This week, makers of phones and tablet computers will start releasing results for the latest quarter. The reports will generally cover the July-September period, though some companies have fiscal quarters that depart from that.
Here's the schedule for selected companies. Dates for many companies are not yet known.
— Thursday: Google Inc. (owner of Motorola Mobility), Nokia Corp.
— Oct. 25: Apple Inc., Amazon.com Inc.
— Oct. 26: Samsung Electronics Co
— Nov. 1: Sony Corp.
— Dec. 20: Research in Motion Ltd.