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uTorrent exploring new revenue models, including charging for the client
uTorrent exploring new revenue models, including charging for the client
According to a new report, popular torrent client uTorrent is exploring new revenue models for its parent BitTorrent Inc., including charging ...... 28 Aug 2015 - 24 comments
HTC sees first sales, revenue growth in years
HTC sees first sales, revenue growth in years
Former smartphone heavyweight HTC has announced their first quarterly revenue growth since late 2011 thanks to stronger than expected mid-range phone sales. ...... 07 Jan 2015
Netflix overtakes HBO in subscriber revenue
Netflix overtakes HBO in subscriber revenue
Netflix has finally overcome HBO in subscriber revenue, reporting $1.146 billion in revenue for the last quarter compared to $1.41 billion for HBO. ...... 08 Aug 2014
Samsung sees profits fall again as demand for devices, components stagnates
Samsung sees profits fall again as demand for devices, components stagnates
Despite being wildly profitable, Samsung has seen its income fall for the second straight quarter. Operating profit fell to 8.4 trillion ...... 08 Apr 2014 - 2 comments
Hulu Plus surpasses 5 million subscribers, revenue reaches $1 billion
Hulu Plus surpasses 5 million subscribers, revenue reaches $1 billion
New Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins revealed some impressive figures for the streaming service for the end of 2013. In terms of revenue, Hopkins says ...... 23 Dec 2013
Unlimited music streaming company Spotify doubles revenue, but profits remain elusive
Unlimited music streaming company Spotify doubles revenue, but profits remain elusive
Spotify has reported its latest earnings, and despite huge growth across the board, profits remain elusive. The company doubled its revenue ...... 01 Aug 2013
Microsoft reveals revenue made from entire Surface line
Microsoft reveals revenue made from entire Surface line
Microsoft, via their annual 10-K disclosure, has confirmed their Surface line revenue. From launch until June 30th, the company has made ...... 31 Jul 2013 - 2 comments
Google Play revenues growing strong but still lag Apple
Google Play revenues growing strong but still lag Apple
According to new market research, Google Play Store revenues are growing at a much faster pace than Apple, but Apple remains the dominant store ...... 23 Apr 2013 - 2 comments
Ebook sales accounted for 22.5 percent of book industry's revenue in 2012
Ebook sales accounted for 22.5 percent of book industry's revenue in 2012
According to new figures from the Association of American Publishers, ebook sales have taken a significant share of book industry revenues. ...... 14 Apr 2013 - 1 comment
Apple accounted for a full 20 percent of all U.S. consumer tech revenue in 2012
Apple accounted for a full 20 percent of all U.S. consumer tech revenue in 2012
Apple, with just a few products, managed to account for 20 percent of all 2012 U.S. consumer tech revenue. The data comes via NPD, which ...... 21 Feb 2013 - 10 comments
Samsung delivers strong revenue and profits
Samsung delivers strong revenue and profits
Samsung posted another strong quarterly earnings report today, right on the heels of Apple's strong (but market disappointing) report last night. ...... 25 Jan 2013
'Gangnam Style' made $8 million in revenue from YouTube, alone
'Gangnam Style' made $8 million in revenue from YouTube, alone
Google has noted today that Psy's blockbuster 'Gangnam Style' made over $8 million in revenue from the video sharing site. Gangnam is the ...... 23 Jan 2013 - 10 comments
Apple App Store brings in substantially more money than Google Play Store
Apple App Store brings in substantially more money than Google Play Store
App analytics firm Distimo has reported today on some of the intricacies of the Apple App Store compared to the Google Play Store. The Google ...... 21 Dec 2012 - 4 comments
Hulu reveals strong growth for 2012
Hulu reveals strong growth for 2012
Hulu has revealed their 2012 figures, showing strong growth year-over-year. Revenue increased 65 percent to $695 million, while subscribers ...... 18 Dec 2012
Half of App Store revenue goes to just 25 different developers
Half of App Store revenue goes to just 25 different developers
Even though the Apple App Store has over 700,000 apps and thousands of developers, most of the revenues come from just 25 of them. The figure ...... 07 Dec 2012
'Black Ops II' hits $1 billion in sales in 15 days
'Black Ops II' hits $1 billion in sales in 15 days
Activision's latest hit, 'Call of Duty: Black Ops II," has reached $1 billion in revenue in just 15 days. The figure outpaced the game's ...... 06 Dec 2012 - 2 comments
Report: Spotify revenue could reach half billion
Report: Spotify revenue could reach half billion
According to TC, Spotify's revenue could jump to $500 million this year thanks to strong growth all around. Last year, the company lost $60 ...... 12 Nov 2012
YouTube, Spotify boost Warner Music's earnings
YouTube, Spotify boost Warner Music's earnings
It appears that Spotify, Pandora and YouTube have helped boost Warner Music's earnings this quarter. Overall, streaming services accounted ...... 10 Aug 2012 - 6 comments
Microsoft has to report loss due to 2007 acquisition
Microsoft has to report loss due to 2007 acquisition
Microsoft reported record revenue during their quarterly earnings today, although they had to post a loss, their first ever. Revenue came ...... 20 Jul 2012 - 4 comments
EA says it will eventually go 100 percent digital
EA says it will eventually go 100 percent digital
EA has confirmed that the company is quickly moving towards being all-digital in the future. Frank Gibeau, EA Games president, noted that ...... 06 Jul 2012 - 13 comments
Facebook, others causing significant SMS revenue decline for carriers
Facebook, others causing significant SMS revenue decline for carriers
Market research firm Strand Consult has reported on the recent decline in SMS revenue for carriers and the reasons for it. While it is well ...... 14 May 2012
Has Android only brought in $550 million revenue, ever
Has Android only brought in $550 million revenue, ever
It appears that Android has only brought Google $550 million in revenue since its launch in 2008. The numbers came to light as part of Google's ...... 30 Mar 2012 - 6 comments
Lady Gaga made $30 million last year from Twitter
Lady Gaga made $30 million last year from Twitter
According to the WSJ, Lady Gaga made an estimated $30 million through Twitter last year, capitalizing on her huge fan base. The artist has ...... 16 Mar 2012 - 12 comments
Intel to see lower revenue due to HDD supply issues
Intel to see lower revenue due to HDD supply issues
Intel has said this week that hard drive shortages caused by the major flooding in Thailand will lead to lowered revenue for the company in ...... 13 Dec 2011
HTC revenues fall 20 percent YoY
HTC revenues fall 20 percent YoY
HTC has seen its revenue fall for the first time in two years this quarter, as the smartphone maker struggles to keep up with the competition. ...... 06 Dec 2011 - 2 comments
Apple removes Match.com app for violating store rules
Apple removes Match.com app for violating store rules
Apple has confirmed it has removed the Match.com app for violating store rules. The developer added a direct link within the app to the dating ...... 03 Dec 2011 - 1 comment
Mobile app downloads to almost top 100 billion by 2015
Mobile app downloads to almost top 100 billion by 2015
According to new figures by Berg Insight, mobile app downloads will reach 98 billion by 2015. The number will compound at a rate of 56.6 ...... 07 Oct 2011
Groupon slashes its previous revenue report by 57 percent
Groupon slashes its previous revenue report by 57 percent
If there was any more reason to believe that daily deal giant is not a viable company, the site has now restated its 2010 earnings, slashing ...... 23 Sep 2011 - 4 comments
As expected, RIM's profits are down again this quarter
As expected, RIM's profits are down again this quarter
RIM reports terrible earnings. The makers of the BlackBerry line of smartphones are seeing their stock down 18 percent today, following another ...... 16 Sep 2011 - 2 comments
JPMorgan: Tablets will be $35 billion market by next year
JPMorgan: Tablets will be $35 billion market by next year
JPMorgan Securities has noted today that it expects the tablet market to grow into a $35 billion behemoth in 2012, taking a significant share ...... 28 Feb 2011
Groupon's 2010 revenue topped $760 million
Groupon's 2010 revenue topped $760 million
Daily deal giant Groupon saw its revenue top $760 million in 2010, according to an internal memo, growing from $33 million in 2009. Notably, ...... 26 Feb 2011
HP shares get crushed after lackluster earnings report
HP shares get crushed after lackluster earnings report
HP shares have fallen as much as 12 percent today following a lackluster quarterly earnings report yesterday, and a weak forecast for 2011. ...... 23 Feb 2011 - 2 comments
Despite exponential growth, Android Market revenue remains low
Despite exponential growth, Android Market revenue remains low
According to new data from research firm IHS, the Android Market saw revenue grow by 861.5 percent year-over-year (YoY) from 2009 to 2010, although ...... 22 Feb 2011 - 3 comments
Steam revenue nearly hits $1 billion
Steam revenue nearly hits $1 billion
Analyst firm Forecasting and Analyzing Digital Entertainment (FADE), has reported this week that Valve's PC gaming distribution platform Steam ...... 04 Feb 2011 - 5 comments
     

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