Microsoft reported stronger-than-expected sales of its current Windows software despite all the buzz surrounding its upcoming Windows 8 revamp. The surprising boost from Windows sales actually helped Microsoft post a 6 percent increase in revenue for its Q1 2012 (fiscal Q3) earnings results, countering the company’s slowing Xbox and Kinect sales. Revenue brought in by Read The Full Story
Today Microsoft published its fiscal year 2014 second quarter earnings report, and among it is presented a varied picture: year-on-year results are looking up, while Windows has continued to suffer from the lack of PC demand and the Surface skyrocketed. Among these trimmings is the gaming side of its Devices and Consumer revenue: 3.
Apple has just released its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2014, which runs from the beginning of October to the end of December. The company earned $13.1 billion in profit on a record $57.6 billion in revenue. Both the revenue numbers and the company's 37.9 percent gross margin were in line with the guidance Apple released at the end of last quarter.
This afternoon Apple has shared their financial Q1 2014 results with the public, showing that, in the quarter leading up to the 30th anniversary of the Apple/Mac connection, the company continues to increase sales. This quarter's revenue racked up a cool $6.
Facebook hit a major milestone with today’s Q4 2013 earnings as it crossed the halfway point and now earns 53% of ad revenue from mobile, or $1.37 billion of its $2.59 billion in revenue this quarter. The small-screen skrilla comes from 556million daily mobile users up from 507 million in Q3, and 945million monthly mobile users up from 874 million.
$583.3 million, which was well ahead of analyst expectations of $577.7 million.EPS was a miss, as analysts were looking for $0.45 per share.Here, from AOL's earnings presentation, is a summary of its results:And here is where the ad growth is coming from for AOL:AOL Inc reported an 8% rise in first-quarter revenue, helped by an increase in ad sales.
It's been a long and busy week, leaving a newly nicotine-free Terrence a tad more irritable than usual. Ben's been busy too, but that just means long hours of playingMario Kart 8. Both of these factors seem to cancel each other out and the result is a pleasant stroll through the world of Xbox One, this timesporting a lower price tagand one less peripheral.
Microsoft is latching onto its one reliably cool brand, Xbox, to gain a foothold in the next emerging arena in tech: TV. Since 2001, the Xbox has been gaining a foothold in the living room thanks to millions of hard-core gamers attracted to series like "Halo" and "Call of Duty." The first Xbox console sold about 24 million units and introduced console gamers to online gaming.
Microsoft just delivered a strong quarter, beating revenue and EPS expectations . It did this despite a 3% drop on a year-over-year basis for Windows revenue. We spoke with Chris Suh, general manager of Microsoft's investor relations about the Windows business. Basically, consumer PC sales are tanking, but sales to enterprises are strong. Suh said Windows revenue for consumers was down 20%.
It looks like Sony still has bragging rights that thePlayStation 4is the top-selling console. Not to be outdone by the latest NPD report, the PlayStationTwitter account announcedthat the Sony's new console is still outselling theXbox One, for the sixth month in a row.
Twitter has revealed its Q4 2013 and fiscal year 2013 financial results, the first since the company's IPO, with revenue up an impressive 116-percent year-on-year. Q4 revenue reached $243m, Twitter announced , though monthly active users slowed, amounting to 241m at the end of the quarter, little more than the 232m at the end of Q3.
Intel reported Q2 EPS of $0.55 on revenue of $13.8 billion. Analysts were expecting earnings per share of $0.52 on revenue of $13.71 billion. Following the numbers, shares of Intel were up 2.7% in after hours trade. For the third quarter, the company expects revenue of $14.4 billion, plus or minus $500 million. The company also expects to incur $20 million worth of restructuring charges during Q3.
Qualcomm released their Q1 2014 earnings recently, and the results are mixed. Though they’re still in the black when it comes to overall health, they did miss projections just a bit. Their revenue for Q1 2014 was just shy of expectations, but their stock earning was well over expectations. For last quarter, Qualcomm brought in $6.
In its previous earnings report, for its, Nokia reported a surprise profit of €118 million ($160 million), with 8.8 million Lumia smartphones sold in the quarter — up from. Nokia made an operating loss of€115 million ($156 million) in that quarter.
Struggling software firm Microsoft posted its financial results for the second quarter of its 2014 financial year. Revenue was up 14 percent to $24.5 billion, operating income was up 2.5 percent to $8.0 billion, and earnings per share was up four percent to $0.79. All comparisons are with the same quarter of the 2013 financial year.
Google just published its Q4 earnings report and the results are mostly in line with Wall Street expectations, though it missed on earnings per share due to larger than expected losses at Motorola, which double