Public Notes by chase_ats Tagged #revenue
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"Worldwide mobile phone sales to end users totaled 435 million units in the second quarter of 2013, an increase of 3.6 percent from the same period last year, according to Gartner, Inc. Worldwide smartphone sales to end users reached 225 million units, up 46.5 percent from the second quarter of 2012. Sales of feature phones to end users totaled 210 million units and declined 21 percent year-over-year. “Smartphones accounted for 51.8 percent of mobile phone sales in the second quarter of 2013, resulting in smartphone sales surpassing feature phone sales for the first time,” said Anshul Gupta, principal research analyst at Gartner. Asia/Pacific, Latin America and Eastern Europe exhibited the highest smartphone growth rates of 74.1 percent, 55.7 percent and 31.6 percent respectively, as smartphone sales grew in all regions. Samsung maintained the No. 1 position in the global smartphone market, as its share of smartphone sales reached 31.7 percent, up from 29.7 percent in the second quarter of 2012 (see Table 1). Apple’s smartphone sales reached 32 million units in the second quarter of 2013, up 10.2 percent from a year ago." #statistics #sales #revenue #market_share #mobile_devices #mobile #data #fun #pub
" Last year King generated profits of $568 million on revenue of $1.88 billion. That’s up from a loss of $1.3 million on revenue of $64 million in 2011." 90 million playing Candy Crush Saga daily. About 4% (12 million) of users buy regular iAP/power up stuff. #IPOs #ballers #games #revenue #pub
_So in 2013, revenue of $316 million, profits of $129 million, and $130 million paid to a separate company created by Notch, licensing the IP_ "Mojang more than doubled its profits in 2013, earning around $130 million in total. According to data given to The Wall Street Journal, the Minecraft developer increased its profits from SEK325 million to SEK816 million ($129 million) in 2013. Revenues were also on the rise, up 38 per cent from 2012 to hit SEK2.07 billion ($316 million). Overall, 38 per cent of the company's total revenue came from sales of the PC version of Minecraft. Console sales accounted for 30 per cent, and around 25 per cent came from the game's mobile version. The fact that Mojang's earnings are still rising on the basis of a five-year-old game is testament to its lasting appeal." #ballers #games #money #revenue #statistics #tech #pub
Raised $355M (million) at $5B (billion) valuation. "WeWork’s revenue for December puts it on track to have $150 million in annualized revenue, according the the WSJ." #ballers #companies #revenue #valuations #coworking #startups #funding #from #delicious #pub
From Yahoo Finance: It's rare, but techs have lagged in initial public offerings this year. The tech sector usually leads all sectors in number of IPOs and proceeds raised. But the sector accounts for just 11% of all IPOs ... #IPOs #money #stocks #revenue #tech #tech_companies #toread #pub