Apple Is the Biggest Smartphone Company In the World

Having already bested the rest of the mobile industry in profits and revenue, Apple has finally snatched the #1 spot by volume, making it the biggest smartphone producer in the world for the first time. Apple shipped 20.3 million iPhones in the 2nd quarter, while former #1 Nokia dropped 34 percent to 16.7 million in… » 7/21/11 10:50am 7/21/11 10:50am

Nintendo Makes $1.6 Million Per Employee (Better Than Google)

A few years back I read an enlightening article on Red Bull detailing how a series of brilliant steps turned a cough syrup soda into a world-leading energy drink. At the time, their factory employees generated $1 million apiece—a figure that almost makes sense when weighing the cost of mandatory personnel alone. Now… » 9/16/08 9:15am 9/16/08 9:15am

Motorola's Revenues Down 4 Quarters in a Row, May See Early Termination…

Motorola's revenues were down 19% from a year earlier, reporting a second quarter loss of $28 million. You'd think making the same phone 19 times would guarantee big money, but we guess not! As we said around the RAZR2 launch, the phone is just another RAZR design evolution, not something drastically different enough… » 7/19/07 1:23pm 7/19/07 1:23pm