As Earnings Miss, Google Would Rather Talk “Abundant Computing” and “Enhanced Ads”

After a rare earnings miss, Google executives took to their quarterly call to explain their business.
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Live From Sunnyvale … It’s Yahoo’s Q2, as Mayer Streams Video of Earnings Call

I cannot seem to recall an Internet company doing this — please illuminate me, if so — but Yahoo will “live stream a video broadcast of the company’s second quarter financial results on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at 2 p.m. Pacific/5 p.m. Eastern.” The Marissa Mayer CEO show, with sidekick CFO Ken Goldman, will be coming from a studio at Yahoo’s Sunnyvale HQ, and will be available exclusively on Yahoo Finance. (I will so be liveblogging, and am secretly hoping for dancing purple exclamation points.) Wall Street analysts are expecting a meh quarter from the Silicon Valley Internet giant, with a drop in revenue compared to a year ago and worries about Yahoo’s key display advertising business. (Update: I had forgotten, but Netflix will also do so, although it will be a discussion, and not until later this month.)

HP’s Turnaround Progress Slow but Sure, Says CEO Whitman

“We are fixing a lot of the problems that are keeping HP from being great.”
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Intel’s Q4 Earnings Call: Modest Growth, More Investment

Questions, questions, questions.
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Oracle Delivers a Solid Q2

Results are better than expected. Now can Oracle keep it up?
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Marissa Mayer’s First Live Interview (Which ATD Had to Virtually Sneak Into): God. Family. Yahoo.

Going down those Internet pipes is really tight.
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PayPal’s Plans for Taking on Visa and MasterCard at the Cash Register

PayPal is hosting an event at its San Jose headquarters this morning to announce the next batch of retailers that are adopting the company’s in-store payments solution.
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Intel’s First-Quarter Earnings Call: Execution Remained Strong

Profits fell year-on-year and sales fell in some key product segments, yet still Intel managed to beat the street.
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Apple Starts Spending Its Cash: Dividend Plus Share Buyback

$45 billion over three years.
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Whitman: HP’s Turnaround Is a Multi-Year Journey That’s Just Getting Started

HP’s earnings are a mixed bag. So what’s the strategy going forward?
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Binging in the Holidays (With Donuts!)

Palm, Qualcomm Chiefs Weigh Wireless Future