Sales were way up at the e-commerce giant, but not enough to make up for significant spending. Analysts were expecting earnings of $0.61 per share; Amazon posted $0.44 per share.
The new phone's bill of materials is a bit pricier than its two predecessors, according to an estimate from TechInsights.
The Empire's crown jewel would take more than 800,000 years and many thousand times the world's GDP to build.
Search ad giant reports net income is well above analyst estimates for the third quarter; revenue almost matches expectations.
And a separate analyst reports that more than three quarters of those buying an iPhone 4 Thursday were returning iPhone customers.
Automotive News reports on the new Chevrolet Camaro's class-leading fuel economy.
Despite economic worries, Google exceeds Wall Street expectations for profitability. Stock rises more than 10 percent in after-hours trading.
Google's net income surpassed analyst expectations as the search giant profited from more searches and more clicks on search ads.
Online ad spending is expected to increase in 2008, but not as much. Display ads are hit harder than search ads.
The early adopters outside the Fifth Avenue store seem to prefer the higher-end iPhone 3G, but that's not necessarily indicative of how the phone will sell overall.