LesserEvil: I can believe those profits... some of it from dropping adsense publishers for "invalid activity" that they refuse to give any details on, offer a one shot appeal (of charges you cannot defend) that gets insta-canned, and they keep your balance.I spent money and time to integrate their adMob product into my game Conk The Roach... only to have them can my account (and all of $9 in revenue at that point). I have no idea what I did wrong. I had it up on the market for all of a week... with a rising number of impressions and click, but nothing insane. I certainly hadn't hired a click farm or anything. Doing some research, I discovered they were pocketing a LOT of money doing this to publishers. One rather large game publisher who used adSense as a backend had just paid Google and got cut off - and it was advertising THEY sold, not google - they were losing tens of thousands a day in revenue thanks to the adsense bots.From what I can tell, it might be an over-sensitive algorithm that is getting false positives on mobile apps, since the adSense appeal system seems centered on web publishers (they require logs that, obviously, a mobile app developer cannot provide).In the end, all they are doing is pissing off content creators and driving mobile app developers to other ad networks. I'm sure it will take a while before their practices threaten adMob/adSense, but they can't keep doing that sort of nonsense.
skinink: Who looks to Wall Street for rationality in the first place? No matter how big Apple's profits are, the stock will tank if the profit doesn't meet the analyst's expectations. And Apple has profit margins most businesses will never ever have.
neaorin: skinink: Who looks to Wall Street for rationality in the first place? No matter how big Apple's profits are, the stock will tank if the profit doesn't meet the analyst's expectations. And Apple has profit margins most businesses will never ever have.That goes both ways. If the expectations were too high then the stock was higher than it should've been for most of the quarter.Earnings reports is simply reality check time.If you don't trust the analysts then I guess you've just figured out the best times for you to buy and sell stock.
skinink: Just because I don't trust analysts means I've "figured" anything out.
AngryDragon: Company makes more money per share in profit than 75% of all public company's stocks are worth...in one quarter...and the stock drops.Odd.
cyberspacedout: Big deal. Nobody complained a couple weeks ago when the stock dropped almost 500 points.
JohnBigBootay: Everyone knows what a forecast is -
WhyteRaven74: JohnBigBootay: Everyone knows what a forecast is -and those are the problem. No one should be forecasting jack shiat. Judge a stock on what a company actually does, not whether or not it does whatever you imagine it should do.
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