Featured Articles

Snapdragon 400 is Qualcomm’s SoC for watches, wearables

Snapdragon 400 is Qualcomm’s SoC for watches, wearables

We wanted to learn a bit more about Qualcomm's plans for wearables and it turns out that the company believes its…

More...
Qualcomm sampling 20nm Snapdragon 810

Qualcomm sampling 20nm Snapdragon 810

We had a chance to talk to Michelle Leyden-Li, Senior Director of Marketing, QCT at Qualcomm and get an update on…

More...
EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Thursday, 13 December 2012 10:48

Eric Schmidt claims Google is the new Microsoft

Written by Peter Scott

We hope not

Google chairman Eric Schmidt claims Google is winning the mobile war with Apple, but then again he would say that, wouldn’t he?

In an interview with Bloomberg, Schmidt said demand for Android phones is booming and helping Google seize more market share, at the expense of other market players. Schmidt said 1.3 million Android devices are being activated every day and the OS currently commands a 72 percent market share, while Apple has 14.

He went on to compare Google to Microsoft, referencing Apple’s fall from grace in the eighties. Schmidt noted that Google is giving away Android and ceding part of its revenue to hardware partners, all in an effort to drive demand for ads and other Google services.

In related news, Google CEO Larry Page told Fortune that it is still too early for a Motorola Nexus device. Page argued that not enough time had passed since the acquisition, and it seems the “firewall” set up between the two companies is still standing.

More here.

Peter Scott

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments