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Android owns half of U.S. smartphone market, but phones don’t last as long as rivals

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NPD Group has joined the chorus of research firms stating the obvious: Android leads the pack in the smartphone OS wars. Though to be fair, it’s not much of a war in the U.S. anymore. Android grew to a 53 perc…

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Google Android is king; sales of Android devices 6 times more than last year

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It’s really no surprise when we see the numbers of the latest Android sales and market share. The Android platform has made itself the King of the mobile OS market in a few short years. Even coming a tad bit l…

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Android vulnerability affects 99.7% of Android devices on the market

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A team of German researchers has just discovered that around 99.7% of Android devices on the market today have a security vulnerability. This vulnerability happens over unencrypted networks where the devic…

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Researchers find way to restrict which data Android apps access, put privacy options in user’s hand

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There’s an Android security scare happening at least once a month. Most of these are overblown, rehashed non-issues, but there are legit concerns about Android malware and privacy leaks. Researchers…

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Android Makes Up 80% of Verizon Smartphone Sales

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Analyst Matthew Goodmam at ITG Investment Research, has done a little digging and found that Android is responsible for 80% of smartphone sales at Verizon. Once you stop to think about it, this headline isn&#…

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