Apple's profit surge halted in the latest quarter, as a flood of new products like the iPhone 5 meant high start-up costs for new production lines.
Wipro reported an 18 percent rise in December quarter profits Friday, beating expectations as global cost-cutting drives global businesses to Indian outsourcing companies.
India's biggest IT outsourcer, Tata Consultancy Services, said on Monday that net profit beat forecasts to rise 23 percent in the third quarter despite economic woes in its main markets.
Sharp shares jumped nearly 13 percent in Tokyo trading on Friday after a Japanese media report said the embattled electronics giant logged an operating profit in the last quarter of 2012.
Indian IT outsourcer Infosys on Friday reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit and gave an improved outlook for annual revenues, sending its shares soaring.
Shares in beleaguered Finnish mobile phone giant Nokia soared on Thursday after it published partial fourth quarter earnings that were better than expected.
US Internet radio firm Pandora Media came under pressure Tuesday after reporting a modest profit and strong revenue growth, but offering disappointing guidance for the coming quarter.
Yahoo! said Friday it was ordered to pay $2.7 billion by a Mexican court in a lawsuit stemming from allegations of breach of contract and lost profits related to a yellow pages listing service.
Dell said Thursday its third-quarter profit slid 47 percent from a year ago, but claimed its new strategy emphasizing software and cloud computing was paying off.
BP agreed Thursday to pay a record $4.5 billion in US fines for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill and will plead guilty to obstruction and criminal negligence in the deaths of 11 workers.