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Netsuite Beats Expectations and Raises 2013 Sales Outlook

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Don’t look now, but Netsuite, the cloud-based software company that runs businesses large and small, just reported quarterly results, and when compared to traditional enterprise IT companies like IBM and EMC that have reported in the last few days, their fortunes couldn’t be more different, in a good way. A...
Netsuite Beats Expectations and Raises 2013 Sales Outlook
Wakey wakey, Yahoo. The office ain't what it used to be

Netflix Says It's Back to Boom Times. Wall Street Isn't Convinced

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Netflix says 2012 is going to be great. Wall Street remembers 2011. And that’s the explanation for last night’s stock swoon, which followed a solid-to-good Q1 earnings report from the video company. Specifically, Wall Street doesn’t believe Reed Hastings’ prediction that his company will add 7 million customers to its...
Netflix Says It's Back to Boom Times. Wall Street Isn't Convinced

An 8-Inch Apple Tablet? Steve Jobs Wouldn’t Be Happy

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Apple may be going against the wishes of its late co-founder Steve Jobs. The Wall Street Journal reports today that Apple is working with component suppliers in Asia to test a new tablet computer with a screen size of around 8 inches. That’s smaller than the iPad 2′s current 9.7-inch...
An 8-Inch Apple Tablet? Steve Jobs Wouldn’t Be Happy

Judge Blocks Vote Over Preferred Shares

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Greenlight Capital scored a major win over Apple executives in federal court this week. Greenlight Capital Inc. founder David Einhorn may have won a major battle against Apple, with a federal judge ruling in his favor on Friday to block an upcoming shareholders vote over preferred stock, Reuters reported....
Judge Blocks Vote Over Preferred Shares

Apple's plans for its $100 billion cash pile: dividends and share buyback

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Apple has announced that it plans to initiate a dividend and share repurchase program with its $100 billion cash hoard. The news went public via press release Monday morning ahead of a scheduled conference call wherein Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Peter Oppenheimer plan to discuss the decision...
Apple's plans for its $100 billion cash pile: dividends and share buyback

Apple LTE chip supplier Qualcomm unable to meet demand, could push back next iPhone launch

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According to a report from Reuters, Apple’s LTE chip supplier Qualcomm is having “trouble meeting demand” for smartphone chips and will continue experiencing manufacturing constraints throughout the rest of the year. Qualcomm Chief Executive Paul Jacobs told analysts on a conference call yesterday, “At this stage we cannot secure...
Apple LTE chip supplier Qualcomm unable to meet demand, could push back next iPhone launch
RIM CEO announces purges, wants to recapture love of enterprise IT

FTC to Debut Privacy Framework Monday, Complete With Its Own Social Media Strategy

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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission will on Monday unveil a wide-ranging privacy framework it has been working on for more than a year, expected to cover online personal data collection and other topics. Don’t expect an anti-social media agenda, though! After a conference call, the FTC will host Facebook and...
FTC to Debut Privacy Framework Monday, Complete With Its Own Social Media Strategy

Dragon Mobile Assistant 3.0 can share locations, call meeting numbers for you

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Nuance has long wanted Dragon Mobile Assistant to do as much of the heavy lifting as possible for common Android phone tasks. The newly available 3.0 beta is shouldering even more of the load, including responsibilities that can still involve separate apps with rivals. It's now possible to share...
Dragon Mobile Assistant 3.0 can share locations, call meeting numbers for you

Disney may be next with forced 28-day Netflix delays

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Disney is reportedly considering imposing a 28-day delay between DVD or Blu-ray movie releases and availability through rental chains such as Netflix and Redbox. The company's chief executive, Bob Iger, noted the potential strategy change during a quarterly conference call with investors and analysts.......
Disney may be next with forced 28-day Netflix delays

Search Underway at HP for Autonomy's Next Chief

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The search is on at Hewlett-Packard for an executive to run Autonomy, the former British software firm for which HP paid $12 billion in combined cash and debt last year. While there’s no word on who’s on the short list — I’m told the process is just getting underway —...
Search Underway at HP for Autonomy's Next Chief

Liveblogging Yahoo's Q4 Earnings Call: A Little Up Is Better Than a Little Down

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Earlier today Yahoo reported fourth-quarter earnings that beat analysts estimates, on still-flattish revenue. Still, up is up, even if it is not really that much up, so Wall Steet bid up its shares in after-hours training. Now to the conference call with investors for CEO Marissa Mayer:...
Liveblogging Yahoo's Q4 Earnings Call: A Little Up Is Better Than a Little Down

Did Zynga Pay Too Much For Draw Something Maker?

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Zynga acquired the maker of the runaway hit mobile game Draw Something for a reported $180 million. In addition to the purchase price, Zynga will pay $30 million in employee retention bonuses as part of its acquisition of OMGPOP, a 40-employee New York City shop, according to AllThingsD. The move...
Did Zynga Pay Too Much For Draw Something Maker?

Intel Beats Estimates for Q4 2012

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Intel’s results for the fourth quarter of 2012 just crossed the wires, and they’re good. Earnings on a per-share basis were 48 cents, beating the 45 cents that analysts had expected. Sales were $13.5 billion, right in the sweet spot of the consensus. Intel shares finished the day up by...
Intel Beats Estimates for Q4 2012

Intel's Otellini Sees Lots and Lots of Ivy Bridge Machines in Your Future

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During a conference call with analysts discussing Intel’s quarterly earnings, CEO Paul Otellini had a look ahead at what’s to come with its latest chip known internally as Ivy Bridge. He said that Intel is currently tracking more than 140 Ivy Bridge-based machines in various stages of the design process....
Intel's Otellini Sees Lots and Lots of Ivy Bridge Machines in Your Future

Notes of interest from Apple's Q2 2013 conference call

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Increasing product sales were offset by reduced margins in Apple's second quarter of fiscal 2013, as the company reported its first year over year profit loss. Executives from the company participated in a conference call on Tuesday to discuss the results, and notes of interest follow.    ...
Notes of interest from Apple's Q2 2013 conference call

Liveblogging Cisco's Fourth Quarter Results

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Cisco just reported earnings for the fourth quarter that were better than most people expected, given the lousy state of the world economy, especially in Europe. By beating the earnings consensus by a penny and the expectation of sales by $100 million. Cisco also raised its divided to 14 cents...
Liveblogging Cisco's Fourth Quarter Results

Super Wi-Fi goes to college with new government effort

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Google, Microsoft and more than 500 colleges and universities created a new partnership with the team behind the Gig.U project, with plans to bring broadband to rural America using Super Wi-Fi.The Air.U partnership hopes to use the abandoned television airwaves to deliver Wi-Fi like networks to rural colleges. While these...
Super Wi-Fi goes to college with new government effort

HP hints at webOS tablets

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During the conference call discussing the HP purchase of Palm, HP VP of Strategy and Corporate Development Brian Humphries dropped what we can only read as a hint at something we think webOS would be awesome at: tablets. Above is Slide #5 from the conference call, on which you can...
HP hints at webOS tablets
David Ko puts up the 'guard rails' at Zynga to keep costs under control (interview)
Is Intel pulling ahead of its rivals in chip manufacturing?

CFO Defends Amazon From Analyst Skepticism

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Investors seem pretty disappointed with Amazon’s fourth quarter results (as of 3pm Pacific, the company’s stock is down 8.6 percent in after-hours training), yet for most of this afternoon’s analyst conference call, that disappointment was largely hidden in the normal stream of numbers and financial terminology. Finally, a few minutes before the...
CFO Defends Amazon From Analyst Skepticism

Apple's $8 Billion Media Business

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Apple is really in the hardware business, not the software business — it just uses the sales of apps, music, movies etc., to help sell gadgets. But boy does it sell a lot of software: iTunes sales came in at $1.9 billion last quarter, which puts the digital store at...
Apple's $8 Billion Media Business
Analysts revise estimates ahead of Apple's Q4 earnings call
Mass Production of Retina Displays for iPad Mini Expected to Start in June or July

Nokia CEO: A Microsoft device could help Windows Phone overall

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Microsoft is poised to release its first Surface tablet, so of course, speculation in the tech industry is turning once again to the possibility of the Redmond company coming out with its own Windows Phone, possibly under the Surface brand. Nokia CEO and former Microsoft exec Stephen Elop, who has...
Nokia CEO: A Microsoft device could help Windows Phone overall

It's Been A Year Since Microsoft Bought Yammer And Ballmer's Grand Vision Has Yet To Materialize (MSFT)

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Microsoft insists that things are going well for Yammer since Microsoft bought it for $1.2 billion a year ago this week.  The user base has grown by 55% to 8 million and sales of paid networks are up by 200%, it says, though Microsoft won't reveal the actual sales figure....
It's Been A Year Since Microsoft Bought Yammer And Ballmer's Grand Vision Has Yet To Materialize (MSFT)

Zynga Falls Short Of Analyst Estimates For Q2: $332 In Revenue, Bookings Decline From Last Quarter

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Zynga didn’t meet analysts’ already-low estimates in its just-released earnings release for the second quarter of its fiscal year, in which it showed revenue of $332 million and lost 3 cents per share. Analysts had predicted the company would earn 5 cents per share on revenue of $344 million. Bookings,...
Zynga Falls Short Of Analyst Estimates For Q2: $332 In Revenue, Bookings Decline From Last Quarter

Would Facebook Have Sold To Yahoo for $1.6 Billion? We'll Never Know

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Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel talks about Facebook rejecting a $1 billion offer from Yahoo in 2006. He and Accel’s Jim Breyer were on the same page – “take the money and run.” But Zuckerberg said no. He “barely humored the idea of selling,” says Thiel. Which is about the same...
Would Facebook Have Sold To Yahoo for $1.6 Billion? We'll Never Know
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