Google Earnings Report Shows Growth Faltering, As Costs For Staff, Acquisitions RiseGoogle's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet company dealt with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire more employees and invest in daring ideas.
Yahoo's 1Q Earnings Highlighted By Alibaba, Modest Ad GainsYahoo is still prospering from its lucrative investments in Asia while the Internet company's listless advertising sales are picking up, if ever so slightly, under CEO Marissa Mayer.
Intel Reports Lower 1Q Net Income, Higher RevenueIntel's earnings fell in the first three months of the year amid a continued slump in the worldwide PC market, but revenue grew slightly because of solid demand for tablet processors and its data center services.
San Francisco-Based Gap's 4Q Profit Down 12.5% Gap Inc. reported a 12.5 percent drop in fourth-quarter profit on a 3 percent decline in revenue as the clothing retailer was forced to discount heavily over the holiday shopping season to entice customers.
Pleasanton-Based Safeway In Talks Over Possible Sale Of CompanyThe Pleasanton-based supermarket operator says that discussions are ongoing but that it hasn’t yet reached an agreement. It added that it isn’t certain that the talks will end in a deal.
Twitter Stock Slides Despite Beating Wall Street Guidance Twitter beat Wall Street’s earnings and revenue expectations in its first quarter as a public company. But investors were looking for even more and the company’s stock dipped as much as 12 percent in after-hours trading Wednesday.
Google's 4Q earnings Rise 17 Percent, But Ad Rates FallGoogle's fourth-quarter earnings rose 17 percent even though a long-running slump in its online ad prices deepened.
Pandora Posts 3Q Loss, Revenue Up 50 PercentShares of Pandora Media Inc. are dropping after the Internet radio leader's outlook for the three months through January was mostly short of Wall Street's forecast.
Gap Offers Upbeat 3rd Quarter Profit OutlookGap Inc. offered an upbeat profit outlook for its third quarter as the clothing chain announced a solid October increase for a key sales yardstick that surpassed analysts' expectations.
Tesla Shares Drop As 3rd Quarter Earnings Fall Short Tesla Motors' high-flying stock tumbled 12 percent in after-hours trading Tuesday after the electric car maker's third-quarter results fell short of expectations.
Facebook 3rd Quarter Results Fly Past ExpectationsFacebook's stock is soaring after the company reported a 60 percent revenue increase in the third quarter thanks to mobile advertising growth. The numbers beat Wall Street's expectations for the second quarter in a row.
LinkedIn Posts 3rd Quarter Net Loss But Revenue GrowsLinkedIn Corp. posted a loss for the third quarter on Tuesday, but the results were stronger than Wall Street expected as the professional networking service boosted its user base and increased revenue.
Netflix's 3Q Earnings Quadruple As Subscriber Rolls SwellNetflix's earnings quadrupled as its line-up of original programming helped the Internet video subscription service attract 1.3 million more U.S. subscribers during its latest quarter.
SF Startup Allowing Investors To Buy Stock In NFL Running Back The unusual investment opportunity kicked off Thursday with an IPO filing proposing to sell stock for a stake in the future income of the Houston Texans’ Arian Foster, a top running back in the National Football League.
Intel Earnings Flat Amid Slumping PC DemandIntel said Tuesday that its third-quarter net income was unchanged, stymied by a continued slump in global PC demand.