Ten Billion

Salesforce announced the partial attainment of one of its long-range goals in its second-quarter earnings announcement last week: It eclipsed its goal of a $10 billion run rate. This will be followed by similar announcements over the next year — first $10 billion year, etc. — and why not? The company should celebrate. Second quarter revenue hit $2.56 billion, a 26 percent increase year over year. Despite all the fanfare, anyone watching the evolution of the company and the market should not be surprised.

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Samsung Electronics revenue slides 8.4% after mismanaged Galaxy S6 launch

Samsung Electronics on Tuesday released its second-quarter earnings estimates, calling for significant drops in revenue and profits based on what one report claimed was a gross miscalculation of demand for the Galaxy S6 versus the S6 Edge.

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Undeterred by Tim Cook's browbeating, supply chain 'guesstimators' soldier on with Apple Watch appraisal

Apple CEO Tim Cook took supply chain “guesstimators” to task on the company’s second-quarter earnings call earlier this week, but that did not stop one firm from moving ahead with its own analysis of Apple’s new wearable device.

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Netflix's 2nd-quarter earnings more than double as video service hits 50 million subscribers

Netflix’s second-quarter earnings more than doubled as new episodes from one of its hit series helped the Internet video service surpass 50 million worldwide subscribers for the first time.

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Wall Street impressed by Apple's surprise second quarter, analysts see stock headed to new highs

Apple’s second-quarter earnings report was packed with surprises that delighted investors on Wall Street, prompting some analysts to respond by raising their price targets for the iPhone maker’s stock.

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