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  • Android, not iOS, is tops in mobile ad traffic for first time

    Devices running Google's Android operating system have dethroned Apple's iPhones and iPads as the biggest drivers of worldwide mobile ad traffic, according to a new study from Opera Mediaworks.

  • New super-duper smartphone cameras likely won't help HTC and Nokia, analysts say

    HTC and Nokia are separately expected to announce super-high-quality cameras in new smartphones expected to be unveiled the next week.

  • iOS opens gap over Android in mobile OS usage

    iOS grew its share of the global mobile operating system market to 24.2 percent in November, further stretching its advantage over Android.

  • McAfee: Android is sole target of new mobile malware in Q3

    All new malware being written for mobile devices targets Android, according to a McAfee report on malware trends in Q3 2011.

  • Apple iPhone passes BlackBerry in business use, survey finds

    Apple's iPhone has unseated the Research in Motion BlackBerry as the top smartphone used by mobile employees, according to an iPass survey of more than 2300 workers around the world.

  • Gartner: Android market share tops 50% worldwide

    <a href="">Android</a>'s well-documented <a href="">fragmentation issues</a> apparently <a href="">aren't deterring consumers</a> from snatching up Android phones.

  • IBM targets managed security service at iOS, Android, Windows, BlackBerry smartphones

    <a href="">IBM</a> is offering a <a href="">cloud-based managed service</a> for mobile devices that will let IT managers exert management and <a href="">security</a> controls over devices based on <a href="">Apple</a> iOS, Google <a href="">Android</a>, the RIM BlackBerry, Symbian and <a href="">Microsoft</a> <a href="">Windows</a> Mobile.

  • Lumia seen as dim light in U.S. versus iPhone, Android

    Nokia's new <a href="">Windows Phone 7.5-based Lumia smartphones</a> won't cause many problems for Android-based devices and the iPhone in the U.S., three analysts predicted Wednesday.

  • Nokia and RIM, pioneers in wireless, seem to be on the ropes

    Tablets and smartphones have shaken up the computing world. Their impact may be most profound for Nokia and Research In Motion (RIM), two pioneers in wireless communications that are now scrambling to adjust to relative newcomers such as Apple and Google.

  • Nokia to put free Microsoft apps on Symbian Belle smartphones

    Several of Microsoft's business productivity applications will be available for free on Nokia's latest Symbian Belle smartphones later this year, Nokia announced Thursday.

  • Apple rules phone, tablet browsing market

    Mobile browsing has more than doubled in the last year and now accounts for over 6 per cent of all online activity, according to a US a Web statistics company said today.

  • The epic unpopularity of Windows smartphones

    Pop quiz: Can you name every smartphone platform that's more popular than Windows Phone 7? Go on. We dare you.

  • Nokia scrapping Symbian in the U.S. for Windows Phone 7

    We knew it was going to happen, but Nokia's finally made it official: the company is killing off Symbian in North America. Nokia president Chris Weber revealed the (soon) death to AllThingD's Ina Fried on Tuesday.

  • Android, iPhone biggest winners in global smartphone battle

    The latest global market-share estimates for smartphones are out. And as we've come to expect from these regular exercises in mobile OS number-crunching, the news is bright for Apple and Google, but a bit bleak for Nokia, Research In Motion (RIM), and Microsoft.

  • Android market share nears 50 per cent worldwide

    It's a new month, which means that another research firm has released data showing us that Android and the iPhone are pretty popular.