Android market share

Can Google's Android Undercut iTunes for News?

Google is considering a plan to charge publishers less to sell news to Android users than the 30% fee that Apple typically charges to sell apps on iTunes. Will that be enough to attract news publishers?

Android OS Gains in Smartphone Race as All Others Slip

Apple's iPhone operating system software stumbled in the third quarter, losing year-over-year quarterly market share for the first time, as Google's Android mobile operating system pulled further ahead, according to a Gartner Research report released Wednesday.

RIM's Strong Earnings Ease Worries Over Apple, Google

Research In Motion reported better than expected earnings Thursday, blunting fears that the Blackberry-maker is losing ground to smartphone rivals Apple and Google. But investors pushed shares down 3% in after-hours trading on secondary results that came up short of Wall Street's hopes.