Hewlett-Packard posted net income of $1.4 billion for its fiscal fourth-quarter, as cost cuts stemming from its ongoing restructuring more than offset the effects of sluggish computer demand.
Taiwan tech giant Hon Hai Precision said Thursday net profit rose a better than expected 1.5 percent in the three months to September, although the earnings were weighed by the later release of Apple's latest iPhones.
German semi-conductors giant Infineon said on Tuesday a strong fourth quarter had enabled it to meet its goals for the year just ended, but warned of falling sales in the current quarter.
MasterCard says its third quarter profit rose 14 percent as it processed more payments.
The "White House Down" flop added to earnings woes at Sony Corp. in the latest quarter, dragging the entertainment and electronics giant to a 19.3 billion yen ($196 million) loss.
Bharti Airtel, India's largest telecommunications company, said Wednesday the weak rupee contributed to a 29 percent slump in quarterly profit.
Apple on Monday reported that it raked in billions of dollars as iPhone sales soared to new highs, but that costs of making its coveted devices was squeezing profit.
State-owned China Telecom, the country's third-biggest mobile phone operator by subscribers, said Monday that quarterly profit grew by a fifth as it continued to benefit from spending by new users of data-hungry iPhones.
Apple said Monday it sold a record nine million iPhones in the three days after launching two new versions of the smartphone.
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