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Android World's Ahead Of Apple In The Mobile OS Market
2013-02-08 12:13:59

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As Apple and Android fight for mobile dominance, analysts continue to play scorekeeper in the Great Smartphone War. And it looks like Android is far from being overtaken as top dog. In a report published yesterday, analyst group Canalys said that smartphone sales have increased and that Android OS and Apple iOS are worlds apart when it comes to market share. However, while the 2 fiercest competitors in mobile may be separated...

Apple Overtakes HP As World's Largest PC Vendor
2012-01-31 13:24:22

Research firm Canalys said on Monday that Apple has taken over Hewlett-Packard (HP) as the world's largest vendor of personal computers. The firm said that tablet demand in the fourth quarter helped drive the global PC market 16 percent higher than a year ago to 120 million computers. Canalys said desktop, netbook, notebook and tablet sales grew 16 percent from a year ago.  However, if iPads are not included as PCs then the number dropped 0.4 percent. Apple had a combined sales...

2011-08-02 05:00:00

Research firm Canalys said on Monday that Google's Android platform has taken about 50 percent of the global smartphone market. Almost all the major phone makers including HTC, LG, Motorola and Samsung use Android. The research firm said it was the leading platform in 35 of the 56 countries it tracked, giving it a 48 percent market share. Apple was in second place with a 19 percent market share, ahead of Nokia. "The iPhone has been a phenomenal success story for Apple and a watershed...

2011-06-20 10:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest independent Canalys study of worldwide enterprise security market share found that Trend Micro Incorporated ((TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704)) is the world's fastest -growing leading content security vendor, with a 17 percent growth rate (Q1 2010 - Q1 2011). The Canalys study, "Canalys estimates, Enterprise Security Analysis, June 2011," covers Content Security, Network Security and Security Management sectors for Q1 2011. According...

2011-05-04 13:48:18

Research firm Canalys said on Wednesday that Google Inc.'s Android operating system took its market share to 35 percent in the first quarter of this year. The firm said the market for smartphones grew 83 percent from a year ago in the January-to-March quarter to 101 million phones. Google's software platform increased its market share to 35 percent from less than 10 percent just a year earlier, and Nokia's Symbian saw its market share drop to 26 percent from 45 percent. Canalys research...

2011-02-16 07:40:00

Russian computer security expert Eugene Kaspersky said on Tuesday that Google's Android would ultimately become the market leader in smartphone operating systems, surpassing Apple and BlackBerry. There is just "one company, one operating system which follows Microsoft's strategy of the 1990s," said Kaspersky, founder of the leading anti-virus firm Kaspersky Lab, referring to the way in which Microsoft's Windows operating system became the dominant platform for computers. "I believe that if...

2010-11-01 11:58:48

Research firm Canalys said on Monday that Google's Android software platform jumped up to the number 2 spot in the smartphone market during the third quarter. Nokia's Symbian continued to lead the market with a 37 percent share, while Android had 17 percent of the market.  Android jumped ahead of Research In Motion, Apple and Microsoft this year. Google's Android phones are in a good position as handsets look to surpass computers for browsing the Web. Google Chief Executive Eric...

2010-08-03 06:30:00

Shipments of Google's Android mobile smartphones have soared in the past year, according to figures from the research firm Canalys. Statistics from Canalys suggest that shipments of the Android mobile operating system have increased 886 percent from the second quarter of 2009, while Apple showed the second largest growth in the smartphone sector with 61 percent growth in the same time period. Overall, the smartphone sector grew by 64 percent from the second quarter of 2009, the research...

2008-10-14 09:00:14

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Canalys Navigation Forum -- deCarta, the leading supplier of software and services for the Location-Based Services (LBS) industry, today announced the commercial availability and shipments of its real-time, two-way connected navigation (CNAV) service for next-generation personal navigation devices (PNDs) and smartphones. Unveiled in March, the service is offered to existing and new-entrant PND suppliers, carriers, handset manufacturers,...

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