Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Will Apple's Focus on Profits Let Its Rivals Jump Ahead? - Technology Review

From a Dan Lyons Apple reality check
"Last quarter, Android's smartphone share surged to 68 percent, up from 47 percent a year before, while Apple slid to 17 percent, down from 19 percent a year before, according to IDC. Worse yet, in the June quarter, Apple's smartphone unit sales grew 27.5 percent, while the overall market grew 42.2 percent and Android grew 106.5 percent.
That's right. Apple, the "market leader," is growing slower than the market, and has one-fourth the market share of its biggest rival.
So how do you lose ground in a market but still turn in barnburner financial results?"
Will Apple's Focus on Profits Let Its Rivals Jump Ahead? - Technology Review
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