Apple is number one but for how long. Report from strategy analytics as the iPhone 5 -- the top seller in the fourth quarter of 2012. The phone which debuted near the end of the third quarter -- 27. Point four million units or close at 13% of all Smartphones. The iPhone four S was number two with 8% market. Followed closely by Samsung's galaxy S three. So much on the debut was that while we when you compare the iPhone fives market share in its first full quarter with the first full quarters of the other -- it ranks in the middle of the pack. Below before -- by the head of the galaxy this story. That's not bad considering the increase competition but now Foxconn. Which one Apple's largest manufacturers says it has instituted a hiring freeze at its largest plant and slow the recruitment process he's at other sites. Foxconn spokesman denied a Financial Times report that the company's -- were connected to slowing production of the iPhone 5. He said hiring slowdown was a result of more migrant workers coming back to work after the Chinese New Year than they normally -- Analysts at RBC's in their checks found the same thing. While UBS put -- announcing the hiring freeze could partly be attributable to a slowdown HP instead shares of apple are still down nearly 2% today. In our best of the rest today Yahoo! the Internet company now unveiling a new look at its home page. This features -- news for -- -- headline -- can scroll through and customized visitors can also login with their FaceBook ID now and gain access to content that's also shared by reference. Yeah it was already -- one of the world's most visited online properties or revenues declined in recent years amid competition from FaceBook and from global. The new CEO there -- -- -- changes in its mobile presence will also be rolled out over the coming days. Shares of Yahoo! are down fractionally today but so far 2013. And up big. 35%. Since mayor to the top slot. -- sputtering time our look at the movers. First soaring as demand media the company said late Wednesday is considering separating its media business from its domain name service and the move would be tax free to shareholders. The stock is up 8% now but rose as much as 15% earlier today. Sputtering is -- not a lot of interest in standalone GPS devices these days the company is forecasting full year results below forecasts. Shares there fell about 10% and fell earlier to a 52 week low. That's it protect would be this Wednesday remember you can follow us on Twitter at -- -- equity I'm John Marino. This sports.
Feb 20 - Apple's iPhone 5 takes the sales crown away from Samsung plus Yahoo's revamp and more. ( Transcript )
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