Archive for : July, 2013

Facebook: 1,81 billion dollars. Data 2nd quarterly 2013

The title of Facebook, on the stock exchange on Wall Street, recording a + 26% quoted at $ 33.40 per share.

Results above expectations for Facebook, which has achieved a revenue growth of + 53% to 1.81 billion dollars.

the maximum values from May 2012.

E-Commerce in Europe. Data Purchasing 2012

The e-commerce in Europe, the Scoreboard 2013, published by the Commission, is growing, with a share of average consumers U.E. which rose from 20% in 2004 to 45% in 2012.

In 2012 they bought online:
74% of Swedes
73% of Danish and English

While for Italy the percentage drops to 17%.
Bulgaria 9%, 5%, and Romania.

Apple: 35.3 Billion in Q2 2013

Apple sold:
– 31.2 Million iPhone
– 14.6 Million iPads
– 3.8 million Mac.

Positive the iPhone sales figures.
Also strong growth in revenues from iTunes.

Microsoft and Google: Quarterly data from April 2013 to June 2013

Microsoft: 19.9 Billion
Quarterly data: from April 2013 to June 2013

Google 11.1 billion dollars
Quarterly data: from April 2013 to June 2013

Revenues for both Microsoft and Google, according to analysts’ forecasts, would be falling.

Microsoft: decrease due to the decrease in sales of PCs (computers) and the stock of unsold tablet Surface

Google: the slowdown in online advertising

591 million Internet users in China

Given an increase of + 10% compared to 2012.

It ‘very important report, by the data released today by the China Internet Network Information Centre, of which 591 million Internet users in China 464 million Internet users, online surfing the web, not through normal fixed or portable computers connected to the network, but through mobile phones or other products like the iPad.

In conclusion, are 591 million Chinese people who use the Internet, and then, 44% of China’s population (of a total of 1.3 billion people) browsing the web.

Collapse computer sales (PC) of -10.9% in Q1. 2013

The tablet replace the computers in particular in the low-end market, and in developing countries.

According to research by Gartner,
This is the 5th consecutive decline: sales fell to 76 million.

Ranking manufacturers:
1) Lenovo with 16.7% market share and 12.7 million units’ sold
2) Hp
3) Dell

Sales computer (PC), down for Acer and Asus.

Social Media? Stupidity collective for the 56% of internet users

Yes, I knew for some time that social media can be addictive but also be a source of phobias as F.O.M.O., an acronym that stands for ‘Fear of Missing Out’, although it was hoped in a lower percentage.
What are we talking about?
Fear (stupidity ‘- editor’s note) Internet users, if moves away from social networks for a while’ time, and missing out or being cut off from news, events, friends updates.
We’ve gone from anonymity and fear of inserting a credit card
a few years ago, the stupidity ‘collective, to write and read all the crap
Friends, acquaintances, relatives, connected by the “mythical” Social Media.
They were ignorant and unaware of the existence of the e-mail to communicate, and project Social Media for unique tool for private communication.
We arrived at the stupidity ‘collective: 56% of users are afraid of being cut off from their “world.”
Your turn off the “Social accounts” and take a walk outside, in real life, instead of staying glued to your favorite Social netwotk.