Oracle's Numbers


Oracle will announce its Q1 revenue and profit numbers after market close on Wednesday. There’s more than a little excitement about what might be revealed, specifically if the company can continue its rise, thanks to its cloud products. The anticipated answer is yes, for a number of reasons, but there’s also potential for a surprise. First the surprise. The company so far has been posting great numbers for its cloud products, including SaaS, PaaS and IaaS, but it has been careful to note that the improvement was coming from net new business.

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Apple cuts CEO's salary after missing sales, profit goals

Marking a rare stumble, Apple Inc. on Friday revealed it missed its own annual sales and profit goals for the first time since 2009, putting a dent in Chief Executive Tim Cook’s annual paycheck and pressuring the company to deliver a blockbuster with its next iPhone.

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Apple turning comparatively low profit on iPhone SE despite cheaper parts, analyst says

Article Image In spite of recyling many parts from other iPhones, Apple’s profit margin on the iPhone SE is relatively low next to the high-end iPhone 6s, a new analyst estimate suggests.

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Samsung reports weak profits for Q4 while shipping 12.5% more smartphones, casting doubt on Apple, Inc's "Peak iPhone" rumors

Article Image Samsung reported preliminary earnings for the December quarter, missing analysts’ profit estimates while shipping 12.5 percent more smartphones over the year-ago quarter. That calls into question the supposed flat demand for smartphones, a problem alleged to also affect Apple.

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Samsung announces first profit growth in two years, but mobile sales continue to dwindle

Samsung reported $45.6 billion in revenue and $6.4 billion in operating profit during the third quarter, ending on Sept 31.

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Foxconn posts record first-quarter profits on strong sales of Apple's iPhone 6

Asian manufacturer Hon Hai — better known as Foxconn — on Friday reported its highest first-quarter profit growth in a decade with a 56 percent jump year-over-year, driven at least in part by strong sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.



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Here comes the Apple Watch: Apple announces ship date

When Apple reported a record profit of $18 billion on Tuesday it also disclosed the timing of one the most anticipated products this year, the Apple Watch.

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Heartbleed's Never-Ending Drip, Drip, Drip


The Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL has sent just about everyone who uses the Web for fun or profit gibbering madly in search of a solution, creating fertile ground for spammers, scammers and marketing types. Canada is in an uproar following a disclosure by the Canada Revenue Agency that a hacker had exploited Heartbleed to steal about 900 social insurance numbers from it over a six-hour span. Canadian authorities have charged a 19-year-old university student in connection with the action. In the UK, parenting site Mumsnet was hacked.

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