The last seven days were quite eventful in Microsoft land, with earnings reports, the arrival of Flight Sim on console, and the EOL of Skype for Business Online. Be sure to catch up via our overview.
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The last seven days have brought a very impressive earnings report from Microsoft, an increase of the cut for PC game devs, and a fix for a faulty Windows update. Be sure to catch up via our overview.
This last week brought into view Microsoft's Q2 FY 2021 earnings report, the impressive growth of Game Pass, new Insider builds, and an updated Edge roadmap. Be sure to catch up via our overview.
Netflix has revealed that it gained 8.5 million new subscribers in 4Q20 and a record 37 million new users over the whole year. It also expects six million new sign-up in the first quarter of 2021.
As many other companies have done, LG has released its quarterly earnings for the third quarter of 2020, and the company has posted record-breaking revenue and profit across its divisions.
The launch windows of upcoming Ubisoft titles Far Cry 6 and Rainbow Six Quarantine have been delayed to the company's next fiscal year. The games may be pushed as far back as 2022.
Microsoft today posted its quarterly earnings report, once again showing strong growth. More Personal Computing is still the biggest category, but that category only grew by 14% for $13.2B.
After reporting quarterly revenue of $91.8 billion, Apple is mindful of the potential corollaries of the novel coronavirus and has made adjustments to its predictions for the next quarter.
Apple has released its earnings report for the three months ending in December of last year, which is the company's first financial quarter of 2020. Revenue hit $91.8 million, an all-time record.
Microsoft posted its earnings report for the first quarter of its 2020 fiscal year. The company reported $33.1 billion in total revenue, which is up 14% over the same quarter from last year.
Microsoft has introduced a new metric, "Xbox content and services revenue growth" in earnings reports, which will be replacing gaming revenue and Xbox Live monthly active users going forward.
Netflix has plans to launch a new tariff in India that will be restricted to mobile devices but has a very affordable price. The firm will be hoping that the tariff can boost membership figures.
Microsoft has published its earnings report for the third quarter of this fiscal year. All around, revenue increased for all of Microsoft's divisions, but especially for LinkedIn and cloud products.
LG has announced its financial results for the year of 2018, and while the company is posting generally positive results, its mobile division isn't doing as well, with an increase in operating loss.
Rounding out the third quarter of its fiscal year, Super Mario Party, both Pokémon: Let's Go titles, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate have been a major hit with gamers, contributing to record sales.
While the GameCube managed to notch up just under 22 million units sold during its lifetime, the Nintendo Switch has now managed to surpass that amount less than two years after its release.
The Chinese smartphone maker today posted its financial report for the past three months, which includes a predicted loss of one billion dollars for the whole year despite posting profits in Q3.
Microsoft today announced its earnings for the first quarter of its 2019 fiscal year. The firm showed strong growth again, with $29.1 billion in revenue, more cloud gains including Office, and more.
In its earnings report for the first three months of the current fiscal year, Nintendo says that as of June 30, it sold nearly 19.67 million units of its acclaimed Switch hybrid console.
In a surprising turn of events, Facebook's shares, which closed at an all-time high earlier this month, have dropped by over 19% today, making it the largest one-day drop in market value of all time.
Microsoft released its earnings report for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2018 today, reporting strong year-over-year growth for Xbox, Surface, Azure, and more, on $26.8 billion in revenue.
Nvidia reported its fourth-quarter earnings, showing massive growth thanks to the boom in cryptocurrency mining, and the huge success Nintendo continues to have with the Switch console.
Microsoft released its earnings report for the second quarter of fiscal year 2018 today, showing significant growth. Revenue is up by 12%, while Azure is up by 98%. Office and Xbox also did well.
The Switch had sold almost 15 million units by the end of last year, Nintendo revealed today in its earnings report, beating the Wii U's total sales by the end of its production in less than a year.
Apple today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter ended September 30th, 2017. The company reported revenue of $52.6 billion and earnings per diluted share increased to $2.07.
The chip maker posted its earnings for Q4, showing a plummet from $1.6 billion in Q4 2016 to a mere $168 million. Despite the drop, revenue sat at almost $6 billion, beating its per-share forecasts.
The highest ever recorded by the company, Samsung predicts its Q3 profits will be $12.8 billion, marking a massive improvement year-on-year. The figures were spurred by high sales for its components.
The microblogging service released its latest financial statement earlier today, reporting revenue that beat Wall Street's expectations but the company failed to increase its monthly active users.
The huge £2.1bn fine imposed on Google's parent company by the European Union has, unsurprisingly, affected its profit, even as the company exceeded expectations in its latest earnings call.
Microsoft has published its latest earnings report for the final quarter of its 2017 fiscal year, revealing more strong growth for its Azure cloud business, and another decline in Surface revenue.
Qualcomm has released its third-quarter financial results, reporting a 40 percent slump in quarterly profit and an 11 percent drop in revenue, greatly affected by its ongoing legal dispute with Apple.
Apple says that it sold 50.8 million iPhones last quarter, a 1% decrease year-over-year - but its iPad sales fell by a lot more. Mac sales are up though, and so is revenue and net income.
Alphabet, Google's parent company, has released its Q1 2017 earnings report. It posted a net income of $5.42 billion on revenues of $24.75 billion, a 22% increase YoY, but lower than last quarter.
Microsoft's latest financial report shows continued strong performance for the company's cloud platform and its Office business, and while gaming and search revenues rose, Surface and Phone dropped.
From Surface sans Pen, and Vivaldi on Edge, to Holo sales, Nougat issues, HP's recall, HTC's smartwatch saga, and ZTE's crowdfunding cock-up, it's our handy walkthrough of the week's top tech news.
Microsoft reported net income of $6.5bn on quarterly revenue of $26.1bn, beating Wall Street expectations, with strong growth for its Cloud and Office businesses - but other areas were a mixed bag.
The headline for Microsoft's latest quarterly earnings results is much the same as last quarter. The company saw big gains in Surface, cloud and Office revenue, but phone and gaming were down.
Microsoft reported a strong fourth quarter fuelled by solid growth in its cloud business, an increase in Office 365 subscribers, and a rise in Surface revenue - but its phone revenue fell by 71%.
Nokia is facing the struggles of going it alone in its post-Microsoft era as the company today announced that it suffered significant losses during its first fiscal quarter this year.
Google's parent company, Alphabet, announced its latest financial results today. The firm brought in revenue of $20.26 billion; however, Google is responsible for 99% of that total, or $20.09 billion.