In one point in time, Nokia was the top-selling smartphone vendor in the world by a wide margin. It wasn’t even that long ago, in fact. But when Nokia failed to respond quickly enough to the industry’s shift toward touch, the Finnish giant lost its footing and toppled spectacularly. Just how bad have things gotten for Nokia? Market share numbers paint a pretty frightening picture, but a single tweet from Benedict Evans of Enders Analysis might do an even better job of putting things in perspective. In the past two years since Nokia announced that it was switching to Windows Phone as its mobile platform of choice, the vendor has sold just over 20 million Lumia phones. During the same period
On the global stage, BlackBerry is still hurting — for the first time ever, Microsoft’s Windows Phone market share topped BlackBerry in the first quarter this year to take the No.3 spot in the smartphone platform war. We’re still very early on in BlackBerry’s comeback attempt though, and progress is being made in some key markets. Raymond James analyst Tavis McCourt points to BlackBerry’s home turf in Canada as one of the markets where the vendor has seen good early response to its new BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 smartphones, and BlackBerry’s progress thus far has been impressive according to his figures. In a recent research note, McCourt says that BlackBerry’s share of the smartphone market fell to an embarrassing 6% in Canada to close
NEW YORK (AP) — In one photo, a woman is on all fours, presumably picking something up, her posterior pressed against a glass window. Another photo shows a couple in bathrobes, their feet touching beneath a table. And there is one of a man, in jeans and a T-shirt, lying on his side as he takes a nap.
[LOS ANGELES, CA, May 17, 2013] – Open Road Films announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Ketchup Entertainment to handle distribution for Ketchup Entertainment’s theatrical titles across multiple windows including home entertainment, pay television, free television and non-theatrical lines of business. In addition to ancillaries, the deal includes the opportunity to partner on theatrical distribution for upcoming Ketchup Entertainment titles. The deal was announced today by Tom Ortenberg, CEO of Open Road Films, and Gareth West, CEO of Ketchup Entertainment.Founded in 2008 by principals Gareth West, Artur Galstian, and Vahan Yepremeyan as a private equity and senior lending fund, Ketchup Entertainment has acquired several films including – most recently – SAVANNAH, starring Jim Caviezel and Chiwetel Ejiofor and VEHICLE 19 starring Paul Walker, and also financed the acclaimed Emmy Award-winning BBC movie LOST CHRISTMAS starring Eddie Izzard. Ketchup Entertainment launched a domestic film distribution division in May of 2012 and is actively acquiring and distributing films, including titles expected to be announced during the upcoming 2013 Cannes Film Festival. This new agreement with Open Road Films will give Ketchup Entertainment the opportunity to capitalize on Open Road’s existing non-theatrical partners as well as find new opportunities in ancillary areas. The deal was negotiated on behalf of Open Road Films by Ben Cotner, Senior Vice President of Acquisitions, and Elliott Kleinberg, General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Operations and Business Affairs and by Gareth ... Read More »
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