Thursday, July 8, 2010

Business Insider: 10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Good morning! Here's some news:

* Microsoft was rumored to have sold just 503 KIN phones, but Pocket Now weighs in with a pretty definitive answer of 8,810 based on the Kin Facebook page.

* Forget the mobile woes, Microsoft's Xbox Live probably did over $1 billion in revenue.

* Microsoft cut hundreds of jobs yesterday around the world.

* Here's what the PC market would look like if iPads were included. And by the way, Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi says Apple
could sell 25 million iPads next year.

* Foursquare is absolutely pounding Gowalla.

* MySpace mulls a subscription service for its music offerings.

* YouTube revamped its mobile site, making the YouTube app on the iPhone obsolete.

* Facebook is partnering with Asian company MOL Global to sell Facebook credits. MOL has 500,000 outlets throughout Asia according to the release.

* A blogger wound up with a prototype of a Nokia phone and now it wants the police to help get it back. (Sounds like the Gizmodo/Apple story, except without any intrigue.)

* T-Mobile's roadmap for the rest of the year has leaked. Get ready for 5 more Android phones.

Read more: Business Insider

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