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November 4, 2015

Revenues of iPhone now greater than the GDP of 105 countries combined





Iphone is now richer than these 105 nations nominations


  For the 8th quarter in succession Apple has delivered stunning results exceeding expectations with  $11.1 billion in profits, alongside 31% growth in profits compared to the year ago quarter.

In context of this achievement,iphone's revenue is bigger than the GDP of 100 countries combined
Industry experts forecast Apple's revenue is expected to exceed $180bn in 2015

 iPhone’s quarterly revenues now surpass the GDP of over half of the world’s countries — and this comes during Q4, Apple’s second-weakest quarter, historically. The following 105 countries produce less domestic product in a year than the iPhone alone did in three months:


November 2, 2015

which tech company pay the highest salaries to H1B visa holders


H1B VISA Average Median Salary :Which Technology major pays the highest

Among the 5 major tech giants Facebook pays the highest salary to the H1B visa foreign workers.With $130,000 median annual salary, the worlds biggest social network ranks 1st, followed by Apple who pays $123,000 and ranks second as the second biggest paymaster to H1V visa holders.

Google pays  a median salary of $120,000 annually. Microsoft and Amazon takes the 4th and 5th rank the bottom among the top 5 Tech Companies with 118,000 and 109,000 respectively
Amazon ranks right at the bottom of the pile having increased their pay to H1B visa holders by mere 6% since 2013

While Google has cut its average salary by 5% from what it used to pay in 2014, Apple and Microsoft  both has increased their pay to H1B holders by 3%.
Facebook and Amazon has kept their compensation to H1B foreign workers unchanged. Microsoft meanwhile  has raised it by 3% .

linkedin stock price and returns compared to its peers




LINKEDIN SHARE PRICE IN THE LAST 3 YEARS 
how does linkedin perform in stock market as compared to its peers:

The chart shows the Stock price of Linkedin  as how it performs in terms of Return to investors as compared to its peers

October 29, 2015

comparing 10 years trailing stock market returns : Apple vs Walmart

These are the stock market returns had you invested in these stocks for last 10 years jobs
Hod much you would have earned as an investor if you had invested $100 in Apple and Walmart
 Apple would have give you almost 10 time returns if you held the stock for 10 years ,$10 would  have been approx $110 in 2015. In 2014 had you cashed out , your money would have grown 12 times

Walmart would have given you 9 times the returns had you cashed out in 2014, In 2015 right now Walmart shares would have given you 7 times on what you had invested.$10 would have grown to $70 right now

Apple's iphone juggernaut rolls on, contributing 63% of its $234 billion revenue


Apple delivers Yet another Blockbuster Quarter
1)Apple stunned Wall street as it continued to show robust earnings quarter after quarter as it exceeded expectations in Q4, as its net income totaled $11.12 billion, up from $8.47 billion in the year-ago period with profits rising 31%. Not only that Apple also managed to increase

2)It also managed to increase the  iPhone’s average selling price during the quarter to $670, compared with $662 last quarter, at a time when smartphone prices  have seen crashing over the last 6 months.

3)Apple's gross margin was 39% compared to 38% in the year-ago quarter.Gross margin is a closely watched measure of profitability. It sold 48.04 million iPhones in its fiscal fourth quarter. Once again the iPhone was instrumental in Apples success which accounted 63% of revenue in this quarter

4)Fiscal 2015 was Apple’s most successful year ever, with revenue growing 28% to nearly $234 billion.In 2014, during the  quarter Apple sold a record 74.46 million iPhones.

5)The biggest news was that Apple was growing at the expense of Google's android.Apple's CEO announced that 30% of consumers who bought an iPhone replaced a smartphone running Google Inc.'s Android operating system during the quarter. He said this is the highest rate of Android "switchers" that Apple has ever measured. This is the first time " Android has seen" such a switch to iOS OS according to Apple

6)International sales accounted for 62 percent of the quarter’s revenue. Apple said its quarterly profit rose 31%, sparked by strong demand for iPhones in China.Sales to Greater China, which includes Hong Kong and Taiwan, rose 99% to $12.5 billion.

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July 23, 2012

Google Paid Search rise 42%, as Webmasters accuse Google of "Ignoring Organic Search

 Google  2012 Q2, results brought some interesting " Issues"  across some section of webmasters , some who were sarcastic of " Google's apparent rise of 42% increase in paid search

Google Q2earnings has  beaten expectations, making more money than ever with really nice profits. You can read the highlights here.

Google's panda and penguin update , created a lot of controversies with webmasters, some of them who believ Google was giving preference to  paid advertisers and ignoring Organic search results

Google's Q2 revenues were up about 35% from previous second quarter in 2011. However an increase of   42%  in paid clicks over the second quarter of 2011 has been seen as more than " Normal"

Webmasters and SEOs at WebmasterWorld say paid clicks are up because organic search results are poorer and Google is showing more ads in place of organic results. They point fingers at the Penguin update.
One disgruntled SEO said:
Google's earnings report for q2 was just released and it appears to be a pretty good indication of penguin's success. Forecast: more penguin...
Of course, many believe Google completely separates the organic search side from their financial success. Some may even say, Penguin is to blame because it is driving more users and more searches because quality is better. But others say, it drives users to be unhappy with the organic results and leads them to click on search ads.
Either way - this type of talk is expected but a 42% increase in paid clicks is pretty huge.

Motorola Acquisition Powers Google Revenue by 35%



 
 





Google Revenue Grows by 35 Percent - Datamation: "Despite challenging economic conditions worldwide, Google continues to grow in 2012.

For the second quarter of 2012, Google reported revenue of $12.21 billion, up by 35 percent on a year-over-year basis. Net Income was reported at $2.79 billion, up from $2.51 billion in the first quarter of 2011. Earnings Per Share came in at $8.42 up from $7.68 a year ago.

Google's financial statements for the second quarter were bolstered by the inclusion of Motorola Mobility. Google acquired Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion in a deal that officially closed in May. Without the Motorola Mobility component, Google's stand alone revenue grew by 21 percent to $11 billion.

At the heart of Google's standalone results are revenues from Google websites. For the second quarter, Google website revenue came in at $7.5 billion for a 21 percent year-over-year gain.

"So the core metrics of Google standalone business continue to perform very well against the backdrop of a somewhat difficult global economic environment," Patrick Pichette, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, said during the company's earnings call."