By 2015, Apple Will Consume 25 Percent of All DRAM

Mobile devices would have a significant impact on the usage of core computer components, like memory for instance. We spotted this stat today –

“According to analysts, demand for Apple’s iPhone 6, 6 Plus, and a rumored iPad Air with 2GB of RAM instead of the current 1GB will push Apple’s share of the DRAM market from today’s 16.5% all the way to 25%. At such capacity levels, Apple will look outside the traditional low power manufacturers to fill its needs, and the PC industry suppliers are reportedly responding by converting capacity from PC DRAM to LPDRAM. ”

Read more: http://hothardware.com/News/Apple-Expected-To-Consume-25-Of-All-DRAM-In-2015-Impact-Industry-Trends/#ixzz3Ea0gpjiy

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Mobile App Statistics: 65 Percent of Users Download Zero Apps Per Month

We spotted this stat today – ” more than 65 percent of users downloaded zero apps per month, according to comScore. The other 34 percent typically pick out just one or two each month. Only a fraction of folks download more than four apps in 30 days” (Source)

Apps have definitely not taken over the world, after all. Not even close.

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1 Million: The Number of Removal Requests Processed By Google Every Day

Most of us agree that a million is a huge number. The pirate link removal team at Google would definitely agree – we spotted this stat today, that “For the first time ever Google is now processing an average of one million removal requests per day. The new record follows an upward trend with copyright holders reporting more and more allegedly infringing search results in an effort to deter piracy.” (Source)

Huge numbers, these.

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Twitter Statistics: 14 Percent of Twitter Users Never See Twitter Ads

That is because they never login to Twitter.com or use the Twitter mobile app. We spotted this today – “Of the 271 million people counted in Twitter’s latest tally, 14%, or 37.9 million, never log in directly to Twitter’s website or mobile app, the only places where Twitter serves ads. Instead, they connect through hundreds of thousands of third-party applications that the users have given permission to link to Twitter.” (Source)

How would Twitter solve for this?

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$300K Per Hour – The Average Cost of Network Downtime

If you believe in averages, that is. We spotted this stat today, that the average cost of network downtime, across industries (based on surveys) is $5,600 p/minute, which extrapolates to well over $300K p/hour. The range is from $140K to $540K p/hour. (Source)

100 percent uptime is a really huge deal. Now we know why, in dollars.

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‘Our Mobile Monetization Is Growing Faster Than Our Mobile Traffic’

We spot statements like that very, very rarely. You can guess who said it – China’s Google, of course. With some 160 million daily active users of its core search application, Baidu is on a roll. We spotted this stat today, that the country’s total number of mobile Internet users rose to 500 million at the end of 2013 from 420 million at the end of 2012, according to a report in January by the government-established China Internet Network Information Center.(Source).

Baidu has been spending heavily on mobile monetization – primarily to migrate its desktop search advertising prowess to mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones.

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Twitter Stats: 44% of Twitter Accounts Have Never Sent a Tweet

Twitter has always had this issue of folks signing up but not using the product for quite some time now. We had spotted some very disturbing stats around this some time back – we spotted this stat today, that 44 percent of Twitter users have never sent a tweet (Source)

Tweets have also been tricky to monetize – Read Zero Percent: Twitter’s Referral Contribution To Black Friday Sales. Challenging times, these.

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Bitcoin: The Worst Investment In The World This Year

Well with a title like that, it is impossible not to spot this stat – we spotted this stat today, that in 2014 so far, BTC is down 38.3 percent against USD, and is probably the worst investment this year so far (Source) For instance, the FTSE 100 is only down 2.2 percent.

Our guess is that Mt. Gox has played a huge role in this confidence drop. After all, for quite some time, it was impossible to read anything on Bitcoin without a reference to Mt. Gox.

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Facebook Surprise: Companies’ Posts Now Reach Only 6% of Followers

This has always puzzled us – the way Facebook controls who sees what is shared on a Page on Facebook, in spite of the fact that the Company spent money to get fans to like the page in the first place. The reach percentage has been dropping heavily, and now, only 6 in 100 fans see updates from pages they liked (Source)

So don’t say ‘Like Us on Facebook’. It doesn’t matter that much any more.

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Cloud Computing Statistics: $107 Billion Industry By 2017

We had spotted some interesting cloud statistics some time back – we spotted this interesting stat today, a projection from IDC, that Cloud Computing will be a 107 Billion dollar industry in 3 years (Source)

Cloud computing has always been ‘big’ in our perception. We can now put a number to it.

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