On-demand car service Uber, which took in $258 million in funding this past quarter, may be blowing its projected revenue and growth numbers out of the water.
On Christmas morning children will unwrap their gifts to find a shiny new tablets and e-readers, but this year the Nook is not likely to be one of them.
Thanks to Facebook’s clumsy and botched road to the stock exchange, Twitter’s will be a lot smarter. And, potentially, a lot more lucrative for investors.
“Twitter will learn from Facebook’s flawed playbook and do the opposite,” PrivCo’s Sam Hamedeh said.
Streaming music service Spotify is consistently doubling the amount of revenue it brings in per year, according to regulatory documents filed by its holding company Spotify Technology.
The new-economy Internet company did it the old-fashioned Business 101 way: increasing income and radically decreasing expenses.
Tumblr, which famously hates advertising and only started trying to make money after five years in existence, is in a bit of a pickle, as its $125 million in funding is running out, giving the service only a few-month window in which to raise a new round or find a sugar daddy.
A year ago today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg “rang the bell” to open trading in one of the most hotly-anticipated initial public offerings in history as Facebook hit the stock market. And promptly went splat.
Apple has built a massive and fast-growing $16 billion annual revenue stream in digital content alone, Apple analyst Horace Dediu says.
iTunes — the online store that sells movies, music, and apps for Apple devices — brought in $4 billion in revenue this quarter.
Revenue will definitely be down from the company’s traditionally big holiday quarter, but the big question will be how Apple’s Q2 2013 will compare to Q2 2012.
With $3 billion in forecast revenue, Yahoo might be seeing its first real growth in years.
Guest Post You’ve already beaten the odds — your app is successfully gaining adoption. But now a more difficult challenge looms: You need to parlay that app success into a viable business.
The Apple CEO has a lot to say to investors. His company’s stock has been ravaged by Wall Street in the past year, causing the company’s valuation to drop over $200 billion in the last half-year.
Fab is loving mobile. The company released updates to its app today, saying it’s releasing updates every few weeks.
Mobile and web analytics company Mixpanel has just launched a new product to help companies track their best sources of revenue.
Revenue from digital media is now almost worth more to Apple — top-line revenue — than all its iMac, MacBook and other Mac hardware sales.
Even though Apple and Google’s app stores offer more than 1.4 million apps combined, just 25 U.S. developers generate half of the revenue from app sales, according to a new study.
Guest Post High-profile IPOs continue to lose money, month after month — but they still seem somehow “sexier” than cloud companies that actually make a profit. What’s up with that?
This morning App Annie released a new global index report on app store revenues, which included statements like “iOS revenue contracted 0.7 percent” and “iOS revenue growth has been modest this year at just 12.9 percent.” Apple contacted me this afternoon to call bullshit on those numbers.
The little-known company that provides high-end revenue lifecycle management software for Twitter and Facebook is now offering the same technology for the little guy.
Google’s mobile operating system Android may be winning the smartphone wars, with over 75 percent market share, but Apple and Microsoft could be making more from Android than Google — up to 600 percent more next year.
“Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action.”
It also announced that it’ll start paying out dividends of $2.65 per common stock to its customers on Nov. 15 to all who are stockholder by the close of business on Nov. 12.
13 million times a day, a product is sold, a white paper is downloaded, some personal information is taken. In short, some exchange of value takes place — at huge, mind-boggling scale.
Last week Google stock crashed 10%, shedding about $21 billion in market value, when its earnings were prematurely released. Google revenue was up … but profit was down.
Google for nothing and your Facebook for free?
So you thought that recurring revenue streams are the sole province of funky web 3.0 services companies? Think again. They’ve been in existence since just after Gutenberg and the printing press.
The Echo System, a company that helps brands measure the impact of their social-network initiatives, released its Echo Rank results for June today. The results show that online retailers with solid “social” customer engagement strategies vastly outperform laggards.
Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer announced today that iTunes store revenue was $1.8 billion for the third quarter of 2012, which is down $100 million from last quarter, in which Apple took in $1.9 billion.
Tim Cook, Apple’s new chief executive officer, gave a small “State of the Apple” address today, touching on the recent accusations of poor working conditions in the factories that make Apple products. He also laid out what the iPhone has done for Apple and why cheap tablets just aren’t worth it.
Guest Post Among the many compelling sections of Facebook’s landmark S-1 filing last week—which included Zuck’s “The Hacker Way” founder’s letter, its $1 billion in profits last year and of course, the money spent on private jets—one area really stood out among the numbers and hyperbole. The risk, and of course on the flip side, massive opportunity, that mobile represents to the future of Facebook.
There were a lot of doubters who said Groupon was nothing more than a Ponzi scheme looking to cash out with an IPO. Groupon just reported its first quarterly earnings as a public company, and did better than many on Wall Street expected. Yet the stock is taking a beating, dropping 15 percent after hours trading.