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Amazon Posts Impressive Quarterly Results: Profit And Revenue Beat Expectations

Amazon’s earnings report for Q2 gave shareholders of the company a surge of joy. The revenue and profits were outstanding, and there is still room for growth, thanks to improved cost management.

Business Tech July 29, 2016

Cloud Computing, Prime Membership Boost Amazon Earnings

Amazon.com posted strong growth in the first three months of 2016, fueled by its cloud services via Amazon Web Services and its strong North American e-commerce sales driven in part by its Prime membership.

Business Tech April 29, 2016

LinkedIn Shares Soar As Demand Grows For Hiring Services

LinkedIn first-quarter profit and revenue figures surpass analyst estimates. The social network is also expanding its footprint outside of the U.S. to support its growing user base in the Asia Pacific.

Business Tech April 29, 2016

Computer Algorithm Gives 'Batman v Superman' 32 Percent Chance Of Being Profitable

With the release of 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' right around the corner, computer scientists recently figured out that the movie has a 32 percent chance of success, at least as far as profits go.

Movies/TV Shows February 17, 2016

Increase In Mobile And Video Views Leads To 12 Percent Surge In Facebook Shares

Facebook on Wednesday reported spectacular economic growth as its mobile advertising and video views have been increasing. The company's shares rose 12 percent in after-hours trading.

Business January 28, 2016

Samsung To Post First Quarterly Profit Gain In Two Years, And Its Not Because Of Galaxy Devices

Samsung will be posting its first quarterly profit gain in two years, with its performance other businesses offsetting the still struggling smartphone business.

Business October 7, 2015

Smartphone Industry Profits: Apple 92 Percent, Others 8 Percent

Apple posted 92 percent of the total operating income of the top eight smartphone manufacturers in the world for the first quarter, showing the company's dominance in the industry.

Money July 13, 2015

YouTube Still Not Raking In Profits For Google: Report

Sources reveal to The Wall Street Journal that despite making revenues of $4 billion in 2014, Google's YouTube is still only roughly breaking even.

Business February 26, 2015

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai Foresees 25-Fold Operating Profit Jump By 2018

Sony gets leaner and sets a goal of increasing its 2018 operating profit 25 times what it expects to report in the year ending March. Selling its TV business is now an option.

Money February 19, 2015

Honda Revenues Suffer Beating Due to Takata Airbag Recalls

Honda cuts 6.5 percent off its forecasted annual profit as the company prepares millions of dollars to cover expenses of its airbag recall program. It now expects to gain $6.1 billion in operating profit.

FUTURE TECH January 30, 2015

Here's What You Can Buy Today with Apple's $18 Billion Quarterly Net Profit

Apple raked in a pretty $18 billion in net profits for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015. What can you buy with that much cash? We can't wait to tell you.

Geek January 29, 2015

Tata Consultancy enjoys 45% profit spike

Tata Consultancy Services has enjoyed a 45 percent increase in profits. The company seeks more revenue from technology with its software services and digital technology outsourcing.

Apps/Software July 17, 2014

Candy Crush: Will its IPO be sweet for King Digital Entertainment?

Candy Crush will launch its initial public offering this year. But will it have a sweet start?

Business March 24, 2014

Best Buy Q4 profit not really best, retailer expects tough 2014

Best Buy's Q4 and year-end profit came on lower revenues and the company does not expect a repeat of this quarter for at least the next several months. Best Buy cited the flagging consumer electronics category as the prime problem moving forward.

Business February 27, 2014

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