HP does better than expected
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Thursday, 25 August 2016 11:51

HP does better than expected


Notebooks doing well but printers are pants

HP has surprised the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street with a higher than expected quarterly revenue and profit as demand recovered for its notebooks.

Lenovo sees profits jump
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Thursday, 18 August 2016 11:22

Lenovo sees profits jump


But mobile phones not what they are cracked up to be

China's Lenovo saw its first quarter profit jump nearly two thirds but its mobile arm lost money again as a $3 billion bet on buying Motorola to diversify has yet to pay off.

LG profits reach two-year high
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Friday, 08 July 2016 11:43

LG profits reach two-year high


$504 million for April June

LG Electronics appears to be doing rather well all of a sudden and says its second-quarter operating profit will reach a two-year high.

Oracle blames falling profits on Google
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Wednesday, 18 May 2016 11:49

Oracle blames falling profits on Google


Payback is cool for Catz


Data-storage outfit Oracle is blaming the fact that Google “illegally” used Java in Android for all the woes which have befallen the company.

MediaTek expects profits to rise
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Tuesday, 03 May 2016 11:33

MediaTek expects profits to rise


But margins will fall

MediaTek expects to post revenue growth of 24-32 percent in the second quarter of 2016, but also thinks its gross margins for the quarter will fall.

Micron makes surprise loss
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Wednesday, 23 December 2015 10:05

Micron makes surprise loss


Suddenly it became like everone else

While the bottom had dropped out of the PC market, Micron had been managing to do quite well.  Today though it suprised observers by forcasting a surprise loss for the second quarter.

Intel does not need PCs for growth
Published in Processors
Friday, 20 November 2015 10:44

Intel does not need PCs for growth


Predicts it can make its cash elsewhere


Intel said 2016 sales will climb in the "mid single-digit" percent range and said it didn’t need a buoyant personal-computer market to make piles of dosh.

MediaTek's profits drop 12 per cent
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Monday, 03 August 2015 11:48

MediaTek's profits drop 12 per cent


20 per cent lower than last year

The war with Qualcomm appears to have had its causalities amongst Mediatek's bottom line.

Thursday, 16 August 2012 11:15

Lenovo profits up by 30 per cent

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Better than predicted

Tuesday, 22 November 2011 12:03

HP sees profits fall

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Will spend more on research and sales