Finance and reporting

SAP misses operating profit expectations despite record revenues

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German software firm releases preliminary financial results
15 Jan 2013

Xerox CFO to join Apple

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Luca Maestri replaces retired Betsy Rafael as corporate controller at Apple
11 Jan 2013

Nokia exceeds Q4 expectations with 4.4 million Lumia sales

Nokia Lumia 620 with Windows Phone 8
Finnish firm achieves unexpected underlying profitability with Lumia's most successful quarter since release
10 Jan 2013

Software development issues partly to blame for MoD project delays

139 months of delays increased costs by £572m in the year to April 2012
10 Jan 2013

Microsoft claims to have sold 60 million licences for Windows 8

Windows 8 nearing levels of Windows 7 sales
09 Jan 2013

Barclays’ own cloud technology 'will slash 90 per cent of IT costs'

Bank is also starting to use the Linux operating system
07 Jan 2013

Huawei announces $35bn in sales revenue

Firm accused of being a security threat made a net profit of $2.4bn
07 Jan 2013

HTC posts lowest quarterly profit since 2004

Taiwanese firm's profits drop $322m year-on-year
07 Jan 2013

Worldwide IT spending to grow to $3.7tn in 2013, claims Gartner

But Europe will actually cut tech spending, according to Forrester
03 Jan 2013

Google Play revenue up by over 300 per cent

Apple App Store saw sales rise by 13 per cent over same period
03 Dec 2012

eBay's tax arrangement costs Britain and Germany $1bn

Firm registers tiny Luxembourg office as EU base to avoid VAT
03 Dec 2012

Google acquires retail coupon firm Incentive Targeting

Financial terms undisclosed but start-up is said to have raised £2.7m in funding
29 Nov 2012

H4cked Off: Buy Facebook, Dump Apple

Why Facebook will climb whilst Apple crumbles
05 Nov 2012

Apple avoids billions in taxes outside US

World's most valuable firm pays only two per cent corporation tax outside US
05 Nov 2012

Apple blame iPad Mini rumours for slower than expected iPad sales

'Only' 14 million iPads sold, but company still makes $8.2bn
26 Oct 2012

Strong Q3 for SAP while Facebook sees mobile revenue growth

Business software provider reports huge growth in cloud revenue while loss-making social media giant sees much-needed boost in mobile sales
24 Oct 2012

Texas Instruments reports 30 per cent rise in profits but decline in demand

Q3 net income of $784m aided by cost-cutting measures
23 Oct 2012

ARM sees profits rise over 20 per cent after strong quarter

iPhone, Samsung smartphones and Microsoft Surface orders all aid chip designer
23 Oct 2012

Google's shares crash on poor Q3 figures

Trading in Google shares halted on Nasdaq after earnings figures released early
18 Oct 2012

Intel profits plummet as IBM revenues flat-line

Enterprises’ cautious IT spend affecting tech giants
17 Oct 2012

Facebook pitches $20m 'Sponsored Stories' settlement agreement

Payout for 125 million affected users now included
09 Oct 2012

Whitman pledges to turn around HP ‘by 2016’ as shares plummet to nine-year low

CEO merry-go-round is to blame for revenue slump, says Whitman
04 Oct 2012

Oracle focuses on modernising banking IT

Mark Hurd tells Oracle OpenWorld that many banks suffer from legacy applications left over from mergers
02 Oct 2012

Businesses worldwide unprepared for eurozone disaster

Eurozone crisis could strike suddenly, warns Gartner
19 Sep 2012