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Apple Reports Results for Q3 2012: $8.8 Billion Profit on $35 Billion in Revenue

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Apple today announced financial results for the second calendar quarter and third fiscal quarter of 2012. For the quarter, Apple posted revenue of $35.0 billion and net quarterly profit of $8.8 billion, or $9.32 per diluted share, compared to revenue of $28.57 billion and net quarterly profit of $7.31 billion,...
Apple Reports Results for Q3 2012: $8.8 Billion Profit on $35 Billion in Revenue
From zero to half-a-billion: CEO Jeff Lawson writes the perfect story for Twilio
The Boy Genius Report: iPad mini, iMac and the Microsoft Surface

So what happens to storage….

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So far this month, Amazon Web Services, Google and Microsoft’s Azure  cut the prices on their cloud storage offerings. These three companies are part of a big change that is sweeping the  business world — instead of buying their infrastructure by spending millions of dollars upfront, the companies are now...
So what happens to storage….
Tesla stock jumps almost $20 after record $562M in sales and first-ever quarterly profit

Margin Call 2

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I expected Apple’s margins to improve  last quarter. They didn’t and so the question I needed to answer is why. Here is a history of Apple’s gross margin and operating margin as reported since late 2005: For a company selling hardware these are extraordinarily high margins. They are higher than...
Margin Call 2

Cisco Said Close to $5 Billion Bid for Israel's NDS

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Networking giant Cisco Systems is said to be in advanced talks to acquire NDS, an Israeli firm that specializes in software that delivers video and interactive entertainment to TV set top boxes in a secure manner. NDS is 51 percent owned by Permira and 49 percent owned by News Corp....
Cisco Said Close to $5 Billion Bid for Israel's NDS

Piper Jaffray: Concern of drooping sub-30% Apple margins is 'overblown'

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In a research note on Thursday, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster said buy-side investors' concerns that Apple's gross margin will see a two-year decline to below 30 percent is unlikely, specifically noting the company's important iPhone margins are stable.    ...
Piper Jaffray: Concern of drooping sub-30% Apple margins is 'overblown'

Here's Why Apple Missed On Earnings (AAPL)

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Apple had an earnings miss yesterday, marking the third quarter out of the last five that it's come up short of expectations. This is a big change of pace for Apple, which had been smashing expectations for the last few years. However, it's not all that bad according to Shaw...
Here's Why Apple Missed On Earnings (AAPL)

HTC booked $3b in revenue in Q2 but expects a huge drop - of up to 22 percent - in Q3

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Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC this morning released (PDF) its final results for the second quarter of this year, reporting revenue of a little over $3 billion (NT$91.04 billion) for the three-month period. Net income after tax was a mere $247 million (NT$7.40 billion). Here’s the worst part: HTC also...
HTC booked $3b in revenue in Q2 but expects a huge drop - of up to 22 percent - in Q3

Roundup of Analyst Expectations Ahead of Q2 2013 Earnings Call

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Philip Elmer-Dewitt has assembled his quarterly list of analyst predictions ahead of Apple's earnings report this afternoon. The list includes estimates from 67 analysts: 26 "independent" and 41 "institutional" who work for large investment houses or research organizations. This is one of the most important earnings calls of Apple CEO...
Roundup of Analyst Expectations Ahead of Q2 2013 Earnings Call

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

Juniper Research: Samsung Shipped More Smartphones, But Apple’s Making More Money

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In mobile world, bigger is not always better. That can be the case for specs, and it can also be the case for market share: and a report out today from Juniper Research highlights a case in point for the latter: Samsung was the biggest smartphone maker in terms of...
Juniper Research: Samsung Shipped More Smartphones, But Apple’s Making More Money

Apple’s Q2 2012: $11.6B In Profit, $39.2B In Revenue, 35.1M iPhones Sold

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Apple has just posted their Q2 2012 financials, and revealed that over the last 14 weeks the company has pulled in $11.6 billion in profit on $39.2 billion in revenue, which breaks down to $12.30 per share. Analysts expected earnings of $10.02 per share on $36.81 billion in revenue. Apple...
Apple’s Q2 2012: $11.6B In Profit, $39.2B In Revenue, 35.1M iPhones Sold

Apple on 'Fall Transition', Apple TV, Impact of Rumors and More

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Apple held its Q3 2012 financial results conference call this evening. We have posted a full transcript of the call. From the call, Apple discusses their expectations for the next quarter which runs through July, August and September. In particular, Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer expects gross margins to decline in...
Apple on 'Fall Transition', Apple TV, Impact of Rumors and More

Apple Earnings! (AAPL)

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Hi there! We're hours away from Apple's earnings, but when they hit this page will take you to the results as soon as possible. In the meanwhile, here's a quick look at what everyone is expecting, via Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster: Revenue: $54.58 billion EPS: $13.34 Gross Margin: 39.5% iPhone:...
Apple Earnings! (AAPL)

Vocal Apple investors may be getting what they want: higher dividend, lower-priced iPhone

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David Einhorn isn’t the only Applel investor who thinks Apple is doing it wrong. As its stock activity has shown over the past several months, shareholders are worried Apple is losing its way, isn’t innovating enough to compete with challengers like Samsung and isn’t being thoughtful enough about its huge cash pile....
Vocal Apple investors may be getting what they want: higher dividend, lower-priced iPhone

Apple-Samsung jury foreman explains how non-iPhone owning jury decided

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Velvin Hogan details process that led to resolution of questions leading to $1bn award against Samsung for infringing patentsVelvin Hogan, the foreman in the Apple-Samsung patent trial, has told Bloomberg that "at no point" was the jury confused about the task they had to carry out, and suggestions that the...
Apple-Samsung jury foreman explains how non-iPhone owning jury decided
Morgan Stanley: Apple could triple China market share with 'iPhone mini'

Never Mind! Cisco Still Totally Hearts Set-Top Boxes.

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Someone certainly wants the world to believe that Cisco Systems is getting out of the business of selling TV set-top boxes and spent what appears to have been a busy weekend telling reporters that it’s happening. How then to explain Cisco’s strong denials of an interest in selling, and its...
Never Mind! Cisco Still Totally Hearts Set-Top Boxes.

HTC suffers 79% crash in quarterly profits

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World's fifth biggest phone maker is squeezed by larger rivals Apple and SamsungHTC, the world's fifth biggest phone maker, has suffered a 79% crash in quarterly profits as the popularity and marketing muscle of Apple and Samsung continue to squeeze out smaller rivals.Third quarter net income plummeted to NT$4.9bn (£104m)...
HTC suffers 79% crash in quarterly profits

Apple posts record quarter, $36B in revenue

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Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2012 fourth quarter ended September 29, 2012. The company posted quarterly revenue of $36 billion and quarterly net profit of $8.2 billion. The Q4 results compare to revenue of $28.3 billion and net profit of $6.6 billion in the same quarter last...
Apple posts record quarter, $36B in revenue

iPhone 5 Costs May Be Eating Apple's Gross Margins

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How much longer can Apple maintain the high margins it has long commanded for devices like the iPhone? Not much longer, says Pacific Crest analyst Andy Hargreaves, who believes the company’s gross profit per device has risen as high as it will ever go. Hargreaves says the cost of goods...
iPhone 5 Costs May Be Eating Apple's Gross Margins

A peek behind the curtain into Bloom Energy's financials

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Fortune’s Dan Primack has another important scoop this week for the cleantech world: one of the first looks at Bloom Energy’s private quarterly earnings that they report to their investors (earlier this week his other scoop was that Advanced Equities was going to shut down). And the exposed Bloom’s earnings...
A peek behind the curtain into Bloom Energy's financials

Nokia lowers Q1 2012 outlook despite ‘early momentum with Lumia’

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Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia this morning announced that it has lowered its first-quarter 2012 outlook for the key Devices & Services unit. Press release is below, we’re digging through it and updating this post. Difficult financial performance reflects company in transition Positive early momentum in Lumia smartphone strategy Nokia...
Nokia lowers Q1 2012 outlook despite ‘early momentum with Lumia’

Tim Cook on 7.9″ iPad mini: "We would never make a 7″ tablet"

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During today’s Q4 earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that Apple would never make a 7″ tablet. This was in response to questions about the iPad mini’s similarity in size to 7″ tablets like the Google Nexus 7. Apple founder Steve Jobs famously made reference to 7″ tablets and...
Tim Cook on 7.9″ iPad mini: "We would never make a 7″ tablet"
Apple's iPhone profits have 'likely peaked'
Business prof: Apple still in an 'extraordinarily strong' position despite disappointing results
Google’s $199 Nexus tablet may pressure vendors to cut prices

Apple reports $54.5b revenue Q1 2013 results: 47.8m iPhones, 22.9m iPads, 4.1m Macs, 12.7m iPods

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As promised, Apple has announced its Q1 2013 results. This quarter is the most recent holiday quarter. The quarter followed the launches of the iPhone 5, new iPods, new Macs (like the new iMacs and MacBook Pro), and the new iPads (iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad). Apple will hold...
Apple reports $54.5b revenue Q1 2013 results: 47.8m iPhones, 22.9m iPads, 4.1m Macs, 12.7m iPods
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