Android 6.0 Marshmallow passes 10 percent mark
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Eight months after its release

Google has published its latest statistics for Android platform showing that Marshmallow has managed to reach 10 percent mark eight months after it has been released.

Blackberry losing Android sales too
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Wednesday, 08 June 2016 15:56

Blackberry losing Android sales too


Blackberry will have to slam the priv door

It is starting to look like Blackberry is not getting enough sales from its Android products to justify a mobile handset presence.

Smartphone shipments to fall further
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Friday, 03 June 2016 11:52

Smartphone shipments to fall further


So much for iPhone 7 and small screens saving Apple’s bacon

Any hopes that the Smartphone industry will pull out of its woes this year have been dashed by the latest IDC report.

Oracle claims Google has killed Open Source
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Before Oracle could do it

Oracle claims that Google’s court-room win gaining fair-use rights over a thousand lines of java APIs in Android will mean that Open Source is dead.

Windows Phone OS now on less than 1 percent of phones
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Microsoft only sells 2.3 million Lumia devices in Q1 2016

According to the latest report, Microsoft's Windows Phone now holds less than one percent of the market share due to low sales in the Q1 2016.

Oracle blames falling profits on Google
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Wednesday, 18 May 2016 11:49

Oracle blames falling profits on Google


Payback is cool for Catz


Data-storage outfit Oracle is blaming the fact that Google “illegally” used Java in Android for all the woes which have befallen the company.

Serious security flaw in Qualcomm packages
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Found in hundreds of Android phone models

FireEye has found a vulnerability in Qualcomm software packages which are under the bonnet of hundreds of Android phone models.

Outfit creates “super-secure” mobile
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Monday, 25 April 2016 10:32

Outfit creates “super-secure” mobile


Yours for $20,000

A British-Israeli start-up wants to flog a super-secure smartphone which will cost $20,000.

EU hits Google with Android monopoly charges
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Wednesday, 20 April 2016 13:29

EU hits Google with Android monopoly charges


Do not pass go, to not collect $200

As we expected the EU has finally waded into Google for “abusing” its dominant position in the smartphone market by forcing device makers to adopt certain apps.

EU preparing to slap Google
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Monday, 18 April 2016 11:14

EU preparing to slap Google


Anti-trust

The EU is gearing up for what will be an epic legal battle with the search outfit Google.