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?
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.
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.