My Dad loved trains and I will always be his little caboose.
—G.K. Chesterton, from the chapter “Spiritualism” in his 1908 book All Things Considered
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Motorola warned their Q4 numbers would be bad. And boy are they ever. A rundown:
They shipped — shipped, not sold — 5.3 million smartphones in the quarter. As a reminder, Apple sold 37 million.
For the full year, Motorola shipped — shipped, not sold — 18.7 million smartphones. As a reminder, Apple sold 37 million smartphones last quarter.
They shipped — shipped, not sold — 200,000 tablets last quarter. TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND. As a reminder, Apple sold 15 million tablets.
For the year, Motorola shipped — shipped, not sold — 1 million tablets. As a reminder, Apple sold 15 million tablets last quarter.
The company lost $80 million in the quarter — $70 million of that was by the mobile division. The unit lost $285 million for the year.
This is a company that Google is buying for $12.5 billion.
Sanjay Jha is a wizard.
Whether you’re a feminist or a fangirl or you just like to learn, these six “Tropes vs Women” episodes of Feminist Frequency are absolutely fascinating. Host Anita Sarkeesian makes sure you’ll never look at entertainment the same way.
- one He’ll likely propose reforming taxes, ending the Bush tax cuts and raising taxes for the wealthy.
- two He’ll likely make another push for the “Buffett Rule,” which would set a minimum tax rate for the super-rich.
- three More tax breaks for big business, in an effort to encourage them to…