Samsung was hoping for a greater boost from the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, its current flagship smartphones.
It won't be easy to reproduce Apple's cultural influence and loyal fan base, but the Chinese phone maker is going to try, says co-founder Carl Pei.
Apple didn't sell as many iPhones in the quarter as analysts expected, but Wall Street doesn't seem to mind.
Microsoft's search business has turned the corner, generating $1 billion in revenue during the company's fiscal first quarter.
The South Korean company's sales also should rise, but it didn't give any commentary on the expected results.
The crowdfunding site reincorporates as public benefit company, a move that legally obliges it to pursue "a positive impact on society."
South Korea's biggest messaging app is struggling to keep profits up despite increasing popularity, signalling what could be a problem for the global messaging sector.
The mobile division had an operating loss of $188 million in the last quarter, causing its games division's $160 million profit to go unnoticed.
Nintendo's revenue was up 21 percent as the company tries to dig its way out of third place in the game console market.
The e-commerce giant's unexpected profit and better-than-predicted sales prompted investors to push Amazon's market value above Walmart's.