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HTC revenue has reached a 15-year low, according to recent reports, with the company continuing its downward financial spiral.
In its latest round of actions, the SCOTUS has pushed into a review phase for whether allegations of Apple's anticompetitive behavior should be cast aside.
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.
Koum left a cordial note as he left the door and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg returned the same. But reporting says that the tensions have been deep over the direction of WhatsApp.
Pretty much all of Microsoft's products and services reported substantial year-on-year hikes in January - March 2018 revenue, from Surface hardware to Xbox software.
It may be a while before global smartphone sales start surging again, but in the meantime, vendors can be very happy about recent average price trends.
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.
Samsung made more money between January and March 2018 than ever before, specifically around $14.5 billion in operating profit, but no thanks to the iPhone X.
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.
Sony will have a new CEO, CFO and mobile business skipper starting April 1, reporting astounding overall financial results for fiscal Q3 2017, but once again losing on smartphones.
LG lost another $192 million on smartphones during Q4 2017, nonetheless reporting all-time high overall annual revenues of $55.4 billion.
Consumers are expected to choose less expensive smartphones for purchase in the coming year as cryptocurrency mining activity continues its rise. TSMC, a chipmaker, is in the middle of it all.
This year's Cyber Monday online sales represented a 16.8 percent surge from 2016, and mobile devices set new records for both visits and revenue.
If it wasn't abundantly clear, October revenue confirms 2017 has been a bad year for HTC following half a decade already of constant financial decline.
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.
The company failed to meet market expectations. Slack has been reported at all of the company's holdings with stiffening competition not helping.
No talking about that yellow carrier and a merger, just focus on the company. Lots of positive, but there's some of the creepy negative.
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.
In its third quarter earnings call, the nation's largest carrier promised data from fixed 5G broadband trials and delayed mobile 5G until past 2018.
Well, at least what's normal for the summer, but the amount did not come up to last September's figure. In both years, HTC had big contract jobs.
LG's mobile division is expected to post its tenth consecutive quarter loss for the July - September 2017 timeframe, despite solid overall company profits.
The iPhone X was always supposed to be lucrative for Apple arch-rival Samsung, but $14 billion may exceed the chaebol's wildest dreams.