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Android Market Share Dominates iOS Once Again In U.S.

04/01/2013, The last time Kantar World Panel released its smartphone platform market share report, iOS had been announced the winner by an extremely slight margin as it had a 48.1 percent market share, while Android’s market share sat around 46.7 percent....

Apple now the world’s 3rd largest mobile phone manufacturer

02/02/2012, According to results from IDC’s latest report – Apple has now surged forward to claim the spot of the world’s 3rd largest mobile phone manufacturer. The Cupertino company increased its market share by 128.4% when compared to its Q4 results...

One in every two smartphones sold in the world run Android

11/15/2011, It took awhile, but Google’s domination of the mobile platform has finally occurred. According to the latest findings by Gartner, Android now has 52.5% market share worldwide – up from 43.4% last quarter and double the 25.3% from one year ago. And...

Internet Explorer global browser share dips below 50% mark

11/02/2011, Microsoft executives would definitely sit up and take notice that their Internet Explorer global browser share has just dropped below the 50% mark sometime during the month of October – something that had never happened before in over a decade....

Android top smartphone purchases in Asia

10/21/2011, The Apple iPhone 4S might be doing gangbusters in terms of sales, but that does not mean North America is the center of the universe. There is this thing known as the rest of the world, and in Asia, Android-powered handsets top the smartphone purchase...

Yahoo benefits from Google losses in July US search market share

08/10/2011, Google, currently the 800lbs Internet search gorilla, did not have a good July, having lost part of its market share among other US online searches, whereas rival Yahoo! Inc. made gains – according to researcher ComScore Inc. Fret not if you happen...

Android owns over 40% of US smartphone share

08/04/2011, Despite all the ongoing patent infringement litigations and lawsuits that are being served to Android OEMs recently, it looks like nothing can halt the sales of devices running the operating system. comScore has reported that Android is now on 40.1% of...

RIM cutting 2,000 jobs to cope with losses

07/25/2011, Things aren’t looking too good for Research In Motion (better known as RIM) as the company has announced that it plans to cut 2,000 jobs – almost a tenth of its workforce in order to cope with its current losses from slow sales and stolen market...

More Windows tablets sold than PlayBooks in Q2 2011

07/21/2011, It has been reported by Strategy Analytics that in Q2 2011, Microsoft has seen more tablets shipped with its operating systems than RIM did with its own tablet. Now this wouldn’t have been surprising if it was comparing Apple’s iPad against...

WebKit browsers catching up to Firefox (updated)

06/03/2011,   While Firefox is having trouble surpassing Internet Explorer’s market share in the browser wars, it looks like it has another competitor right at its heels – browsers that run the WebKit web page renderer, in the form of Google Chrome and...

Nokia’s market share: at its lowest point since 1997

05/20/2011, Things don’t look too good for the Finnish giant. After spending countless years as the company to beat, Nokia seems to have rolled back in time 14 years – with its global market share reduced to 25%, almost the same level as it was back in 1997....

Apple closing in on Nokia’s as top smartphone maker

05/06/2011, Despite all the hate (and love) for the iPhone, you gotta admit one thing – it sells. And it sells very well. According to a recent report released by the IDC, it looks like Apple is closing the gap between them and the number one smartphone...

Windows 7 finally overtakes Windows XP’s desktop OS market share

04/08/2011, According to the latest results of the desktop OS market share in the US for April 2011 collected by StatCounter, it looks like people are finally leaving Windows XP behind and getting an upgrade to Windows 7. For the first time since it became the most...