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Google still having to prove it’s ready for mobile
3 Charts Show How Google May Have Fixed Its Mobile Ad Problem (GOOG)

IBM Takes a Beating

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All winning streaks come to an end. For International Business Machines Corp., the moment came this week. After reporting profits that at least met Wall Street’s expectations for 31 straight quarters dating back through the financial crisis to early 2005, IBM stumbled late Thursday. Read the rest of this post...
IBM Takes a Beating

AMD reports net loss of $590 million for Q1 2012, calls that 'solid results'

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We're not sure about you, but we'd wouldn't call losing over half a billion dollars, "solid results." Still, we're not 100 percent ready to rain on AMD's parade yet. The non-GAAP results that disregard a pile of one of charges and investments turn the $590 million loss into a...
AMD reports net loss of $590 million for Q1 2012, calls that 'solid results'

HTC shuffles execs in renewed comeback effort

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Shares of HTC (2498) have tumbled in the past year and the struggling manufacturer has seen its revenue fall for four straight quarters. Though it continues to build appealing smartphones, the Taiwanese company keeps losing market share to Samsung (005930) and Apple (AAPL), among others. In an attempt to reverse this...
HTC shuffles execs in renewed comeback effort

Slower Apple Sales Crushed LG's Profits This Quarter

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SEOUL (Reuters) - LG Display Co Ltd reported its smallest profit since it returned to the black in the second quarter of last year, as demand for iPhone and iPad screens from Apple weakened amid concerns the U.S. company is losing its luster in the mobile device market. Apple Inc,...
Slower Apple Sales Crushed LG's Profits This Quarter

Apple unveils Mac OS X 10.8 ‘Mountain Lion’ as iOS continues its push to the desktop

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Apple has today announced the successor to its popular Mac OS Lion operating system, unveiling Mountain Lion, the ninth major release of its desktop platform which will bring more of its iOS features to the desktop. Gone are traditional messaging apps like iChat, in comes Messages, Notes, Reminders and even...
Apple unveils Mac OS X 10.8 ‘Mountain Lion’ as iOS continues its push to the desktop

Sprint CEO Hesse: Good Customer Service Costs Less

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Sprint CEO Dan Hesse said Tuesday that, like a good Olympic athlete, his company is always going to be focused on setting a new personal best. There are still plenty of areas where Sprint still trails its competitors, he said. But things are getting better every quarter. “What you are...
Sprint CEO Hesse: Good Customer Service Costs Less

Are Marketing Dollars Shifting? Exhibit Industry Down 12.5%

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In 2010, HubSpot decided to give up booths and tables at trade shows as part of its lead generation strategy. Trade shows have long been a standard annual budget item for B2B marketers as a way to get face time with potential customers. However, new data suggests that this tradition...
Are Marketing Dollars Shifting? Exhibit Industry Down 12.5%

Cisco Is Making Some Seriously Good Progress At Revamping Itself (CSCO)

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Cisco's stock briefly hit a multi-year high yesterday in after hours trading, thanks to the killer quarter it announced. Shares reached $24.24 and are still up 12% so far, at about $23.78. The last time Cisco's shares crested $23 was in November 2010. Cisco announced its quarerly earnings yesterday. For...
Cisco Is Making Some Seriously Good Progress At Revamping Itself (CSCO)

Appcelerator: fragmentation, monetization issues hurting interest in Android development

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Developers are losing interest in creating apps for Google’s Android OS due to platform fragmentation issues and its numerous internationals monetization models, according to Appcelerator. In its most recent developer survey, the mobile app development platform provider noticed the percentage of developers who classified themselves as “very interested” in developing...
Appcelerator: fragmentation, monetization issues hurting interest in Android development

Apple Releases First Developer Preview of OS X Mountain Lion, Public Launch in Late Summer

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Apple today announced that it has released the first developer preview of the company's next-generation operating system, named OS X Mountain Lion. The release will bring over 100 new features, including a number of those familiar to iOS users such as Messages, Notes, Reminders, Game Center, Notification Center, Twitter integration,...
Apple Releases First Developer Preview of OS X Mountain Lion, Public Launch in Late Summer

Zynga Analysts Not Satisfied Stock Worth The Hype

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The sharp rally in Zynga shares hit its first major stumbling block of 2012. Reuters Zynga’s first quarterly report as a public company managed to exceed Wall Street’s expectations, but it wasn’t good enough to prevent a slew of analysts from slashing their ratings on the social gaming company. Shares...
Zynga Analysts Not Satisfied Stock Worth The Hype

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

Citigroup Is Getting More Bullish On LinkedIn Because User Satisfaction Is Surging (LNKD)

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Citigroup's Mark Maheny is out with a bullish call on LinkedIn, giving it a BUY rating and a price target of $125. He provides three reasons for liking the company: The company has a fantastic track record as a public company. Its seen 7 straight quarters of 100%+ revenue growth,...
Citigroup Is Getting More Bullish On LinkedIn Because User Satisfaction Is Surging (LNKD)

HP: We Might Unload Some Weaker Divisions (HPQ)

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Jan. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. said it's evaluating the disposition of businesses that don't meet goals more than a year after Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman said she didn't plan to spin off the personal-computer division. "We also continue to evaluate the potential disposition of assets and businesses that...
HP: We Might Unload Some Weaker Divisions (HPQ)

Apple's Share of U.S. PC Shipments Rises to 12% in 2Q 2012

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Research firm Gartner today released its preliminary personal computer shipment data for the second quarter of 2012, offering up a picture of market performance during the quarter. While Apple experienced only small year-over-year unit growth of 4.3% in the United States, the company was the only one of the top...
Apple's Share of U.S. PC Shipments Rises to 12% in 2Q 2012

A Closer Look At The Quality Of Angel Returns Data

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Editor’s note: David Teten is a partner with ff Venture Capital and founder and chairman of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York. Follow him on Twitter @dteten.  The good news for TechCrunch readers: Every major study conducted to date has placed angel investors’ internal rate of return (IRR) between 18 and 38...
A Closer Look At The Quality Of Angel Returns Data

Nickelodeon now "droppable"? DirecTV balks at Viacom fee bump

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Another pillar of the pay TV business is showing fresh signs of vulnerability. Viacom’s cable channels are set to be pulled off of DirecTV, effective at midnight, with the media conglomerate unable to secure acceptable carriage-fee increases from the satellite TV service. The move would black out Nickelodeon, the No....
Nickelodeon now "droppable"? DirecTV balks at Viacom fee bump

iPad Still Leads Tablet Market, But For How Much Longer?

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The steady onslaught of Android tablets marching to market is winnowing down Apple’s lead in the space. And while the company’s iPad remains wildly popular, its growth is clearly being outpaced by that of its collective archrival (remember, Android tablets far outnumber the handful of iPad models Apple currently offers)....
iPad Still Leads Tablet Market, But For How Much Longer?

LG's Q1 2012 earnings show greater profits on strong TV, phone sales

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LG has released its Q1 2012 numbers, and there's plenty of good news to go around, with TV profits that nearly doubled and profit from cellphones for the second quarter in a row following six straight quarters of losses. Despite We'll dig through the numbers in a moment, check...
LG's Q1 2012 earnings show greater profits on strong TV, phone sales
HTC Has The Tools For A Comeback

Apple unveils Mac OS X Mountain Lion

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Apple ships developer preview of operating system update, which will integrate Twitter and other iOS appsApple has released a preview of its next update for the Mac operating system, dubbed Mountain Lion.The revamped OS mirrors several features of the flagship iPhone and iPad, including a new messaging app and Twitter...
Apple unveils Mac OS X Mountain Lion

Zillow Chief: Here's Why We Can Be A Billion-Dollar Company (Z)

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Zillow chief Spencer Rascoff thinks the real estate market is ripe for disruption. He started at the company in 2005, watched it become a household name during the real estate boom, then held on as the housing bust rippled through the entire industry, finally taking the company public as its...
Zillow Chief: Here's Why We Can Be A Billion-Dollar Company (Z)

Apple Holds Third-Place Ranking Among U.S. PC Manufacturers in 1Q 2012

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Research firm Gartner today released its preliminary personal computer shipment data for the first quarter of 2012, offering up a picture of market performance during the quarter. While Apple experienced only small year-over-year unit growth of over 3.8% and was beaten among top 5 vendors by HP's 6.6% growth, the...
Apple Holds Third-Place Ranking Among U.S. PC Manufacturers in 1Q 2012

HP CEO Meg Whitman Made $15.4 Million In 2012 Even After Missing Targets (HPQ)

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Jan. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Hewlett-Packard Co.'s Meg Whitman received nearly $15.4 million in fiscal 2012, her first full year as chief executive officer, receiving only 70 percent of her targeted compensation as it posted a net loss for the year. Whitman, who took a salary of $1 last year, reaped...
HP CEO Meg Whitman Made $15.4 Million In 2012 Even After Missing Targets (HPQ)

Analysts May Be Neutral, but eBay CEO Donahoe Is Feeling Good

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Not bad. Nice. Solid. Not exceptional. Prudent. Photo Credit: eBay Those are all words being used to describe eBay’s third-quarter. But while the analysts are skeptical about whether eBay can keep up the growth it’s enjoyed over the past two years, CEO John Donahoe says he’s feeling better about the...
Analysts May Be Neutral, but eBay CEO Donahoe Is Feeling Good

Sprint again activates 1.5 million iPhones in third quarter

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Sprint announced on Thursday that it activated 1.5 million iPhones in the third quarter of 2012, the same number it has maintained for three straight quarters....
Sprint again activates 1.5 million iPhones in third quarter

Nokia sells 4.4m Lumia phones over Christmas period

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Record demand for flagship smartphones means Nokia's handset business is forecast to break even or move into profit after three straight quarters of lossesNokia has reported record demand for its flagship Lumia smartphones in the first sign that the Finnish mobile phone giant's long commercial winter may be thawing.Operating profits...
Nokia sells 4.4m Lumia phones over Christmas period

Zillow celebrates 1-year IPO anniversary with soaring stock, $1.2 billion market value

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Spencer Rascoff and team Zillow ringing the opening bell on Nasdaq last July The naysayers were loud and boisterous last summer when Zillow started trading on Nasdaq under the single-letter ticker symbol “Z,” led by former online travel execs touting an unprofitable business that at the time was largely based...
Zillow celebrates 1-year IPO anniversary with soaring stock, $1.2 billion market value
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