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Topic: Earnings

Facebook's Mobile Base Is 1 Billion Users Bigger Than All of Twitter

Social network is growing faster, too

Facebook now counts more than 1.3 billion mobile users, putting its smartphone-based audience at a billion more people than Twitter attracts as a whole. That is one of the most…

Here's a Look at How Microsoft Makes Its Money in the Post-PC Era

Hint: it's in the cloud

Microsoft had to absorb a $7.5 billion loss because its plan to buy Nokia and then grab a bigger share of mobile devices mostly failed. The Redmond, Wash.-based company has…

Omnicom's Net Income Jumped 24% in Q3

Revenue rose more than 7%

Omnicom Group's organic revenue grew more than 6 percent in the third quarter, as overall revenue climbed more than 7 percent to $3.75 billion. Net income for the quarter, meanwhile, jumped…

Facebook Tops 1 Billion Mobile Users

Earnings surge, new CFO named

Facebook crossed the billion mobile user mark last quarter, the company announced in today’s earnings report. The company also announced a big transition in leadership as CFO David Ebersman plans…

On Q1 Earnings Call, Omnicom's Wren Addresses Merger Concerns

Cites tax residency issues

While Omnicom reported first-quarter worldwide revenue rose 3 percent, the real news in the company’s call with investors was its cautious outlook about the merger prospects with Publicis Groupe. Omnicom chief…

Viacom Sees a Softer Scatter Market in November, Recovers in December

Dauman says ratings are up again, especially at Nick

Viacom's Q4 earnings call included the first discussion of scatter cable prices so far, with the company reporting a 3 percent increase in the market "tempered somewhat by ratings at…

Facebook Posts $1B-Plus Mobile Revenue

Now accounts for more than 50 percent of ad dollars

Facebook’s mobile business topped $1 billion in revenue last quarter (its Q4) and accounted for more than 50 percent of the social network’s ad dollars for the first time. The company truly…

AMCX Says Its Own VOD Strategy Is 'Heretical,' but That's Cool

Execs defend Chellomedia purchase after downgrade

AMC Networks delivered lower-than-expected earnings on Thursday, announcing that it wouldn't be discussing the Chellomedia purchase in much detail on the call (the company agreed to buy the international TV…

CBS Blackout Took a Bite Out of Time Warner Cable Earnings

Operator loses 306,000 subs, $122 million

While there was little doubt that CBS on Sept. 2 walked away the victor in its month-long feud with Time Warner Cable, it wasn’t until this morning that the cost…

Is Apple Set to Take On TV?

Cook hints that company is in position to deliver new products

Tim Cook hinted today that Apple is well-positioned to take over the TV. Speaking during an earnings call with Wall Street analysts, who asked what new product categories Apple would step…

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