Blackberry loses Obama
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Gets a locked down Samsung instead


In a sign that Blackberry’s days are numbered, one of its key advocates, President Barack Obama has given up on it.

Samsung might dump Android for Tizen
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Had enough

There are signs that Samsung's patence with Google's Android are flailing and it is seriously thinking about replacing it across its entire range with its operating system which sounds like a sneeze, Tizen.

Canadians ban pirate boxes
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Set-top Andriod boxes loaded with software

Hardware makers who have been making android based set-top boxes which are configured for piracy and packed with copyright defeating software have been banned in Canada.

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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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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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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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.