Vic Gundotra announced today that Google+, in just one year, has hit the 400 million total user milestone. He also mentioned that Google’s social network has 100 million active users per month, including both Web and mobile users.
Google just announced that its Apps for Education suite is now being used by more than 20 million students, faculty members, and staff worldwide. The company made this announcement in a blog post celebrating the upcoming World Teachers’ Day on October 5.
Google Apps For Education launched almost exactly six years ago.
LinkedIn has just reported Q1 earnings of $324.7 million, up 72% year-on-year, and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.45, both soundly beating analysts’ estimates (via First Call) of $317 million and EPS of $0.31; as well as LinkedIn’s own guidance from last quarter, when it said it expected between $305 million and $310 million in revenues.
Gartner, Inc is estimating that ASUS and Google probably sold 1 million to 1.5 million Nexus 7 tablets in the last 5 weeks, but what can we expect for the rest of the year? Well Sameer Sing, founder of Tech-Thoughts is estimating that total sales will be somewhere between 6 million and 8 million units. This estimate is based on expected shipments of the touch panels from TPK Holding and Wintek.
While speaking to Korean news agency, Yonhap, Samsung’s head of mobile JK Shin said that he expects Galaxy S III sales to hit 30 million by year’s end. That’s a pretty big deal when you consider the Galaxy S II peaked at 20 million. The Galaxy Note II will also show amazing growth as compared to the original.
Chris Kenyon, VP of sales and Business Development, Canonical has announced some interesting figures on first day of Ubuntu Developer Summit (UDS-Q).
Ubuntu shipped on 7.5 billion dollars worth of hardware last year
About 8 to 10 Million Ubuntu units were sold last year
Canonical is targeting to ship about 18 Million Ubuntu units this year, which will be 5% of total computers
Salesforce.com has announced its fourth-quarter earnings with revenues of $835 million, up 32%, compared to last year. Non-GAAP earnings per share were 51 cents. Financial analysts had expected revenues ranging from $825 million to $830 million.
Google’s Vic Gundotra just announced that, about a year after the service went live, 400,000 people have now activated their Google+ accounts. More importantly, though, Gundotra also notes that Google+ now has more than 100 million monthly active users.