Intel’s PC business is up 33 percent thanks to cheap notebooks

  • January 21, 2021
We already know that 2020 was a huge year for PC shipments, now Intel is confirming that report with explosive fourth quarter earnings results. The chipmaker says its PC business was up 33 percent compared to last year, with notebook revenue in parti…

Netflix grows to over 200 million subscribers globally

  • January 19, 2021
As the company predicted, Netflix has topped 200 million subscribers, reporting (PDF) 203.66 million paying customers worldwide. Netflix also noted that its original TV shows accounted for nine of the top ten most Google’d series in 2020. Netflix Ne…

Uber’s delivery business was a saving grace in a tough quarter

  • November 5, 2020
It’s fair to say that Uber’s business was challenged in a huge way by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. The company reported its Q3 2020 earnings details today, and while the business is still reeling from COVID-19, there are a few spots that show that…

Twitter user growth stalled after big gains earlier this year

  • October 29, 2020
Last quarter, Twitter rode the wave of bored people stuck inside during the coronavirus pandemic to a big increase in “monetizable daily active users” (or mDAU). That wasn’t the case from July through September, the company announced today in its Q3…

Facebook is losing users in the US and Canada

  • October 29, 2020
The surge in growth Facebook saw at the start of the coronavirus pandemic appears to be slowing down. User growth in the United States in Canada — the company’s most lucrative ad market — has declined, Facebook reported as part of its third-quarter e…

While we were staying home, Amazon amassed $96.1 billion in sales

  • October 29, 2020
The coronavirus has been very good for Amazon’s bottom line. The company announced massive sales gains — $96.1 billion compared to $70.0 billion in third quarter 2019 — during the third quarter, fueled in large part to changes in shopping habits and…

Alphabet’s revenue recovers despite looming antitrust lawsuit

  • October 29, 2020
Just like that, another quarter has come and gone. Since its last earnings report was released in July, Google’s parent company Alphabet has grown its revenue to $46.2 billion in the third quarter this year. That’s not only better than last quarter’s…

Microsoft is still a relentless money-making machine

  • October 27, 2020
As usual, Microsoft’s latest earnings report for Q1 2021 paints a rosy picture. The company reported earnings of $37.2 billion, up 12 percent from last year, with a net profit of $13.9 billion, an impressive 30 percent jump. The big takeaway: The pan…