The handset maker's Mi Fan Festival sales event generated around $335 million in revenue, beating the company's results for its event last year.
Leaders of cities outside the typical tech metropolises -- specifically cities touched by Tesla's sprawling electric-car operation in California and Nevada -- want a bigger hand in tech manufacturing.
The venture capitalist says the top tech companies in six years will be Facebook, Google, and "one that we've never heard of."
The professional network, now with 300 million members, gives Wall Street almost everything it wants this quarter. Next quarter is a different story.
While Dropbox is leading the cloud storage and syncing landscape with 175 million users, other services are offering similar features for less money.
The iPhone outsold BlackBerry mobiles last year in Canada, RIM's home country.
CEO Randall Stephenson will see his total pay for 2011 drop by more than $2 million over his role in the failed bid to buy T-Mobile.
The wireless carriers weathered the surge in calling and data traffic during the big game. Verizon Wireless says it shuttled 2.75 times as much data as during the previous Super Bowl, while AT&T says people actually uploaded more data than they downloaded.
The carrier reports brisk iPhone activations as it logs third-quarter earnings of $2.08 a share on revenue of $31.6 billion
Revenue was up 24 percent for Google during its second quarter but the company missed analysts' expectations for earnings per share by 7 cents.