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Angry Birds maker Rovio gains ground as profits rise

HELSINKI (Reuters) – Rovio Entertainment, the maker of the “Angry Birds” mobile games and movie, posted better than expected quarterly profit on Thursday, representing a fillip to investor confidence dented byThe post Angry Birds maker Rovio gains ground as profits rise appeared first on DZRH News......»»

Category: newsSource: dzrhnews dzrhnewsMay 17th, 2018

Angry Birds maker Rovio pummelled after profit warning

By Jussi Rosendahl HELSINKI (Reuters) – Angry Birds game maker Rovio Entertainment warned on profits on Thursday, wiping more than a third off the Finnish firm’s stock price amid deepening doubts aboutThe post Angry Birds maker Rovio pummelled after profit warning appeared first on DZRH News......»»

Category: newsSource:  dzrhnewsRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2018

‘The Angry Birds Movie 2′ Takes Flight as Columbia Pictures and Rovio Entertainment Set Creative Team, Release Date

‘The Angry Birds Movie 2′ Takes Flight as Columbia Pictures and Rovio Entertainment Set Creative Team, Release Date.....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

DataLand to launch projects in Clark Global City

THE development of Clark Global City gains ground as Global Gateway Development Corp. (GGDC) partners with real estate firm DataLand, Inc. for an office building, dormitel, and hotel in the area......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

‘Call of Duty’ maker Activision Blizzard plans to lay off hundreds of employees — reports

Activision Blizzard may soon announce layoffs in an attempt to boost profit, following lower sales in 2018 that has been felt too among other gaming giants. Sources told Bloomberg in a Friday, Feb. 8 report that hundreds of job cuts are expected as the American video game restructures to improve its profits. Stocks fell from a high of $84.68 (about P4,400) to $43.41 (about P2,200) on Friday, more than a 48 percent decline. The company, which is behind titles such as "Guitar Hero", "Call of Duty" and "Diablo", admitted in a conference last November that there was a user decline for games which include "Overwatch". While Activision Blizzard is the parent company, Activision and ...Keep on reading: ‘Call of Duty’ maker Activision Blizzard plans to lay off hundreds of employees — reports.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Tobacco tax hike measure gains ground in Senate body, mining bill struggles

PROPOSALS to increase the excise tax on tobacco products gained ground as the Senate ways and means committee on Monday concluded public hearings on the measures......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2019

Apple Profit Stable as Service Gains Offset Iphone Slump

Apple said Tuesday that profits held steady in the most recent quarter, with revenue growth in music, movies, apps and other services offsetting slumping iPhone sales, sparking a rally in shares of the California tech giant. Profit in the final quarter of last year was $20 billion -- a dip of less than one percent -- on revenue of $84.3 billion, even as money from iPhone sales was down 15 percent from the same period in 2017. The full extent of the slump in iPhone sales was not clear because Apple for the first time stopped reporting unit sales for its iconic smartphones. Overall revenue for Apple dipped nearly five percent from a year ago, in line with the lowered guidance earl...Keep on reading: Apple Profit Stable as Service Gains Offset Iphone Slump.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2019

Samsung Electronics Q4 profits slump along with global demand

SEOUL, South Korea – Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest smartphone and memory chip maker, reported a slump in fourth-quarter net profits on Thursday, January 31, blaming a drop in demand for its key products. Net profits in the October-December period were 8.46 trillion won ($7.6 billion), it said, down 31% ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

Apple profit stable as service gains offset iPhone slump

  SAN FRANCISCO, USA – Apple said Tuesday, January 29, US time that profits held steady in the most recent quarter, with revenue growth in music, movies, apps and other services offsetting slumping iPhone sales, sparking a rally in shares of the California tech giant. Profit in the final quarter ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 30th, 2019

The Estate Makati breaks ground

The groundbreaking ceremony of The Estate Makati, a joint project of SMDC and Federal Land, marks the official start of construction of the ultra-luxury residential condominium. The building is the first in the country to be designed by the award-winning architectural firm Foster + Partners, of the renowned British architect Norman Foster. VIPs from both companies, including Henry Sy, Jr., Chairman of SMDC, Alfred Ty, Chairman of Federal Land Inc., and William Coscolluela, of W.V. Coscolluela, the local architectural consultant for the project, were on hand for this momentous occasion. A partnership between two families All set to rise on a 3,500 square-meter lot on Apartment Ridg...Keep on reading: The Estate Makati breaks ground.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 29th, 2019

Profit-taking seen following market gains

THE stock market could trade lower as investors are expected to take profits following a nearly 8-percent gain since the start of 2019, an analyst said. Eagle Equities Inc. research…READ The post Profit-taking seen following market gains appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 28th, 2019

SE Asia Stocks-Most rise, Philippines leads gains on stronger 2019 GDP hopes | Reuters

SE Asia Stocks-Most rise, Philippines leads gains on stronger 2019... Reuters Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Thursday, with Philippines leading the pack, as investors expected a stronger.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 24th, 2019

SHOPWISE ILOILO GRAND OPENING DAY

Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres RUSTAN’S Supercenters, Inc,  a member of the Rustan’s Group of Companies and operator of the Rustan’s Supermarkets, finally opened its  Shopwise grocery store at the ground floor of the plush Amigo Mall, Iloilo City. Gracing the event was no less than Iloilo City Mayor Joe Espinosa III along with Rustan’s Supercenter’s […] The post SHOPWISE ILOILO GRAND OPENING DAY appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2019

Sudan police break up new protests as opposition leader arrested

KHARTOUM, Sudan – Sudanese police broke up several protests held after Friday prayers, as security agents arrested a top opposition leader following calls for more demonstrations against a rise in bread prices. Angry crowds have taken to the streets in Khartoum and other cities since December 19 after a government decision ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2018

Local stocks firm up on Wall Street rally

The local stock barometer firmed up on Thursday as investors took their cue from the historic surge in US stocks overnight. The local stock barometer gained 32.65 points, or 0.44 percent to close at 7,482.66, tracking mostly higher regional markets. Local stockbrokerage Papa Securities said the PSEi had been expected to rise following record-shattering gains in Wall Street. Overnight, US stocks saw their strongest rally since 2009 on signs of improved US consumer spending. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged by 1,086.25 points, or 4.98 percent. However, Papa Securities added that the US markets might "remain highly volatile in the near term and will continue to provide he...Keep on reading: Local stocks firm up on Wall Street rally.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

Rebisco sees higher revenues from international business

Snack food maker Republic Biscuit Corp. (Rebisco) expects revenues from its international business to rise by more than 20 percent this year and next year due to demand for its products, both from overseas Filipinos and foreign consumers, as it eyes new markets for exports......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 25th, 2018

Powell: US rates ‘below neutral’

NEW YORK, United States – Wall Street toasted a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Wednesday hinting that interest rates might not rise much further, prompting the Dow’s biggest gain since March. Powell, in remarks to the New York Economic Club, charted a middle ground, saying rates still were still historically low but only […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

SSS end-September net income down 38%

As the rise in expenses due to higher pension payouts outpaced the increase in its revenue, the net income of state-run Social Security System (SSS) fell 38 percent year-on-year to P8.6 billion in the first nine months. The SSS's latest statement of comprehensive income showed that from January to September, its total income hit P151.3 billion while expenses amounted to P142.7 billion. Its net income as of end-September, however, was lower than last year's P11.9 billion. The SSS's total income, including service and business income, gains and other non-operating income, rose 3.7 percent during the nine-month period from P145.9 billion a year ago. The rise in total income was ...Keep on reading: SSS end-September net income down 38%.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2018

Netflix Rings in the Holiday Celebrations with ‘The Christmas Chronicles’

The Christmas Chronicles a holiday adventure from producer Chris Columbus (“Home Alone”, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”) and director Clay Kaytis (“The Angry Birds Movie”), tells the story of sister and brother, Kate (Darby Camp) and Teddy Pierce (Judah Lewis), whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus (Kurt Russell) on camera turns into […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

Buffett’s firm quadruples 3Q profit on investment gains

OMAHA, Nebraska --- Warren Buffett's company more than quadrupled its third-quarter profits because of a huge paper gain in the value of its investments, although its insurance and railroad businesses also improved. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said Saturday that it earned $18.54 billion, or $7.52 per Class B share. That's up from last year's $2.47 billion, or $1.65 per B share, when insurance losses from several hurricanes hurt results. Buffett says Berkshire's operating earnings offer a better view of quarterly performance because they exclude investments and derivatives, which can vary widely. By that measure, Berkshire reported operating earnings of $6.88 billion, or about $2...Keep on reading: Buffett’s firm quadruples 3Q profit on investment gains.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2018

In Panglao: Tourism funds waste management and conservation

Part 4 of a series Part 1:  Panglao: Riding the tourism cash cow Part 2:  Garbage in paradise: The price of Panglao's rise as tourist destination  Part 3: New system for old problems: Panglao's struggle with solid waste   PANGLAO, Bohol – While tourism created a garbage problem for the municipality of Panglao, it’s also financing its new solid waste management system and environment conservation efforts on the ground. Ian, a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018