Lobangs of January 31, 2015

  • TC AppleCast 3: Apple Sells All The iPhones

    TC-applecast-post It’s a very special episode of the TechCrunch AppleCast, as we’re joined by Jackdaw Research founder and Chief Analyst Jan Dawson, who offers some context around Apple’s huge earnings success reported earlier in the week. Dawson joins Darrell Etherington and Kyle Russell to explain just how Apple managed to sell 74.5 million iPhones in a single quarter, and to discuss some… Read More

Lobangs of January 30, 2015

  • Google CFO Calls Glass A Case Where The Company Needed To “Pause” And “Reset”

    glass_google_flickr_blue Google’s Chief Financial Officer Patrick Pichette wasn’t too optimistic about the future of Google Glass on today’s Google earnings call for Q4 2014. The executive took some time to highlight the project as an example of when Google is willing to take a step back and rethink something that isn’t working out, even when they’ve made a considerable investment in… Read More

Lobangs of January 30, 2015

  • Google CFO Calls Glass A Case Where The Company Needed To “Pause” And “Reset”

    glass_google_flickr_blue Google’s Chief Financial Officer Patrick Pichette wasn’t too optimistic about the future of Google Glass on today’s Google earnings call for Q4 2014. The executive took some time to highlight the project as an example of when Google is willing to take a step back and rethink something that isn’t working out, even when they’ve made a considerable investment in… Read More

Lobangs of January 29, 2015

  • AutoBot Raises $6M To Drive Development Of Its Car Diagnostic Tools

    AutoBot AutoBot, a Beijing startup that makes diagnostic tools for cars (not the robots in disguise), has raised a $6 million Series A from Gobi Partners and ABC Capital. The company will use the funding for marketing, hiring and product research and development. AutoBot’s main product is the AutoBot Mini OBD (on-board diagnostic) device, which users can plug into their car’s OBD-II outlet… Read More

Lobangs of January 28, 2015

  • Apple Sells 5.5 Million Macs In Q1 2015

    mac keyboard Apple sold 5.5 million Macs over the holiday quarter (ending December 28), according to the company’s Q1 2015 earnings report released today. Analysts estimated that Apple would sell 5.68 million Macs this quarter, putting the electronics maker just under estimates but still showing growth YOY. With this past quarter’s 5.5 million units sold, Apple totally flat in the category from… Read More