Thursday, August 08, 2013

YouTube value

YouTube value estimated between $15.6bn and $21.3bn | Music Week:
"The value of YouTube has been estimated to be between $15.6 billion and $21.3 billion. The figures appear in Fortune Magazine where Barclays has also estimated the video platform to have made $3.6 billion in revenue, with 2014 forecasts predicting an increase of 20% to $4.3 billion."

video: @NBC news

$1.6 B when purchased 2006...

YouTube founders try for their next big thing
It's been eight years since Chad Hurley and Steve Chen co-founded YouTube, a video platform juggernaut where people upload 100 hours of video every minute. Now, Hurley and Chen are at it again, and they haven't strayed far with MixBit, a free app that lets users record, edit, and publish videos on their mobile devices.

AngularJS: Overview

AngularJS: Conceptual Overview

JavaScript dynamic and functional nature + HTML (DOM)
makes a very flexible platform for new tools
that are changing nature of (web) software...

AngularJS: An Overview

Sun Magnetic Field Flip

Sun Will Flip Its Magnetic Field Soon |
"In an event that occurs once every 11 years, the magnetic field of the sun will change its polarity in a matter of months, according new observations by NASA-supported observatories."

Fabless "manufacturing"

Fabless manufacturing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
"Fabless manufacturing is the design and sale of hardware devices and semiconductor chips while outsourcing the fabrication or "fab" of the devices to a specialized manufacturer called a semiconductor foundry. Foundries are typically located in China[1] [2] [3] [4] because of the generally low cost of labor, so fabless companies can benefit from lower capital costs while concentrating their research and development resources on the end market."
he top 5 sales leaders for fabless companies in 2011 were:[8]
RankCompanyCountry of originRevenue (million US$)
I have observed some new brands of ARM processors
in some Android tablets...

Note: Qualcomm has higer martket value than Intel,
and Intel is "vertically integrated" with its own "fabs" for chips,
as well as its own design of x86 based CPU instruction sets (not using ARM).