Things could have been a lot worse
Sony’s operating profit fell in its first quarter by 42 percent but the company managed to contain the earthquake damage to one of its image sensor factories.
Thanks Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge
While Apple is desperately trying to spin its sliding iPhone sales, its rival Samsung has posted its highest profit since the first quarter of 2014 thanks to strong sales of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.
Wii is no shaft of gold
Nintendo has just posted its latest financial earnings report and the former playing card maker posted an operating loss of $49 million for the first quarter of its 2016 financial year.
Yesterday Apple had a go at peddling a fantasy to reassure the world that its iPhone cash cow was not on its way out due to mad cow disease.
Lowest in three years
Memory maker SK Hynix said it is expecting a strong pick up for its products in the second half of the year, after reporting that its second quarter operating profit was its lowest for three years.
60.5 million smartphones globally
Huawei has said that it shipped 60.5 million smartphones globally in the first half of 2016, a 25 percent rise from a year before.
High-margin and classy packaging
The maker of expensive esoteric business software, which no one really understands, is continuing to make loads of money.
Office 360 doing well too
Microsoft has done better than the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street predicted, thanks mostly to making rather a lot of dosh on the back of its commercial cloud business.
Should pick up in the second quarter
LG Display has said that it is seeing signs of improvement in the display panel industry and expects its business performance to pick up in the second half of the year.