[Chugalug] OT. Microsoft buys Nokia

William Wade willm.wade at gmail.com
Wed Sep 4 00:15:11 UTC 2013


I would guess timing on when people got home from work might have something
to do with that.

Perhaps we should do an analysis of initial post time as compared to
responses...


On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 8:11 PM, Chad Smith <chad78 at gmail.com> wrote:

> WTF people?
>
> I posted this more than 6 hours before David and no one says anything.
>  Seriously, wtf.
>
>
>
> *- Chad W. Smith*
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 6:10 PM, Dave Brockman <dave at brockmans.com> wrote:
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>> Can't wait to see those numbers for mobile units shipped this time
>> next year.  In 2012, Nokia supplied phones that ran OSes other than Win8.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> dtb
>>
>>
>> On 9/3/2013 6:46 PM, Eric Wolf wrote:
>> > Microsoft is reporting a $4B increase in revenue in 2013 over 2012.
>> > I sure wouldn't mind circling that drain for a while. With the
>> > addition of Nokia, they are now larger than Google and Apple
>> > combined. Their revenue isn't as high as Apple's but now exceeds
>> > IBMs with less than half the workforce.
>> >
>> > One has to remember that Microsoft is in business to make money,
>> > not be the coolest company or even the most innovative.
>> >
>> > Number of Employees (via Wikipedia) IBM: 434,246 Microsoft: 97,000
>> > Google: 44,777 Apple: 80,000 Nokia: 97,000
>> >
>> > 2012 Revenue (via WikiPedia): IBM: $106.9B Microsoft: $73B (2013 is
>> > up to $77B) Google: $50B Apple: $156B Nokia: $39B
>> >
>> > 2012 Mobile Units Shipped (via
>> >
>> http://mobithinking.com/mobile-marketing-tools/latest-mobile-stats/a#phone-shipments
>> )
>> >
>> >
>> Samsung: 384.6M
>> > Nokia: 333.9M Apple: 130.1M ZTE: 67.3M LG: 58M ...etc...
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > -=--=---=----=----=---=--=-=--=---=----=---=--=-=- Eric B. Wolf
>> > 720-334-7734
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 4:04 PM, Dave Brockman <dave at brockmans.com
>> > <mailto:dave at brockmans.com>> wrote:
>> >
>> > On 9/3/2013 5:17 PM, David White wrote:
>> >> Listening to NPR right now. Wow.
>> >
>> > Obvious and expected, probably too late for both sides at this
>> > point though....
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> >
>> > dtb
>> >
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