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  • Apple unstoppable after iPads, iPhones, and Macs bring in the cash
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    Apple unstoppable after iPads, iPhones, and Macs bring in the cash

    By 19 July 2011

    Another quarter, another bumper results earnings call. That’s the message coming out of Cupertino on Tuesday after Apple announced that it has sold a bucket load of product over the last 90 days. Whether you are a fan of Apple or not, you can’t say...

  • Sky: 36 per cent of customers now HD
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    Sky: 36 per cent of customers now HD

    By 28 April 2011

    Sky has announced its latest results to the City on Thursday, and while there are lots of boring numbers about performance involved, HD viewing is on the up.  According to Sky, 36 per cent of it’s customers now take the company's HD subscription package...

  • 18.6m iPhones help Apple enjoy another bumper quarter
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    18.6m iPhones help Apple enjoy another bumper quarter

    By 21 April 2011

    Apple sold 18.65 million iPhones in the last three months helping it to enjoy a 95 per cent increase in profits over the same timeframe last year as it continues to enjoy bumper results helped by new products and massive success of it’s retail stores....

  • Sony Ericsson results show overall popularity down, but Android sales up
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    Sony Ericsson results show overall popularity down, but Android sales up

    By 19 April 2011

    Android sales for Sony Ericsson now represent around 60 per cent of its business, according to the company's latest earnings report, out on Tuesday. “Sony Ericsson’s profitability continues as we accelerate our shift towards an Android-based smartphone...

  • Google results up, but staff taking toll on profits
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    Google results up, but staff taking toll on profits

    By 15 April 2011

    Google has delivered it’s Q1 financial results this week, citing a 27 per cent increase in revenue over the previous year. However, profits are down due to the huge costs attached to hiring an additional 2,000 members of staff. They have been brought...

  • Sony Ericsson Vivaz 2 leaks as SE tells of 9m Xperia phone sales
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    Sony Ericsson Vivaz 2 leaks as SE tells of 9m Xperia phone sales

    By 20 January 2011

    We’ve seen the Xperia Arc, we’ve heard of the Xperia Play (that’s the PlayStation phone to you and me), but now a third Sony Ericsson handset has appeared on the scene thanks to a Russian blogger who happened to come across the new smartphone. Eldar...

  • Apple sells 47.15m Macs, iPhones, iPods and iPads in last quarter
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    Apple sells 47.15m Macs, iPhones, iPods and iPads in last quarter

    By 18 January 2011

    Apple has announced yet another record breaking quarter with the news that it’s sold over 4.13 million Macs during the period, 16.24 million iPhones, 19.45 million iPods and 7.33 million iPads. “We had a phenomenal holiday quarter with record Mac,...

  • Spotify records big losses for its first full year
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    Spotify records big losses for its first full year

    By 22 November 2010

    Spotify Limited has published its 2009 accounts, the first full year that its music streaming service was available to the public, and it doesn't make for very good reading. Sure, the platform managed to record a big revenue of £11.3 million which smashed...

  • Steve Jobs: No 7-inch iPad
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    Steve Jobs: No 7-inch iPad

    By 18 October 2010

    Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO, has virtually ruled out the possibility of a 7-inch iPad, saying that the format is too small, and that people would have to "use sandpaper to sand down their fingers to use the screen". The comments from the Apple boss come as...

  • Apple boasts record sales - promises more "surprises" for 2010
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    Apple boasts record sales - promises more "surprises" for 2010

    By 18 October 2010

    Apple has sold over 14.1 million iPhones, 3.89 million Macs, 9.05 million iPods, 4.19 million iPads in the last quarter and 250,000 Apple TVs since its launch, allowing the company to boast its best ever quarter. “We are blown away to report over...

  • Apple earnings report shows consumer hunger for iPad
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    Apple earnings report shows consumer hunger for iPad

    By 21 July 2010

    Apple has announced that it's almost sold as many iPads as it has laptops in its latest earnings reports, as the company defies Wall Street expectations and posts yet more record profits. The news will no doubt come as a relief to Apple who has been dogged...

  • Sell, sell, sell: "Apple stock to dive", claims investment house
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    Sell, sell, sell: "Apple stock to dive", claims investment house

    By 20 June 2010

    Apple stock is to dive dramatically from its heady heights of $247.07 at the moment to just $42 by the end of this year, or at the latest the end of 2011 according to market research investment company BAM Investor. "As far as timing, our behavioural...

  • Tom Tom Go Live 1000 debuts
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    Tom Tom Go Live 1000 debuts

    By 27 April 2010

    TomTom has announced a new flagship model on Tuesday hoping to keep one step ahead of the competition. In a first for the company, the new model, the TomTom Go Live 1000, will move towards a more "iPhone"-like design, feature a capacitive touchscreen...

  • RIM: More BlackBerry's inbound for 2010
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    RIM: More BlackBerry's inbound for 2010

    By 1 April 2010

    BlackBerry maker RIM has promised more handsets are to come for 2010 at the company's latest earning report. “We are off to a great start in fiscal 2011 and expect strong shipments, revenue, subscriber and earnings growth in Q1. We are also very excited...

  • Palm screams Mayday as stock takes a dive
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    Palm screams Mayday as stock takes a dive

    By 18 March 2010

    Palm has confirmed Wall Street's worse fears and posted results for its last quarter that are half what analysts predicted. "Our recent underperformance has been very disappointing, but the potential for Palm remains strong", said Jon Rubinstein, Palm...

  • Nokia fights back with growth in market share
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    Nokia fights back with growth in market share

    By 29 January 2010

    Nokia's recently announced financial results for the last quarter of 2009 show that the Finnish phone maker is clawing its way back in to the market. With net sales up, Nokia saw a 38% growth in smartphone shipments over the past year, selling over 20...

  • Microsoft reveals 60 million Windows 7 sales
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    Microsoft reveals 60 million Windows 7 sales

    By 29 January 2010

    Microsoft's second quarter financial results have revealed just how many copies of Windows 7 the software giant has shifted since it went on sale in October 2009. While announcing record revenue, sales figures of 60 million Windows 7 licenses from Microsoft...

  • Google says what recession, Q4 09 revenue up
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    Google says what recession, Q4 09 revenue up

    By 21 January 2010

    While companies across the globe struggled in 2009, that didn't seem to be a problem faced by Google based on its latest quarterly earnings report released on Thursday. According to the latest numbers to come out of the "Googleplex" not only did the...

  • EA announces loss, 1500 jobs to go
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    EA announces loss, 1500 jobs to go

    By 11 November 2009

    After revealing a net loss of $390 million for the the second quarter of 2009 (an even bigger negative than the loss of $310 million in Q2 2008) EA has announced cost-cutting measures. Those measures include cutting its workforce by 17% - seeing a loss...

  • Apple: Most profitable quarter ever
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    Apple: Most profitable quarter ever

    By 19 October 2009

    The world might be struggling following on from the fall out of the economic downturn that then became the worldwide recession, but that hasn't stopped Apple boasting its most "profitable quarter ever" suggesting they are charging customers too much for...

  • Nokia reports loss for third quarter
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    Nokia reports loss for third quarter

    By 15 October 2009

    Nokia has reported a loss in its third quarter results, revealing an operating loss of 426 million euros with sales dropping 20%. This compares dramatically to the same period in 2008, when the Finnish phone manufacturer saw a profit of 1.5 billion euros....

  • Apple Q3 results: iPhone maker continues to buck recession
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    Apple Q3 results: iPhone maker continues to buck recession

    By 21 July 2009

    Apple has announced its latest results on Tuesday continuing to buck the recession with an increase on the same quarter a year ago. "The Company posted revenue of $8.34 billion and a net quarterly profit of $1.23 billion. These results compare to revenue...

  • Dell profits fall 63%
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    Dell profits fall 63%

    By 29 May 2009

    Computer manufacturer Dell has seen its quarterly profits fall by nearly two-thirds. The second-largest PC maker made a profit of $290m (£182m) in February, March and April, in contrast to $784m (£488m) a year ago. The blame has been pinned on the worldwide...

  • Vodafone profits down 53.5%
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    Vodafone profits down 53.5%

    By 19 May 2009

    Vodafone has revealed its last financial year's profit has dropped 53.5% as it posted "impairment" charges against its businesses in Spain, Turkey and Ghana. The impairment charges were write-downs of £5.9 billion that pushed net profit down to £3.1...

  • Panasonic reveals £2.6 billion loss
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    Panasonic reveals £2.6 billion loss

    By 15 May 2009

    Panasonic has joined Sony in announcing particularly gloomy financial results with a big loss for the year to the end of March 2009. Panasonic lost 379 billion yen, around £2.6 billion, during the last financial year, and predicts similar poor results...