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LinkedIn Announces Higher Profit; Plans to Acquire SlideShare – NYSE:LNKD

Linkedin Corporation (NYSE:LNKD) released an upbeat quarterly earnings report on Thursday and stated it intends to acquire presentation service SlideShare in a $118.8 million agreement as the online professional networking service continues its growth. The SlideShare purchase is comprised of … Continue reading

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Sara Lee Reports Small 3Q Loss Prior To Spinoff – NYSE:SLE

Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE:SLE) posted a small loss for its fiscal Q3 on Thursday, as the packaged food company wrote down one-time costs associated to the intended spinoff of its coffee and tea business. The maker of Hillshire Farm, Jimmy … Continue reading

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Restructuring Costs Weighs on First Solar Earnings; Swings to Loss – NASDAQ:FSLR

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) turned to a Q1 loss as restructuring costs weighed on the US solar-panel maker’s results and as the firm as well appointed a new chief executive. First Solar hired James Hughes, who stepped in First Solar … Continue reading

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Lower Sales Weighs on JDS Uniphase; Swings to Loss in Q3 – NASDAQ:JDSU

JDS Uniphase Corporation (NASDAQ:JDSU) turned to a fiscal Q3 loss as the broadband-products maker saw a decline in sales in its core test-and-measurement and communications-and-optical-products units. Chief Executive Tom Waechter commented that the company saw lower than anticipated revenue in … Continue reading

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Comcast Net Rises 30% in First Quarter – NASDAQ:CMCSA

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), the country’s biggest cable company, announced a 30% profit rise in the Q1, surpassing forecasts on the strength of Super Bowl advertising and its popular broadband service. The Philadelphia-based cable firm stated Wednesday that its net income … Continue reading

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