global demand

global demand

Sony's loss grows as company cuts earnings forecast

www.guardian.co.uk
Sony lowers its full-year earnings forecast as it battles a strong yen and declining sales of TVs and game consolesSony's red ink worsened in the April-June quarter and it lowered its full-year earnings forecast as it battles a strong yen and declining sales of LCD TVs and video game consoles.The...
Sony's loss grows as company cuts earnings forecast

Fujitsu, NEC, NTT Docomo form mobile chip alliance

www.electronista.com
Fujitsu, NEC and NTT Docomo have formed an alliance to manufacture their own smartphone mobile processors. Access Network Technology will see Fujitsu taking a majority 52.8 percent stake, with Docomo holding 19.9 percent and NEC 17.8 percent - Fujitsu Semiconductor will pick up the remaining 9.5 percent stake. The partnership...
Fujitsu, NEC, NTT Docomo form mobile chip alliance

Canacord: Apple Will Sell More Than 50 Million iPhones In December Quarter

www.businessinsider.com
Let the bullish iPhone 5 sales estimates begin. Mike Walkley, an analyst with Canaccord Genuity, now says that Apple may sell more than 50 million iPhones in the first quarter that the new iPhone goes on sale if it is a major redesign. "We believe global demand for a new...
Canacord: Apple Will Sell More Than 50 Million iPhones In December Quarter

Samsung Blames "Overwhelming Demand" for Galaxy S 4 Inventory Issues

allthingsd.com
Samsung said Wednesday that broad global demand is behind delays in U.S. availability for its new Galaxy S 4. “Due to overwhelming global demand of Galaxy S 4, the initial supply may be limited,” a Samsung representative told AllThingsD. “We expect to fulfill inventory to meet demands in the coming...
Samsung Blames "Overwhelming Demand" for Galaxy S 4 Inventory Issues
Déjà Vu: Android Tops Apple In Tablets, Too

Limited iPhone 5 numbers blamed on in-cell panel supplies

www.electronista.com
The reason iPhone 5 stocks are so limited is because of the amount of in-cell touchscreen panels Apple has access to, according to Barclays analyst Ben Reitzes. He estimates that the company has had supplies of just 10 million units for the current quarter, which ends in a matter of...
Limited iPhone 5 numbers blamed on in-cell panel supplies
Rebtel expands the VoIP calling assault with iPad app
Tesla stock jumps almost $20 after record $562M in sales and first-ever quarterly profit

Diablo 3: gamers angry as servers collapse

www.guardian.co.uk
Blizzard's servers crushed under the weight of global demand as long-awaited game Diablo 3 goes onlineThe servers supporting long-awaited role-playing game Diablo 3 went online on Monday night, but then promptly crashed under the sheer weight of global demand.Players found themselves unable to access the game, many repeatedly receiving the...
Diablo 3: gamers angry as servers collapse

Instra CEO (And Mega Investor) Brian Clarkson: 'We Will Do Everything We Can To Protect Innovation'

techcrunch.com
We are now two days away from the launch of Mega, the file storage service that is the next big project from the controversial Kim Dotcom, founder of now-defunct media storage and streaming site Megaupload. As we inch closer to the big event at Dotcom’s lavish New Zealand mansion (Kim...
Instra CEO (And Mega Investor) Brian Clarkson: 'We Will Do Everything We Can To Protect Innovation'

Samsung Gets Boost From Smartphone Sales

allthingsd.com
Strong sales of high-end smartphones likely helped Samsung Electronics Co. post a fresh record quarterly operating profit in the second quarter, momentum that analysts expect to continue even as the debt crisis in Europe weighs on global demand for consumer electronics. Samsung, the world’s largest seller of smartphones by units,...
Samsung Gets Boost From Smartphone Sales

Berlin's iversity wants to play 'evangelist' for MOOCs in Europe

gigaom.com
Silicon Valley startups Coursera and Udacity — as well as the Harvard and MIT-backed non-profit edX — may be driving the momentum behind massive open online courses (MOOCs) for now. But that doesn’t mean organizations around the world aren’t trying to get in on the action as well. Earlier this...
Berlin's iversity wants to play 'evangelist' for MOOCs in Europe

Samsung Galaxy S4 launch date hit by supply issues, US carriers say

www.guardian.co.uk
South Korean company says holdups are due to 'far stronger than expected' demand as Sprint and T-Mobile put back rolloutSupply issues have snarled the US rollout of Samsung Electronics's latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4, which will go on sale at Sprint and T-Mobile later than expected, the carriers said...
Samsung Galaxy S4 launch date hit by supply issues, US carriers say

Smartphone growth slowing? Not according to Qualcomm

news.cnet.com
The maker of mobile chips reports record results for its fiscal first quarter and boosts its outlook for the full year, saying it's seeing growing global demand for phones using its processors. [Read more]...
Smartphone growth slowing? Not according to Qualcomm

Galaxy S 4 launches tomorrow in South Korea, despite Samsung admitting supply issues

www.engadget.com
Smitten with Samsung's Galaxy S 4? Well, if you're looking to pick on up right now, you'd best book a red-eye flight to South Korea, where it'll go on sale in the next 24 hours. The 5-inch 1080p flagship will arrive on all three of the country's main carriers,...
Galaxy S 4 launches tomorrow in South Korea, despite Samsung admitting supply issues
Gaming investors say the iPad will be this generation's console

With Skillshare's online classes, instructors get shot at bigger bucks

gigaom.com
When San Franciscan Mattan Griffel taught a local class on marketing startups through Skillshare earlier this year, he made about $400 from the nearly 30 students in attendance. But now that the peer-to-peer learning startup enables instructors to offer courses online, Griffel is on the verge of pulling in $30,000 from...
With Skillshare's online classes, instructors get shot at bigger bucks
Apple still can't keep up with iPhone 5 demand
Intel finally ups the ante in mobile

Li-poly battery penetration expected to rise to 24% in 2012, say makers

www.digitimes.com
The proportion of global demand for lithium-ion polymer (Li-poly) batteries is expected to increase from 15-16% in 2011 to 24% in 2012 due to fast growing sales of tablets and ultrabooks, according to Taiwan-based battery makers....
Li-poly battery penetration expected to rise to 24% in 2012, say makers

biNu Partners With US State Dept. To Distribute English-Language Learning Materials

techcrunch.com
The US Department of State and mobile startup biNu just announced that they’re working together in a public-private partnership. It’s not, perhaps, the most obvious partnership, but biNu says that its app platform for feature phones and lower-end smartphones is already used by an audience of 4 million people, largely...
biNu Partners With US State Dept. To Distribute English-Language Learning Materials

Nokia Launches NAX Cross-Platform Ad Exchange With 120 Ad Networks & Agencies, Powered By Inneractive

techcrunch.com
At the Microsoft Build developer conference in Redmond, WA today, Nokia announced that it is launching a cross-platform ad exchange powered by mobile app monetization exchange inneractive. Through this partnership, the Nokia Ad Exchange (NAX) will offer developers on all major mobile platforms access to more than 120 ad networks...
Nokia Launches NAX Cross-Platform Ad Exchange With 120 Ad Networks & Agencies, Powered By Inneractive

Renewable energy: the chancellor is misguided to back a new dash for gas | Observer editorial

www.guardian.co.uk
Reliance on renewable power offers us independence on the issue of energyIt has become an axiom for the British right wing to claim that renewable energy will only work through the provision of vast subsidies. Stick to fossil fuels instead, runs the argument and we will maintain an economic power...
Renewable energy: the chancellor is misguided to back a new dash for gas | Observer editorial

Survey: 20% of non-iPad buyers would buy a $399 iPad 2

tech.fortune.cnn.com
A relatively small price cut, it seems, can make a big difference Source: RBC (taken Nov 30, 2011-Dec 16, 2011) In a proprietary survey conducted last fall and released Wednesday, RBC Capital’s Mike Abramsky asked some price-sensitive customers who said they had no intention of buying an iPad whether a $100...
Survey: 20% of non-iPad buyers would buy a $399 iPad 2

Samsung outstrips Apple smartphone sales to ring up record profit

www.guardian.co.uk
Samsung sold 44.5m smartphones in the first quarter – to Apple's 35.1m – boosted by success of Galaxy Note and S2A surge in Galaxy smartphone sales fuelled earnings at Samsung Electronics to a record high in the first quarter, usually a tough season for the global consumer electronics industry, outshining...
Samsung outstrips Apple smartphone sales to ring up record profit

Wikimedia Launches Its Crowdsourced Wikivoyage Online Travel Guide

techcrunch.com
The Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit parent organization of Wikipedia, just officially launched its twelfth official project: Wikivoyage. The new site, which was already in beta for a while and has a bit of a tumultuous history, is a free online travel guide that, just like Wikipedia, is edited collaboratively. It...
Wikimedia Launches Its Crowdsourced Wikivoyage Online Travel Guide

Motion-Control Start-Up Leap Nabs $30 Million in Funding, Partners with Asus

allthingsd.com
Leap Motion, the San Francisco-based start-up that makes impressive gesture control technology for computers, has secured $30 million in funding. The Series B round was led by existing investor Founders Fund, as well as Highland Capital Partners. The Leap Motion sensor, positioned in front of a MacBook. The San Francisco-based...
Motion-Control Start-Up Leap Nabs $30 Million in Funding, Partners with Asus

CES: Global Consumer Electronics Market Expected to Grow This Year

blogs.wsj.com
Global demand for consumer electronics fell last year as economies in the developed world struggled, but it is expected to grow again this year to more than $1 trillion....
CES: Global Consumer Electronics Market Expected to Grow This Year
Samsung Says The Galaxy S4 Is Delayed Due To 'Overwhelming Demand'

TriPlay Rakes In $15M And A New Oligarch Investor To Take Its Consumer Cloud To Europe + Asia

techcrunch.com
TriPlay, a U.S./Israeli-based developer of cloud services that lets people consume music and other media across different devices, is today announcing a Series C round of $15 million to take its technology into new and emerging markets in Asia and Europe, and hire more people, including a CMO. Some $5...
TriPlay Rakes In $15M And A New Oligarch Investor To Take Its Consumer Cloud To Europe + Asia
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?