Audible (ADBL) reported a third-quarter net loss of $189,000, or a penny a share, compared with net income of $484,000, or 2 cents a share, a year ago. Revenue rose 81% to $16.8 million from $9.3 million last year. The earnings and revenue matched First Call estimates. Audible said it acquired 79,800 customers during the quarter, representing 75% year-over-year growth. The stock was up 57 cents, or 5.6%, to $10.69 after hours.Atari (ATAR) reported a loss of $25.2 million, or 20 cents a share, for the second quarter ended Sept. 30, wider than its year-earlier loss of $16.9 million, or 14 cents a share. Excluding certain charges, the company lost $22.3 million, or 18 cents a share. The video game maker said revenue for the quarter fell to $38.4 million from $67.9 million last year. Wall Street expected a loss of 18 cents a share on revenue of $30.5 million. "As expected, through the first half of fiscal 2006 we have released fewer titles compared to previous years and as a result have reported financial results below historical levels," said Bruno Bonnell, chairman, CEO and chief creative officer of Atari. The stock was unchanged at $1.28.
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