Apple Profits Surge 67%

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Electronics maker Apple Inc. (formerly Apple Computer) saw profits surge by 67% in the three months to the end of September, thanks to demand for its widely popular Mac computers and iPods. The company also...

Samsung Expects Rising Q3 Chip Profits

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South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest maker of computer memory chips, expects third-quarter operating profit in its memory chip business to double or triple from the previous quarter, according to Chu Woo-sik, chief...

Sprint-Nextel Q2 Profits Beat Expectations

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Wireless provider Sprint Nextel Corp. on Wednesday said second-quarter profits dropped sharply on takeover costs and expenses tied to its planned rollout of a WiMax network. The Reston, Virginia-based company, with operational headquarters in Overland...

Google Profits Lower Than Expected

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Web search giant Google saw its profits jump 28% to $925m (£451m) over the past three months, but the figure was not as good as analysts had hoped for. Compared to the same period in...

Google sees profits almost double

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Google has seen its year-on-year third-quarter profits almost double, rising from $391m (£202m) in 2005 to $733m (£390m) for the past three months. The search giant's revenues also rose dramatically, up 70% from last year...

Sales Up, But Profits Dip at Ubisoft

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Games publisher Ubisoft saw sales of games reach new highs this year, but found investment into next-gen software costly. Sales for the year, which are going through a slump because of the transition to next...

Sony Ericsson's Profits Soar

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Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson has reported a huge jump in quarterly profits and expects continued growth throughout the rest of the year. This quarters pre-tax profit was 151million euros, double that of last years...

RealNetworks Boosts Profits

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RealNetworks brought in $4.7m in the second quarter of the year, the streaming giant said yesterday - meaning the company is on target to break even over the year as a whole. The income was...

Nintendo Quarterly Profits Down 80%

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Though Nintendo DS has received surprising acceptance from every territory, successfully holding off the PSP onslaught, the new handheld isn't enough of a money maker to make up for Nintendo's missteps. Reuters Japan...

Nintendo reports rising profits

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Japanese platform holder Nintendo has announced its financial results for the full year to March 31st, revealing that net profits grew by some 163 per cent to 87.42 billion Yen (645.8 million Euro) despite revenues...

Google Reports Bumper Q4 / 2004 Profits

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Search leader Google has announced the company's financial results for the fourth quarter and 2004. Google had record revenues of just over $1bn, a year on year increase of 101%. Google pointed towards strong traffic...

Huge Rise in Yahoo! Profits

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Search giant Yahoo! has recorded a massive rise in profits over the past year. The company has announced a total profit of £1.2bn, a rise of 80% on the previous 12 months. Revenues also rose...

Profits nearly double at Nintendo

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Company rides Game Boy Advance sales to a 22.6 billion yen ($204 million) profit, counting on DS for rest of fiscal year. Nintendo's financial report for the first fiscal quarter shows amazing...

Namco's profits jump

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While many publishers saw earnings drop in 2003, veteran publisher Namco Ltd. had a very good year. The Japan Times reported today that in its last fiscal year, Namco's profit soared 83.3...

Dual screens to hurt DS profits

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The dual screens that feature so prominently on Nintendo's recently announced DS handheld are expected to hurt its profits initially. According to a recent Reuters report, Nintendo stated last week that the...

Konami profits jump 149 percent

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Konami profits jump 149 percent Japanese publisher Konami has reported a large rise in its profits for the first half of the 2003 fiscal year, with the boost attributed largely to the...

Microsoft goes direct to drive profits

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Microsoft has a new strategy to boost its sales and fend off rivals: go direct. During the past two years, the Redmond, Wash.-based giant has increased the amount of software it sells through...

Profits rise at IBM

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The computer giant IBM has posted an increase in its first quarter profits, helped by revenue growth at its consulting business. IBM said earnings at its continuing operations - which excludes a...

Apple profits halve in Q2

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Apple made a net of $32 million for its third quarter, almost half the profit it made in the same period last year, and turnover fell three per cent to $1.43 billion compared to the...

Cuts push dot-coms toward profits

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Last week, Walt Disney Chairman Michael Eisner offered a prediction that seemed unthinkable a year ago: The company's beleaguered Internet operations will be in the black by September. Disney isn't alone. New York Times Digital...

Intel Profits Tumble 77 Percent

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Intel Corp. on Tuesday reported third-quarter profits that tumbled 77 percent as it struggled with slowing economies and weak personal computer sales, prompting it to forecast sluggish sales in the fourth quarter, typically the industry's...

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