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Everyone Makes The Same Stupid Mistake When They Talk About S&P 500 Earnings Without Apple (SPY, AAPL)

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The earnings season naysayers are quick to point to Apple's size and staggering growth rate as key to corporate profit growth during the first quarter. As such, it has become popular to talk about earnings growth ex-Apple, which is far below the inclusive growth rate. However, it is a mistake...
Everyone Makes The Same Stupid Mistake When They Talk About S&P 500 Earnings Without Apple (SPY, AAPL)

Why Facebook has far greater revenue growth potential than most people think

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Now that Facebook’s S-1 is out in the wild, reports are beginning to crop up that question what Facebook’s valuation should be, given its revenue, profit, and the growth rates of both figures. Certain well read analyses peg the firm’s potential revenue and profit growth in the mediocre range, which I think...
Why Facebook has far greater revenue growth potential than most people think

Did Google really lose 7 percent of its search market share last month, mostly to Baidu?

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Baidu is China’s largest search engine with a not-so secret mission to dominate the global market, and while most chuckle at the thought of it surpassing Google, one might be surprised to learn the Mountain View, Calif.-based Internet giant lost 7 percent of its search market share to Baidu...
Did Google really lose 7 percent of its search market share last month, mostly to Baidu?

China's Baidu reports weaker profit growth in Q1

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China's largest search engine Baidu reported slowing profit growth in this year's first quarter on Friday, as the company's research and development costs, along with promotion expenses, soared.Baidu's net profit for the quarter ending March 31 reached 2 billion yuan (US$328.2 million), an 8.5 percent rise over the first...
China's Baidu reports weaker profit growth in Q1

Lenovo profit growth sags in fiscal Q2

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Lenovo said Thursday its net profit for the fiscal second quarter increased by only 13% year-over-year, marking a shift from the high profit growth the company has previously seen....
Lenovo profit growth sags in fiscal Q2

Report: HTC shuts down South Korea office over sinking handset sales

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Smartphone manufacturer HTC closed its South Korea office due to low device sales in the country. According to TechWorld, the Taiwan-based company, which produces many Android handsets, has suffered a “profit growth decline in recent quarters as competition with Samsung and Apple has heated up”: HTC did not specifically mention layoffs, and...
Report: HTC shuts down South Korea office over sinking handset sales

LifeStreet Media pays developers more than $125 million in ad revenues

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Advertising technology company LifeStreet Media today announced its mobile advertising revenue is growing at an annualized rate in excess of 250 percent, and that to date it has has paid out more than $125 million in ad revenues to publishers and developers. LifeStreet also reported that it has driven...
LifeStreet Media pays developers more than $125 million in ad revenues

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, FB, DIS, MSFT)

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Good morning. Here's the news. After, come back to SAI for live news and analysis all day. There are between 25 and 40 startups worth $1 billion in Silicon Valley. Facebook is building an app that will track the location of users and share it with their friends. Star Wars...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, FB, DIS, MSFT)

PC sales up for Lenovo, though pace of profit growth slows

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The overall PC market may be sluggish, but Lenovo still managed to boost sales during its just completed quarter. During the company's fiscal second quarter ending on Sept. 30, Lenovo reported that its PC shipments grew year-over year by 10.3 percent. During the quarter, the Chinese company was named...
PC sales up for Lenovo, though pace of profit growth slows

AOL beats expectations in Q3: Revenue flat at $531.7m, net income of $20.8m

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Internet media and services company AOL this morning reported its financial results for the third quarter of this year, reporting earnings of 22 cents per share compared to a loss per share of 2 cents in Q3 2011. AOL was expected to report third-quarter earnings of 17 to 19 cents...
AOL beats expectations in Q3: Revenue flat at $531.7m, net income of $20.8m

IBM misses estimates, but sees potential in new 'growth initiatives'

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Computer maker IBM missed its estimates in the first quarter of 2013 with hardware sales slowing down. IBM reported revenues of $23.4 billion and net income of $3.4 billion, with earnings per share of $3.00. This falls short of the $24.6 billion analyst estimate from Bloomberg. Hardware revenues fell particularly...
IBM misses estimates, but sees potential in new 'growth initiatives'
Yahoo's YouTube? Yahoo may buy a controlling stake in Dailymotion

Amazon downgraded by JP Morgan over slower profit growth

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 Amazon was downgraded from overweight to neutral by JP Morgan Chase overnight, and the company’s share price is feeling the effects this morning — down about 2.8 percent to 267.50. JP Morgan’s Doug Anmuth lowered his the price target to 300 from 330, saying that he expects Amazon to have a...
Amazon downgraded by JP Morgan over slower profit growth

China Unicom passes 60 million 3G subscriber mark as it chases China Mobile

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China’s second-largest wireless operator China Unicom has revealed that it now has more than 60 million 3G subscribers and 162 million 2G subscribers, Sina Tech reports. 3G subscriptions went up 3.1 million in the month of July to push the carrier past the milestone, but it brought in just 327,000...
China Unicom passes 60 million 3G subscriber mark as it chases China Mobile

Here's The Good News For Apple (AAPL)

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A lot of normal people are looking at Apple's earnings results and asking themselves a pretty reasonable question: "What exactly is the problem here?" After all, iPhone sales of 47.8 million units were up on a year over year basis, despite the fact that Apple only had 13 weeks to...
Here's The Good News For Apple (AAPL)

Tata Forecasts a Strong Market for Its Services

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India's largest outsourcer, Tata Consultancy Services, posted high revenue and profit growth in U.S. dollar terms for the quarter ended March 31, and said the......
Tata Forecasts a Strong Market for Its Services

Canon Sees Profit Growth on Weaker Yen

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Canon Inc. said its net profit for the fourth quarter fell fractionally from a year earlier but forecast a rise in profit for 2013 as its overseas sales get a boost from the yen’s weakening. While profit slid by 0.4 percent for the three months through December, the Japanese camera...
Canon Sees Profit Growth on Weaker Yen

Tencent to Restructure Business

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Tencent Holdings said Friday it will restructure its business operations into six groups and named a new chief operating officer as the Chinese Internet company moves to improve efficiency and grow beyond its core gaming business. The move is aimed at helping its smaller operations, such as its mobile, search...
Tencent to Restructure Business

Yahoo's Latest Act Of Desperation May Also Be Stupid As Well As Dishonorable (YHOO)

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Yahoo is shaking down Facebook over patents. Waving pieces of paper around, Big Purple's lawyers are claiming that Yahoo invented key aspects of Facebook's advertising, social networking, and communications technologies. These lawyers are telling Facebook to pay up or face a lawsuit. We've already gone over how this is...
Yahoo's Latest Act Of Desperation May Also Be Stupid As Well As Dishonorable (YHOO)

IBM Services, Hardware Revenue Falls in Q2 While Profit Grows

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For its most recent financial quarter, IBM experienced a drop-off in revenue, though it was able to maintain profit growth....
IBM Services, Hardware Revenue Falls in Q2 While Profit Grows

CHART OF THE DAY: Apple's Growth In Context (AAPL, GOOG, MSFT, FB, AMZN)

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How impressive was Apple's most recent quarter? These two charts should help. Take a look at Apple's revenue growth compared to the four most important companies in the tech space. Its growth blows them all away. And Apple generates almost as much revenue as Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Facebook combined....
CHART OF THE DAY: Apple's Growth In Context (AAPL, GOOG, MSFT, FB, AMZN)
Sprint's stock has outperformed Apple and Google this year

The most valuable company on earth is also Fortune's 8th fastest growing

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Fortune runs the numbers: Some had worried that the loss of Steve Jobs might hinder the seemingly relentless forward march of Apple. They needn’t have. Since Jobs passed away last year, Apple’s share price has risen almost 80%. In August, the iPhone maker overtook Microsoft as the largest-ever U.S. company...
The most valuable company on earth is also Fortune's 8th fastest growing

ANALYST: Buy Facebook Because It's An 'Option On The World' (FB)

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Catch the falling knife. That's the bold call from Needham analyst Laura Martin, who initiates the stock with a $40 price target, a number that would have seemed modest a couple of days ago, but which is in fact represents a 29% gain from where it closed yesterday. Martin calls...
ANALYST: Buy Facebook Because It's An 'Option On The World' (FB)

Well, It Looks Like One Of Apple's Biggest Risks May Be Starting To Hit Home... (AAPL)

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One of the biggest risks to Apple's stock price and profit growth, ironically, stems from one of the company's most amazing strengths: Its shockingly high profit margin. Profit margins for hardware companies are normally in the single-digits, because hardware is generally a brutally competitive business. The big profits, meanwhile, have...
Well, It Looks Like One Of Apple's Biggest Risks May Be Starting To Hit Home... (AAPL)
Amazon Downgraded Over Margin Fears (AMZN)

China Mobile's profit rises 0.3 percent

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China Mobile, the country's largest wireless carrier, reported weak profit growth in the first quarter as it struggled to squeeze more revenue out of existing customers.For the quarter ended on March 31, China Mobile said its net profit reached 27.9 billion yuan (US$4.5 billion), 0.3 percent up on the...
China Mobile's profit rises 0.3 percent

Samsung Expects Record Operating Profit

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Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday that it capped its best year ever with another record quarterly profit, but momentum slowed in the last three months of 2012 and analysts anticipate the company will rely on chips more than smartphones for profit growth in 2013. With its quarterly announcement to guide...
Samsung Expects Record Operating Profit

Indian outsourcer Tata posts strong revenue, profit growth

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Tata Consultancy Services had strong revenue and profit growth in the fourth quarter, indicating that the offshoring market is recovering....
Indian outsourcer Tata posts strong revenue, profit growth

Philips's LED Business Lights Way

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In the newly revamped Rijksmuseum, Rembrandt's most famous oil painting has a new glow thanks to Philips Electronics, which is betting that LED technology will help drive future profit growth....
Philips's LED Business Lights Way
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