From last couple of years we have heard many stories, discussions and appreciation letters about Google, Googleplex, Free Food, Bicycle ride, Family & Dog- friendly premises. Believe me, it's just not on web, all these are real facts. But what and how a person feels when he get revealed to many untold stories or information, never be spoken before.
Today HP, one of the biggest customer for Microsoft, has confirmed that it has no intention to make Microsoft's Windows 7 based phones further unlike planned before. Company said instead focus would be on WebOS, a mobile OS which it got after acquiring 'Palm' early this year.
With the recent announcement of its Q4 results, Microsoft has surpassed Apple in quarter sales performance, leaving no doubt about company's future objective and road map. With $16.04 Billion Revenue in last quarter, company has also announced magical figure of Windows Licenses which has been sold in last nine months :- 175 Million Copies. Approximate 15 Million each month. Amazing!!!
Marketing starts from inside first and that is going to be mantra for Microsoft when its will be ready with its new Windows Phone 7 device. Before any estimation and sales plan of windows Phone 7, we are hearing about Free Windows Phone 7 device distribution to all Microsoft's 90,000 employees, much before it will go on self at various retail outlet worldwide.
Announcements of last quarter performance are on its way from all major IT companies and now it was time for Microsoft. Beating all expectations company a record fourth-quarter revenue of $16.04 billion for the quarter ended June 30. With a profit of $0.51 per share, financial figures are a 22% increase from the same period of the prior year.
Just now Apple has announced Q2 results for fiscal year 2010 and the company has once again bested its own records, this time reporting an astounding $15.7 billion in revenue and a net quarterly profit of $3.35 billion. Apple, which is currently the most valuable technology company in the U.S. and the second most valuable U.S. company overall, reported earnings of $3.51 per diluted share.
Recently after lots of criticism and complaints about Apple's flagship product iPhone 4, company has recently launched Antenna Performance Page which aims to show that other phones besides iPhone 4 also suffers from the signal strengthen issue when held in a particular manner, without mentioning name of Nokia.
Yahoo has reported a growth of 51 per cent in its net income at $213 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010, as compared to $141 million for the second quarter of 2009. Revenues increased by two per cent from $1.57 billion in the second quarter of 2009 to $1.60 billion in the second quarter of 2010.
Yesterday India's one of the major Telecom provider Bharti Airtel announced it plan to launch Apple's flagship product iPhone 4.0 in India by September or October this year. In last couple of weeks, we have seen multiple versions of iPhone craze in many countries where people were ready to do anything in order to obtain the iPhone 4 as earliest.
Recently an open letter to Steve, ( CEO - Apple Inc ) has been published by David Gewirtz who is a frequent guest on TV and radio stations across America and also a regular contributors for various blogs. Like many frustrated and disbursed Apple fans, who thumb downed company’s flagship product iPhone 4.0, David was also closely monitoring ongoing series of allegations and issue between Apple ( or rather Steve ) & iPhone 4.0 owners, Gadgets Critics and also consumer report authority.
After days of predictions, discussion and anticipations, finally it has been cleared that there no recall, no lucrative offers or gits to existing iPhone 4.0 owners who are suffering and eagerly waiting an announcement from Apple on Signal Strength issue for some time. Steve has blowed fine and clear “There is no Attenagate”. So the end results, according to Apple, whole issue with the iPhone 4.0 attenna issue “blown so far out of proportion”
Recently Google has announced its financial performance of Q2 ended 30 June 2010. As per the announcement Google has posted a total revenue of $ 6.86 Billion with net profit of $1.84 Billion in Q2 ended 30 June 2010, as compare to $1.48 Billion in the same quarter in 2009. With 23.5% Revenue increase, Google has achieved $6.86 as compared to $5.52 in second quarter in 2009. Google results came as a strong sign of market improvement.
Despite of being tough fight and competition from Google and Apple, Microsoft still stands as first choice of many people. With its undisputed dominance over computer Industry many are passionate about Microsoft still. With such a vast presence, many times its has been talked about company, its people, Bill Gates and roadmap. For those who are still sticking to know more here are few amazing Fun facts which you would love to learn.
In last couple of months, I have noticed that suddenly people started talking about possible next revolutionary company in IT as social media has become one of the major business model for most and they have dragged pure IT business at nearby corner. Now it's time for IT companies to come out with a bang which can again get them in mainstream of talks & discussions.
Google India and Tata Communications has partnered to offer a bundle portfolio on web-based business tools like, provided by Google App, which will provide email, instant messaging, calendar functionality, Video and office presentation tools to business across india in addition to Indian support & billing. This way Tata communication is eying on a major share of ISP business from business houses in India.
Today Google has finally announced the acquisition of Metaweb, a semantic web and a real world database company. With this acquisition Google is targeting to produce filtered and intelligent search results to its users across the world. This way Google is improving its 'driver' service of search to the next level of information filtering.