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Groupon beats street with higher than expected Q1 revenue of $601.4 million, EPS of $0.03

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Today Groupon reported its first quarter financial performance, including revenue of $601.4 million, and earnings per share of $0.03. Analysts had expected revenue of $592 million, and earnings per share of $0.03. Gross billings for Q1 2013 were $1.41 billion, down from $1.52 billion in Q4 2012. To recap: Groupon completely tanked last...
Groupon beats street with higher than expected Q1 revenue of $601.4 million, EPS of $0.03

With Low Expectations for 3Q, Wall Street Hoping for New Yahoo CEO Mayer to Shine a Light at End of Tunnel

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Later today, new Yahoo CEO and latest savior Marissa Mayer is expected to debut in her first major turn as a public company CEO, as the company reports its third-quarter earnings. Unfortunately, her initial script recounting the last three months is likely to be rather lackluster, with Wall Street...
With Low Expectations for 3Q, Wall Street Hoping for New Yahoo CEO Mayer to Shine a Light at End of Tunnel

RIM reports revenues of $2.8 billion in its first quarter, loses $0.99 per share, plans to cut 5,000 jobs

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Today Research in Motion RIM announced the financial performance of its first quarter, indicating that the company had revenues of $2.8 billion, and a loss of nearly $0.99 per share.  The company had previously signaled that it would lose money in the quarter. Revenue was down from $4.2 billion in...
RIM reports revenues of $2.8 billion in its first quarter, loses $0.99 per share, plans to cut 5,000 jobs

eBay reports $3.7B in Q1 2013 revenue, missing expectations even as PayPal revenue rose 18% to $1.5B

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Today eBay reported its first quarter financial performance, including revenue of $$3.7 billion, and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.63. The street had expected earnings per share of $0.62, on revenue of 3.8 billion. The company had revenue in the Q1 2012 of $3.3 billion. In the final quarter of 2012,...
eBay reports $3.7B in Q1 2013 revenue, missing expectations even as PayPal revenue rose 18% to $1.5B

$AAPL kisses $FB, smacks $GOOG, and the market yawns

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Several days ago, I penned a short article noting the massive disconnect between the financial performance of LinkedIn’s stock, and the media reaction to its massive, and embarrassing password leak. The technology community was embroiled. The market didn’t give a damn. Something similar is going on today, that I think...
$AAPL kisses $FB, smacks $GOOG, and the market yawns

Someone Better Put Facebook’s Big Fat Mobile Problem on Atkins

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(Facebook.com) No wonder that oft-rumored Facebook phone keeps not happening. Given the amount of time the average smartphone user spends on Facebook, building a devoted offering would just be redundant. The site claims more of their time than Foursquare, Twitter or Tumblr. But that’s not exactly a boon for the...
Someone Better Put Facebook’s Big Fat Mobile Problem on Atkins
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Intel meets expectations with revenue of $12.6 billion, EPS of $0.40 on the back of weak PC demand

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Today Intel reported its first quarter financial performance, with revenue of $12.6 billion, net income of $2 billion and earnings per share of $0.40. The market had expected Intel to post revenues of $12.6 billion, and earnings per share of $0.44. Intel is a company caught in the crosswinds of...
Intel meets expectations with revenue of $12.6 billion, EPS of $0.40 on the back of weak PC demand

RIM Halts Trading To Issue Business Update, Hires RBC And J.P. Morgan For “Strategic Review”

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Canadian smartphone manufacturer RIM has briefly ceased trading of their stock today in order to issue a “business update” from CEO Thorsten Heins to their stockholders. Though the release takes the time to outline some of the company’s recent personnel changes, Heins also points out that the company has enlisted...
RIM Halts Trading To Issue Business Update, Hires RBC And J.P. Morgan For “Strategic Review”
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Electronic Arts beats street for Q4 on decent game sales with $1.04 billon in revenue and EPS of $0.55

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Today Electronic Arts (EA) reported its fourth quarter financial performance, including revenue of $1.04 billon and earnings per share of $0.55. Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.50 per share on revenue of $1 billion. With analyst expectations beat by a margin, EA is doing slightly better than expected, but that doesn’t mean...
Electronic Arts beats street for Q4 on decent game sales with $1.04 billon in revenue and EPS of $0.55

Mobile Messenger eBuddy Appoints New COO As It Aims To Cash In On Growth

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In a bid to capitalise on what it says is a period of “accelerated growth”, eBuddy, the Dutch web and mobile messaging company, has appointed Sytse Zuidema as its new Chief Operations Officer, where he’ll be charged with leading the management team and overseeing day-to-day operations, such as sales, marketing,...
Mobile Messenger eBuddy Appoints New COO As It Aims To Cash In On Growth

Facebook’s Risk Factors: Mobile, Gov, Slowed Growth, Google+

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Facebook’s S-1 IPO filing includes a detailed assessment of business risks. These include: its lack of mobile monetization and the fact that it doesn’t own a mobile platform, government restriction of access, inability to maintain its growth rate, and competition from Google+ as well as Twitter and Microsoft. Below you...
Facebook’s Risk Factors: Mobile, Gov, Slowed Growth, Google+

Nokia Growth Partners Launches Third Fund Backed By $250M From Nokia, Expands In China

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Nokia’s venture capital arm Nokia Growth Partners (NGP), which was founded back in 2005 and invests in mobile-related ventures in the U.S., Europe and Asia, has launched its third fund — back by a further $250 million long term commitment from Nokia. The VC firm is also expanding its presence in China...
Nokia Growth Partners Launches Third Fund Backed By $250M From Nokia, Expands In China

Netflix: “Internet caps should apply equally, or not at all”

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In a broadside aimed directly at Comcast, Netflix devoted a section of its quarterly shareholder letter on financial performance to call the cable provider out for exempting the Xfinity On Demand Xbox video streaming app from its own broadband usage caps. On page four of the letter under the bold...
Netflix: “Internet caps should apply equally, or not at all”

Activision Blizzard says Call of Duty: Ghosts will be a huge launch, but stock falls on weak World of Warcraft numbers

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Activision Blizzard chief executive Bobby Kotick warned that the company will face serious competition and possible industry headwinds in the holiday selling season. At the same time, he raised estimates for the company’s financial performance this year, based on an outstanding first quarter. The mixed outlook suggests that the game...
Activision Blizzard says Call of Duty: Ghosts will be a huge launch, but stock falls on weak World of Warcraft numbers

Chris Dixon Bests Conway, Hoffman For Top Tech Angel Spot

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On Wednesday, BusinessWeek released their list of the top 25 angel investors in the tech industry, naming Hunch co-founder Chris Dixon ahead of veteran angels Ron Conway and Reid Hoffman. Conway and Hoffman are two of the most influential angels in tech, and have invested in some of the largest...
Chris Dixon Bests Conway, Hoffman For Top Tech Angel Spot

Zynga sees lower revenue in its Q1 2013 earnings with $264M, but higher EPS of $0.01

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Social game platform and creator Zynga on Wednesday released its first quarter financial performance, with revenues of $264 million and an adjusted earnings per share of $0.01. Wall Street analysts had expected the company to have $265 million in revenue and earnings per share of -$0.04. One area of concern...
Zynga sees lower revenue in its Q1 2013 earnings with $264M, but higher EPS of $0.01

Amazon falls short of expected revenues in Q1 2013 with $16.07B, but sees 22% increase in sales YoY

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Amazon announced its first quarter financial performance and it has $16.07 billion in revenue and earnings per share of $0.18 . It’s sales were up 22 percent from last year. Wall Street analysts had expected the online retail company to bring in $16.2 billion in revenue this quarter with $0.08...
Amazon falls short of expected revenues in Q1 2013 with $16.07B, but sees 22% increase in sales YoY

AP Twitter hack causes panic on Wall Street and sends Dow plunging

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Market recovers after hackers tweeted from the official AP feed that two explosions had hit the White HouseWall Street collided with social media on Tuesday when a false tweet from a trusted news organization sent the sent the US stock market into freefall.The 143-point fall in the Down Jones industrial...
AP Twitter hack causes panic on Wall Street and sends Dow plunging

Oracle beats estimates with fiscal Q2 revenues of $9.1 billion and earnings per share of $0.64

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Today Oracle reported its fiscal second quarter financial performance, with revenues of $9.1 billion and earnings per share of $0.64. Analysts on the street had expected revenue of $9.02 billion, and earnings per share of $0.61. Those earnings per share figures are non-GAAP figures. On a GAAP basis, the company earned $0.53 per...
Oracle beats estimates with fiscal Q2 revenues of $9.1 billion and earnings per share of $0.64
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LinkedIn reports Q2 earnings: Revenues of $228 million, earnings per share of $0.16

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Today LinkedIn reported its second quarter financial performance, which included revenues of $228 million, and earnings per share of $0.16. Analysts had expected revenues of $216 million, and earnings per share of $0.16. Essentially, LinkedIn outperformed on its top line, and met expectations on its bottom. Year over year, its...
LinkedIn reports Q2 earnings: Revenues of $228 million, earnings per share of $0.16
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Huawei 2012 results: $2.5 billion profit, smartphone penetration 'still way too low'

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Huawei has announced some pretty respectable numbers for the year just passed, with the company taking $35.4 billion (CNY 220.2 billion) in revenue and turning that into a $2.48 billion (CNY 15.4 billion) profit -- both figures show an improvement over their 2011 counterparts. CFO Cathy Meng, daughter of...
Huawei 2012 results: $2.5 billion profit, smartphone penetration 'still way too low'
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Hewlett-Packard Scores a Second Quarter Beat

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Hewlett-Packard is at least starting today’s earnings report with good news: It has beat the expectations of Wall Street analysts. Per-share earnings at 98 cents beat the Street forecast of 91 cents, while sales, which were though to be light, came in at $30.7 billion, ahead of the $29.9 billion...
Hewlett-Packard Scores a Second Quarter Beat
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RIM hires JP Morgan and RBC to advise as its business erodes, could mean a sale

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Research in Motion, Inc. has hired on JP Morgan and the Royal Bank of Canada to assist it with a strategic review of its business, reports CNBC. This could result in a heavy restructuring of the company or even a sale. To further enhance our commitment to successfully completing our...
RIM hires JP Morgan and RBC to advise as its business erodes, could mean a sale

DIGITAL 100: Submit Nominations For The Most Valuable Private Digital Companies!

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It's that time of the year again. Time for you to submit nominations for our annual Digital 100 list, which will be out in September. The Digital 100 ranks the 100 most valuable Internet startups. So put your nominating hats on! In this survey box, please nominate the companies that deserve to...
DIGITAL 100: Submit Nominations For The Most Valuable Private Digital Companies!
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