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This Is What Google Looks Like Broken Into Pieces

Press reports have started to surface that the U.S. Department of Justice may investigate Google under antitrust laws. Most of the conversation has centered around whether Google has a monopoly ...
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Wild Rumor of the Day: Microsoft Is Making Its Own Android Phone

By Chris Smith of Depending on how you look at it, Microsoft is both the biggest loser of the mobile business and one of the biggest winners. The iPhone ...
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Android to Overtake Apple iOS in App Sales This Year

It's no secret that owners of an Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone are willing to pay a premium for the device. And even though smartphones that use Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: ...
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Apple iOS Snagged 42% of US Market During Holiday Season

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) had an excellent 2016 holiday season, thank you very much. In the three-month period from November 2016 through January 2017, Apple's iOS-powered smartphones accounted for 42% ...
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Android Market Share Pummels Apple

The global market share of Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Android rose to 88% last quarter, further cornering Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iOS. Sales of the iPhone 7 are Apple's only ...
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Should Employers Ban Cell Phones and Social Media at Work?

The pendulum of balancing one's work life and private life can swing wildly through most of our careers. There is also the constant push-pull that takes place between employers and ...
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Android Holds 51% Share of Smartphone Operating Systems

While sales of the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 6 models have swamped the competition, the market share of Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Android operating system is more than 51% ...
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950 Million Android Devices Threatened by Bug

The following warning was issued by a software security firm that researches the Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Android OS: Zimperium zLabs VP of Platform Research and Exploitation, Joshua J. Drake ...
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Q2 Smartphone Sales Growth at 2-Year Low

Worldwide smartphone sales in the second quarter of 2015 grew at their slowest rate in two years, up 13.5% to 330 million units. For the first time, smartphone sales in ...
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Google’s Game-Changing Announcement — and No, It’s Not Google Pay

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is about to wrap up its I/O developer conference, and the company announced a blizzard of new products and features on Thursday. The most prominent is ...
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Just How Badly iOS Gobbles Up Android Profit Share

Every report we see on smartphone operating systems -- platforms -- puts Android from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) at the top of list with a market share of around 60% ...
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Samsung Adds U.S. Smartphone Market Share in December

For the three-month period ending in December, Samsung Electronics gained 0.7% in the U.S. smartphone market for a total market share of 29.7%. The Korean electronics giant still trails Apple ...
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Shopping Drove Mobile App Usage in 2014

The overall growth rate in 2014 for mobile app usage was 76%, a startlingly large number on its own. But the really big growth came in the use of shopping ...
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Nielsen Names Top Smartphone Apps for 2014

The top smartphone app for 2014, based on number of monthly active users, was Facebook Inc.’s (NASDAQ: FB) namesake social media app, with more than 118 million unique users on ...
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Apple, Microsoft to Outpace Android Growth Through 2018

In 2013, for the first time, global smartphone sales grew to 1 billion units. Smartphones based on the iOS platform from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Android from Google Inc. ...
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