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.

LG Electronics boasts record full-year 2017 revenues, ‘narrowed’ Q4 smartphone losses

LG lost another $192 million on smartphones during Q4 2017, nonetheless reporting all-time high overall annual revenues of $55.4 billion.

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.
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Moderately successful HTC U11 wasn’t enough to return company to profitability during Q2

Despite relatively strong HTC U11 sales, the company’s overall Q2 2017 financial report doesn’t look so hot, with a quarterly loss of USD 72 million.

Fitbit beats Q1 revenue expectations, CEO insists first smartwatch is ‘on track’

Compared to the first three months of 2016, Fitbit’s Q1 2017 wasn’t great. But it wasn’t as bad as analysts predicted, and that smartwatch is coming soon.

Sony sold less than 15 million smartphones in the past year, actually pulling off a small division profit

Sony has finally found a way to stop its smartphones from bleeding money, but does it even matter anymore?

HTC’s Q4 2016 revenue is down year-on-year, operating losses are up sequentially

While HTC didn’t lose as much money during Q4 2016 as a year before, this latest quarterly financial report is bad. Really, really bad.

Sony Mobile had another weak quarter, selling just 5 million Xperias over the holidays

Not only are Sony smartphones unprofitable or barely profitable these days, also selling in negligible numbers worldwide quarter after quarter.

‘Expanded’ Galaxy S7 sales help Samsung post record two-year profit

Everything’s going Samsung’s way again, with low and high-end smartphone sales, as well as component profits, contributing to stellar overall Q2 scores.

Tim Cook claims Apple just had an ‘incredible quarter’, teases ‘great’ iPhone innovation

Regardless of analyst projections and investor concerns, Apple CEO Tim Cook continues to believe in his company’s short and long-term financial health.

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Apple’s earnings fall for the first time since 2003. Also, Google helps developers but Android apps on Chromebooks, but will Android and Chrome ever merge?

Smartphone sales slump can’t stop Sony from crushing company profit records

Sony Xperia handhelds still can’t catch a break, with both sales and revenue in free fall, but the company on the whole is doing better than ever.

LG loses on smartphones, wins big on home appliances and TVs in Q1 2016

With the G5 not yet counted in, LG predictably bled money in the mobile segment once again in Q1 2016, striking gold however in other divisions.

Facebook enjoys another remarkable quarter, with growth across the board

Facebook surged to no less than 1.65 billion monthly active users in total in the past quarter, 1.51 billion of which visited the social network on mobile.