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Android, Samsung Crush Apple in 2013 Smartphone Shipments

For anyone paying attention to the smartphone market, the fact that Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) dominate the market is certainly no big shocker. Together the ...
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September’s Most Popular Apps Downloads Include a New Twist

The most popular downloaded free app from the App Store at Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) in September was YouTube from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG). The ever-popular Candy Crush Saga from ...
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Apple iPhone Dies: Live Blogs, @Twitter, Analysis, Stock Plunges Below $500

Elvis Costello is musical guest, how sad Apple iPhone 5S price points 16 GB for $199, and 32 GB for $299,  and 64 GB for $399. Does not seem like ...
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Apple iPad Loses Half Its Market Share: The Rise of Android Tablets

The world knows that the tablet market has disrupted the PC market, and most of us expect that this trend will only remain in place. IDC has released its second-quarter ...
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iPhone Market Share Growing Faster Than Android

The Android mobile device operating system (OS) from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) continues to hold more than half the smartphone OS market, with a 51.7% share for the three-month period ...
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BlackBerry Struggles Continue

The latest data from Kantar Worldpanel does not tell us a lot that we didn’t already know. The most popular smartphone platform in the United States for the three months ...
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BlackBerry CEO Derides Apple — Australian Financial Review

In an exclusive interview with The Australian Financial Review, BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) CEO Thorsten Heins took a swipe at Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and the venerable iOS operating system. Heins ...
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Windows Phone Now Number 3 Smartphone Platform

In a battle that has really just been joined for the third best-selling smartphone platform, Windows Phone from Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has wrestled away third place from the precursor ...
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Mobile Device Activations Skyrocket on Christmas Day

Worldwide, some 17.4 million mobile devices were activated on Christmas Day this year according to research firm Flurry. That’s more than four times the 4 million average number of ...
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Google Apps Catching Up with Apple (GOOG, AAPL, WMT, XOM, MSFT)

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) recently claimed to be activating 1.3 million Android-based smartphones every day. All those phones need apps from Google’s Play (apps) store, and the company announced on ...
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Google Nearly Doubles Android Activations Since December

Speaking at an event to tout Google Inc.’s (NASDAQ: GOOG) Motorola division, the company’s chairman -- Eric Schmidt -- said that Google is now activating 1.3 million Android-based devices every ...
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More Than All Smartphone Profits Go to Apple, Samsung (AAPL, RIMM, NOK, GOOG, MSFT)

In yet another sign that the smartphone market is a two-horse race, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Samsung Electronics together grabbed 108% of the industry’s profits in the second quarter ...
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Microsoft to Capture 4% of US Smartphone Sales in 2012

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, Windows Phone operating systems from Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) will capture 4% of the US smartphone market in 2012. While still trailing ...
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Android to Top Mobile Operating Systems, But Windows Will Outpace iOS by 2016 (GOOG, AAPL, MSFT, NOK, RIMM)

Growth in mobile phone shipments this year is expected to be about 4%, the lowest growth rate since 2009. That’s according to the latest global mobile phone tracking data from ...
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Android Dominates Chinese Mobile Platform Market (GOOG, AAPL, NOK, MSFT, RIMM)

The Android smartphone operating system from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) grabbed nearly 70% of sales in China during the fourth quarter of 2011 according to a new report from Chinese ...
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