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Amazon Q4 Earnings Report Released, Net Income Plummets, Kindle Unit Sales Up 177% Amazon Q4 Earnings Report Released, Net Income Plummets, Kindle Unit Sales Up 177%

Amazon just released its earnings report for the fourth quarter. This includes an increase in net sales of 35% to $17.43 billion. Still, net income decreased 58% to $177 million for the quarter. Kindle unit sales (including Kindles and Kindle …

Andreessen Horowitz Raises $1.5 Billion For Fund III Andreessen Horowitz Raises $1.5 Billion For Fund III

VC firm Andreessen Horowitz announced that it has raised $1.5 billion for its Fund III. Co-founder and general partner Ben Horowitz explains, “Fund III is all about extending our capabilities to more disruptors and pioneers. We’re remaking the modern venture …

Gannett Print Revenue Down, Digital Up Gannett Print Revenue Down, Digital Up

Gannett, publisher of USA Today and a number of other newspapers, reported its Q4 earnings today, missing analysts’ estimates. The company’s publishing segment operating revenue was down 5.3% year-over-year to $1.01 billion for the quarter. Ad revenues were $670.7 million …

Apple’s Quarterly Earnings In Perspective Apple’s Quarterly Earnings In Perspective

Earlier this week Apple released their earnings report for the first quarter of FY2012. As we reported then, the company had its best quarter ever, bringing in $46.33 billion dollars in revenue, beating estimates by more than $8 billion. That’s …

Facebook IPO Documents May Be Filed Next Week [Report] Facebook IPO Documents May Be Filed Next Week [Report]

Facebook’s IPO has been expected to be coming in the first half of the year, for quite some time. Rumors have pegged the IPO for somewhere between April and June. More recently, it’s been rumored to be coming in May. …

Apple Q1 Earnings Released, Biggest Quarter Ever Apple Q1 Earnings Released, Biggest Quarter Ever
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Apple just posted its earnings for its fiscal year 2012 first quarter. Last quarter, Apple didn’t live up to analysts’ expectations, but the company still had a record September quarter. This quarter, they had the holidays, and this quarter, they …

Google Q4 2011 Earnings Report Released Google Q4 2011 Earnings Report Released

Google has released its earnings report for the fourth quarter of 2011. Google ended the fourth quarter of 2011 strong. Revenues were up 29% over the fourth quarter of last year. The company also passed the $10 billion mark for …

GOOG Doing Alright Ahead of Q4 Earnings Report GOOG Doing Alright Ahead of Q4 Earnings Report

Google will release its Q4 earnings report on Thursday, and provide a live webcast of the conference call discussing the results. At the time of this writing, Google stock is up 2.80. I guess “Search Plus Your World” isn’t too …

Gidsy Gets $1.2 Million From Investors, Including Ashton Kutcher Gidsy Gets $1.2 Million From Investors, Including Ashton Kutcher

Gidsy just raised $1.2M Seed Investment from Sunstone Capital together with W. Vogels (CTO of Amazon), Index Capital and Ashton Kutcher. “Gidsy is exploring, booking and offering unique things to do,” CEO Edial Dekker tells WebProNews. “We launched in Amsterdam, …

GetGlue Hits 2 Million Users, Raises $12 Million [Exclusive Interview] GetGlue Hits 2 Million Users, Raises $12 Million [Exclusive Interview]

GetGlue announced that it has closed a $12 million round of financing, led by Rho Ventures. Other investors include: TimeWarner Investments, RRE Ventures, and Union Square Ventures. WebProNews interviewed CEO Alex Iskold about the funding and the growth of GetGlue …

Curious How Much Money An Apple CEO Made Last Year? Here You Go Curious How Much Money An Apple CEO Made Last Year? Here You Go
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Apple, a company you have heard of around these parts, released its 2012 Proxy Report yesterday, revealing how much executives at Apple Inc. made in the past year. So in the post-Jobs era, how much more might the new CEO, …

Unruly (Of Google’s Chrome Marketing Debacle Fame) Raises $25 Million Unruly (Of Google’s Chrome Marketing Debacle Fame) Raises $25 Million
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Unruly is the marketing firm behind Google’s Chrome paid link fiasco – the campaign by which Googlers are saying they are embarrassed. Still, Unruly announced today that it is has just raised $25 million in funding in a Series A …

Adobe Efficient Frontier Acquisition Revealed To Be About $400 Million Adobe Efficient Frontier Acquisition Revealed To Be About $400 Million

At the end of November, Adobe announced its intent to acquire Efficient Frontier, thought the price was not disclosed. “The purchase bolsters Adobe’s strategic focus on digital marketing and expands the company’s solutions, which are central to how digital marketing …

Zynga IPO Launches At $1 Billion
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Zynga, the company behind such social gaming hits as Farmville, Cityville, Mafia Wars and Words With Friends, launches its IPO today. That includes 100 million shares at $10 a piece. That values the company at over a billion, and is …

Facebook IPO Date Could Be April – June Facebook IPO Date Could Be April – June

A couple of weeks ago, rumors were circulating that Facebook was getting very close to filing for its IPO. A rumor reportedly going around among Facebook employees suggested that Facebook’s S1 filing could come as soon as December. According to …

Facebook IPO Rumored To Be Filed As Soon As Next Month Facebook IPO Rumored To Be Filed As Soon As Next Month

Facebook may be getting very close to filing for its IPO if a new report is accurate. But take this for what it is. It’s still just a rumor at this point. Nicholas Carlson at Business Insider says the publication …

Yelp IPO Filed For 2012 Yelp IPO Filed For 2012

Yelp has filed for its initial public offering. Reports have had it valued between $1.5 billion and $2 billion. The company outlines its growth strategy in the SEC filing: We intend to grow our platform and our business by focusing …

Demand Media Q3 Earnings Released Demand Media Q3 Earnings Released

Demand Media released its earnings report for the third quarter. That includes a revenue increase of 25% (ex-TAC up 26% year-over-year) to $81.5 million for the quarter, compared to $65.4 million a year ago. “We reported another strong quarter as …

AOL Q3 Earnings Released AOL Q3 Earnings Released

AOL released its earnings report for the third quarter, beating analysts’ estimates. That includes $532 million in revenues and growth in ad sales. “AOL grew global advertising by 8%, driven by 28% and 15% growth in third party network and …

HTC Q3 Earnings Released HTC Q3 Earnings Released

HTC released its earnings report for the third quarter. This includes record quarterly revenue for the company, which HTC attributes to “diverse product offerings, expanded distribution network and growing global brand recognition.” The company reported a 68% year-over-year increase in …

Righthaven Ordered to Pay Huge Fine Righthaven Ordered to Pay Huge Fine
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The woes continue for Righthaven, the company designed to sue bloggers and others on the web for allegedly infringing upon the copyrights of its clients/partners. You can see our past coverage of the Righthaven saga here. The last time we …