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Day May 17, 2012

Sponsor: Igloo Software

Igloo is a web-based platform that enables you to collaborate anywhere, anytime, without disruption – so you can be your industry’s next great disruption.

Whether you’re in the office, at home, or on the road, your experience is identical. You get access to the same content and conversations as they happen, without the endless emails, meetings and constant distractions.

Igloo is your digital workplace – a place where you can share files, find answers, solve problems and locate information and expertise. It’s a social collaboration solution that makes the simple stuff easy, and the complex stuff possible.

See what all the excitement is about. Read Forrester’s Social, Mobile and The Cloud Converge to Drive Competitive Advantage. Or, experience it for yourself with a free, 30-day trial of Igloo.

Collaboration spaces can be formed with your customers, partners or peers. And plans start at just $4/user/month.

Calculating Google's contribution to iPhone profitability

In the iPhone cost structure analysis I showed how revenues and costs for iPhone are probably allocated. The revenue per iPhone was shown to include $29 for revenue items “above” the price of the phone to the channel. This total includes Apple’s own iPhone accessory sales plus revenue from licensing the “Made for iPhone” trademark to third party accessory makers. Apple also receives some revenues from cloud services. But, pertinent to our recent discussions on the Android business model, Apple also receives revenues from Google.

Wouldn’t it be nice to know how much? Here’s a way we can estimate it.