YouTube, yup the same service that enables you to share with the world the footage of your sloshed roomie at his stupid best, has gone mobile! What does it mean? Not only will you be able to see the similar videos on your cellphone but you will also be able to upload clips directly from your phone. At the moment, YouTube is available on five Nokia models (N73, N95, E65, 6110n and 6120c) and two Sony Ericsson phones (K800i and W880i).
YouTubers can either point their mobile browsers to m.youtube.com or download the application fromÂ http://www.youtube.com/yt_mobile_app
â€œWe are focused on aggressively rationalizing the company’s cost structure and working to get Mobile Devices back on track,â€ said Greg Brown, chief executive officer of Motorola.Â â€œThe recovery in Mobile Devices will take longer than expected and there is a lot more work to be done.Â Our primary focus is on improving profitability and enhancing our product portfolio in this business.â€
This statement defined the tone for Motorolaâ€™s Q4 2007 result. The mobile devices segment sales were down to USD 4.8 billion which was down 38 percent as compared to Q4 2006. Whatâ€™s more, compared to the operating earnings of USD 341 billion in Q4 2006, this time the company posted an operating loss of USD 388 million. To make things worse, the segment posted an operating loss of USD 1.2 billion in 2007 calendar year as opposed to operating earnings of USD 2.7 billion in 2006.
The outlook for the first quarter doesnâ€™t look any better, with losses of USD 0.05 â€“ 0.07 expected.