Posts Tagged ‘Profits’

 

Great Wi-Fi expectations

They are Wi-Fi freeloaders. People who take advantage of businesses offering free wireless Internet are on the prowl. What's the big deal, you say; just kick them out. Well, it's not that simple if you're a small business trying to foster goodwill - and profits.

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Online Casino Giant 888 Exceeds Expectations

Online casino, poker and all-round gaming brand 888 continues to go from strength to strength, as indicated by its already soaring earnings for the first half of 2012. In a recent announcement , the online gaming giant confirmed that its first half profits for the

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HTC smartphone profits drop 58%

In June, the group cut its forecast by revenue by 13% and warned it would make lower profits for each handset it sold.

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Portland firm watchdogs online pharmacies for investigators and firms like Google

A former local prosecutor and his Portland-based Web watchdog company are making waves beyond Oregon. Supporters say he's changing how online pharmacy Web sites do business. Critics say he's padding drugmakers' profits.

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Verizon posts $2 billion 4Q loss on pension adjustment

NEW YORK -- Verizon paid dearly to put iPhones in the hands of subscribers in the latest quarter, holding back its profits in the hope that its customers will rack up higher monthly bills and stay loyal.

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Verizon posts $2B 4Q loss on pension adjustment

Verizon paid dearly to put iPhones in the hands of subscribers in the latest quarter, holding back its profits in the hope that its customers will rack up higher monthly bills and stay loyal.

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Verizon sells millions of iPhones, and its profits take a hit

Verizon paid dearly to put iPhones in the hands of subscribers in the latest quarter, holding back its profits in the hope that its customers will rack up higher monthly bills and stay loyal.

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SQS revenues up but profits down

LONDON - SQS Software Quality Systems , a German-based provider of software testing and quality management services, has announced that it will report revenues slightly ahead of consensus.

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Free alternatives may cut into text messaging profits

Apple's upcoming iMessage service, Facebook's new Messenger app and other no-cost options could diminish a revenue stream for the wireless industry that totaled about $21 billion last year. Ben Chinn likes to text as much as the next guy he just doesn't like to

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Patent Headache Not Slowing Htc, Smartphone Sales More Than Double

Despite the uncertainty around its patent situation, Android continues to prove very lucrative for companies like HTC, which reported soaring revenue and profits Friday on the back of a 123 percent increase in smartphone shipments. (20 hours ago)

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