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April 21, 2015

the best technology companies to work for : top 10 list

Infographic: Google Ranked As Top U.S. Employer In The Tech Sector | Statista

This data was based on Forbes and Statista  survey which asked over 20,000 workers at large U.S. companies, nonprofit institutions, government agencies, and U.S. divisions of multinationals the following question: how likely would they be to recommend their employer to someone else on a scale of 0-10? Their answers helped formulate America's Best Employers 2015

2015 best US employers  are 1) Google 2) Facebok 3)Intuit 4) SsaS 5) Oesri 6)Citrix 7)LexisNexis  8)Vmware 9) Sap 10) Epic

tech giants with the highest online advertisers: google has 4 million,facebook has 2million

"list of advertisers :google vs twitter vs facebook"


How do the tech giants square up in terms of its active advertiser base ?Comparing the growth in the number of online advertisers between FACEBOOK, GOOGLE AND TWITTER  reveals a few interesting stats

Facebook  reached a milestone of 2 million online advertisers in february this year This number represents a 33% increase compared with  what was reported in July 2014, and is up 100% on June 2013.

Meanwhile Macquarie Research estimates "Google's advertiser base to be  4 million" , although this number would probably be higher given the fact that "Google 's revenue model is based on  more direct advertising relationships" across the digital advertising space. Since google does not reveal  this data, its not possible to verify the data

Meanwhile last year Twitter had  60,000 advertisers .However this number should increase in 2015 as  Twitter has expanded its  self serve ads across 8 new geographical markets in Q4, and now has a presence across  28 countries

March 23, 2015

Google's biggest search advertisers and money making machines : Top 10 Brands

Infographic: The Biggest Google Search Advertisers in the U.S. | Statista

According to  Ad Age, Amazon alone spent almost $158 million on Google search advertising in the U.S.   making the online retailer the biggest spender on Google search ads by far. The second biggest advertiser is Priceline which spends $82million on search advertising on Google, followed by AT and T with $81million

February 28, 2015

Youtube accounts for 5% of Google net revenues

Youtube  accounts for 5% of Google net revenues

The  chart from emarketer shows " How Youtube have been struggling to find a business model. #Youtube net revenues have exceeded $1.96billion . However Youtube makes up only 5% of  Googles  net revenues from online advertising .

Earlier  eMarketer projected  YouTube would do $5.6 billion in gross revenue in 2013. In 2012, Citi analyst Mark Mahaney  had predicted $3.6 billion in gross revenue, and $2.4 billion in net revenue
Clearly  the potential of Youtube is still untapped .

November 14, 2014

Tracking Google's Acquisitions So far :Most Expensive

Statistic: Price of selected acquisitions by Google from 2003 to 2014 (in million U.S. dollars) | Statista
Find more statistics at Statista
"The  chart shows the timeline on how" Google has  been buying  companies ( start ups as well as enterprise s)  Googles most expensive  buyout remain Motorola mobility deraciscdbedding was hardly able to cover it and seemed ready to slide off any moment. His many legs, pitifully thin compared with the size of the rest of him, waved about helplessly as he looked."

November 9, 2014

The Internet Economy: 1999 vs 2013

Bust or Big : Stock price of biggest internet companies

"So far, 2013 has been a great year for the internet economy. Companies such as Google, LinkedIn and Amazon are currently trading at all-time highs and even internet giants which had almost been lost like AOL and YAHOO is back from the dead. This chart compares the Online economy just before the dotcom bust before 2000. Back 15 years ago. in 1999 had seen the same " optimism and sky high expectations which had fizzled out just after a year. Whether Internet companies are able to sustain this  growth rate after 15 years remains to be seen ."

October 4, 2014

Whats Driving Microsoft Productivity Software Market

MICROSOFT PRODUCTIVITY SOFTWARE MARKET SHARE :The value of a company is the sum of the values of its divisions, plus cash, minus debt.Microsoft has traditionally been a leader in the productivity software market, thanks to its ubiquitous Office suite. Its market share was 94.4% in 2008, but declined marginally to 93.6% in 2012.

GLOBAL PRODUCTIVITY SOFTWARE MARKET :Microsoft faces still competition from from hosted suites, especially Google Docs The software as a service model has the potential to disrupt the productivity software market over the long run, given the prospect of enhanced cost savings for the enterprises.Microsoft is moving into cloud-based software.There are very few success stories with this model.t $ 6 user/month, Office 365 enjoys price leadership. Although, Google Apps, at $5 user/month, is an cheaper alternative but it lacks many features of Office 365 


The global productivity software market was worth an estimated $19.6 billion in 2008. It declined marginally in 2009, but has since expanded to around $24 billion in 2012. This is expected to show a steady growth in the coming years

Key drivers of office productivity market.

 This is expected to increases as the world's working age population will increase over the forecast period?Led by the increasing growth of the BRIC nations along with booming economies of India, China, Southeast Asia and Latin America will see rapid increase in adoption of productivity software market

Operating Marging.Microsoft Office Operating Margin has traditionally been around 64%. It was around 66.2% in 2012.according to Tefris, this is set to decline  at a moderate level

September 28, 2014

The Google Story Turns 16 Today :

Google turns 16 today , celebrates by having a Google Doodle

  1. Google turned  sixteen  today  ( 27th September )it celebrates 16 years of " being the search giant that continues maintain 82% search engine share apart from having snatched the Mobile OS market by it Android Platform that currently has more than 50% of global share.Google registered their domain name today
  2. Google began in March 1998 as a research project by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Ph.D. students at Stanford University.Google was born when during their dissertation theme as  Larry Page and Sergie brin started exploring  the mathematical properties of the World Wide Web, understanding its link structure as a huge graph.In his research project, nicknamed "BackRub",
  3. Together while working for their project they discovered that each page from a web site a a back link of another link. And these links are one of the foundations on which a web page is considered how valuable these pages are. They convert the backlink data that it gathered for a given web page into a measure of importance, Brin and Page developed the PageRank algorithm.
  4. The first patent filed under the name "Google Inc." was filed on August 31, 1999. Today Google is worth $16billion  and  has almost a monopoly in the US market with 100billion searches monthy . The company has moved beyond the search engine and has become one of the most innovative companies in the world, inventing Android phones, Google Glass, and driverless cars. The rest as they say is History.

September 25, 2014

US Companies with the largest solar Power Installations

Statistic: Leading solar power consuming companies in the United States as of August 2013, by installed capacity (in megawatts) | Statista

According to the  list shows the US companies that consumes the highest solar power. Walmart  Costco and Kohl's are among the top 3 who  has the largest solar installation capacity. .consumes the most solar power and latest Transparency Market Research published new Apple's installed solar power capacity reached just under 41 megawatts. 

September 16, 2014

Google Stoops to Conquer !: user data request from Governments and how much did google comply

Google  Transparency requests

List of governments asking google to remove content

Most nations asks Google to remove data which it considers sensitive, or information which it feels  should not be for public consumption .The above chart shows which nations have asked Google  for removing user data, or collection of data which it wishes to investigate. For example, some content removals are requested due to allegations of defamation, while others are due to allegations that the content violates local laws prohibiting hate speech or adult content. Laws surrounding these issues vary by country, and the requests reflect the legal context of a given jurisdiction. While some amount of  surveillance is needed to stop acts of terrorism, war, Plotting against a religious group   Jihads, or hackers . There are some requests for " unnecessary eavesdropping that goes against the privacy of an individual 

Though the internet is still the biggest "enablers " of world citizens" in shaping the world . Web Neutrality or Internet Democracy are still miles away

The request are not only from Google, the biggest destination site in the world, accessed by over 90% of web users.. but these request are also from Youtube, Google , Adwords, (orkut which no longer exists)


September 15, 2014

'Google One 'attempt to take over Indian mobile manufacturers might fall flat

English: Micromax A70 android phone
English: Micromax A70 android phone (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
It seems that Android one smartphones will too follow the chinese manufacturers who sold through . In a news which was leaked at flipkart and later was removed . Its quite clear that " the distribution" network as of now will not be through physical stores but by Flipkart. This seem all the more puzzling, that when Google talks about taking their smartphones to the Hindi Heartland , they are thinking of selling it via online marketplace

Infact the word on the street is that no one from Micromax, Karbon and Spice which are partners in the project  knows anything on the phones and what route will the sales take. On the ground unless Google spends considerable money to create awareness among the million retail stores, educating  dealers and distributors, this model will be killed before its born. 
.. and dont expect Micromax and Karbon to spend money on these phones , as they already have their market segment pretty much mapped out.. and for a selling a few hundred thousand phone .."in the guise of being powered by android.. awont make a difference.. as  the platform which they use to sell is based on the same OS

Therefore, the one route Google one will use to sell its Phones would be online ..If they actually cared about making their phones available across sub cultures and Hindi heartland, they should create a social  shopping portal in other languages which they can use to sell their android one  or have a  tie up with a local online marketplace  powered by vernacular languages

Here were the 2 phones which was leaked 
owever the 2 phones which were leaked by Flipkart wasSpice Android One Dream UNO Mi-498 phone, priced at Rs 6,999, was listed on the website for a few hours. . Spice is one of the three Android One OEM partners, announced at the Google IO conference in June. Prior to the listing, had also published the detailed specifications of the phone. Spice Android One Dream UNO Mi-498 sports a 4.5-inch IPS FWVGA (480x854p) display 

August 20, 2014

Google IPO Debut :Completes a Decade and Counting

Google IPO Debut :  A decade and Counting :
Google IPO completes 10 years

According to For Google this week had been an historic one has this 18th August, 2014 had been 10 years since Google debuted its IPO.  While Google has seen  many ups and downs, and at that time no none could have thought " Google would be powering their smartphones via the Mobile OS Android.. But the fact remains that 10 years in an technology industry , Google has mellowed ,made money, and made a lot of enemies ( Microsoft, Apple )
However there has been many anecdotes and behind the scenes on the run up to the IPO..which have been republished
  1.  The value of the shares Google decided to offer was a nerdy little joke: $2,718,281,828 - the first nine decimal places in the irrational number e.t -. 
  2. Google decided that its S-1, a required document that lays out a company's financials and risks and is usually written in legalese, would be written simply and intimately. "Google is not a conventional company," cofounder Larry Page started the letter. "We do not intend to become one. 
  3. A day after the IPO On August 19, 2004 the number of shares outstanding was 172.85 million while the "free float" was 19.60 million (which makes 89% held by insiders)
  4. Cofounder Sergey Brin didn't even show up for the ringing of the bell on the day of the IPO because he didn't want to take a red-eye flight. 
  5. Larry Page showed up wearing a suit he bought at Macy'sGoogle IPO Debut : A decade and Counting

July 29, 2014

Google working on a gigantic 5.9 inch smartphone to be launched in November

Google may be working on a gigantic 5.9 inch smartphone to be released in November,2014 according to a new report from Android Police. The company is reportedly working with Motorola on the phablet, which will supposedly come with a fingerprint sensor and will launch with major US carriers. Google and Motorola are said to be calling it 'Shamu' internally. That size is unusually large for a smartphone. It's one inch shy from being the same size as most mini tablets, such as the Google Nexus 7. Samsung's Galaxy Mega, which comes in both 5.8-inch and 6.3-inch screen sizes, and LG G Pro 2 are the only other phablets that compare in size. Most phablets fall into the 5.3-5.7-inch range.

July 18, 2014

Face Off :Google Apps vs Microsoft Office 365

According to the latest  Google vs Microsoft  . This is where we stand by today . Gogle Apps an Adzone which (Microsoft is ready to dump in favour of Nokai's Windows S 
Hereis a Face off between these 2 giants
Google Apps vs Microsotf Azure and how they stand right now

July 4, 2014

On the Eve of 10 years of Android Here is an Face off Between Google vs Apple

Android  is ahead in terms of market share against apple's IOS

Android vs iOS  : market share comparison

Android vs iOS : Market Cap
Android vs iOS : Market Cap
ios app store vs android play store
Android Play vs ioS Store :  Revenues

Android vs iOS : Pricing
Mobile OS : Android vs iOS Comparison
Android vs iOS :Total Web Usage

Android vs iOS marketshare comparison since 2012 onwards
Android vs iOS: Market Share

Google had  acquired Android Inc. on August 17, 2005 with  key employees of Android Inc., including Rubin, Miner, and White. Not much was known about Android Inc. at the time, but many assumed that Google was planning to enter the mobile phone market with this move

As we  reach a decade of Android's existence the Smartphone Market continues to be controlled by Android and Apple.The first commercially available smartphone running Android was the HTC Dream, released on October 22, 2008 . It was not until 2011 that Android had established itself Google's success in its Mobile OS has come" in around 3 years.  

 The Mobile OS market  continues to  be a 2 ways street,  with just 2 brands  catering to a a one  million  first time smartphone users in a month 

In terms of Consumer choices   the Mobile OS market has seen RIM beaten to dust and Windows failing to rise from the dust

How are these 2 giants battling it up. How do they compare  across markets across devices and in terms of holding on to their marketshare .In terms of Click through rates and   revenue .  How do they stack up across Mobile Apps ?    How do the duo compete on CTR and Revenue? .  Why does an Android Phones comes cheaper than iPhone .   How do they compare across the Tablet  Devices .  While  the Giants fight it out, the infographic shows you how 

June 30, 2014

"Motorola Germany "Moto X and Moto G carring Android 5.0 L update turns out to fake

Mobile OS Android L
This chart from Techbuffolo shows the Fragmentation in Android Devices
A recent post on Android L being integrated on Moto X and Moto G Android 5.0 L update was confirmed by many technology sites

It said  "Although Google did not spill any important details about which handset will be carrying the Android L during its I/O keynote on Wednesday, 
Neither did it the name  new mobile operating system is, or its version number – and which handsets would be carrying the Android L"

The earlier post had claimed It said that   the android L would be available at Moto X and G

  • Motorola Germany confirmed on Facebook that the Moto X and Moto G will both receive the Android L update later this year, referring to the update as Android 5.0. “Android 5.0 arrives in autumn on Moto X and Moto G,” Motorola Germany wrote
However it seems that this news was fake Android Authority posted this last weekend

As it turns out, Motorola has yet to formally speak up about its plans for Android L, and the Facebook account for “Motorola Germany” has been outed as a fake.
 Here’s a statement from the real Motorola: 
  • "Unfortunately, we have found that a Facebook profile under the name Motorola Germany with the following URL was created. We would like to point out that this is not an official Motorola site and expressly distance ourselves from said content. All relevant information about Motorola can be found only here on this pag

How many Dollar does the worlds biggest company earns per second

How much revenue do you think the " World Biggest Corporations" earn every minute, This interactive  chart from economist shows how    much  the  biggest  companies earn in  each  second.

In each second this is what the biggest companies earn
  1.  Walmart collects $15,054, 
  2. Google garners $1,897 and tiny
  3. Twitter ekes out $21. In the interactive chart below, companies race to reach $1m. (Partial spoiler alert: the winner clocks in at 1 minute 6 seconds.) 

It offers a fresh look at the relative commercial power of big companies. Professional investors are aware—hopefully—of these differences. But others may be surprised by some of the relationships. Coca-Cola earns more than PepsiCo despite fewer sales. Boeing and Airbus enjoy about equal revenue, but the American firm is much more profitable. For more, read the “charticle” in the latest issue,here.

June 27, 2014

Google most ambitious Mobile OS, Android L now ready for release

Google's most ambitious Android release codenamed 'L' , is now available in the Android L Developer Preview. Released  on June 25, 2014, in  beta , for selected Google Nexus devices ,Android L its expected  to be a part of selected Google Nexus device  and  is expected for  manufacturing rollout  in late-2014

This has been year.s not clear what the name of the new mobile operating system is, or its version number – somesay it’s Android 5.0 Lollipop. It’s also not known what devices will be able to run it. Some of the salient features are 

1.     The Android L Screen elements will be able to simulate depth, with automatic shadows and scaling, but will also inherit elements of classic magazine typography and layout.
2.     The Android L  includes a redesigned user interface built around a responsive design language referred to as "material design. Among the new features the notification, can  now be accessed from  the locked screen.
3.     Among  other changes include a  radical new design, 5000 new APIs,  going beyond the mobile form factor. Android L will be contextually aware of its surrounding, plus voice is going to me a major input source.
 Internal changes were also made to the platform, with the Android Runtime officially replacing Dalvik for improved application performance, and changes intended to improve and optimize battery usage

June 13, 2014

Google Fit , to enter your Gym, to collect data from your health and fitness devices

Google is about to enter the " Heath and wellness " industry by its new launch of Google Fit, which aims to aggregate data from user generated health and fitness requirements including   personal gadgets ,or  mobile apps .

Google wants to be the place where health data is collected.-related apps, which users can access across their devices . This is Google firsts attempt to enter the fitness and wellness vertical after wearable devices.

According to Forbes report Google is expected to announce a new service called Google Fit" Google Fit will be a service that collects all the data from all of your health-tracking gadgets."and help you store and access it across the cloud 

 This comes after the launch of Apple HealthKit framework, launched last week which plans to aggregate data from wearable devices and apps. Last month Samsung also unveiled Sami, a biometric data platform that collects health information from devices and apps too With.Google Fit , google would pose a direct competition to the 2 technology giants and the fight for the multibillion dollar health and Fitness market

June 12, 2014

UK Online Users to spend $232.46 per year

According to the latest emarketing report this year UK digital ad spending per Internet user will increase to $201.59  Digital ad spend per user is expected to trend upward at a gradual rate year over year  In 2015, $232.46 will be spent per Internet user, while in 2016 this number will increase to $246.34Global
UK Online Shopping Forecast