January 14, 2013 |
You'd have a hard time finding a bigger advocate for Windows Phone 8 than Greg Sullivan, a senior product manager at Microsoft. When I caught up with him at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show at Las Vegas last week, he was an enthusiastic advocate for Microsoft's reboot of its mobile operating system. Microsoft still hasn't released official sales numbers since it Windows Phone 8 debuted in October. We might get a read on that later this month when the company reports earnings on Jan. 24. But there have been some encouraging signs for Microsoft, including Nokia's recent news that it sold more smartphones than expected in the most recent quarter . Nokia has bet big on Windows Phone 8, though it didn't give a specific breakdown of devices sold.
December 19, 2001 |
Reeling telecommunications giant Motorola Inc. said Tuesday that it will fire 9,400 more workers over the next year and shed four more semiconductor plants to help it return to profitability. The company's action reflects continuing doldrums in a number of high-tech markets that may not have hit bottom yet and may not recover much next year, if at all, industry analysts said.