Technically Incorrect: In an interview, Google's product head, Sundar Pichai, replies to Tim Cook's criticism of Android.
The phone maker says the jump in fourth-quarter revenue underscores the success of its plan to "offer tailored product mixes."
The company's revenue was up 40 percent and its mobile revenue was up a whopping 448 percent. Alibaba's profit, however, dipped 28 percent to $964 million.
The social-networking giant reported continued growth in its daily and monthly active users, fueling advertising revenue.
Cost-control practices enable Nintendo to turn a profit, despite revenue sliding 11.3 percent during last 9 months of 2014.
HTC generated $1.5 billion in sales during the fourth quarter and posted strong profits, an unaudited report says.
Shipments of handsets from the 4-year-old smartphone maker more than tripled last year, according to the company's CEO.
Smartphone shipments for the Chinese company top 75 million units in 2014, pushing revenue to about $11.8 billion, according to Reuters and The Wall Street Journal.
After several quarters of losses, BlackBerry finally ekes out a small profit. But sales remain weak for the once-mighty smartphone maker.
The company's moratorium on raises this year for executives now extends to all employees in South Korea, as the electronics giant focuses on facing its troubles in the mobile market.