SAN FRANCISCO, July 22- Apple Inc posted a smaller-than-expected 6 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, after selling 35.2 million iPhones in an increasingly competitive smartphone market. Shares in Apple held steady at $94.72 on Nasdaq after the news.» Read More
Apple knocked one out of the park with its first quarter earnings, but in the process threw all of us for a curve as the company adopted accounting changes, and essentially took what was non-GAAP numbers and turned them into GAAP results instead.
How would you like to make a bearish bet on Apple where the worst case case scenario involves you buying the stock down 10% from here? Apparently one option trader likes those odds.
So just how good a quarter will Apple have? Independent analyst Andy Zaky thinks the answer is "very good" indeed.
Apple’s move to open up the iPhone to outside programmers in 2008 started a software-writing frenzy. Giant companies and bedroom tinkerers alike rushed to get their applications into the App Store and onto the phone’s 3.5-inch touch screen.
Apple has captured a kind of perpetual motion in the market completely elusive to all others who have tried to match its performance. Monday's numbers should be a knock-out, but longer term, there simply is no better company in a better position than Apple.
Mad Money asks the CEO how he'll survive in an environment of high US unemployment and tighter lending standards in China.
Profits soared, revenue climbed and just about every other metric used to measure Google seemed strong in the company's fourth quarter. But when expectations reach fever pitch, whether realistic or not, heaven help the company that just doesn't measure up. Google didn't measure up.
When Google reports its fourth quarter numbers after the bell tonight, it's not going to be a question of whether the company beats the Street, but by how much, according to the myriad analysts I've been talking to. That's how sure they are that this company's earnings are in overdrive.
According to a new study, the mobile Internet tsunami looks like it’s just getting started. Here’s your shopping list of stocks to play it.
Seems hard-to-please eBay investors are pushing the "Sell It Now" button despite the company's top and bottomline beats for its fourth quarter.
Got an intriguing email from a knowledgeable source very familiar with search dynamics involving Apple, Microsoft and Yahoo for that matter..
If hackers could steal the source codes of technology companies like Google or Cisco, they could essentially give themselves secret access to everything the company and its customers did with the software. The NYT reports.
There are various reports this morning that Apple is ready to push Google aside as the default search engine on iPhone, in favor of Microsoft's (say it with me: Bing, Bing) Bing.
The implications of the shock win by Republican Scott Brown in the Massachusetts Senate election are sure to be far-reaching, and the result leaves President Obama with a long list of tough choices.
In a surprise move on Wednesday, Sony unveiled its Motion Controller technology, a direct competitive threat to Microsoft's Project Natal, and way, way ahead of schedule.
This company’s ‘smart’ technology will help keep the lights on, and it could make investors mad money.
How could such a strong quarterly performance end in a sell-off? Cramer consults the charts for an answer.
With Intel in the books, and all indications of a tech recovery afoot, IBM's report after the bell tonight should go a long way toward keeping the tech rally alive. As long as expectations aren't exceeding reality when it comes to the company's growth and outlook.
Executives at Microsoft are fond of saying that its subscription gaming service, Xbox Live, should be thought of as a cable channel.
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