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Samsung does better than expected
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 12:32

Samsung does better than expected


Chips sell even better than predicted

Samsung Electronics said its first-quarter operating profit managed to rise slightly from a slump a year earlier, as solid chip sales helped cushion the blow from the coronavirus pandemic on smartphones and TVs.

AMD releases its Q4 2019 financial results
Published in News
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 14:46

AMD releases its Q4 2019 financial results


Gross margin up by seven percent, but falls short on analysts expectations

AMD has reported positive financial results for the fourth quarter of 2019, with revenue of $2.13 billion, which is 50 percent higher compared to the same quarter last year. Unfortunately, its shares have dropped by four percent due to weak Q1 outlook and failing to meet analysts' expectations.

Infineon doing better than expected
Published in News
Thursday, 01 August 2019 13:42

Infineon doing better than expected


Cypress deal going well

Infineon expects to meet its lowered guidance for the year to September after posting third quarter sales and profit in line with market expectations.

Apple continues to tank
Published in News
Wednesday, 31 July 2019 12:20

Apple continues to tank


As iPhone sales fall, Tame Apple Press pulls out the stops

The Tame Apple Press is doing its best to spin the slow-moving train wreck, which is the iPhone results.

Intel continues to suffer
Published in News
Thursday, 09 May 2019 11:53

Intel continues to suffer


Poor growth for three years

Chipzilla bigwigs predicted only modest profit growth over the next three years, confirming that it is falling behind its big rivals.

Netflix has shedloads of profits but predicts a weaker future
Published in News


Tame Apple Press says it is competition from Disney and another Mickey Mouse outfit

Netflix gave a weaker forecast just as Walt Disney and Apple prepare to escalate Hollywood’s streaming video wars.

HPE beats estimates
Published in Network
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 11:51

HPE beats estimates


Thanks to storage and data centre gear

The former maker of expensive printer ink, HPE beat analysts’ estimates for quarterly profit and revenue, thanks mostly to greater demand for its storage and data centre networking gear.

Google misses on quarterly revenue estimates
Published in News


Margins erode like dust in the wind

Google parent Alphabet missed analysts’ quarterly revenue estimates for the first time in at least two years and reported continuing erosion of its operating margin.

Intel bucks industry trend
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 26 October 2018 11:56

Intel bucks industry trend


But there are signs that all is not well with that Apple iPhone deal

Chipzilla beat analysts’ estimates for quarterly profit and revenue thanks to its high-margin data centre business and strong demand for its PC chips.

Chipzilla lost Krzanich but makes more cash
Published in News


Things are getting better at Intel all the time

The second most important semiconductor company in the world,  Intel (ticker: INTC),  declared results for its second financial quarter and things apparently have never been better, even - or perhaps because - it lost a CEO during the quarter.