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The New York Times Company Lost $39.7 Million In 2011 (NYT)

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The New York Times Company reported its Q4 earnings today, and they lost $39.7 million in 2011, or 27 cents a share, after making $107.7 million in 2010. Q4 profit is down 12.2% y/y thanks to the continuing decline of print advertising and a 67.4% decline in the About...
The New York Times Company Lost $39.7 Million In 2011 (NYT)

Samsung expects to double Q1 profit versus last year, sends itself a love note

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Sammy has issued guidance for its financial performance between January and March 2012, ahead of a fuller earnings report due later this month. In contrast to HTC's latest news, the Korean giant looks rosy enough -- it's predicting an operating profit of 5.8 trillion won ($5 billion), which is...
Samsung expects to double Q1 profit versus last year, sends itself a love note

Baidu earns $1.26 per share on $859 million in revenue in Q2, beating analyst projections

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Baidu reported second quarter earnings of $1.26 per share, and revenues of $859 million. Both figures exceeded analyst expectations. This is a breaking story, please refresh for updates. What follows is the company’s full release: Second Quarter 2012 Highlights Total revenues in the second quarter of 2012 were RMB5.456 billion ($858.8 million), a...
Baidu earns $1.26 per share on $859 million in revenue in Q2, beating analyst projections

Samsung posts record Q4 profits, but still no official smartphone sales figures

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Samsung exceeded its preliminary financial estimates in the fourth quarter to post record operating profit of 5.3 trillion won ($4.72 billion), a 76% rise year on year, thanks to increased smartphone, memory chips and flat-panel sales. At the beginning of the month, the Korean electronics giant posted its preliminary results,...
Samsung posts record Q4 profits, but still no official smartphone sales figures

Sony continues to improve in fiscal Q3 with $23.39 billion in revenue, $115 million net loss

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As the company continues to overhaul its operations to return to profitability, Sony managed to hold onto modest operating profits during its third fiscal quarter, reporting $23.39 billion (¥1.948 trillion) in revenue and $496 million (¥46.4 billion) in operating income, but it did post a net loss of $115 million...
Sony continues to improve in fiscal Q3 with $23.39 billion in revenue, $115 million net loss

Samsung Expects Record Operating Profit

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Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday it expects a record operating profit for the third quarter despite its legal battles with Apple Inc., but analysts say earnings at its flagship mobile business may have peaked. Samsung, the world’s largest smartphone maker by shipments, said it expects operating profit of between 7.9...
Samsung Expects Record Operating Profit

Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten booked $2.56 billion in revenue in the first half of 2012

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Japan-based but global ecommerce juggernaut Rakuten reported its financial results for the first 6 months of the fiscal and calendar year this morning, revealing that its revenues exceeded ¥200,5 million (roughly $2.56 billion), up almost 13 percent compared to the same period last year. Rakuten reported an operating profit of...
Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten booked $2.56 billion in revenue in the first half of 2012

Samsung predicts 85% rise in profits thanks to strong sales of Galaxy phones

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Third-quarter profits forecast to reach £4.5bn but analysts expect weaker December after marketing blitz to counter iPhoneStrong sales of high-end TVs and Galaxy smartphones mean Samsung expects to record an 85% jump in profits in the third quarter.The Korean conglomerate, the world's leading maker of smartphones, TVs and memory chips,...
Samsung predicts 85% rise in profits thanks to strong sales of Galaxy phones

NYT says new products to be profitable by late 2014

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The New York Times Company remains focused on the long game even as digital subscription growth flattens and advertising shows ongoing weakness. On a Thursday earnings call, executives described new products that it hopes will bring in multiple revenue streams, but cautioned that they would not yield a profit in the...
NYT says new products to be profitable by late 2014

Samsung comes out top in battle of the smartphones

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HTC on Friday reported a 70% year-on-year profit slump and a drop in first quarter net income after tax down to £95mThe battle for smartphone supremacy between Asia's largest handset makers has left profits at Taiwanese firm HTC plummeting as South Korea's Samsung Electronics rakes in the rewards.HTC on Friday...
Samsung comes out top in battle of the smartphones

Sharp will miss deadline for $60M Qualcomm investment, is getting an extension instead

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If you recall, Sharp hit the jackpot back in December, when Qualcomm promised to invest around $120 million in the troubled company in exchange for a five percent stake. Sharp already received the first half of that windfall at the tail end of 2012, whereas the remaining $60 million...
Sharp will miss deadline for $60M Qualcomm investment, is getting an extension instead

Sharp forecasts doubling of full-year loss

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Struggling Japanese TV maker Sharp warned it might not be able to surviveStruggling Japanese TV maker Sharp has warned it might not be able to survive on its own after forecasting that its full-year loss would double to $5.6bn."Our corporate group has booked massive second-quarter net and operating losses ......
Sharp forecasts doubling of full-year loss

Samsung reports Q1 earnings: $5.16 billion in operating profit

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Samsung just announced its Q1 2012 earnings this evening, reporting revenues of 45.27 trillion Korean won (up 22% y/o/y) and a record operating profit of 5.85 trillion won. We’ll be hopping on the call at 9:30 PM EST to hear more details. developing.  Press release after the jump.  –(SEOUL–Korea Newswire) April 27,...
Samsung reports Q1 earnings: $5.16 billion in operating profit

LG Q2 2012 earnings show a loss on cellphones, but higher profits overall thanks to home theater

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LG has released its earnings statement for the Q2 2012 period, the claim of "turning a corner" in Q1 has just managed to hold up as it registered net profits of $138 million, up 46 percent from the same period last year. Revenues, while higher than Q1, were actually...
LG Q2 2012 earnings show a loss on cellphones, but higher profits overall thanks to home theater

CHART OF THE DAY: Microsoft Is No Longer The Windows Company (MSFT)

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For the longest time, Windows was the most important part of Microsoft's business. Turns out that's changing. As you can see in this chart, the Business Division, which is home to Office group, has blown past the Windows division as growing percentage of the company's operating profit. The two...
CHART OF THE DAY: Microsoft Is No Longer The Windows Company (MSFT)

NTT DoCoMo hopes to expand content game with Buongiorno buyout

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Japanese mobile operator, NTT DoCoMo, is making a play at the Italian firm Buongiorno, a mobile content provider that boasts two billion customers across 57 countries. The €224 million offer must still be approved by Italian regulators, and would reflect a purchase price of €2 per share for the...
NTT DoCoMo hopes to expand content game with Buongiorno buyout

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between July 30 and August 4. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, July 30 Classic competitive multiplayer returns in Spy vs Spy Ouya to stream games with OnLive London 2012, NBC...
This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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

Samsung tipped to continue strong growth with record profits in Q1 2012

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Samsung is tipped to post record profit once again when it announces figures for business during the first quarter of the year, which are expected next month, according to a Korea Times report. Citibank expects that the Korean firm will post “historically high” results as it continues to grow impressively. January saw Samsung post record...
Samsung tipped to continue strong growth with record profits in Q1 2012

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
Panasonic reports $10.2 billion loss for 2012, plasma TV sales fall more than 40 percent
Samsung posts operating profit of 8.12 trillion won for Q3 2012
Japan’s Docomo buying mobile content powerhoue Buongiorno for €224 million

Sharp manages an operating profit in Q3, but forecast remains cloudy

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It's been a while since we had any good financial news for Sharp, so we'll start there. On an operating basis, Reuters and Nikkei report it managed to turn a profit for the October to December quarter of 2.6 billion yen ($28.5 million) -- more than analysts had predicted...
Sharp manages an operating profit in Q3, but forecast remains cloudy

Japan's DeNA posts record quarterly revenue of $567m, operating profit jumps 54% year-on-year to $216m

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Japanese mobile social gaming firm DeNA has announced record revenue of $567 million (52.3 billion yen) for its third quarter 2012. The company, which runs the Mobage games network for iOS and Android, saw revenues rise 52 percent year-on-year, while operating profit jumped 54 percent from that of Q3 2011...
Japan's DeNA posts record quarterly revenue of $567m, operating profit jumps 54% year-on-year to $216m
Samsung estimates last quarter revenue at a record $5.9 billion
Verizon will get its own Lumia flagship with the Nokia Laser
Samsung Expects Another Record Quarter: $7.3 Billion Profit, Fuelled By Its Galaxy Smartphones

Sky will launch an internet based TV service in the UK in the first half of 2012

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UK pay TV service Sky has just announced its quarterly results, and despite adding 100,000 subscribers as well as notching its "highest ever first-half adjusted operating profit" it will launch a new internet TV service, available to anyone in the country with a broadband connection. Sky describes the new...
Sky will launch an internet based TV service in the UK in the first half of 2012

RIM Expects Operating Loss, Names Two New Senior Execs

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Research In Motion, the troubled Canadian company that makes the BlackBerry line of smartphones, just announced that it expects an operating loss in the quarter ending June 2. “The on-going competitive environment is impacting our business in the form of lower volumes and highly competitive pricing dynamics in the marketplace,...
RIM Expects Operating Loss, Names Two New Senior Execs
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