Tesla Finishes One West-To-East Route It may not go down in history like the driving of the “golden spike” that completed the transcontinental railroad in May of 1869. But Tesla nevertheless finished an important cross-country route of its own this week: In...
Jan 25 2014, 7:25am CST
5 Highlights From The Netflix Earnings Report Netflix is starting to look like a precision machine. The company modestly exceeded expectations for the fourth quarter, adding 2.3 million subscribers in the U.S. and more than 4 million overall, bringing the total to...
Jan 23 2014, 4:21am CST
Netflix Shares Shoot Up On Stronger Than Expected “It’s been a good year for Netflix,” wrote CEO Reed Hastings and CFO David Wells in a letter to shareholders. “People around the world want what we offer: consumer-in-control Internet television.” Today, this seems to...
Jan 23 2014, 2:47am CST
The 5 Reasons Big Companies Struggle With Innovation As I have been doing startup consulting at Red Rocket, I have also had many executive conversations with several big companies. These companies were anywhere from $150MM to $25BN in revenues in size, so definitely well...
Jan 8 2014, 9:31am CST
Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014 Last year was a year for stock market record books as index fund buyers added 30% to their nest eggs while many skilled hedge fund managers underperformed. Oddly, many of the smartest investment advisors believe that...
Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST
The Biggest Career Breakthroughs Of 2013 After publishing my roundup of the biggest career crashes of 2013—I started looking for politicians, athletes, movie stars and corporate executives who experienced the complete opposite: an especially successful year at...
Dec 23 2013, 1:07pm CST
Facebook Releases Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results Facebook is the one company that beats all analysts' expectations for its Q2 2013 financial results. Revenues earned were $1.81 billion, 53% more than last year's Q2, 88% of which were earned through advertising.
Jul 24 2013, 4:37pm CDT
LG Sold Record 12.1M Smartphones in Q2 2013 LG makes history by setting a new sales record of 12.1M smartphones in second quarter of 2013. Earnings report shows 10.1 percent year-over-year gain in revenues now at $13.58 billion (KRW 15.23 trillion) and net profit is $139.04 million (KRW 156 billion).
Jul 24 2013, 4:47am CDT
Yahoo Announces New Ads and Video with Q2 Earnings Yahoo has over the past season made nine acquisitions that it makes the head reel. However, Yahoo is still active after all the transformative challenges. In fact, it is raring to go for two new advertising format and a video service.
Jul 17 2013, 5:03am CDT
HTC Profit Goes Down 83% from Last Year in Q2 HTC sales experience a huge slump. The earnings report of Q2 2013 shows that its profit falls down by 83% from last year. But as compared to Q1 2013, HTC profit increases.
Jul 5 2013, 8:10am CDT
BlackBerry PlayBook Tablets will Not Get BlackBerry 10 OS BlackBerry PlayBook tablets will not be upgraded with BB 10 software. Back in January, Thorsten Heins announced RIM's plan to update PlayBooks with latest BlackBerry 10 operating system. He dumps his plan now.
Jun 28 2013, 12:02pm CDT
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