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  • Reckon maintains profit growth

    The improved performance of local business and professional divisions has helped Australian accounting software firm, Reckon (ASX:RKN), record a net profit after tax of $9.3 million, up five per cent year-on-year, for the half year to 30 June 2011.

    Written by Tim Lohman09 Aug. 11 11:06
  • Data#3 forecasts revenue of $697m for 2010-11

    ICT company Data#3 (ASX:DTL) has forecasted profits for the financial year ending 30 June 2011 to exceed previous guidance, with total revenue pegged to climb to $697 million.

    Written by Chloe Herrick26 July 11 00:00
  • Sony to report first profit in 2 years

    Sony is expected to next week report its first full-year operating profit in 2 years, according to a report in Saturday's Nikkei newspaper.

    Written by Martyn Williams03 May 10 12:36
  • Motorola reports a small Q4 profit, held back by phone sales

    Motorola's fourth-quarter sales fell 20 percent year-on-year, but the company still made out a small profit, unhampered by the exceptional charges that plunged it into loss a year ago, it reported Thursday. It expects to make a loss in the first quarter, however.

    Written by Peter Sayer29 Jan. 10 06:14
  • Nokia boosts profit, helped by smartphone sales

    Nokia reported a fourth-quarter profit of €948 million (US$1.3 billion), up 65 percent from a year earlier thanks to improved phone sales.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs29 Jan. 10 07:36
  • IBM reports 10 percent jump in profit for Q4

    IBM on Tuesday reported a 10 percent jump in profit for the fourth quarter as revenue increased at the company for the first time in more than a year.

    Written by James Niccolai20 Jan. 10 09:10
  • Dell's Q3 profit slides 54 percent

    Dell reported third-quarter profits on Thursday that were down 54 percent from this time last year, though the company said it was encouraged by a slight uptick in sales from the prior quarter.

    Written by James Niccolai20 Nov. 09 08:34
  • Lenovo profit down again as high-end sales suffer

    Lenovo posted a greater quarterly net loss than in the previous three months as the world's fourth-biggest PC vendor began restructuring and continued to suffer from weak demand for high-end products.

    Written by Owen Fletcher21 May 09 23:16
  • Nonprofits sometimes on cutting edge of technology

    Cash-strapped nonprofits may not be the first place many would think to look for novel uses of technology, but it turns out some of them are on the cutting edge.

    Written by Nancy Gohring22 May 09 04:06