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  • Apple reports fourth quarter financial results
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    Apple reports fourth quarter financial results

    By 23 October 2007

    Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2007 fourth quarter ended September 29, 2007. The Company posted revenue of $6.22 billion and net quarterly profit of $904 million. These results compare to revenue of $4.84 billion and net quarterly...

  • Google announces better than expected third quarter results
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    Google announces better than expected third quarter results

    By 19 October 2007

    Google has announced even better than expected third quarter results. The online company increased its profits by 45% to $1.07bn and sales by 57% to $4.23bn, success attributed to its continuing search dominance and growth in international markets. Google's...

  • Nokia announces third quarter financial results
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    Nokia announces third quarter financial results

    By 18 October 2007

    Nokia has released its financial results for the third quarter and has announced net sales during the period of 12.9 billion euros and a market share of around 39%. Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, Nokia CEO said: "Nokia strengthened its leading position in the...

  • RIM's profits double in second quarter
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    RIM's profits double in second quarter

    By 5 October 2007

    Research In Motion announced some healthy profits for the last quarter. The company's second quarter profits have more than doubled thanks to "surging subscriber numbers" with an increase of 1.45 million subscribers in the last quarter alone. For the...

  • Dell audit: 4 year's accounts revised after execs fiddled figures
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    Dell audit: 4 year's accounts revised after execs fiddled figures

    By 17 August 2007

    Dell Inc. is going to revise four years worth of financial results following an audit of its recent accounting procedures. The net results for the four year period could be reduced by around 1%, or by between $50 million as much as $150 million as a worst...

  • Evesham staves off closure with $22 million funding line
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    Evesham staves off closure with $22 million funding line

    By 3 August 2007

    Ailing UK computer and home entertainment manufacturer Evesham, has received a £10 million funding line from the former Time and Tiny owner to stave off closure. The firm, which has been struggling since Gordon Brown pulled the plug on the Home Computing...

  • Nokia Q2 results reveal 38% market share
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    Nokia Q2 results reveal 38% market share

    By 2 August 2007

    Nokia has announced its full Q2 financial results this morning. Overall the results are positive with Q2 2007 net sales of 12.6 billion euros and an EPS of 0.72 euros that will be sure to please shareholders. Nokia has credited this success to "leading...

  • Apple boast record quarter on the back of Mac sales
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    Apple boast record quarter on the back of Mac sales

    By 26 July 2007

    Apple has announced bumper results for its third fiscal quarter today ending in June showing profits of $818 million from revenue of $5.41 billion. “We’re thrilled to report the highest June quarter revenue and profit in Apple’s history, along with...

  • Amazon.com's quarterly profits triple
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    Amazon.com's quarterly profits triple

    By 25 July 2007

    Amazon.com posted quarterly net profits that have more than tripled, sending its share price up over 20%. Amazon's shares had already seen a 55% increase after they revealed improved earnings in the first quarter, overall their stock has more than doubled...

  • AT&T activated 146,000 iPhones in first two days of launch
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    AT&T activated 146,000 iPhones in first two days of launch

    By 24 July 2007

    AT&T's financial results for Q2 have revealed the mobile phone company activated 146,000 phones in the first 2 days of the iPhone's availability in the States. More than 40% of those activations were new customers to AT&T, the company has said. These...

  • Apple to reveal financial results for Q3 tomorrow
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    Apple to reveal financial results for Q3 tomorrow

    By 24 July 2007

    Tomorrow, at 2.00pm PDT, Apple will post its financial results for the third quarter of 2007 which dates from April 1st to June 30th. Traditionally conservative in estimating these things, Apple has predicted $5.1 billion in revenue. Wall Street analysts...

  • Google profits down in latest results
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    Google profits down in latest results

    By 20 July 2007

    Google showed a kink in its armour today by unveiling profits that weren’t as good as expected, but if you are now suddenly worried about your investment, don’t be, it still managed to make $3.87bn in Q2 in revenue. However profits increased by just...

  • Sky announces record new customers, up 20%
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    Sky announces record new customers, up 20%

    By 13 July 2007

    Sky has announced its preliminary financial results for the year ended 30 June 2007 and the figures show strong customer take up across nearly all its product range. Sky's recent advertising campaigns have aggressively targeted rival's customer bases...

  • Apple Stores launch a trio of new services
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    Apple Stores launch a trio of new services

    By 14 May 2007

    The Apple Store has introduced three new services designed to help customers get the most out of their Mac or iPod. "One to One" will offer Apple consumers hands-on training with Apple Store's team of expert "Creatives" who are all either professional...

  • Microsoft posts 32% increase in revenue
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    Microsoft posts 32% increase in revenue

    By 27 April 2007

    Microsoft has followed the pack by reporting record profits so far this year. Following hot on the heals of big gains from Apple, Amazon, Nintendo and Google the software company has said that robust demand for Windows Vista and the 2007 Microsoft Office...

  • Apple grows another 36%
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    Apple grows another 36%

    By 26 April 2007

    Following the announcements from Google and Amazon, Apple is showing its strength in the market with over a third growth. Apple shipped 1.5 million Mac computers and 10.5 million iPods during the quarter, representing 36% growth in Macs and 24% growth...

  • Sony Ericsson post strong Q1 results
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    Sony Ericsson post strong Q1 results

    By 23 April 2007

    Sony Ericsson followed Google in announced a strong start to 2007 with a 63% increase on the amount of handsets it shipped over last year and a 47% increase on sales over the same period in 2006. The company has also reported a 139% rise on income before...

  • Google earn £3.66billion in 3 months
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    Google earn £3.66billion in 3 months

    By 20 April 2007

    Here's something to get your teeth into, your head around or just to begin designing your way to take over the planet: Google's earnings for the past 3 months. Google reported revenues of $3.66 billion for the quarter ended March 31, 2007, an increase...

  • Sony PlayStation 3 sales freefall
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    Sony PlayStation 3 sales freefall

    By 4 April 2007

    Sony might have had the most successful console launch in UK history, however it seems the honeymoon is over already. Chart Track, the company that records sales of games and consoles, is reporting that the sales of PS3 hardware have dropped by 82% in...

  • Jessops shared plummet as company admits low margins
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    Jessops shared plummet as company admits low margins

    By 29 March 2007

    Jessops has issued its third profit warning this year as the company says it is struggling to make money from falling prices of digital cameras. While the price drops of digital cameras means great news for photographers, the news isn't helping the camera...

  • Palm profits down by 61%
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    Palm profits down by 61%

    By 23 March 2007

    Palm has reported a drop of 61% in its third-quarter profits from last year amid rumours of a buyout. While sales of the company's Treo smart phones reached record levels, it did little to bolster huge loses elsewhere in the company due to increased costs....

  • Adobe sales slump as customers wait for CS3
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    Adobe sales slump as customers wait for CS3

    By 21 March 2007

    Adobe today reported financial results for its first quarter ended March 2, 2007 showing sales had slumped in the first quarter compared to 2006 as customers wait for its latest version of its Creative Suite package due to be announced at the end of the...

  • Disney sell 1.3m movies on  iTunes as Europe store rumours grow
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    Disney sell 1.3m movies on iTunes as Europe store rumours grow

    By 4 February 2007

    Disney has announced that its sold more than 1.3m films via Apple's iTunes Store in the first three months of being available. The news, which is likely to put immense pressure on other Hollywood studios to follow suit comes as rumours build that Apple...

  • Google posts massive profits
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    Google posts massive profits

    By 1 February 2007

    Google has today announced its financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2006 reporting revenues of $3.21 billion for the quarter ended December 31, 2006, an increase of 67% compared to the fourth quarter of 2005 and an increase...

  • Microsoft posts record revenues for second quarter
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    Microsoft posts record revenues for second quarter

    By 26 January 2007

    Microsoft's strong Xbox 360 has helped it post revenues above the expected number during its fiscal second quarter. It reported record quarterly revenues of $12.45 billion, which is more than the $12.09 billion that analysts were expecting. In addition,...