Ericsson missed Q1 sales and profit forecasts due to continued weak demand in North America and Japan

Ericsson misses first quarter forecasts

08.56 Mobile telecom equipment maker Ericsson expects recent business wins to lift sales later this year, after missing first-quarter sales and profit forecasts.

Morning business news with Brian Finn

Morning business news - April 23

10.46 Savills are bringing a new residential and commercial investment opportunity to the property market today - the Marker Residences.

A look at some of today's business stories in the newspapers

Today in the press

10.48 Irish Rail's chief executive has warned staff that accepting a €10-a-week pay cut is the only way to avoid job losses and industrial action.

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The move to smartphones and tablets has pushed down to the price Google can charge for an ad

Google's Q1 revenue misses Wall St targets

17 Apr Google's first-quarter revenue fell short of Wall Street targets and margins narrowed as the price of its ads continued to decline, underscoring the challenges Internet companies face as the world shifts toward mobile devices.