All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Revenue’

Reddit Is Donating $827K, 10% of Ad Revenue, to Charity

Back in February of 2014, reddit promised that at the end of the year, it would total up its ad revenue and give ten percent of it to charity. Charities, actually – reddit said it would “hold an election” based on community-nominated charities and split the ten percent of ad revenue with ten lucky charities. Well, now’s the time. Reddit …

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Netflix Passes HBO in Subscriber Revenue, Still Getting Its Ass Kicked in Other Areas Though

Netflix unveiled solid Q2 earnings a couple weeks ago, also announcing that it had surpassed 50 million global subscribers. Well, another thing happened last quarter. Netflix surpassed HBO in subscriber revenue for the very first time ($1.146 billion to $1.141 billion) – and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is rather excited about it. Post by Reed Hastings. Yeah, the profit thing …

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Reddit to Donate 10% of Ad Revenue to Charity

Although the massively popular beast that is the reddit machine is still struggling to turn a profit, that has in no way dampened its giving spirit. The company has just announced that it is going to donate 10% of this year’s advertising revenue to charity–charities that the reddit community votes upon. When 2014 comes to a close and reddit tallies …

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Panel Revenues Double on High-End Smartphone Sales

Though the markets for high-end smartphones are beginning to saturate, millions of the devices are still being sold in the U.S. and Europe. This means that while smartphone manufacturers look to mid- and low- end smartphone markets in the developing world for growth, component manufacturers will have steady sales for years to come. Analyst firm NPD’s DisplaySearch today released its …

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North America Buys Nearly Half of All Tablets in Q1

According to new research released recently by analyst firm ABI Research, people in North America are buying nearly half the world’s tablets. Of the estimated 39 million tablets that shipped in the first quarter of 2013, 47% of revenue from those tablets is estimated to have come from customers in North America. The first quarter of 2013 is estimated to …

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Mobile App Market to reach $27B This Year, Predicts Analyst

As early players such as Zynga begin to be overtaken by newcomers such as King, the mobile app market is continuing to grow at an astounding rate. Through Apple’s App Store and Google’s Android Play Store, mobile apps are quickly becoming a business worth billions. Analyst firm ABI Research this week predicted that the mobile app market will reach a …

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Google Play Is Making More Money, But iOS Still Makes More

Google Play has always lagged behind Apple’s App Store in terms of pure revenue since its inception. That trend has not changed, but Google Play is at least starting to show signs of major growth after months of very little. App Annie recently released a study that compares revenue growth between Google Play and Apple’s App Store. The findings show …

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Google Ads Earning Over $100 Million Per Day [INFOGRAPHIC]

According to a new analysis by WordStream, Google’s flagship product is pulling in over $100 million in search advertising dollars every day. In addition, Google search ads had 5.5 billion impressions per day while the average CPC on Google Search declined to $0.53. This analysis comes just one week after Google’s third quarter 2012 earnings missed high Wall Street expectations. …

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Verizon Earnings Grew Along With Shared Plans

Verizon Wireless this week announced its third-quarter 2012 results, revealing that the company continues to grow earnings. The company stated that it is on-track to meet its 2012 financial objectives. “In the third quarter, Verizon continued to deliver double-digit earnings growth and strong cash generation, and we remain solidly on track to meet our financial objectives for the year,” said …

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Samsung Quarterly Earnings Reach $7.29 Billion

Samsung Electronics today announced its earnings guidance for the third quarter of 2012. The company estimated its revenues to be 52 trillion Korean won ($46.8 billion) and estimated its operating profit at 8.1 trillion won ($7.29 billion). This continues Samsung’s trend of rising revenue and could lure back investors who bailed on the company after it lost to Apple in …

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Is Mark Zuckerberg To Blame For Facebook’s IPO Fiasco?

Despite all the hype leading up to Facebook’s IPO, the circumstances abruptly changed after the company’s public debut. The stock was priced at $38 per share, which valued the company at $104 billion. At this rate, Facebook became the third largest public offering in the history of the United States, behind General Motors and Visa.

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Google’s Android Expectations: Hope vs. Reality

The court case between Google and Oracle has become a goldmine for those wanting a peek inside the world of Android as a business. The Verge has published a slide presentation for a quarterly review of Android that was entered into the trial as evidence. The review was presented on July 12, 2010. The slides reveal much about Google’s expectations …

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