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Apple mit Rekordergebnis

Apple (AAPL) reports record-breaking Q1 2021 earnings with $111.4 billion in revenue – Apple (AAPL) has officially reported its earnings for Q1 2021, covering the lucrative holiday shopping season. For the first fiscal quarter of 2021, Apple has reported a record-breaking $111.44 billion in revenue and profit of $28.76 billion. … Apple does not report unit sales for any of its hardware products. Instead, it reports a breakdown of revenue by product category. … $65.60 billion: iPhone, $15.76 billion: Services, $8.68 billion: Mac, $12.97 billion: Wearables, Home, and Accessories, $8.44 billion: iPad


App Tracking Transparency (ATT)

Google spells out consequences of Apple’s privacy push and IDFA changes – Apple has prioritized user privacy over targeted advertising, and Google is spelling out today what that means for itself as well as game and app developers. – Apple is advocating its App Tracking Transparency (ATT) policy, which will require developers to ask for permission when they use personal data from other companies’ apps and websites for advertising purposes, even if they already have user consent. It will ask users to opt-in if they will allow advertisers to use their data via the Identifier for Advertisers, or IDFA. Many tests show that many users won’t allow it, and that means they won’t be so easily tracked for advertising purposes.“


Facebook predicts ’significant‘ obstacles to ad targeting and revenue in 2021 – In the ‚CFO outlook‘ section of the earnings release, Facebook said it anticipates facing ‚more significant advertising headwinds‘ this year. … Facebook has already been waging a bit of a campaign against Apple’s upcoming privacy changes, which will require app developers to ask users for permission in order to use their IDFA identifiers for ad targeting – although the PR focus has been the impact on small businesses, not Facebook. … As for those fourth quarter earnings earnings, Facebook reported $28.1 billion in revenue, of which $27.2 billion came from ads, with earnings per share of $3.88. Wall Street analysts had predicted EPS of $3.22 and revenue of $26.4 billon.“


Facebook: Quest „Mainstream“

Zuckerberg: Quest 2 ‘on track to be first mainstream VR headset‚, Next Headset Confirmed – During Facebook’s Q4 2020 earnings call today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Quest 2 is ‚on track to be the first mainstream virtual reality headset,‘ noting that the device drove a 156% increase in the company’s non-advertising revenue. – In past earning calls, Zuckerberg has generally downplayed the company’s XR business as a forward-looking investment that isn’t expected to pay off for years. His tune has shifted notably in the company’s latest earnings call… Zuckerberg also said that Quest 2 was ‚one of the hot holiday gifts this year,‘ and was a major driver behind the company’s $885 million Q4 non-advertising revenue.“


Facebook will stop recommending political groups permanently – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday announced that the company will no longer recommend civic and political groups to its users. – Additionally, Zuckerberg said that the company is now considering steps to reduce the amount of political content that users see in their News Feed. … ‚One of the top pieces of feedback that we’re hearing from our community right now is that people don’t want politics and fighting to take over their experience on our services,‘ Zuckerberg said.“


Signal wird jetzt im Iran geblockt

Iran blocks Signal messaging app after WhatsApp exodus – With Signal shut down, WhatsApp and Instagram remain the only two unblocked major social media platforms. … Starting on Monday, Iran-based users reported issues in connecting to the open-source Signal, which has been chosen by many as a more secure way of encrypted communication since a new privacy policy issued by WhatsApp earlier this month brought more scrutiny on the app’s data collection practices.“


WallStreetBets: GameStop & Nokia

Online trading platforms see a surge in usage as Redditors take on Wall Street – The flurry of Redditors taking on Wall Street appears to have resulted in a usage boom for share trading apps. – Apps like Robinhood and WeBull have climbed in U.S. iPhone app rankings, according to data from AppAnnie. – Hargreaves Lansdown analyst Susannah Streeter warned investors not to get ’swept up in a frenzy of speculation.‘ … Shares of GameStop started climbing wildly on Friday in an epic short squeeze. The brick-and-mortar video game retailer has gained a reputation as the most hated stock on Wall Street. … They have found other favorites, including software firm BlackBerry and retail chain Bed Bath & Beyond.“


Nokia-Kurs dreht durch: Stampede in der Kleinaktien-Herde – Die Aktie des finnischen Technologiekonzerns Nokia ist plötzlich überaus gefragt. Dabei ist offenbar der gleiche Herdeneffekt im Spiel wie schon bei Gamestop und Blackberry. – Am Montag war die Nokia-Aktie in den Fokus der Nutzer des Wallstreetbets-Forums auf Reddit geraten. Nach Eröffnung des US-Marktes wurde der Titel im Forum aktiv beworben. Das sorgte noch am gleichen Tag für einen Kursanstieg um 15 Prozent, am Dienstag betrug das Plus bis zum Mittag knapp 7 Prozent.“