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Citing “Short-Term Difficulties”, HTC Forecasts Weak Q1, Significant Revenue Drop

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Smartphones and tablets maker HTC this morning said it foresees a huge drop in revenue (PDF) in the first quarter, citing “short-term difficulties” as it gears up to – reportedly – launch four new phone models at the Mobile World Congress later this month. The Taiwanese company sees revenue dropping...
Citing “Short-Term Difficulties”, HTC Forecasts Weak Q1, Significant Revenue Drop

Here’s What Facebook Stock Looks Like

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In a few months time, here’s what the world will be fighting to get its hands on, or get rid of depending on your confidence in Facebook’s business plan. The image of a Facebook stock certificate was included in the amended S-1 Facebook filed today with the SEC. It’s sure...
Here’s What Facebook Stock Looks Like

Sprint Sells 1.8 Million iPhones in 4Q 2011, 40% to New Subscribers

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Sprint today became the last of the three major U.S. iPhone carriers to report earnings for the fourth quarter of 2011, disclosing that it sold a total of 1.8 million iPhones during the quarter. While well below the 7.6 million activations reported by AT&T and the 4.3 million activations reported...
Sprint Sells 1.8 Million iPhones in 4Q 2011, 40% to New Subscribers

Best Buy to close 50 big box US retail stores, open 100 Mobile stand-alone outlets in 2013

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Still driving to your local Best Buy to fondle all the latest gadgets before swiping your card, or hopping to the web to pull the trigger? That tradition could be short-lived, if you happen to live near one of 50 big box retail stores that the company plans to...
Best Buy to close 50 big box US retail stores, open 100 Mobile stand-alone outlets in 2013

Livestream’s New Livestream Broadcaster Will Let You Live Stream From Almost Any Camera

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Livestream, the premium live video streaming service, is announcing an interesting new product today: a $485 hardware encoder that can be connected to virtually any camera and that can stream HD video directly to the Web through a WiFi connection or most USB wireless modems. The small device is fully integrated...
Livestream’s New Livestream Broadcaster Will Let You Live Stream From Almost Any Camera

IT Services Consolidation: CGI To Buy Logica For $2.6B (And Crashes Logica’s Site In Process)

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Some enterprise IT consolidation afoot, and a sign of the business crunch that market has witnessed in the last year. CGI Corporation, an IT services firm based in Canada, has made an all-cash offer of $2.6 billion (£1.7 billion) to buy UK rival Logica, a deal that would create one more IT...
IT Services Consolidation: CGI To Buy Logica For $2.6B (And Crashes Logica’s Site In Process)

WhatsApp founder says he doesn't want to hurt carriers, much

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Given how much the world has already noticed that instant messaging can be cheaper than SMS, it's surprising to see the founder of WhatsApp trying to persuade carriers that he's actually doing them a favor. In an interview with Reuters, Brian Acton said that his messaging service is "facilitating...
WhatsApp founder says he doesn't want to hurt carriers, much

Barnes & Noble Incorporates In Germany, Closest Sign Yet Of European Nook Launch

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Just as Amazon is launching a new Kindle (but not the Fire tablet, yet) in Europe, one of its big competitors is taking one more step in its bid to enter the European market: Barnes & Noble has incorporated a new company, Barnes & Noble Digital Media GmbH, in Germany....
Barnes & Noble Incorporates In Germany, Closest Sign Yet Of European Nook Launch

AT&T reports Q2 EPS $0.66; revenue $31.6 billion, best ever wireless margins

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AT&T reports Q2 EPS $0.66; revenue $31.6 billion, best ever wireless margins Developing...AT&T reports Q2 EPS $0.66; revenue $31.6 billion, best ever wireless margins originally appeared on Engadget on Tue, 24 Jul 2012 07:39:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permalink   |   | Email this | Comments...
AT&T reports Q2 EPS $0.66; revenue $31.6 billion, best ever wireless margins

Apple Gets the Credit (And the Cash) for Growth of Mobile Computing Revenue

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What would the mobile computing industry (defined for this purpose as smartphones and tablets) be without Apple had the company not entered it in June of 2007 with the iPhone? About half as lucrative, that’s what. Charting the industry’s performance over the past five years, Morgan Keegan analyst Tavis McCourt...
Apple Gets the Credit (And the Cash) for Growth of Mobile Computing Revenue

Beneath contempt: The Apple TV business model

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Last year we sold … 2.8 million Apple TVs. This year, just in the first six months of our year we’ve sold 2.7. Tim Cook at D10 1:45. I note the “our” in “our year”. This implies fiscal year (that and the fact that he spoke in the past tense...
Beneath contempt: The Apple TV business model

Strategy For Startups: The Innovator’s Dilemma

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Editor’s Note: A guest post by Uzi Shmilovici, CEO and founder of Future Simple, the company behind Base CRM. Strategy. Unfortunately, it suffers from a bad reputation among startups. It is associated with consultants who are paid millions of dollars only to come back with a two-by-two matrix of animals....
Strategy For Startups: The Innovator’s Dilemma

Samsung shuns point-and-shoot cameras, switches factory to pricier mirrorless types

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Samsung's main camera plant in China is being converted to produce high-end mirrorless cameras instead of cheaper compacts. That's a steel-and-concrete sign that the manufacturer is trying to boost digital imaging profits by focusing on cameras with higher margins, and it implies a level adaptability that other companies can...
Samsung shuns point-and-shoot cameras, switches factory to pricier mirrorless types
Wireless carriers continue to battle phone subsidies

Hong Kong: Home to the World’s Cheapest 3D Printer

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Ensconced on the 12th floor of a mostly disused industrial building in Hong Kong’s New Territories – a part of the metropolis in which few Westerners set foot – Jon Buford is building what he says is the world’s cheapest 3D printer. For the last six months, the Atlanta native...
Hong Kong: Home to the World’s Cheapest 3D Printer

Why mobile must solve its data dilemma – or die

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As little as 18 months ago, mobile VoIP and IP messaging apps were considered niche by operators. Now we pose the biggest “threat” the industry has even seen. In fact, a Telco 2.0 report suggests that within three years, 40 percent of messaging and 21 percent of voice revenues will...
Why mobile must solve its data dilemma – or die

Samsung, Sony begin enforcing minimum prices on HDTVs to grow margins

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Sony and Samsung, two of the world's largest TV makers, have begun enforcing minimum prices on their sets, in an effort to aid brick-and-mortar retailers and improve margins in the cutthroat HDTV business....
Samsung, Sony begin enforcing minimum prices on HDTVs to grow margins

AU Optronics found guilty of US price fixing, appeal already in the works

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AU Optronics has had its name bandied about in the courtroom before, most recently in a 2009 group suit where it was targeted for LCD price fixing. 'Course, LCD price fixing has been quite a popular pastime for a smattering of outfits, but it looks like AUO will be seeing...
AU Optronics found guilty of US price fixing, appeal already in the works

Steam's Newell: Windows 8 "catastrophe" driving Valve to embrace Linux

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Valve head—and one-time Microsoft employee—Gabe Newell has branded Windows 8 "a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space" at videogame conference Casual Connect in Seattle. The Valve boss continued, saying that in the fallout from Windows 8, "we'll lose some of the top-tier PC/OEMs, who will exit the market. I...
Steam's Newell: Windows 8 "catastrophe" driving Valve to embrace Linux

Flash sales site Privalia posts big 2011 numbers: €320 million in revenue and 10 million members

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Online fashion shopping group Privalia this morning revealed some impressive numbers for 2011, a break-out year for the Spanish ecommerce powerhouse. The online retail giant says it raked in 320 million euros in revenue last year, including taxes, an increase of 90 percent compared to 2010. That doesn’t tell us...
Flash sales site Privalia posts big 2011 numbers: €320 million in revenue and 10 million members

China Times: HTC wants to develop its own processors for low-end phones

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Encroaching into the semiconductor business might not seem the most obvious move for a phone manufacturer that's trying to unify its efforts. Nevertheless, China Times reports that HTC has signed a "memorandum of cooperation" with ST-Ericsson to co-develop a new dedicated chip for low-end handsets coming out next year....
China Times: HTC wants to develop its own processors for low-end phones

CEO Scott Thompson To Cut 50 Properties: “Yahoo Has Been Doing Way Too Much”

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CEO Scott Thompson outlined a vision today of how Yahoo can start growing as a company again. His big theme: Focus, focus, focus. “Yahoo has been doing way too much for too long and was only doing a few things really well,” Thompson said. He was speaking on the conference...
CEO Scott Thompson To Cut 50 Properties: “Yahoo Has Been Doing Way Too Much”

AT&T activates 3.7 million iPhones in Q2, 73% of its total smartphone sales

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It appears AT&T customers can’t get enough of the iPhone after the company’s second quarter financial results revealed that it sold 3.7 million of the Apple smartphones, accounting for 73 percent of its total smartphone sales as it recorded its best-ever wireless margins and customer churn figures. AT&T iPhone shipments...
AT&T activates 3.7 million iPhones in Q2, 73% of its total smartphone sales

Is Cisco back?

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Not yet. But — for the first time in a while — it’s showing positive signs of a working turnaround. FORTUNE — Cisco’s turnaround efforts are starting to pay off — slowly. The networking equipment giant released better-than-expected profits and sales on Wednesday, but it still has a long road...
Is Cisco back?

HTC forecasts gloomy quarter ahead on lower revenue and thinner margins

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HTC has announced its audited earnings for the third quarter of fiscal year 2011, and the results aren't spectacular, as expected from the unaudited numbers previously released. Revenue was NT$101.42 billion, a decline of 2.49 percent year on year, though the overall figure of NT$61.98 billion profit in 2011...
HTC forecasts gloomy quarter ahead on lower revenue and thinner margins

Google's Motorola Acquisition Is A 'Cocky' Attempt To Do Everything At Once (GOOG)

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Even within Motorola and Google, there's a complete lack of understanding as to why Google would want to buy the smartphone manufacturer, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. Instead, the acquisition seems more like what we constantly hear from industry sources: a crazy attempt to be...
Google's Motorola Acquisition Is A 'Cocky' Attempt To Do Everything At Once (GOOG)
Target will phase out all Kindle products this spring
Startup innovation: A bra for stashing your phone

Kevin Rose’s Oink Shuts Down

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Oink, the first app from Kevin Rose’s latest startup lab Milk, is shutting down. The announcement was posted to the company’s homepage today, now claiming that the app was a “test” and the decision was made so that the company could focus on its next project. For those unfamiliar, Oink...
Kevin Rose’s Oink Shuts Down

Samsung's Q1 2012 profits nearly double year-over-year on higher margins for TVs and phones

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The numbers for Samsung's first quarter of 2012 are in and as it expected they are up sharply over the same period from 2011. We'll break down then umbers in a moment, for now check the press release after the break for the details. ...DevelopingContinue reading Samsung's Q1 2012...
Samsung's Q1 2012 profits nearly double year-over-year on higher margins for TVs and phones
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