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Google Formally Charged With Abusing Android Market Dominance

The European Commission has informed Google of its preliminary view that the company has, in breach of EU antitrust rules, abused its dominant position by imposing restrictions on Android device manufacturers and mobile network operators. more

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Android OS Share in China Gets Boost from New Year's Sales

The latest smartphone OS data shows that Android increased its sales share in urban China to 76.4% from 73% in the same period a year ago.  more

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Apple Ends 2015 as Leading Smartphone Brand in U.S. & China

The latest smartphone sales data shows Android's steady share growth continuing in the U.S. and EU5 where Android reached 59 and 71 percent respectively. more

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Android Returns to Growth in Europe's Big Five Markets

The latest smartphone sales data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech for the three months ending in October 2015 shows Android returning to growth in Europe's big five markets, after a decline that began in October 2014.  more

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Android Returns to Growth in Europe's Big Five Markets

The latest smartphone sales data shows Android returning to growth in Europe's big five markets, after a decline that began in October 2014.  more

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When apps talk behind your back

Almost 9 percent of popular apps downloaded from Google Play interact with websites that could compromise users' security and privacy, more

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Huawei Emerges as 2nd Largest Android Brand in EU's Big Five

The latest smartphone sales data confirms the trend seen over the previous two months, with Android gaining market share in the U.S. while losing ground in Europe's big five markets. more

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Android widgets may boost effectiveness of sleep-monitoring apps

An effective smart phone application should make data collection easy, but not so easy that the user forgets to access and reflect on that information, according to a team of researchers.  more

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Android Ransomware Masquerades as Free Porn App

An Android app that claims to be a video player for porn has turned out to be an extortion scam that locks phones until people pay up to have it removed. more

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Android Share Loss Continues in Europe "Big Five" Markets

The latest smartphone sales data shows continued market share losses for the Android OS across Europe's five largest markets, while Android's share remained positive in the U.S. more

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