Tag Archive: fails


When YouTube TV fails, an old-school antenna steps up

YouTube TV failed hard during the World Cup semifinal, but old-school antennas rocked it just fine.

In case you missed it, YouTube TV went down hard today. Right when England was trying to #BringItHome. England’s defense pretty much disappeared in the second half, but so, too, did YouTube TV’s stream of the game. (If you somehow actually missed the game, England lost in OT. Sorry, lads.)

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Samsung fails to meet expectations in Q2 2015 earnings guidance, supply shortages to blame

In its Q2 earnings guidance, Samsung has shared that its quarterly profits may not be as robust as Q2 2014, with the South Korean manufacturer predicting a decrease of 4 percent from the same period a year ago. Samsung is predicting an operating profit of KRW 6.9 trillion ($ 6.1 billion) with an overall revenue of KRW 48 trillion ($ 42.5 billion), down 8.4 percent when compared to Q2 2014.

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Sony forecasts $2.1 billion loss as hardware vendor fails to capitalize in mid-tier segment

After revising its annual forecast earlier this year, Sony is at it again, with the latest revision taking into account a 180 billion yen (around $ 1.7 billion) “goodwill impairment charge”, which quadruples the company’s losses for the financial year. Sony’s mobile division was tasked with “achieving significant sales growth” this year, and with the company’s Xperia line failing to meet that target, the manufacturer is now looking to “reduce risk and volatility, and to deliver  [Read More…]