[Chugalug] OT. Microsoft buys Nokia

Ed King chevyiinova at bellsouth.net
Wed Sep 4 03:54:35 UTC 2013


"post envy"  ???




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 From: Chad Smith <chad78 at gmail.com>
To: Chattanooga Unix Gnu Android Linux Users Group <chugalug at chugalug.org> 
Sent: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 8:11 PM
Subject: Re: [Chugalug] OT. Microsoft buys Nokia
 


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.
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>Regards,
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>dtb
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>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...
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>> -=--=---=----=----=---=--=-=--=---=----=---=--=-=- Eric B. Wolf
>> 720-334-7734
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>> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 4:04 PM, Dave Brockman <dave at brockmans.com
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>> <mailto:dave at brockmans.com>> wrote:
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>> 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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