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Monday, July 27, 2009

The iPod Is Dead. Long Live the iPod. Traditional versions of the iconic device are a thing of the past, but future iterations will have a long and vibrant future [BusinessWeek.com -- Technology]
10:51:46 AM    

Motorola Has a Lot Riding on Android Phones. New phones equipped with Google's Android operating system may come to market too late to save Motorola's mobile phone business [BusinessWeek.com -- Technology]
10:51:18 AM    

Spotify sets its sights on iPhone. The music streaming service Spotify is planning to launch its first mobile application within days, the BBC learns. [BBC News | News Front Page | UK Edition]
10:44:57 AM    

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Gold in the code?. Earning a living from building mobile phone apps [BBC News | Technology | UK Edition]
4:45:31 PM    

Friday, July 24, 2009

Microsoft: A Reality Check for Tech. Microsoft and Amazon report disappointing earnings after a string of optimistic signals from tech's bellwethers [BusinessWeek.com -- Technology]
11:54:08 AM    

Microsoft profits down by a third. Microsoft reports disappointing results for the April to June quarter, with profits down by almost a third. [BBC News | Technology | UK Edition]
11:04:02 AM    

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Apple admits iPhone supply issues. Apple executives confirm rumours that international demand for the newest iPhone model is outstripping supply. [BBC News | Technology | UK Edition]
1:19:57 PM    

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Apple, BlackBerry grab 35 percent of global profits. Apple's iPhone and RIM's BlackBerry smartphones may be tiny players in terms of market share but they command a giant slice of mobile profits -- 35 percent worldwide, according to an analyst from Deutsche Bank.

By Lexton Snol. [Macworld]
6:30:32 PM    

Apple: Augur of Recovery?. Strong Mac and iPhone sales may lift Apple's third quarter, making it the latest harbinger of a tech spending rebound [BusinessWeek.com -- Technology]
3:08:43 PM    

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Sony Ericsson Posts Loss. Handset maker Sony Ericsson said Thursday it booked another loss in the second quarter as the global economic crisis continued to weigh on mobile phone sales. [NYT > Business]
4:33:12 PM    

Nokia sees sales, shipments and profits slide.

Looks for solutions pick-me-up

The recession bit Nokia with a vengeance in the second quarter, with the company seeing most of its major metrics take a turn for the worst.âo[oe]

Web threats: Why conventional protection doesn't work

[The Register]
4:31:14 PM    

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Apple: 1.5 Billion iPhone Apps Downloaded.

Apple just announced the latest figures for application downloads for the iPhone.

The new milestone is 1.5 billion apps downloaded. That's an improvement of 500 million since it hit the 1 billion-download mark on April 24, and it works out to a daily run rate of 6,173,000 million apps downloaded per day.

The store now offers 65,000 applications, up from 35,000 when last counted, for an average of 370 new applications per day.

Apple provided no breakdown on how downloads of free apps compare to paid apps.

[Byte of the Apple - BusinessWeek]
6:55:27 PM    

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