Correction: The Denver Post last week misinformed readers by incorrectly summarizing Mehdi’s speech about a $50 Microsoft iPod killer. The fact is, Microsoft said they will attempt to sell portable music players for around 80% less than Apple’s iPod. This would more realistically price the device anywhere from $80 to $150, even still how could […]
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It used to be that if you needed loads of storage capacity, the only option was getting a full-sized 3.5-inch hard drive. Such is no longer the case. Toshiba has just introduced the “world’s first 200GB portable storage device based on the compact 2.5-inch hard drive platform.” The new external hard drive features a standard […]
It’s quite clear that more people are buying the Apple iPhone than they are buying the Google Nexus One, but does that mean that the latter is not profitable for the search engine giant? Apparently not, because Google is very proud to say that the Nexus One is “a profitable business for us.”
This comes from Patrick Pichette, Google’s chief financial officer, during a company earning’s conference call. Clearly, the Nexus One is not the primary source of revenue for Google, but it’s not a loss leader either.