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
It’s three times the fun with tech titan earnings on Thursday.Amazon, Microsoft and Google are all scheduled to unveil their quarterly financial results, creating a calendar traffic jam that has long left investors and analysts scrambling to keep up.
The big question surrounding the Apple Watch is how well it's selling, but Apple isn't saying just yet. Without concrete numbers, we're forced to turn to various projections -- and one of the more reliable sources says that Apple's first wearable is doing well. According to IDC, Apple shipped 3.
Since Microsoft started releasing Xbox One bundles without the Kinect , people have been wondering if the device is facing its death . It's definitely a valid concern, since the decision to exclude the Kinect from a majority of bundles leaves the market with a fractured ownership base.
It’s Facebook’s turn on Wednesday to present its report card.The company is scheduled to post its third-quarter earnings on Wednesday, and it’s projected to be another robust financial report. Wall Street is estimating a 36 percent increase in revenue for the social network, to $4.
Several social media stocks took a pummeling on Wednesday, with Yelp plunging 25 percent and Twitter dropping 15 percent after both companies issued quarterly earnings that disappointed investors in one way or another. On top of that, Facebook’s shares fell slightly in after-hours trading afterit posted financial results that included a surge in spending and a forecast of slowing revenue growth.
The end of three year wireless contracts in Canada helped boost retail sales in June.End of 3 Year Wireless Contracts Helped Boost June Retail Sales: StatsCan is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
Apple’s profit soared 38 percent and revenue rose 33 percent in its fiscal third quarter, as sales of iPhones continued to surge, Brian X. Chen reports.“We had an amazing quarter, with iPhone revenue up 59 percent over last year, strong sales of Mac, all-time record revenue from services, driven by the App Store, and a great start for Apple Watch,” Timothy D.
Halo 5 : Guardians , the latest in the mega-hit Xbox game series, has now been available for a full week. While it was a pretty safe assumption that it would be a very popular seller, just as past Halo titles have been, Microsoft has revealed a few figures to highlight the Xbox One game's launch success.
Microsoft has updated the Windows Lifecycle Fact Sheet to tell computer makers when they have to stop selling PCs that have Windows 7 installed. The Windows 7 Pro end of sales for PCs with the OS pre-installed is set as October 31, 2016. Not that many people will care, but that is the same time when Windows 8.1 end of sales will start. Windows 8.
Movies have the Oscars, music has the Grammys and both have television, which brings the awards shows to tens of millions of viewers with their live broadcasts.The video game industry, too, had its awards moment on the small screen with a glitzy event called the Video Game Awards that Spike TV broadcast live on its cable channel for a decade. The actor Samuel L.
Google recently released its financial report for the 2nd quarter of the year. Highlights include an 11% revenue growth year over year, $17.7 billion revenue, and cash flow of $7.0 billion during the past quarter. The search giant saw a constant currency revenue growth of 18% year over year, thanks to the strong performance of programmatic advertising and Youtube.
LOS ANGELES — Sony, as is customary, got the last word of the first day of E3, the video game industry’s annual conference here.At an event on Monday morning, Microsoft, Sony’s closest competitor in the game console business, laid out all the games in its arsenal with the goal of getting people to buy its Xbox One during the holiday season and beyond.
There were over 1.25 billion visits to the Windows 10 app store in the past 10 weeks. While this Microsoft-provided figure doesn’t give enough context to infer download volume, the company did state that Windows 10 developers are seeing significantly higher engagement on the new platform.
As ifbackward compatibilityfor Xbox One wasn't enough, Microsoft's also going to let you stream those older games toWindows 10 PCs. In a private demo of the Xbox One'srevamped interface, the company confirmed to Engadget that users will have access toits streaming functionalitywhen the new features roll out this holiday season.
Tech historians will look at Oct. 22, as a watershed. Cloud computing is no longer on the way, just a contender, or even a competitor to traditional enterprise technology companies. Instead, it is here, full force, and all the signs are that it is about to get a lot bigger, fast.
Microsoft Windows 95, the operating system that's set the standardfor just about everything Microsoft has done since, turned 20years oldon Monday. When Windows 95 first came out, it was hailed as a tremendous leap forward for personal computing.
The technology industry’s financial data is set to go on full display this week.With Intel having reported earnings last week, a lineup of other tech companies are now on deck to do the same. IBM, Yahoo and eBay, along with Amazon, Google and Microsoft, among others, are all preparing to post their quarterly results over the next few days.