Samsung Poised to Overtake Intel as World’s Largest Semiconductor Manufacturer

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Samsung is expected to surpass Intel in terms of quarterly revenue, thanks in part to huge upticks in demand for memory, but much more has led us to this moment.

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AMD Suffers its Worst Stock Drop in Over a Decade, Despite Revenue Gains

AMD just posted huge quarterly gains, particularly relative to its performance a year ago — so why did investors hammer its stock with the worst drop in over a decade? We explore the particulars.

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Windows Phone Is Dead and Surface Sales are Slipping

Microsoft's Surface has gone from a proof of concept into the spearhead of Microsoft's hardware business

Microsoft’s overall quarterly results were excellent, but the company’s hardware divisions were a different story. Decline in the Xbox market is expected, but a huge drop in Surface sales doesn’t look good. Meanwhile, Windows 10 Mobile is barely on life support.

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Apple Goes on Record-Breaking Spree


Apple stunned Wall Street Tuesday afternoon, with Q1 earnings that set new quarterly unit and revenue records in key product segments, and its highest-ever earnings per share. Apple CEO Tim Cook told analysts that the company set all-time revenue and unit records for its iPhone and Apple Watch brands, all-time revenue records for its Mac and Services businesses, and all-time revenue records for four of its five geographic sectors. The company sold a record 78.3 million iPhones during the quarter, up 5 percent from the year-ago period.

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Nvidia absolutely crushes its quarterly earnings, has its first $2 billion quarter

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Nvidia announced its quarterly earnings this week, and the company’s performance was off-the-charts good. Huge gains in gaming, AI, automotive, and data center sales propelled Team Green to its strongest quarter ever, by multiple metrics.

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Nvidia’s excellent first quarter buoyed by gaming, automotive wins, and data centers

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Nvidia just posted strong quarterly results thanks to gains across the board. The upcoming GTX 1080 and 1070 are likely to boost earnings further.

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Apple reports iPhone sales slump, 1st revenue drop since 2003

Apple says quarterly revenue fell for the first time in more than a decade, as iPhone sales fell compared with a year ago. That’s putting more pressure on the world’s most valuable public company to come up with its next big product.

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Apple Inc. shares reach ex-dividend as it gears up to distribute $2.9 billion to shareholders

Article Image On February 11, Apple will pay shareholders of record a quarterly dividend of $0.52 per share, but investors must have had settled ownership of the company’s stock by Monday February 8 in order to qualify. Apple will pay out $2.898 billion in dividends on its outstanding shares for the quarter.

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Apple guides first-ever iPhone sales decline in Q2

Article Image During Apple’s quarterly conference call for the first fiscal period of 2016, CEO Tim Cook said he expects year-over-year iPhone unit sales to decline in the current March quarter, the first downturn for iPhone since its launch in 2007.

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Apple reaches global install base of more than 1B active devices

Article Image Apple announced a major milestone as part of its quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, noting that more than 1 billion devices pinged its servers over the three-month period ending in December.

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ExxonMobil to accept Apple Pay at the pump through Speedpass+ [u]

Article Image During Apple’s quarterly conference call for the first quarter of 2016, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced upcoming availability for Apple Pay at ExxonMobil gas stations through that company’s Speedpass+ touchless payments system.

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Piper Jaffray lowers March iPhone estimates to 55M, sees return to growth in fall 2016

Article Image Ahead of Apple’s upcoming quarterly earnings report, investment firm Piper Jaffray lowered iPhone shipment estimates to 55 million units for the current quarter, but maintains AAPL is the year’s top stock pick.

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Apple to reveal iPhone 6s sales in fiscal Q1 2016 earnings call on Jan. 26

Article Image Apple will reveal its quarterly financial results for the first fiscal quarter of 2016 on Jan. 26, the company said on Monday, an important three-month period that accounts for new iPhone performance and holiday sales.

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Apple stock closes first negative year since 2008, but Wall Street upbeat

Article Image Despite record-breaking quarterly earnings and continued market growth in the face of withering industry headwinds, Apple stock closed out 2015 down for first time since 2008, though analysts remain positive on the company’s near-future prospects.

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Apple shares approach ex-dividend as it gears up to distribute $3 billion to shareholders

Article Image On November 12, Apple will pay shareholders of record a quarterly dividend of $0.52 per share, but investors must have settled ownership of the company’s stock by Thursday November 5 in order to qualify.

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This week on AppleInsider: Q4 triumph, Apple TV launch, legal fights & more

Article Image The last week of October was (relatively) upbeat for Apple, with blockbuster quarterly results, the launch of a redesigned Apple TV, and plans to bring Apple Pay to new countries.

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Android switchers accounted for 30% of iPhone buyers in Q4, highest ratio recorded

Article Image During Apple’s quarterly conference call on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook said 30 percent of iPhone buyers switched from Android during the fourth quarter, the highest ratio of “switchers” Apple has recorded in a single three-month period.

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Swiss watch sales decline 2-3x faster than predicted for September as Apple Watch expands its reach

Article Image Swiss watch exports suffered their largest quarterly drop since 2009 during Q3, with “plummeting sales” in Hong Kong and China, as well as major declines Singapore, Taiwan, the Emirates and South Korea, all previously “robust Asian markets.”

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Apple to reveal fiscal Q4 2015 earnings on Oct. 27

Article Image Apple on Monday announced plans to reveal quarterly financial results for its final fiscal quarter of 2015 on Oct. 27, which will be followed by a conference call expected to shed light on initial iPhone 6s and 6s Plus sales, as well as the upcoming fourth-generation Apple TV.

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SaaS' Next Wave: Customer Lifetime Value Management


Salesforce’s latest quarterly results, along with the buzz surrounding its upcoming annual Dreamforce lovefest, have brought greater attention to CRM’s rapid migration to the cloud. However, today’s SaaS CRM solutions deliver limited value-add if the organizations that use them are unable to realize marketing and sales promises. This is especially true for enterprises guiding prospective customers on an omnichannel journey via their mobile devices and traditional storefronts, and even a variety of IoT experiences.

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