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Amazon misses estimates in Q2 earnings with a big loss; stock falls after hours

gigaom.com — On Thursday, the same day that its first-ever smartphone the Fire Phone started shipping, Amazon also announced earnings for the quarter ending June 14, 2014. The company missed analyst estimates, sending stock down nearly 7 percent in after-hours trading. Revenues for the quarter were $19.34 billion, up 23 percent compared to this time last year.
Jul 24, 2014

Amazon's Q2 loss sends stock falling; company expects huge operating loss next quarter gigaom.com/2014/07/24/ama… via @gigaom

Jul 24, 2014

Q2 earnings fail. I admire Amazon but I wouldn't have the stomach to invest in it: gigaom.com/2014/07/24/ama…

Jul 24, 2014

RT @gigaom: Amazon misses estimates in Q2 earnings with a big loss; stock falls after hours wp.me/p10LZV-3BNt

Chromecast turns one: why this small streaming stick became such a big deal

gigaom.com — One year ago today, Google surprised the world by announcing Chromecast, a small dongle that makes it possible to stream YouTube, Netflix and other online media services to the TV.
Jul 24, 2014

Chromecast turns one: why this small streaming stick became such a big deal gigaom.com/2014/07/24/chr…

Jul 24, 2014

Best $35 I spent.. Chromecast is 1 year old -- @jank0 breaks down what it is and where it's going gigaom.com/2014/07/24/chr…

Jul 24, 2014

Chromecast is 1, and @jank0, who got it immediately as I clumsily live-blogged it, has a look back and new details: gigaom.com/2014/07/24/chr…

Jul 24, 2014

Chromecast turns one: why this small streaming stick became such a big deal gigaom.com/2014/07/24/chr… by @jank0

Jul 24, 2014

RT @Techmeme: One year after launch, Chromecasts have been used 400M to 'cast' sessions to TVs (@jank0) gigaom.com/2014/07/24/chr… techmeme.com/140724/p15#a14…

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Square joins the internet of things, integrating its sales data with IFTTT

gigaom.com — Square has joined If This Then That's growing stable of companies linking their data to other applications and devices to the internet. IFTTT users now have the ability to build recipes using Square sales, refund and settlement data as triggers. Square envisions a bunch of productivity uses cases with IFTTT.
Jul 24, 2014

Square joins the internet of things, integrating its sales data with IFTTT gigaom.com/2014/07/24/squ… via @gigaom

Ten years on, Facebook’s second quarter earnings show users are more engaged than ever

gigaom.com — Facebook's 2014 second quarter earnings show a healthy company continuing to grow at a surprisingly rapid rate for its size. The company beat analyst expectations for earnings per share by a landslide - $0.42 compared to the expected $0.32. But perhaps the most significant numbers are Facebook's user engagement stats.
Jul 24, 2014

Ten years on, Facebook’s second quarter earnings show users are more engaged than ever: ow.ly/zwdKb

Jul 23, 2014

RT @gigaom: Ignore the hate: Facebook's Q2 shows people are using the site more than ever bit.ly/1nhUe9V (by @carmeldea) pic.twitter.com/Q15Xfs5WW2