Samsung sees profits up by 72 percent
Published in Memory
Friday, 07 July 2017 12:09

Samsung sees profits up by 72 percent


Thanks for the memories


Samsung Electronics has said its second-quarter operating profit rose 72 percent from a year earlier to a new record.

Lenovo back to black for the PC
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 25 May 2017 11:48

Lenovo back to black for the PC


PC is strong and stable 

The world's largest PC maker, Lenovo has returned to profit in a year when its PC shipments fell at a slower rate than everyone else.

Cisco misses current quarter revenue
Published in News
Thursday, 18 May 2017 12:26

Cisco misses current quarter revenue


Will fire more workers and not those who got it in this mess


Cisco has widely missed what industry experts were expecting for its revenue and rather than sacking senior managers who have been leading the company down the toilet, it has decided to sack 1,100 more workers.

Fitbit surprises Wall Street
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 04 May 2017 10:37

Fitbit surprises Wall Street


Makes more cash than expected


Fitbit surprised the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street by reporting a quarterly revenue above its own forecast.

AMD revenues jump
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 02 May 2017 10:46

AMD revenues jump


Margins still a little low


AMD reported an 18.3 percent jump in quarterly revenue but the chipmaker's second quarter gross margins forecast raised some concerns.

Chipzilla reports increased first quarter earnings and sales
Published in News


But Intel fails in data centre sales


Intel reported better first quarter earnings and sales thanks mostly to its push into more memory products and areas such as self-driving automobiles.

Texas Instruments big results causes Intel worries
Published in Processors


Who wants chips these days?


Texas Instruments results have got the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street to take another look at their confident predictions for Intel.

LG sees highest profit in eight years
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 27 April 2017 12:19

LG sees highest profit in eight years


On home appliances and tellies, not the phones

LG Electronics said its first-quarter operating profit rose to its highest in nearly eight years on strong sales of home appliances and televisions, with revenue likely to increase in the current quarter.

Analyst thinks things will be great for Intel
Published in Processors


Results tomorrow will be interesting

While investors are expecting Intel to release some rather dull results tomorrow, Susquehanna Financial Group’s Christopher Rolland thinks things will be pretty good.

SAP loses money as its cloud dependence rises
Published in News


Core profit drops


The expensive esoteric software outfit which makes management software which no one is really sure quite what it does, but the CEO thinks they need it, reported slightly lower-than-expected first-quarter core profit.