Pocketnow Daily: The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is getting BETTER! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about more details of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, the new RED Hydrogen 2, Huawei’s revenues and more
Nintendo urges its mobile game developers to push fewer in-app purchases
The mobile game developer houses that have partnered with Nintendo aren’t too pleased about the policy which stems from a frankly sensical place.
T-Mobile won’t raise phone plan prices for 5G, but it will offer more services
You can upgrade to a 5G phone and use the new network at your current price, but T-Mobile will also offer more services you can pay for based off of 5G.
This is the first Spotify earnings report with net income
It plans to continue growing its user base, subscriber base and through acquisitions… but Spotify has no expectations of making money this year.
In-Depth: Why did iPhone revenue tumble 15 percent?
A strong US Dollar has caused runaway price hikes in emerging markets that have made the new iPhones unappealing to foreign buyers.
Apple 1Q19 earnings mark first holiday decline since 2000 [U]
The company that has built itself on the iPhone has been undone by the iPhone, at least for this holiday season. Sales in Greater China slumped hard.
Apple revises down 1Q19 earnings estimate, could post first holiday decline since 2000
Weaknesses in the Chinese market compounded the sinkhole collapse of this holiday season for Apple.
Xiaomi rakes in big phone cash, acquires manufacturing rights for Meitu
The company is working its way up towards sales growth with international expansion and increased appeal of its flagship phones.
Sprint and T-Mobile grow base in 2Q18, earnings a split picture
Sprint is a ship that’s just turning around and not without trial and failure. T-Mobile is hopping from strength to strength.
Spotify growth on track in 2Q18 despite insurgent Apple Music
The music streaming company remains focused on growth of its user base as opposed to profits. And its recent reporting seems to put it in a good position.
HTC made a rare profit during Q1 2018, largely thanks to Google
HTC’s quarterly revenues were down again in the January – March 2018 timeframe, generating an operating loss of around $175 million, but thanks to a recent Google deal, the Taiwanese company actually posted a net profit.
Apple 2Q18 earnings match forecasts, iPhone X dubbed a winner
Tim Cook says that the iPhone X outsold all other available iPhone models in the winter quarter, just as it had in the month or so of the holiday season it launched in.
LG didn’t lose that much money on phones in Q1 2018, ‘positive results’ expected from G7 ThinQ
LG Electronics had a great overall first quarter of the year, generating profits of over $1 billion. The chaebol’s mobile division lost money once again, but the G7 ThinQ might be a winner.
HTC lost a whopping $330 million during Q4 2017, with flat revenues compared to Q3
It no longer comes as a big surprise that HTC isn’t capable of making money, losing more than ever over a three-month period that’s generally very lucrative for tech manufacturers.
HTC will get a financial boost from Google soon, but until then, monthly revenues are down
Before it can return to quarterly profitability with Google’s help, HTC’s monthly income scores are still shrinking, and new Vive headsets will probably not help that much.
Sprint 3Q17 earnings get big boost from tax reform, fast forwards 5G plans
The carrier would have made rare income after expenses, but the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act gave billions of dollars of benefit on paper.
Apple 1Q18 earnings: record revenues, only 77 million iPhone sales
The company broke records with its $88.3 billion it made during the holidays. And it didn’t need to meet market expectations for iPhone sales.
Qualcomm
Qualcomm 1Q18 earnings come as it notches licensing deal with Samsung
The chipmaker is having great legal troubles with antitrust and licensing deals, but it has been able to pick up a new contract with Samsung.
Apple 4Q17 earnings and sales recover to above 2015 levels
Another big quarter and a big year for the winningest company hard stop. It’s now worth about $900 billion and looks to hit 13 digits soon.
Samsung Electronics appoints three new co-CEOs, announces full record-setting Q3 2017 results
Samsung Electronics is keen to avoid a leadership “vacuum” with a younger new generation of managers while making even more money during Q3 than Q2 2017.
LG Display wins in earnings, LG phones losing out
But even with that red ink, LG’s mobile communications unit has been improving with the whole of LG Electronics. There’s also downward pressure on displays.
Sprint and T-Mobile skip earnings calls amid merger rumors
The two are expected to announce a merger deal within the next month. Until then, plenty of questions will remain unasked and unanswered.
iPhone X expected to drive record fall earnings at TSMC
The third quarter wasn’t bad, but it was down from a year ago. Still, there’s plenty for the chipmaker to be eager about with the coming of the iPhone X.
LG probably made more money during Q3 2017 than last year, no thanks to smartphones
LG’s mobile division is expected to post its tenth consecutive quarter loss for the July – September 2017 timeframe, despite solid overall company profits.
Samsung could earn over $14 billion through 2019 making iPhone X components
The iPhone X was always supposed to be lucrative for Apple arch-rival Samsung, but $14 billion may exceed the chaebol’s wildest dreams.