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Sony revises its 2012 earnings forecast, doubles expected net profits

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Just like last year, we're reporting on a revision Sony's making to its expectations for last year's profits, but this time around there's some positive news. According to Sony, selling some of the buildings it owns and a weakening yen have doubled its expected net profit from 20 billion...
Sony revises its 2012 earnings forecast, doubles expected net profits

LG planning first flexible OLED smartphone for Q4 2013

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LG is said to be planning its first flexible OLED smartphone for a Q4 release this year, reports the Wall Street Journal [sub. req.]. The company made the indication at its Q1 conference call, where it revealed that its net profits plunged 91 percent from the same period in 2012....
LG planning first flexible OLED smartphone for Q4 2013

HTC forecasts 55% increase in revenues in Q2, as sales of its One range take hold

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HTC believes it will see an upturn in its finances in its second quarter, predicting a 55% increase in revenues in its second quarter as sales of its new One range of Android smartphones begin to take hold. Reuters reports that the company expects its second quarter revenue to total T$105...
HTC forecasts 55% increase in revenues in Q2, as sales of its One range take hold

Gamevil Q2 2012 sales dip 7.8% Q-over-Q to $13.4M, as net profits rise to $5.2M

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South Korea’s Gamevil has posted its Q2 2012 results, reporting total revenues of 15.2 billion KRW ($13.4 million), up 96 percent year-over-year, but down 7.8 percent from the company’s Q1 sales of 16.5 billion KRW ($14.6 million). The company’s net profits for the quarter were 5.9 billion KRW ($5.2 million),...
Gamevil Q2 2012 sales dip 7.8% Q-over-Q to $13.4M, as net profits rise to $5.2M

India Launches Antitrust Investigation Against Google

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Google currently faces a number of antitrust investigations in the U.S. and Europe. To make matters worse, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) just announced that it is also launching an inquiry into Google’s business practices. The announcement follows a complaint by Indian consumer advocacy group Consumer Unity and Trust...
India Launches Antitrust Investigation Against Google
LG Q2 profits climb thanks to cost cutting, but mobile business flounders

Apple's Sales Impress Again

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News updates all day from your Fast Company editors.Late yesterday Apple revealed its last quarterly sales, and they were again impressive enough to beat Wall Street's expectations. Delivering $39.2 billion in revenues, up nearly 59% on last year's figure of $24.7 billion, the firm also saw its net profits rise...
Apple's Sales Impress Again

Apple Q4 2012 earnings: $35.97 billion in revenue, $8.67 EPS

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Just a day after introducing the iPad mini, a revised iMac, a 4th-generation iPad and a retooled Mac mini, the company is outing its Q4 2012 earnings. Revenue was pegged at $35.97 billion. For the sake of comparison, the outfit's four quarter of 2011 saw $28.27 billion in revenue...
Apple Q4 2012 earnings: $35.97 billion in revenue, $8.67 EPS

Apple reports record-breaking quarterly revenue of $54.5B and $13.1B in profit for Q1 2013

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In a record-breaking quarter, Apple announced today it has sold 47.8 million iPhones, 22.9 million iPads and 12.7 million iPods. Overall, the company reported $54.5 billion in revenue, good for net profits of $13.1 billion during Q1 2013. Overall, revenues were up 51.4 percent over the previous quarter’s sales...
Apple reports record-breaking quarterly revenue of $54.5B and $13.1B in profit for Q1 2013

Sony reports net profits of $458 million for 2012, returning to black for the first time in 5 years

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Sony CEO Kaz Hirai’s rebuilding job is showing its first signs of promise after the company posted net profits of $458 million (43 billion yen) for its 2012 financial year [PDF], its first annual profit for half a decade. The results have been helped by the sale of a string of assets...
Sony reports net profits of $458 million for 2012, returning to black for the first time in 5 years

Oracle Earnings Meet The Street, As Profits Rise, Sales Drop

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Oracle just reported its earnings results for the quarter ended in August, and the headline is that sales are down, though net profits on a GAAP basis are up. On a non-GAAP basis, which is the number everyone looks at first, Oracle earned 53 cents a share, up 11 percent,...
Oracle Earnings Meet The Street, As Profits Rise, Sales Drop

Engadget Mobile Podcast 147 - 07.31.2012

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We're later than usual with this week's Engadget Mobile Podcast, but can you blame us? Just look at all of those long, complicated topics below. Earnings, specs, leaks, beams, Notes...it's a mobile casserole, just like Mom used to make, with a little dash of something unquantifiable...just a hint...oh, it's...
Engadget Mobile Podcast 147 - 07.31.2012

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between August 13 and 18 Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, August 13 Harry returns in Pitfall! for iOS TinyCo to set up not-so-tiny 60 person studio in Vancouver B.C. YoYo...
This week's headlines from across Inside Network

Autonomy founder Mike Lynch to leave Hewlett-Packard

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Entrepreneur is latest executive to leave 'too bureaucratic' HP as tech giant announces 27,000 job cuts and drop in net profitsBritish entrepreneur Mike Lynch, who built his company Autonomy from the ground up to a $11.2bn (£7bn) acquisition by US tech giant Hewlett-Packard, is leaving, the company announced abruptly on...
Autonomy founder Mike Lynch to leave Hewlett-Packard

LG's Q2 2012 Earnings: $138M In Net Profits, Up 46% YOY, Phone Sales Still Lagging

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LG has been turning a corner of late, getting its mobile division out of a six-quarter-long rut. Today’s Q2 report outlines a 46 percent increase in net profits year-over-year at $138 million, though phone sales continue to be an obstacle. Overall revenues went up from last quarter, but are still...
LG's Q2 2012 Earnings: $138M In Net Profits, Up 46% YOY, Phone Sales Still Lagging

HTC posts weak Q1 2012 earnings: revenue down 35%, net profit down 70%

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Smartphone maker HTC this morning released unaudited financial results for the first quarter of 2012. Given the company’s previously released figures for January and February, HTC was widely expected to report a pretty disastrous quarter in light of intensifying rivalry in the smartphone handset business and a slowing global economy....
HTC posts weak Q1 2012 earnings: revenue down 35%, net profit down 70%

Asustek Q3 net profits said to be up 43 percent to $230 million thanks to Nexus 7, convertibles

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Asustek has just painted a pretty Q3 financial picture, showing a 43 percent jump in net profits -- $230 million compared to $160 million last year, according to the WSJ. Gross revenue also climbed 9 percent to around $3.8 billion, which the company attributes to the popularity of its...
Asustek Q3 net profits said to be up 43 percent to $230 million thanks to Nexus 7, convertibles
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Samsung turns in record quarterly profit

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South Korean electronics giant says its net profits rose 82 percent in the first quarter on the strength of smartphone sales. [Read more]...
Samsung turns in record quarterly profit

Nobody Likes Tim Cook. Oh, Except Apple Customers. And His Peers

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Tim Cook took the helm of Apple on August 24, 2011. Since then, on average, Cook has increased Apple's market value by $110 million a day. Its shares closed yesterday a hair above $461, up 23% over his tenure so far. Sure, it's been a bit of a bumpy ride...
Nobody Likes Tim Cook. Oh, Except Apple Customers. And His Peers

10 ways companies are using Hadoop to do more than serve ads

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If you just pay attention to the world’s largest Hadoop users, you might think the platform is just a better technology for powering search engines or analyzing customer behavior for ad-serving. Of course that’s not the case, but finding those broader use cases can still be kind of difficult. That’s...
10 ways companies are using Hadoop to do more than serve ads

Yahoo Beats Earnings Estimates on Flattish Revenue

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Yahoo reported its fourth-quarter earnings today, with earnings higher than expected, but with a continued flat revenue. Yahoo said its net profits were 32 cents a share, compared to 24 cents in the same period a year ago. Shares jumped just above percent in after-hours trading to above $21...
Yahoo Beats Earnings Estimates on Flattish Revenue

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! News: The CEO of powerful Chinese hardware firm Huawei talked to reporters for the first time in 26 years. He says Huawei is not spying on the US. Pegatron, which makes iPhones and iPads for Apple, is staffing up by 40% for the third quarter. Facebook is close...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Apple sees profits fall for first time in a decade but cash pile rises to $145bn

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Tech firm beats analysts' expectations for quarter as chief executive Tim Cook pins company's hopes to rising iPad salesApple revealed its first profits fall in a decade Tuesday but still managed to beat analysts' expectations, making $9.5bn in the quarter and boosting its share buyback programme by $50bn.The tech giant's...
Apple sees profits fall for first time in a decade but cash pile rises to $145bn

Apple iPad sales growth slows down

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Quarterly results beat company's own forecasts but Wall Street analysts had predicted higher profitsApple has disappointed Wall Street for the second quarter in a row after results released on Thursday showed iPad sales had grown less than expected.The quarterly results beat the company's own forecasts with net profits up 24%...
Apple iPad sales growth slows down
Huawei says profits increased by 33 percent in 2012, despite US security concerns

Huawei profits up 33 percent despite increased scrutiny

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Phone manufacturer Huawei has revealed it has increased its year-on-year net profits by 33 percent in 2012. Profit levels rose to 15.4 billion yuan ($2.5 billion) from the 11.6 billion yuan ($1.9 billion) earned in 2011, and the company expects it to grow stronger thanks to the growing mobile and...
Huawei profits up 33 percent despite increased scrutiny

Apple profits jump 23.8% year-over-year to $8.2 billion in Q4 2012

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In a fourth quarter that was right in line with Wall Street’s expectations, Apple announced todayit sold 26.9 million iPhones, 14.0 million iPads and 5.3 million iPods. Overall, the company reported $36.0 billion in revenue, good for net profits of  $8.2 billion during Q4 2012. Although the results may disappoint some...
Apple profits jump 23.8% year-over-year to $8.2 billion in Q4 2012

Engadget Podcast 303 - 07.27.2012

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With Tim Stevens staycationing at an undisclosed corporate location, Brian Heater and Dana Wollman do a Gadgets Gone Wild edition of the Engadget Podcast, which turns out to be mostly analysis of quarterly earnings calls and the new iteration of OS X. Financial and upgrade news, wilder than you...
Engadget Podcast 303 - 07.27.2012

Nikon posts Q3 2011 earnings, sees 'extraordinary losses' due to Thailand floods

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Nikon posted its Q3 earnings report this morning, and there isn't a whole lot to smile about. The cameramaker had to swallow an "extraordinary" ¥10.9 billion loss last quarter (approximately $143.1 million), due to widespread flooding that devastated its Thailand manufacturing plant, in October. Today's report comes just a...
Nikon posts Q3 2011 earnings, sees 'extraordinary losses' due to Thailand floods
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