Blackberry hopes licencing can save its bacon
Published in Mobiles


Other companies will want our tech

Blackberry is hoping to pull its nadgers out of the fire by licencing its mobile software to other outfits.

Lenovo confident it can turn itself around
Published in News


Net loss of $128 million – first in six years

Lenovo is not having a good time of late as the declining use of the PC and its underperforming Motorola unit continues to give its bottom line a spanking.

Nvidia does better than expected
Published in Graphics
Friday, 13 May 2016 09:36

Nvidia does better than expected


Chip demand rising as AMD snoozes

Nvidia forecast better-than-expected revenue for the current quarter demand for its chips has risen, while its rival, AMD has a knap while waiting for its Zen technology to arrive.

HTC sales drop down the loo
Published in News
Monday, 09 May 2016 12:32

HTC sales drop down the loo


Reporting miserable results

HTC is having a pretty terrrible day after having to report a dismile quarter with falling sales.

MediaTek expects profits to rise
Published in News
Tuesday, 03 May 2016 11:33

MediaTek expects profits to rise


But margins will fall

MediaTek expects to post revenue growth of 24-32 percent in the second quarter of 2016, but also thinks its gross margins for the quarter will fall.

Microsoft earned $22.1 billion in third quarter
Published in News


Azure doing well

Microsoft reported earnings for its third fiscal quarter of 2016, including revenue of $22.1 billion. This means that in Q3 2015, Microsoft saw $21.73 billion in revenue and earnings – slightly better than Wall Street expected.

Samsung heading for more profits
Published in News
Thursday, 28 April 2016 12:30

Samsung heading for more profits

Samsung hinted that there was a pickup in second-quarter profits after reporting a 12 percent earnings gain in January-March on the back of "robust" sales of its Galaxy S7 smartphones.

Alphabet falls shorts of investor's expectations
Published in News


Wall Street still loves it

The umbrella of the Google Empire, Alphabet announced that its first-quarter earnings fell short of estimates, largely because it spent more to build traffic for its mobile advertising services.

Qualcomm flogs fewer chips
Published in Processors
Thursday, 21 April 2016 10:46

Qualcomm flogs fewer chips


Falling 13-22 percent to 175-195 million

Qualcomm predicted a third-quarter profit below analysts estimates as it expects to ship fewer chips, including those for smartphones, its biggest business.

Intel's results not that bad
Published in News
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 11:59

Intel's results not that bad


But writing on the wall

Despite having to lay off 12,000 employees, Intel's first quarter results aren’t all that bad, but the writing is on the wall for the outfit which is going to have pull finger if it is not going to suffer more.