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Google's new holding company drops 'Don't Be Evil'

Technically Incorrect: Alphabet decides to lose Google's most famous line, perhaps finding it a touch outdated.

By 4 October 2015


Kickstarter now legally bound to balance altruism with profit

The crowdfunding site reincorporates as public benefit company, a move that legally obliges it to pursue "a positive impact on society."

By 22 September 2015


Kakao bets on online board games and gambling to nab elusive profitability

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.

By 21 September 2015


Sony's profit up, despite ongoing troubles in mobile

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.

By 30 July 2015


Wii U sales finally hit 10 million units as Nintendo nabs tiny profit

Nintendo's revenue was up 21 percent as the company tries to dig its way out of third place in the game console market.

By 29 July 2015


Amazon surprise! Prime members help deliver a profit

The e-commerce giant's unexpected profit and better-than-predicted sales prompted investors to push Amazon's market value above Walmart's.

By 24 July 2015


Apple scores 92% of smartphone industry operating profits, analyst says

The iPhone maker accounted for less than 20 percent of smartphones sold by the top vendors last quarter but ate up more than 90 percent of the total operating income.

By 13 July 2015


Samsung expects seventh straight profit decline in second quarter

The smartphone giant expects second-quarter operating profit to decline 4 percent and miss analysts' expectations.

By 7 July 2015


Sony to raise $3.6 billion in hopes of profitability

The company will sell additional shares and hold a bond offering to raise the required funds that it says will be used to help it transform "into a highly profitable enterprise."

By 1 July 2015


Apple Watch sales reach 2.8 million, with bands a profitable add-on, report says

Stepping into the void of Apple's silence on sales figures, a research firm finds clues to how well the Watch is doing.

By 18 June 2015