Tag Archive: Loss

Win-doh! Microsoft announces its largest ever net loss

Apple had a massive quarter, beating its own internal estimates, and yet still saw its stock slide following yesterday’s earnings call. You know who had it much, much worse, though? One-time rival Microsoft, which reported its highest-ever net loss for…Read more ›

Twitter blames loss of 4 million users on iOS 8

Twitter announced its fourth quarter earnings today, and while the social network beat its revenue estimates, it failed to meet Wall Street’s expectations for monthly active users. The company only added an extra 4 million users in the quarter, bring…Read more ›

Stylish metallic iPhone case minimizes signal loss, but stays on for good

I’m torn these days between wanting a functional wallet-style case for my iPhone and something a bit more minimalist. I tend to switch cases as I need them because I haven’t found a one-case-fits-all solution that works for me. The…Read more ›

Western Digital External Hard Drives Experiencing Data Loss On OS X Mavericks

Western Digital has been emailing customers and warning them about hard drives “experiencing data loss when updating to Apple’s OS X Mavericks.” The problem seems to effect multiple kinds of drives, including the company’s popular MyBook lineup. According to Western…Read more ›

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Apple Updates MacBook Air Flash Storage Firmware To Resolve Potential Data Loss

Apple just released a new firmware update for mid-2012 MacBook Air owners. The release notes say that Apple recently discovered that a small percentage of flash storage drives in these models may have an issue that could cause data loss.…Read more ›

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OptiPNG Shrinks Screenshots Without Quality Loss

Screen-Shot-2013-08-09-at-12.44.42.jpgIf you liked my how-to on rolling your own ImageMagick-based OS X Services using shell scripts, you’re going to love OptiPNG. It’s another command line utility that can be used to shrink PNGs without losing any quality. You can do this in one of two ways: the command-line way, which involves typing every time you […]

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Sprint Reports Q1 2013 Results: 5 Million Smartphones Sold, $643 Million Loss


Sprint has this morning reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2013, and they show yet another loss for America’s third-largest carrier. The company announced a $ 643 million net loss on $ 8.79 billion revenue, though it did manage to generate a positive operating revenue of $ 29 million.

Sprint sold 5 million smartphones during the period, 1.5 million of which were iPhones.

Sprint added 23,000 postpaid subscribers  [Read More…]

Samsung VP Says Ongoing Litigation With Apple Is ‘A Loss’ For Innovation


Samsung EVP David Eun, who is currently part of the company’s Open Innovation Center, believes the ongoing litigation between Apple and Samsung is “a loss” to innovation. Eun was probed for his opinion on the subject during an interview today at the D:Dive Into Media conference in Dana Point, California, and although he wouldn’t say much about the ongoing battles between the two consumer tech giants, he made it clear that  [Read More…]

Sprint Reports $1.3 Billion Loss For Q4 2012, Despite Best Ever Quarter For iPhone


Sprint has today announced its fourth quarter and full year financial results for 2012, and they don’t make for pleasant reading. Despite healthy smartphone sales driven by the iPhone, the carrier reported a loss of $ 1.3 billion for during the three-month period, which is the same figure it lost during Q4 2011. It also saw more than 1 million Nextel subscribers jumping ship.

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Verizon Adds Record 2.1 Million Subscribers In Q4 2012, But Stills Sees A Loss


Verizon has today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2012, which has been its best yet in terms of subscriber growth. The company added 2.1 million new customers during the three-month period, bringing its total number of subscribers up to 98.2 million, with 58% of those customers using a smartphone.

Verizon’s fourth quarter consolidated revenues totaled $ 30 billion for the first time, but the carrier still recorded  [Read More…]