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The One Question Facebook Has To Answer Today (FB)

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It's early on the West Coast, but we'd believe that Facebook executives Sheryl Sandberg and Mark Zuckerberg are having a hard time sleeping. Facebook reports its third-quarter earnings this afternoon just after 4pm eastern. We'll have live, wall-to-wall coverage on the earnings, breaking out all interesting angles. It's a huge moment...
The One Question Facebook Has To Answer Today (FB)

Apple's Growth Rate Was Absolutely Smashed Last Quarter (AAPL)

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Here's one chart from Apple's earnings that immediately jumps out. The company's EPS growth of 20% was at its lowest in the last ten quarters. The revenue growth rate was 23%, also pretty weak compared to recent quarters. What's worse is that Apple's guidance suggests the growth is going to...
Apple's Growth Rate Was Absolutely Smashed Last Quarter (AAPL)

Tablet shipments suggest a crossing point with PCs might not be far off

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Just as smartphones roared past PCs by the end of 2010, the tablet market is powering ahead even while shipments of PCs have begun to waver - which could prove a problem for MicrosoftHere's a graph to worry Microsoft - and hearten Apple and Google. It shows smartphone, PC and...
Tablet shipments suggest a crossing point with PCs might not be far off

Sorry, Apple Fans, No More New Product Launches For Longer Than Anyone Can Even Imagine...*

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Those who draw some self-esteem from being the first of their friends to get new Apple gadgets are going to have to find a new source of identity for a while. Why? Because unless Apple pulls a rabbit out of a hat next winter in the form of a...
Sorry, Apple Fans, No More New Product Launches For Longer Than Anyone Can Even Imagine...*

Is Nokia selling off its headquarters in Espoo, Finland?

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Just how deep do Nokia's financial woes go? According to Finnish journal Helsingin Sanomat and Reuters, deep enough that the company is mulling the sale of Nokia House, its principal HQ located in Espoo, Finland. The company told the journals that it's looking to divest "non-core parts" of its...
Is Nokia selling off its headquarters in Espoo, Finland?

Yelp Posts Q2 Revenue Gain, Claims 78 Million Users Globally

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Yelp just announced second quarter revenues of $32.7 million compared with $27.4 million last quarter. The company also said it had a net loss of $2 million compared to a loss of $1.2 million a year ago. Yelp said revenues for the first two quarters this year reached $60 million...
Yelp Posts Q2 Revenue Gain, Claims 78 Million Users Globally

Amazon Takes A Bath

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Amazon Takes A Bath: Pay no attention to the headline of their press release, Amazon had a bad quarter. They've been warning about dipping into the red for a few quarters now and have narrowly avoided it each time. No more. The company lost $274 million on sales of $13.81...
Amazon Takes A Bath

Windows 7 surpasses 10% market share

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Last month, Windows 7 crossed into double-digit market share numbers. Microsoft disclosed that it sold more than 60 million copies of Windows 7 by the end of 2009, and now we know this very quick growth has continued through the first quarter of 2010. On the whole, between February...
Windows 7 surpasses 10% market share

Related to the last link (and actually, that graph is from this...

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Related to the last link (and actually, that graph is from this post), Jacob Steinberg makes the bullish case for Amazon — and makes it pretty well.  Their investment spending continues to go up indicating that this is still very much a growth company (which may justify the high P/E ratio)....
Related to the last link (and actually, that graph is from this...

CHART OF THE DAY: Apple Is Pulling In 40% Of All Mobile Industry Revenue, And 75% Of All Mobile Profits (AAPL)

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Apple's dominance of the mobile industry is just breath taking. This chart from Horace Dediu shows that Apple now has 75% of the mobile industry's profits, and 40% of its revenue. Remember, this is a business line that did not exist for Apple 5 years ago. The lines on...
CHART OF THE DAY: Apple Is Pulling In 40% Of All Mobile Industry Revenue, And 75% Of All Mobile Profits (AAPL)
Apple could ship an estimated 26 million iPads over the holiday quarter
Chinese police officers kill 1,000 illegal arcade machines with fire

Verizon gearing up to deliver ‘text-to-911′ capabilities

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Verizon has selected a vendor that will help the company deliver the ability to text 911 emergency services, The Hill has learned. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski commended the company for the move. By accepting texts in this way, in lieu of a phone call, Verizon could set the stage for those...
Verizon gearing up to deliver ‘text-to-911′ capabilities

REVIEW: Logitech's Ultrathin Keyboard Cover For iPad Mini (AAPL, LOGI)

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Typing on the iPad's software keyboard for more than a paragraph or two gets intolerable pretty quickly, and the problem's only worse on an iPad Mini for operating in much tighter quarters. Logitech offers a solution to this, however. For $99, you can snap up its Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for...
REVIEW: Logitech's Ultrathin Keyboard Cover For iPad Mini (AAPL, LOGI)
Microsoft posts record third quarter revenue in spite of flat Windows numbers

HP To Oracle: You Wrecked Our Server Business And Owe Us $4 Billion In Damages (ORCL, HPQ)

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When HP and Oracle were fighting in court last summer over HP's Itanium servers, HP hinted it would come after Oracle for $4 billion. HP won the suit and is back in court, to hear what damages, if any, it is entitled to get. Sure enough, HP is aiming for...
HP To Oracle: You Wrecked Our Server Business And Owe Us $4 Billion In Damages (ORCL, HPQ)

Is it a good thing that Elsevier bought Mendeley?

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When rumors sprang up in January about the scientific journal publisher Elsevier buying British reference manager and academic social network Mendeley, the reaction was negative in some quarters. Elsevier has a bad reputation among many academics over the amount it charges for access to its journals, which are generally populated...
Is it a good thing that Elsevier bought Mendeley?
Not even selling 1.5 million iPhones could save Sprint's Q3

After Ruining Facebook's IPO, GM Comes Crawling Back (GM, FB)

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One big reason for Facebook's disappointing IPO was that days before it went off, General Motors, one of the nation's biggest advertisers, loudly announced that it was cutting its ad spend on the site to zero. GM said Facebook ads didn't work. Now, a month and a half later, GM...
After Ruining Facebook's IPO, GM Comes Crawling Back (GM, FB)

Apple's Fiscal Q4 Charted

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Apple just announced its fiscal Q4 earnings results and we’ve charted them below for you against its previous quarters back to 2009....
Apple's Fiscal Q4 Charted

Facebook's Zuckerberg Gives Zynga's Stock Price a Boost

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Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance today at TechCrunch Disrupt not only gave his own company’s stock a bump, but it also boosted shares of its close partner, Zynga. In after-hours trading, Facebook’s stock jumped 3.4 percent to close at $20.08 a share. The social games company, which has faced its own struggles...
Facebook's Zuckerberg Gives Zynga's Stock Price a Boost

Why Using Creative Commons Licensed Materials Is Not As Easy As It Looks

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Creative Commons recently celebrated its tenth anniversary, with well-deserved praise for its work flooding in from around the world. There's no doubt it has played an important role in raising people's awareness of the problems with copyright, and in offering some alternative licenses that ameliorate some of its worst aspects....
Why Using Creative Commons Licensed Materials Is Not As Easy As It Looks

BlackBerry smartphone shipments rise but still posts $84 million loss for quarter

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After two quarters of meagre profits, BlackBerry has posted its Q1 2014 results (for the three-month period ending June 1st 2013), revealing an $84 million loss from $3.1 billion revenue. Compared to last quarter, when the Canadian manufacturer made $94 million from $2.7 billion revenue, the results are fairly...
BlackBerry smartphone shipments rise but still posts $84 million loss for quarter

iPhone 5 Launch Props Up Apple's Share of Smartphone Market as Samsung Keeps Rolling

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Research firm IDC yesterday released its estimates of global mobile phone and smartphone shipments for the third quarter of 2012, revealing that the iPhone 5 launch helped Apple gain market share over the year-ago period that saw customers holding out for the iPhone 4S launch. The few days of iPhone...
iPhone 5 Launch Props Up Apple's Share of Smartphone Market as Samsung Keeps Rolling

Netflix Sees Overseas Losses Doubling To $118 Million This Quarter

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Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) expects overseas losses to double in just three months, as it spends more and more on vital local video content and marketing. In Q4, its overseas costs doubled to $89 million, while revenue rose by a third to $29 million. International loss came in better than...
Netflix Sees Overseas Losses Doubling To $118 Million This Quarter

HTC One delay pushes HTC's profits to a scary new low

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale As Woody Allen said, if you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans. When HTC reported its dismal, awful, very bad fourth quarter earnings in January, CEO Peter Chou said it was the end of his company’s...
HTC One delay pushes HTC's profits to a scary new low

Research In Motion Posts Small Gain, Loses Subscribers

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Research In Motion Ltd. posted a small net gain in its fiscal third quarter, swinging back to profitability after several quarters of losses. The results bolster its cash position ahead of the rollout of its latest phones, due out next month. RIM reported, however, that it had lost about one...
Research In Motion Posts Small Gain, Loses Subscribers

Hacking attempts will pass one billion in Q4 2012, claims information assurance firm

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Hacking attempts across the globe are likely to top one billion in the final quarter of 2012, according to estimations by the NCC Group. The information assurance firm, which works with more than 90 percent of the FTSE 100, identified 981 million hacking attempts worldwide during the third quarter of...
Hacking attempts will pass one billion in Q4 2012, claims information assurance firm

Zynga Reports Higher Revenues, Loss in First Quarter

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Zynga reported a net loss of $85 million, or 12 cents a share on revenues of $329 million, in the first quarter ended March 31. When excluding some charges, including stock-based compensation, the company’s non-GAAP earnings totaled 6 cents a share, beating analyst expectations of 5 cents a share. Revenues...
Zynga Reports Higher Revenues, Loss in First Quarter

Logitech gambled big on video conferencing, lost

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Logitech's PR machine is on the loose this morning, trying to dampen expectations before the company announces its quarterly financial results later in the day. The key message is that we shouldn't expect any great shakes from the video conferencing side of the business. In fact, there'll be a...
Logitech gambled big on video conferencing, lost
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