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Android Bug Could Affect a Billion Smartphones

A bug has been uncovered in Android smartphones that can see the handset crashed by sending a simple multimedia message to the handset. more

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Android virus laden Ransomware on the Rise in the UK

Bitdefender research has found that approximately 32% of all reported malware during the month of May was Android ransomware,  more

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Android Needs Hero Flagship Device to Regain OS Market Share

The latest smartphone sales data shows Android gaining market share in the USA, where it increased to 62.4%, but continuing to struggle in the Europe "big five," more

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New wave of Android Ransomware lurks behind FBI porn warning

Thousands of Android users are at risk of having their mobile devices and private contents locked by a particularly ruthless ransomware that demands $500 to restore access,  more

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Android Overtakes Apple iOS for Mobile Ad Revenue Share

Mobile advertising data from first quarter of 2015 shows Android not just leading in traffic, but now revenue, holding a 45.8% share of total revenue generated on the platform,  more

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Free Android Apps Sharing Personal Information

Research in free Android apps has found an alarming level of privacy busting information about the users being passed back to advertisers. more

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Tackling Android Fragmentation with Intel's Reference Design

Announced last September at the Intel Developer Forum, the Intel Reference Design for Android (Intel RDA) streamlines the development process for mobile system makers. more

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Two Men Hospitalised in Smartphone OS Fight

Two roommates have stabbed each other after an alcohol fueled argument about the merits of Apple or Android smartphones. more

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Android Captured a Tiny 11% Share of Global Smartphone Profit in Q4 2014

The Android operating system captured a record-low 11 percent global smartphone profit share during the quarter. more

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Android and iOS Squeeze the Competition, Swelling to 96.3% of the Smartphone OS Market

Android and iOS inched closer to total domination of the worldwide smartphone market in both the fourth quarter (4Q14) and the calendar year 2014. more

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