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It's official: Samsung confirms 30 million Galaxy S III sales, 150 days after its launch

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Confirming figures that its Polish office let slip in a now-deleted tweet, Samsung has officially announced that sales of the Galaxy S III — its flagship smartphone — have passed 30 million units, that’s within 5 months (or 150 days) of the phone’s launch in May. The landmark, which the Korean...
It's official: Samsung confirms 30 million Galaxy S III sales, 150 days after its launch
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Google tops Greenpeace IT ranking

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Apple excluded from Cool IT Leaderboard over failure 'to pursue market opportunities to drive IT energy solutions'Google has today taken top spot in Greenpeace's annual Cool IT Leaderboard ranking technology firms' environmental efforts, seizing the crown from networking giant Cisco.The influential campaign group said Google had climbed to the top...
Google tops Greenpeace IT ranking

Apple's record profits contrasted with Amazon's hopes to turn a profit

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Apple's profits for fiscal 2012 reached above $40 billion, making it the only tech company to ever reach that benchmark. In fact, it's a feat only ever matched by oil giant Exxon Mobil....
Apple's record profits contrasted with Amazon's hopes to turn a profit

Apple Maker Foxconn Reports Record Profits

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Making the iPhone and iPad is now more efficient. Foxconn, a.k.a. Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., has just reported its fourth-quarter finances, which include a net income figure up 5.6% over the previous quarter to NT$37 billion (around $1.2 billion)--a record figure that beats many analyst expectations. The company...
Apple Maker Foxconn Reports Record Profits
Trouble ahead for Samsung?

Five Things to Watch for in Samsung's Earnings

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investors and analysts think that streak of record profits is ending in the current October-December quarter, and they'll be looking for indications of that change in momentum when Samsung releases its third-quarter results on Friday morning Asia time, late Thursday in the U.S....
Five Things to Watch for in Samsung's Earnings

Samsung: Smartphones Up 30 Percent But You Have To Guess How Many We Sold

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Samsung may be king of the Android smartphone world, but it’s playing hard to get. The company declined to release smartphone sales figures late Thursday in reporting record earnings, but it is clearly faring better than some Android competitors against Apple’s iPhone juggernaut. Record profits were the big story...
Samsung: Smartphones Up 30 Percent But You Have To Guess How Many We Sold

Samsung reports 19% rise in sales to £32bn but warns of slowdown

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Samsung's move to freeze spending amid uncertain prospects for the consumer electronics market, spooked investorsSamsung Electronics has cemented its position at the top of the mobile phone business, ahead of archrival Apple, after the technology group posted a 19% increase in sales but warned of a looming slowdown in the...
Samsung reports 19% rise in sales to £32bn but warns of slowdown

Tim Cook's Biggest Challenge At Apple Is Still To Come (AAPL)

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Tim Cook has had a pretty good year so far. Apple has posted record profits under his leadership. Cook earned favorable reviews for his most extensive interview as CEO at AllThingsD's big tech conference last month. And he has presided over two successful product launch events in 2012, including one...
Tim Cook's Biggest Challenge At Apple Is Still To Come (AAPL)

Sharp Rescue Needs Precision

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Sharp posted record profits four years ago too. But the Osaka-based firm suffers from a focus on fancy TVs, withering price competition for solar cells and a strong yen that erodes returns for a manufacturer that still makes much of its gear in Japan....
Sharp Rescue Needs Precision

Android this week: HTC One X+ leaked; LTE Photon Q coming; Galaxy S III sales humming

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Tablets such as the Nexus 7 had the spotlight last week, but this week was more about Android smartphones. At this point, most of the new handsets — with a few exceptions of the lower end models —  are finally launching with Android 4.0, Google’s platform that was announced in...
Android this week: HTC One X+ leaked; LTE Photon Q coming; Galaxy S III sales humming

Analysts Debunk Rumor That iPhone 4S Is Influencing Competitor Launch Dates

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Apple's incredible iPhone sales may be forcing competitors to stop and think about release dates. Photo: Bryan Derballa/Wired.com A report from Taiwanese publication Digitimes says smartphone manufacturers Samsung, HTC, LG and Nokia are launching their new products in Q2 2012 instead of Q1 in order to avoid direct competition from...
Analysts Debunk Rumor That iPhone 4S Is Influencing Competitor Launch Dates
Apple's Mac sales drop as the post-PC era comes to Cupertino

Largest Apple Foxconn supplier posts record profits on 'increased production and improved efficiency of iPhones and iPads'

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Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, better known by its parent company name Foxconn, posted record quarterly profits in the final quarter of last year, citing increased production and improved efficiency of iPhones and iPads, reports Bloomberg. Net income rose 5.6 percent to $1.2 billion, ahead of analyst expectations, but may...
Largest Apple Foxconn supplier posts record profits on 'increased production and improved efficiency of iPhones and iPads'

Why Did $AAPL Stock Go Down After Beating Earnings Estimates And $AMZN Stock Go Up After Missing?

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Editor’s note: Howard Lindzon is co-founder and CEO of StockTwits, a social network for traders and investors to share real-time ideas and information. You can read his full bio here and find him on Twitter @howardlindzon. If we had the answer to this question, life would be grand. Grander if...
Why Did $AAPL Stock Go Down After Beating Earnings Estimates And $AMZN Stock Go Up After Missing?

Samsung's string of record quarterly profits ends softly at a cool $7.7 billion

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All those Galaxys, Tabs, Notes, and every other model that Samsung makes sure add up—the Korean electronics giant is set to end the first quarter of 2013 at high levels, but it will conclude its run with five straight quarters of record profits. In a “guidance note” released on...
Samsung's string of record quarterly profits ends softly at a cool $7.7 billion

Samsung ups the pressure on RIM as it launches its SAFE system for enterprises in Europe

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Not content with record profits and smartphone marketshare, Samsung is continuing its efforts to rival RIM for a share of the corporate world after it brought its SAFE (Samsung for Enterprise) system to Europe, which it explains is the first step of its  global rollout. RIM’s BlackBerry devices have long...
Samsung ups the pressure on RIM as it launches its SAFE system for enterprises in Europe
Apple rejects 5-8m iPhones supplied by Foxconn

Sky updates Sky Go app to include Kids TV shows, says remote features coming Sky+ iPad app later this summer

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On the back of its full-year financial results (hitting record profits of $1.9 billion and revenues of $10.4 billion), Sky has detailed a number of updates to its mobile apps, which will see kids TV shows come to its Sky Go app and remote control features included its Sky+ iPad offering....
Sky updates Sky Go app to include Kids TV shows, says remote features coming Sky+ iPad app later this summer

Samsung expects first-quarter profits of $7.7B, up 53 percent

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The guidance is better than many analysts expected but breaks the company's string of five consecutive quarters of record profits....
Samsung expects first-quarter profits of $7.7B, up 53 percent

Apple Blogger: Sorry, The Only People Excited About Google Glass Are 'Nerds' (AAPL, GOOG)

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The prevalent thought in the tech press right now is that Apple has lost its innovative edge and that Google has gained one. People point to the excitement around Google's computerized glasses, self-driving cars, and new laptop, the Chrome Pixel. Meanwhile, they look at Apple and note that it hasn't...
Apple Blogger: Sorry, The Only People Excited About Google Glass Are 'Nerds' (AAPL, GOOG)
Samsung posts record $6.6B net profit for Q4 2012

Samsung quarterly profit jumps 76 percent on Galaxy sales

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South Korean electronics giant credits strong sales of smartphones and tablets for another quarter of record profits. [Read more]...
Samsung quarterly profit jumps 76 percent on Galaxy sales

Samsung says it will not reduce chip investments despite losing Apple's business

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While reporting record profits of $8.3 billion for the winter quarter, Samsung issued a statement saying it did not plan to reduce its CapEx investment despite the realization that it would gradually lose Apple as its largest components customer....
Samsung says it will not reduce chip investments despite losing Apple's business

Record Profits Of $1.9B For News Corp's BSkyB As PayTV Co. Launches Triple Play In Ireland

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BSkyB, the UK-based, News Corp-controlled pay-TV provider, today posted record profits for the year, rising 14 percent to £1.2 billion ($1.9 billion) in the 12 months that ended June 30. Full-year revenues were £6.8 billion ($10.4 billion), a rise of three percent on 2011. Earnings per share were also up:...
Record Profits Of $1.9B For News Corp's BSkyB As PayTV Co. Launches Triple Play In Ireland

Samsung hits five quarters of record profits, sells 500 handsets per minute

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Samsung, in an earnings preview Monday, estimated its Q4 2012 profit at $8.3 billion, edging out rival Apple’s quarterly profits in its most recent earnings posted in October 2012. The company also said it sold nearly 500 handsets across the globe every minute. The Korean giant is expected to release its full,...
Samsung hits five quarters of record profits, sells 500 handsets per minute
Samsung Expects Another Record Quarter: $7.3 Billion Profit, Fuelled By Its Galaxy Smartphones
Wall Street says 'meh' to Tim Cook's fireside chat, Apple stock falls another $11 a share
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