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Qualcomm Q2 Profit Rises 29%

Wireless chip maker Qualcomm Inc. posted a 29% increase in fiscal second-quarter earnings. Qualcomm's Chief Financial Officer William Keitel said demand for high-speed wireless devices was stronger than expected in every region around the globe, helping... More...

Facebook grows and may generate income

News is being reported on the BBC Technology website regarding several aspects of Facebook's growth into a much greater entity. An announcement at TechCrunch 50 in San Francisco, a conference for start ups, reveals another... More...

Dell Post Strong Q1 Profit Results

Dell has just released quarterly figures showing that in the first 3 months of this year, ending May 2nd, Dell has earned $784 million, up from $756 in the same period last year. Revenue for... More...

Best Buy 3Q Profit Rises, Boosts Outlook

Best Buy Co., the nation's biggest consumer electronics retailer, said Tuesday its third-quarter profit jumped 52 percent, boosted by holiday shopping and sales of higher-ticket items such as flat-panel TVs. The results beat Wall... More...

HP Profit Rises as Notebook Sales Grow

Hewlett-Packard Co., the world's largest personal computer maker, issued a better-than-expected quarterly profit and outlook on Monday, driven by strong sales of notebook computers. HP also announced an $8 billion additional share buyback program, but... More...

Yahoo Q3 Profit Slips 5 Percent

Still feeling the effects of a major reorganization, officials from search-engine Yahoo announced yesterday that third-quarter net income fell 5 percent, to $151.3 million, from $158.5 million in the same period a year earlier, despite... More...

Adobe Profit Surges 117%

Adobe Systems Inc. is raking in the cash as it reported today that its third-quarter profit more than doubled last year's, setting a revenue record and easily exceeding Wall Street's already bullish expectations as the... More...

Sun Posts Profit as Costs Fall

Despite its recent financial woes, Sun Microsystems, the world's third largest manufacturer of business computer servers, has managed to return a profit this quarter. Although Sun's revenue rose only marginally, going from $3.83 billion to... More...

New smartphone Trojan has a profit motive

Kaspersky Lab antivirus researchers have discovered three Trojan horse variants that are the most successful attempts yet to steal money from smartphone users. The variants on the Viver Trojan (short for Trojan-SMS.SymbOS.Viver) send text messages... More...

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