Apple sold more iPhones than Macs – here are the key highlights from the quarterly result:
- Apple reported revenue of $15.7 billion and a net quarterly profit of $3.25 billion. This Thursday, Microsoft is also announcing its quarterly result which is expected to be around $15.27Bn.
- Revenue Breakdown by Major Product Lines : iPhone (40%), iPod (11%), iPad (16%) and Mac (33%).
Yes ! Apple sold more iPhones than Macs.
- iTunes Store earned more than a billion dollars
- 100th million iOS device shipped in the month of June. It tool Apple just 3 years to reach that number, while Blackberry took 8 years to reach the 100 million number.
- Mac sales in Asia went up by 71%!
- Apple sold 9.41 million iPods during the quarter, representing an eight percent unit decline from the year-ago quarter
As far as fourth fiscal quarter of 2010 is concerned, the company expects a revenue of $18Bn [more].
Revenue was $1,601 million for the second quarter of 2010, a two percent increase from the second quarter of 2009. Income from operations for the second quarter of 2010 was $175 million, compared to $76 million in the second quarter of 2009. Excluding restructuring charges of $65 million in the second quarter of 2009 and $10 million in the second quarter of 2010, income from operations grew 32 percent in the second quarter. [more]
Yahoo has also started testing Bing integration.
Google Image Search Revamped
Google Image search has indexed over 10 billion images and has launched the revamped page
- Dense tiled layout designed to make it easy to look at lots of images at once. We want to get the app out of the way so you can find what you’re really looking for.
- Instant scrolling between pages, without letting you get lost in the images. You can now get up to 1,000 images, all in one scrolling page. And we’ll show small, unobtrusive page numbers so you don’t lose track of where you are.
- Larger thumbnail previews on the results page, designed for modern browsers and high-res screens.
- A hover pane that appears when you mouse over a given thumbnail image, giving you a larger preview, more info about the image and other image-specific features such as “Similar images.”
- Once you click on an image, you’re taken to a new landing page that displays a large image in context, with the website it’s hosted on visible right behind it. Click anywhere outside the image, and you’re right in the original page where you can learn more about the source and context.
- Optimized keyboard navigation for faster scrolling through many pages, taking advantage of standard web keyboard shortcuts such as Page Up / Page Down. It’s all about getting you to the info you need quickly, so you can get on with actually building that treehouse or buying those flowers
Google has also launched Image search ads for advertisers.
Aside, Google has entered into a deal to buy wind power (from NextEra Energy Inc ) to power its data centers.
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