Amazon reveals its Q1 financials
Amazon has announced that its net sales increased by 38% year-on-year to $9.86 billion in the first quarter of 2011, but its net income fell 33% to $201 million for Q1. As ever, there were precious few details of how sales...
April 27, 2011
Apple ‘firing on all cylinders’ with Q2 revenues of $24.7bn
Apple announced its fiscal Q2 financials last night, and the iOS bandwagon shows no signs of coming off the rails. Quarterly revenues of $24.67 billion and net profits of $5.99 billion were up 82% and 95% year-on-year respectively....
April 21, 2011
Fortune report claims trouble at Twitter – and less users than expected
Twitter may have signed up 200 million registered accounts, but how many of those are active? A new profile of the company in Fortune claims that only 20 million are...
April 15, 2011
Apple reveals 1.7m iPhone 4 sales in first three days
Apple's new iPhone 4 sold 1.7 million units in its first three days, the company has announced. That's the most successful product launch in Apple's history, beating the one million iPhone 3GS' sold in three days last summer.
June 29, 2010
Vevo boss gives out latest stats
VEVO CEO Rio Caraeff has provided the FT with an update on how the online music video portal is doing. It has 50 million unique visitors a month, with 80% of its traffic coming through its YouTube channel, and 20% from elsewhere....
June 28, 2010
Nokia revises its Q2 forecasts downwards
Nokia has admitted that it's being squeezed in the smartphone market, revising its financial forecasts for Q2. "multiple factors are negatively impacting Nokia's business to a greater extent than previously expected.
June 17, 2010
Digital albums growing fast in the UK
More data from the UK Official Charts Company reveals that digital now accounts for one in six albums sold in the UK - 15.8% of all album sales, compared to 11.3% at this point last year...
June 15, 2010
Twitter reveals 125m registered users milestone
Twitter has updated its user figures, saying that it now has 125 million registered accounts - up from 105 million in mid-April. That means it's currently adding 340,000 new users a day. Meanwhile, the company has separately...
June 11, 2010
ArtistData nearing 3.75m updates for artists
Social aggregation service ArtistData says it's on the verge of sending 3.75 million updates for its artist customers. The service lets bands update lots of social media services at once, including MySpace, Facebook and Twitter...
June 10, 2010
Music lags behind on smartphones
New stats from Nielsen suggest that one in four US mobile phone owners now have a smartphone, but music-based activities such as streaming music, downloading ringtones and downloading full tracks fall a long way down a user's...
June 9, 2010
2 billion videos per month for Facebook
20 million videos are being uploaded to Facebook each month with 2 billion videos being watched. The figures, given to NewTeeVee by Facebook, demonstrate an increase compared to stats from last March which pegged uploads...
June 9, 2010