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Acer has reported a net profit of NT$68 million ($2.3 million) for Q3 of this year, ducking far below many estimates for the Taipei computer maker. According to Reuters, the company isn't offering up any reasons why profits disappointed just yet, and it plans to hold a briefing on Thursday to add...

October 22nd 2012 at 8:22am 0 Comments
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Panasonic's released its 2012 quarterly report (its financial year runs from summer to summer) and concedes it's been as bad for them as it was for Sony and Sharp. It's blaming the Japanese Earthquake for damaging its supply chain, a strong yen for keeping prices high, plus having to write-down the...

February 3rd 2012 at 5:54am 0 Comments
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Nielsen crunched Q4 numbers today, and the results will likely have Apple analysts jumping up and down. The findings, focused on those who've purchased a smartphone within the previous three months, indicate a huge spike -- from 25 percent in October to 45 percent in December -- in iPhone purchase...

January 18th 2012 at 7:01am 0 Comments
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Sony Ericsson still has a hell of a trek to get back on its feet, but by all appearances, it's taking baby steps toward that goal on news of its fourth quarter '09 earnings. The joint venture did €1.75 billion (about $2.47 billion) in sales in the most recent reported quarter -- an improvement...

January 22nd 2010 at 12:29pm 0 Comments
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It's a tough operating environment for even the healthiest manufacturers right now, and LG's no more immune than anyone else -- or is it? Despite a dismal global economy, the Korean electronics giant and world's number three phone maker reported that it actually took in some 23 percent more revenue...

April 22nd 2009 at 7:49am 0 Comments
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Some good news, please, Sony Ericsson? Anything? Perhaps a surprise Idou ship date? You desperately need something to counter this dismal quarterly report you just dropped on a bad news-saturated public, showing a net loss of €293 million (about $382 million) in the three-month period ending Ma...

April 18th 2009 at 8:44am 0 Comments