second quarter

second quarter

Samsung Galaxy S 4 shipments expected to top 10m in first month

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Samsung is expecting to ship 10 million Galaxy S 4 units in its first month on sale, reports Digitimes. Citing supply chain sources familiar with Samsung's component orders, it is also thought that Samsung could ship as many as 30 million Galaxy S 4 smartphones in the second quarter. Samsung...
Samsung Galaxy S 4 shipments expected to top 10m in first month

Cisco's Profit Rises 44%

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Cisco's fiscal second-quarter profit jumped 44% as revenue and tax benefits boosted the network-equipment maker's results....
Cisco's Profit Rises 44%

IBM's revenue deflated in 2013's first quarter

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Unable to close a number of large mainframe and software deals by the end of the quarter, IBM has reported a 5 percent decline in revenue to US$23.4 billion for the first quarter of 2013.Net income for the quarter ending March 31 also shrank for IBM, by 1 percent,...
IBM's revenue deflated in 2013's first quarter

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

Another Apple vs. Samsung Battle: The Mobile Web

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There’s no shortage of battles that come down to Apple and Samsung. From the retail shelves to the courtroom, the two companies have emerged as the clear rivals when it comes to smartphones. And things are no different when it comes to the mobile Web. Chitika, which tracks Web share...
Another Apple vs. Samsung Battle: The Mobile Web

Microsoft's Q2: Enterprise shines, Surface details scant

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Microsoft's Q2: Enterprise shines, Surface details scant: Larry Dignan for ZDNet: Microsoft's second quarter results were a mixed bag relative to estimates as its enterprise products fared well, but details about Surface units, hidden within the Windows division, were largely missing in action. The second quarter was all about Windows...
Microsoft's Q2: Enterprise shines, Surface details scant

Jabra readies Revo and Revo Wireless over-ear headphones, Vox in-ears

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Jabra has been venturing further and further into headphones after years of focusing on headsets and speakerphones. CES 2013 is a perfect mirror of that shift: all three products it's launching at the show are geared towards music lovers rather than plain old conference calling. The Revo and Bluetooth-based...
Jabra readies Revo and Revo Wireless over-ear headphones, Vox in-ears

It's Official: The Era of the Personal Computer Is Over

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As a signpost on the road to the so-called Post-PC Era we’ve been hearing about for so many years, this one is pretty hard to argue with: As of this year, personal computers no longer consume the majority of the world’s memory chip supply. And while it may not come...
It's Official: The Era of the Personal Computer Is Over
Nvidia's Project Shield: Hands-on demo with the hot portable gaming system of CES (video)

UK now has 2 million "superfast" connections

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United Kingdom (UK), one of the laggards in Europe when it comes to superfast broadband, has finally passed the two million subscription mark or roughly 10 percent of UK’s fixed lines, according to broadband research firm, Point Topic. Their data shows that the UK superfast broadband has downstream bandwidth...
UK now has 2 million "superfast" connections

Flatlining user base spells end of RIM's growth story

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Analysts prepare for more bad news when the BlackBerry maker reports its second-quarter results...
Flatlining user base spells end of RIM's growth story

Intuit's Profit Drops 40%

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Intuit Inc.'s fiscal second-quarter profit dipped 40% as the delay in the beginning of the U.S. tax season reduced revenue for its core tax-preparation business....
Intuit's Profit Drops 40%

Samsung Widens Lead Over Apple

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Samsung Electronics increased its share of the global smartphone market in the second quarter to widen its lead over Apple....
Samsung Widens Lead Over Apple
Galaxy who? iPhone 5 & 4S were the two best-selling smartphones in Q4 2012
Intel leak details chips that will likely go into 2013 Macs

A First iPhone 5 Sales Estimate: 10 Million in a Week

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“We’re reading the same rumors and speculation that you are about a new iPhone, and we think this has caused some pause in customers purchasing.” – Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer, July 24, 2012 Whatever iPhone sales Apple forfeited to “rumor and speculation”-delayed purchases in its disappointing second quarter, the...
A First iPhone 5 Sales Estimate: 10 Million in a Week
Amazon Will Acquire Goodreads, The Leading Book Recommendation Site (AMZN)

Olympus Ekes Out Profit

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Olympus posted a bigger-than-expected $157 million profit for the fiscal second quarter, thanks to a gain from selling a unit, but lowered its revenue outlook as sales of digital cameras slide....
Olympus Ekes Out Profit

Acer indefinitely delays its Windows RT tablets, waiting for the results of Microsoft's Surface project

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According to Reuters, Acer has delayed its plans for releasing a Windows RT-based tablet at least until the second quarter of 2013. The company is hanging back, waiting on results from Microsoft’s much ballyhooed, and moderately well-received Surface RT tablet launch. This is a direct, OEM impact of the Surface project: a degradation in...
Acer indefinitely delays its Windows RT tablets, waiting for the results of Microsoft's Surface project

Jolla appoints Tomi Pienimäki as new CEO, Marc Dillon becomes Head of Software Development

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As Jolla gears up for the imminent unveiling of its first smartphone packing the MeeGo-inspired Sailfish OS during the second quarter, there's been another shake-up at the highest level of the company. Marc Dillion will no longer be the CEO as of May 6th, with a man by the...
Jolla appoints Tomi Pienimäki as new CEO, Marc Dillon becomes Head of Software Development

Olympics boost to outdoor advertising

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Advertisers booked campaigns across London during 2012 event, but TV and newspapers report decline in revenuesOutdoor advertising was significantly boosted by the London Olympics last summer, although other sectors including TV and newspapers saw revenues decline during the period.The big Olympic winner was, as expected, the outdoor advertising sector, which...
Olympics boost to outdoor advertising

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

Pandora Misses Targets; Shares Tumble

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Shares of Internet radio provider Pandora Media sank 17 percent on Tuesday after the company lowered its full-year guidance and predicted a previously unexpected loss in its fourth quarter. The company did top analysts’ estimates for the three months ended in October, as revenue rose 60 percent to $120 million,...
Pandora Misses Targets; Shares Tumble
Facebook beats revenue expectations again, slightly

Nokia CEO: A Microsoft device could help Windows Phone overall

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Microsoft is poised to release its first Surface tablet, so of course, speculation in the tech industry is turning once again to the possibility of the Redmond company coming out with its own Windows Phone, possibly under the Surface brand. Nokia CEO and former Microsoft exec Stephen Elop, who has...
Nokia CEO: A Microsoft device could help Windows Phone overall

iPad grabs more than 70 percent of China's tablet users

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Apple's tablet captured a 72 percent chunk of China's tablet market in the second quarter, says a new market report. [Read more]...
iPad grabs more than 70 percent of China's tablet users
Only 60% of Apple revenue is NOT made in the USA, and that's a problem

Premium YouTube channels to cost $1 to $5 per month, report says

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YouTube could be preparing to get into the subscription video business this spring, if one report proves accurate. According to AdAge's unnamed sources, YouTube wants to offer paid channels at a cost of $1 to $5 per month. There would be about 25 channels at first, possibly launching as...
Premium YouTube channels to cost $1 to $5 per month, report says

Surprise! Consumer Internet Companies Fuel Euro Growth VC Growth

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Dow Jones VentureSource has released some figures about European venture capital which we should all take a look at and chew over. The headline news is something that you might not have predicted a few years ago. Given that bigger European tech companies have been largely drawn from the Enterpise/B2B...
Surprise! Consumer Internet Companies Fuel Euro Growth VC Growth

Here's How Much Money The New York Times Was Losing On About.com (NYT)

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IAC has agreed to buy About.com from the New York Times for $300 million in cash, according to Bloomberg, and no wonder--the encyclopedia site was losing barrowloads of cash. But the sale won't fix NYT's overall digital problems--it's still seeing declining digital revenues, which mostly come from selling ads. NYT...
Here's How Much Money The New York Times Was Losing On About.com (NYT)
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