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
$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.
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.
Oracle just report its first-quarter fiscal 2015 earnings its another miss: $0.62 EPS versus expectations of $0.64. Revenue of $8.06 billion versus expectations of $8.77 billion. And it just shocked to the world by reporting that co-founder Larry Ellison is stepping down as CEO. He was the longest sitting CEO in Silicon Valley and gave no indications that he had planned to retire anytime soon.
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.
His3,100-word essay, distributed by email to Microsoft employees Thursday morning, is Mr. Nadella’s mission statement and a rallying cry for the staff. Although it contained few specifics, the essay appeared to lay the groundwork for significant changes, to be announced this month.Mr.
It’s all over. Microsoft’s Kinect , which has improved greatly since its launch on the Xbox 360, is officially on a death march that won’t slow down. Microsoft announced recently that in order to bring its console price down, it will soon start selling the Xbox One without a Kinect .
Time flies! Next Tuesday is July 22, and that's the day that we'll hear from Apple executives about how the company did in its third fiscal quarter ending June 30, 2014. As usual, TUAW will liveblog the earnings call beginning at 5 PM ET, and you can listen in on the proceedings via Apple's livestream .
GoPro shares just jumped 8% after the company reported earnings ahead of expectations. Excluding nonrecurring items, the camera company earned $0.12 per share in Q3, beating expectations for $0.08 per share. Q3 revenue surged 45.7% year over year to $280.0 million, which was stronger than the $264.2 million expected. GoPro is famous for its portable mountable Hero line of HD cameras.
It's a total bloodbath in the world of tech stocks. After Twitter closed down a whopping 17.8% today, Zulily and TripAdvisor are crashing after announcing first-quarter financial results. Zulily — the deals website for moms — just reported a Q1 net loss of $0.02 per share. Analysts were looking for a breakeven quarter. The stock is down a whopping 19% in after-hours trading.
Good morning! It's set to be a rainy day in New York. Here's the tech news you need to know this morning.1. The company that was supposedly going to make sapphire glass screens for iPhones has filed for bankruptcy. The company's stock price dived 90% after the news was announced. 2. Samsung warned yesterday that its upcoming Q3 earnings call will be disappointing.
ntil now, according to new research from long-time Microsoft rival, VMware.That said, VMware uncovered some interesting nuggets.In that survey almost all respondents, 98%, say they expect employees to be using more Apple devices in the next three years.Q4 2013, Apple sold 2.1 million Macs, which represented nearly 14% of the PC market,. That was a whopping 28.
he stock was up around 15% in after-hours trading.EA reported solid earnings results, and t Here are the key stats: The release of Titanfall, an Xbox exclusive, in March carried the company to better-than-expected earnings. "FIFA 14," "Titanfall" and "Battlefield 4" were three of the top five best-selling titles across all platforms, according to EA.
next week's E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) conference where Xbox is expected to make announcements surrounding its upcoming "Halo" game and original series.Currently, Microsoft says there are more than 180 apps and "entertainment experiences" on both the One and 360.
But this is just a hypothetical example based on piecing together the rumors.When Microsoft introduced Windows 8 in 2012, it ushered in some of the biggest changes in Windows history. Windows 8 is meant to be a single software working seamlessly across traditional laptops, hybrids, and tablets.
regularly filing earlier this month revealed that Samsung's 2014 third quarter profits would show a big stumble over past quarters, with it being expected that the company would be showing three-year lows.
Games bundled with consoles are normally a take-it-or-leave-it affair. Not with Microsoft'supcoming promo, though. If you buy an Xbox One between September 7th and 13th, you'll getanyregularly-priced game you want for free. Yes, you can snag a gratis copy ofDestinythe day it's available.