R&D spending by the big three in smartphones – Nokia, Google, Apple

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Nokia led the wireless revolution in the 1990s and set its sights on ushering the world into the era of smartphones 헬싱 ova 다운로드. Now that the smartphone era has arrived, the company is racing to roll out competitive products as its stock price collapses and thousands of employees lose their jobs 고등래퍼2 2화.

This year, Nokia ended a 14-year-run as the world’s largest maker of mobile phones, as rival Samsung Electronics Co. took the top spot and makers of cheaper phones ate into Nokia’s sales volumes 다운로드.

Nokia is losing ground despite spending $40 billion on research and development over the past decade—nearly four times what Apple spent in the same period 다운로드.

Instead of producing hit devices or software, the binge of spending has left the company with at least two abandoned operating systems and a pile of patents that analysts now say are worth around $6 billion, the bulk of the value of the entire company 다운로드.

 

Source: Wall Street Journal – Nokia’s Bad Call on Smartphones

Data shows smart phones will soon flood the world with pictures, video, and text messaging.

In the last data update, I revealed that social network usage is rising, especially in Russia and Egypt 다운로드. A good sign for the citizens of those disrupted countries.

Now, we have data on cell phone use and it clearly shows the rise of smart phones in both developed and undeveloped countries 큐베이스 가상 악기 다운로드.

Japan has the highest smart phone adoption of any country, but it is the near universal adoption of text messaging in Indonesia (96%) that blew me away 이미지 한꺼번에 다운로드.

Sending Text Messages

Only 2/3 of Americans use their cell phones to send text messages.

Globally, there are 15 countries with a higher percentage who send text messages on their cell phones

  • 90% or more – Indonesia
  • 80% or more – Kenya, Lebanon, Poland, Mexico, Japan, & China 다운로드.
  • 70% or more – Britain, Lithuania, France, Russia, Israel, Egypt, Ukraine, & Spain.

 

Taking Pictures or Video

When it comes to using our cell phones for pictures or video, at least the U.S 캐나다 영화 다운로드. is in the top 5.

  • Japan – 72%
  • Mexico – 61%
  • Spain – 59%
  • Egypt – 58%
  • United States, Israel – 57%

 

The mobile internet

In no country do a majority of people use cell phones to regularly access the internet 다운로드.

  • Israel – 47%
  • Japan – 47%
  • United States – 43%
  • Britain – 38%
  • China 37%

 

*Data is from a Pew Global Poll completed by surveying 1,000 people in each country via the telephone or face-to-face from March-April, 2011 다운로드.