Monthly Archives: November 2013

Huge Xbox losses hidden by patent royalties, says analyst

Nomura’s Rick Sherlund believes gaming business has been losing billions for Microsoft, but Android licensing fees obscure deficits Microsoft is hiding billions in losses from its Xbox gaming business, according to Nomura analyst Rick Sherlund. In a note to investors … Continue reading

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Apple, Samsung lengthen US smartphone marketshare lead in Q3

The latest smartphone statistics from research firm comScore were published today, revealing Apple and Samsung to be the only two top-five manufacturers to show growth in the U.S. market. According to the firm’s MobiLens survey, Apple’s iPhone built on its … Continue reading

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Only one third of Samsung’s smartphone sales are in the class of Apple’s iPhone

In a meeting with its concerned investors on Wednesday, the head of Samsung Mobile revealed numbers illustrating that the company sold fewer high end smartphones than Apple this year, and that only about a third of the company’s total “smartphone” … Continue reading

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