[Chugalug] OT. Microsoft buys Nokia

William Roush william.roush at roushtech.net
Wed Sep 4 04:18:17 UTC 2013


MY UPVOTES

William Roush

On 9/3/2013 11:54 PM, Ed King wrote:

> "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 
> <mailto: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>
>     > <mailto: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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