Print Canadian BlackBerry announced the beginning of cooperation with Google to provide protection to the recently introduced platform Android for Work, as reported by Reuters. On this news shares BlackBerry surged 4,3%.
The platform Android for Work aims to divide the information space of the smartphone business and personal. To protect the system will be used to develop the type of BlackBerry BES12. The work zone will be able to access the network administrator of the employer, but to invade the personal information they will not be allowed.
Google also announced the cooperation in the field of integration of Android for Work with software developers such as SAP, Samsung and SOTI. Obviously, these steps Google is pushing closer alliance of Apple and IBM.
At each quarterly conference management Apple announces new victories in the struggle for corporate clients, so infinitely long withstand this pressure Google would not be able to.
Meanwhile, the video hosting YouTube, which is visited by over a billion visitors a month, still not profitable Google. This writes The Wall Street Journal, citing informed sources.
In 2014, video hosting received about $ 4 billion in revenue, compared with $ 3 billion in 2013 revenue growth contributed to changes in the service, after the introduction of which became the major brands to spend more on advertising.
On the video business accounted for only 6% of revenue Google, though there is no profit. YouTube pays content and hardware and then pay holders is at break-even, says one of the interlocutors edition.
For comparison: Facebook, received last year about $ 12 billion in revenue, profit increased to $ 3 billion, compared from $ 1.3 billion a year earlier.
The main problem analysts YouTube called locally local stars, which outside of the service, few people know. The most famous star of YouTube – a leading blog about computer games PewDiePie, his channel 35 million subscribers. Head Susan service Voyzhitski admitted at the conference that before the arrival on YouTube did not know of its existence.
Canadian vendor reduces losses.
Recall that for the III quarter of fiscal net loss amounted to $ 148 BlackBerry million, or $ 0, 28 per share, compared with a loss of $ 4.4 billion, or $ 8.37 per share, for the same period a year earlier.
At the same time, adjusted earnings per share of 1 cent, while analysts expected a loss 5 cents per paper.
Revenue was also significantly worse prognosis: in this period, the indicator fell by 33.3% to $ 793 million, compared with $ 1.19 billion in the same period last year. Wall Street had expected revenue of $ 936 million.
Cash and cash equivalents totaled $ 3.1 billion. The previous quarter the amount was at times less – $ 43 million, with the exception of $ 31 million, that the company has spent on acquisitions.