Reuters Huawei sales report chimes badly with Apple victory march

By Paul St John Mackintosh
January 2, 2015 // 3 Comments

The already rather surprising report from analytics firm Flurry that implied mobile device market leadership for Apple at end 2014 received fresh contradiction with a year-end news item from Reuters, based on a leaked internal memo, which indicated that Chinese telecoms major Huawei shipped 75 [...]

Icahn, Apple can’t?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
January 23, 2014 // 5 Comments

Activist investor Carl Icahn has put Apple fairly in his sights with a tweet and subsequent interviews that confirmed he has taken up a large position in the Cupertino giant’s stock – in the expectation of pushing it into escalating its share buyback program, which would deliver a [...]

Quick Notes: Smashwords, Barnes & Noble, New York Times, iPhones

By Chris Meadows
March 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

SmashWords is getting smashed by Read an E-book Week, reports Steve Jordan at Nate’s Ebook News blog. Smashwords is running a special promotion for the week, with 3,000 authors participating, and seems to be running into some bandwidth bottlenecks. This level of demand is certainly a great sign [...]

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