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100m Android devices and counting

Google kicked off the firm’s annual I/O developers conference in San Francisco with a keynote address that hailed 100 million Android devices. Google’s senior vice president of engineering Vic Gundotra took the stage hailing "how much had been achieved", cheekily unveiling a cartoon Android gobbling an Apple, in reference to …

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WP7 to overtake Android by 2015

Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 platform has been subject to continual speculation about poor handset sales in recent months, but one analyst thinks the company is set for big success in the coming years. Pyramid Research’s latest smartphone forecasts report includes the prediction that by 2015, Windows Phone will overtake Google’s …

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Apple named world’s most valuable brand

The latest ‘BrandZ’ study by global brands agency Millward Brown puts Apple and the top, supplanting last year’s top dog Google. It says Apple’s attention to detail and diversifying product range enable it to behave differently from other consumer electronics makers. Peter Walshe, global brands director of Millward Brown, told …

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Nintendo’s handheld market share ‘down 13%’

Mobile analytics agency Flurry has claimed that the combined forces of Apple iOS and Google Android are eating into Nintendo’s handheld market share. Between 2009 and 2010 Flurry estimates that Nintendo’s marketshare in the US portable gaming market fell 13 per cent to 57 per cent overall. PSP fell two …

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