Thursday, July 25, 2024

The After Math: Intel’s revenue billions, Android’s active millions and a few new Earth-like planets


Welcome to The After Math, where we attempt to summarize this week’s tech news through numbers, decimal places and percentages

The After Math Intel's revenue billions, finances from ten years ago and 15 million Android activations a day

As we scratch our head and puzzle over the almost-daily financial results for the last quarter, this week’s missive takes a slightly sentimental look at how two tech companies were faring a decade earlier. Is it unfair to compare the yesteryear Nokia to Google? Possibly. But it was the same year that a certain Engadget regular claimed a best-selling album — so it wasn’t all bad. Toshiba also unveiled a new pin-sharp Ultrabook to stand up to Apple’s Retina displays, and NASA continued the search for habitable planets.

Filed under: Laptops, Alt, Nokia, Google, Intel


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