearly all of its numbers are down over the previous quarter, year-on-year numbers are up across the board.

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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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