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IBM's revenue deflated in 2013's first quarter

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Unable to close a number of large mainframe and software deals by the end of the quarter, IBM has reported a 5 percent decline in revenue to US$23.4 billion for the first quarter of 2013.Net income for the quarter ending March 31 also shrank for IBM, by 1 percent,...
IBM's revenue deflated in 2013's first quarter

Media Decoder Blog: Olympics and Asset Sales Help Lift Comcast Profits

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An increase in the average payment for a video subscription -- to more than $150 month -- helped the cable company offset a decline in the number of subscribers....
Media Decoder Blog: Olympics and Asset Sales Help Lift Comcast Profits

Apple Moving Away from Hon Hai may be a Good Thing

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Hon Hai, the world's largest contract manufacturer of electronics suffered their biggest decline in sales in its history, according to a new Bloomberg report. To give this a larger perspective, a new report out of Beijing yesterday stated that "Foxconn's net loss in 2012 was US $316 million, the biggest...
Apple Moving Away from Hon Hai may be a Good Thing

AOL's Hyperlocal Effort Patch Misses $40M-50M Sales Target, Partly Because Of Sandy, Still Aiming For Profitability In 2013

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AOL’s Q4 earnings today saw that company (which owns TechCrunch) finally make a turnaround, after 8 years of decline, into revenue growth, with overall sales of $599.5 million. But there are still a lot of areas that are seeing flat or declining revenues, and some that are loss-making: among those...
AOL's Hyperlocal Effort Patch Misses $40M-50M Sales Target, Partly Because Of Sandy, Still Aiming For Profitability In 2013

One Of Facebook's Great Hopes For Huge Revenues Is Fading (FB)

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From about 2008 to 2012, one way everyone thought Facebook would make a lot of money is through something called "f-commerce." "F-commerce," was a play on e-commerce. The vision was that small and large retailers alike would open stores on Facebook.com, and that through the magic of "social," the distribution...
One Of Facebook's Great Hopes For Huge Revenues Is Fading (FB)

The Housing Market Is Better Of Now Than It Was Before Obama Took Office

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The housing market is clearly in better shape than when Obama took office in 2009, but the president can't take much of the credit. Republicans and Democrats are taking sides about whether Americans are better off than they were four years ago - and who gets the blame or the...
The Housing Market Is Better Of Now Than It Was Before Obama Took Office
Barnes & Noble's Nook sales decline, but bookstores buoyed by 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Apple hits a new all-time high of $636.54 in 'fear-driven rally'

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One fund manager says his biggest fear is that he's missed his chance to fully buy in FORTUNE -- The last time Apple (AAPL) closed above $630 was April 9, 2012. The next day it hit an intraday high of $644 before hurtling into a ragged six-week decline that by...
Apple hits a new all-time high of $636.54 in 'fear-driven rally'

You're hedging. When you say nightmare, how do you define that? If not by sales (40M > Win 7), is it by app counts, by profits, or something else? Essentially, a year from now, what is your criteria that validates said nightmare?

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Okay, fine: We'll continue to hear talk of disappointing internal numbers. The continued dominance of other tablets. Businesses bitching about the software. General consumer apathy. The continued decline of the PC market. More talk of the "Blue" project to try to course-correct. Earnings misses. Stock continues to stagnate or drops....
You're hedging. When you say nightmare, how do you define that? If not by sales (40M > Win 7), is it by app counts, by profits, or something else? Essentially, a year from now, what is your criteria that validates said nightmare?

This past holiday season Windows-based notebook sales declined 11% while Macbooks eased 6%

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According to data from the NPD Group released today, the 2012 holiday sales cycle wasn’t kind to companies associated with the sale of laptop computers: unit volume declined. Microsoft saw a broad 11% decline in total notebook sales during the measured holiday cycle, while Apple endured a 6% drop. Softening...
This past holiday season Windows-based notebook sales declined 11% while Macbooks eased 6%

The New York Times Posts a Help Wanted Ad For a Sales Boss

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Anyone want to sell ads for America’s best-known newspaper? The New York Times is looking for a new ad sales head, following a corporate re-org that went into effect yesterday. Denise Warren, who used to head up both ad sales and the Times Web site, has a new role heading...
The New York Times Posts a Help Wanted Ad For a Sales Boss
Contrary to popular belief, Call of Duty multiplayer engagement is still healthy (exclusive)

Google Outage Shows Business Risks in China

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Disruptions to Google Inc.’s search and email services in China over the weekend underscore the uncertainty surrounding Beijing’s effort to control the flow of information into the country, as well as the risks that effort poses to the government’s efforts to draw global businesses. Chinese users of many of Google’s...
Google Outage Shows Business Risks in China
Apple builds on its lead as top U.S. smartphone maker; HTC takes biggest dip [chart]
Apple profits may have fallen for the first time in a decade, says analysts
Carriers and developers feed on growing Android security fears -- but are they real?

Facebook Reports $1.46 Billion Revenues, 751 Million Mobile Active Users

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Facebook just announced Q1 2013 earnings. Revenue was nearly $1.46 billion, up 38 percent year over year (YoY). That beat financial analysts’ estimates. Net income was $219 million, which was below estimates. Allaying fears of a decline in usage and engagement, Facebook saw 26 percent growth... Please visit Marketing Land...
Facebook Reports $1.46 Billion Revenues, 751 Million Mobile Active Users
Is the technapolocalypse upon us as investments drop in Q3?

Windows 8 sucks: Perception or reality?

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Computers just aren't selling like they used to, and many critics, analysts, and longtime Windows users point the blame finger at one culprit in particular: Windows 8. Nobody's using Windows 8, they say. It's worse than New Coke, they say. PC shipments are cratering and it's all Windows 8's...
Windows 8 sucks: Perception or reality?

Clearwire touts strong spectrum position as revenue falls

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It’s a time of transition in the wireless industry, and Clearwire remains a pawn in the ongoing battle as Sprint, Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile look to bolster their networks. Today, Clearwire offered a few clues of where it is at, posting revenues of $313 million during the third quarter. That...
Clearwire touts strong spectrum position as revenue falls
Twitter and the decline of formal language

Apple orders hint at iPad Mini shipment decline

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The company is reportedly cutting its iPad Mini display orders nearly in half as it anticipates a drawdown in demand for the tablet. [Read more]...
Apple orders hint at iPad Mini shipment decline

Tiger Woods Takes To Facebook To Make A Big Announcement

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Golf? No. He just wanted to confirm the rumors that he's dating Lindsey Vonn. In what may be the most-read Facebook post ever, (the hopefully formerly) philandering golfer Tiger Woods announced today that he is dating Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn. The post, which confirms rumors that have been swirling...
Tiger Woods Takes To Facebook To Make A Big Announcement

Google Reader is dead

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Google is cleaning house. On Wednesday the company announced plans to purge Google Reader, Google Cloud Connect, CalDAV API, Snapseed's desktop versions for Mac and Windows, and a handful of other products and services as part of an effort to focus on its core products. Google Reader will shutter July...
Google Reader is dead

We'll be live from HTC's press conference tomorrow at 10:00AM!

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HTC (2498) finds itself in quite a predicament right now. As has been the case with HTC products for years, the vendor's 2012 smartphone lineup was absolutely gorgeous. But as the iPhone and Galaxy smartphones continued to gain steam, Apple (AAPL) and Samsung's (005930) huge marketing budgets and extensive carrier support left HTC scrambling....
We'll be live from HTC's press conference tomorrow at 10:00AM!
More bad news for Vegas Tech Fund: Star company Romotive is moving to the Bay Area

HTC One delay pushes HTC's profits to a scary new low

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale As Woody Allen said, if you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans. When HTC reported its dismal, awful, very bad fourth quarter earnings in January, CEO Peter Chou said it was the end of his company’s...
HTC One delay pushes HTC's profits to a scary new low

Everything about Blackberry's iPhone fighter

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Leak after leak has given us a pretty good look at Blackberry's upcoming savior devices and operating system. FORTUNE -- With its shares trading at a fraction of what they were five years ago and dwindling ownership of the smartphone market, Research in Motion desperately needs a hit with BlackBerry...
Everything about Blackberry's iPhone fighter

Credit Agricole: Apple shares 'poised to rebound'

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An analyst addresses investors' top 10 concerns about Apple's 22% decline FORTUNE -- In a note to clients issued Monday, CLSA's Avi Silver seeks to calm nervous Apple (AAPL) investors in the wake of the stock's "bear market" 22.4% drop since it topped $705 in intraday trading on Sept. 21....
Credit Agricole: Apple shares 'poised to rebound'

Here's How Much Money The New York Times Was Losing On About.com (NYT)

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IAC has agreed to buy About.com from the New York Times for $300 million in cash, according to Bloomberg, and no wonder--the encyclopedia site was losing barrowloads of cash. But the sale won't fix NYT's overall digital problems--it's still seeing declining digital revenues, which mostly come from selling ads. NYT...
Here's How Much Money The New York Times Was Losing On About.com (NYT)
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