Apple has racked up another hugely profitable quarter on sales of iPhones and Macintosh computers, though its revenue growth was slower than expected. Apple on Tuesday reported a profit of $7.7 billion for the April to June quarter, up 12 percent up on the same period last year and ahead of analyst estimates of $7.5 […]
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Apple reported its quarterly numbers on Tuesday, a mixed bag that saw profits rise up but sales fall short of the mark. Here are five takeaways from the earnings call that followed. Apple’s pouring more money into R&D Apple has spent US$3.3 billion in the past nine months on research and development. That’s 3.1 percent […]
Lenovo’s net profit grew 25 percent year-over-year in the first quarter as the Chinese company continued to make gains in the PC and smartphone markets. During the period ended March 31, Lenovo’s net profit reached US$158 million, up from $127 million a year earlier. The company’s revenue also increased, by 19 percent to $9.4 billion. […]
After three consecutive quarters of net losses, PC maker Acer has reported a profit in this year’s first quarter on better control of costs. The recovery was, however, very small with the company generating NT$1 million (US$33,000) in net profit during the period, Acer said in its earnings report on Thursday. The first quarter profit […]
Microsoft has officially launched Windows 8, its latest operating system for desktop PCs, laptops and tablets.