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commanding lead

Apple Gains On Samsung In U.S. Mobile Phone Market Share, Lands Second Overall For The First Time

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For the first time in the history of comScore’s MobiLens U.S. mobile market share report, Apple has come in second overall among handset OEMs. Apple grew its U.S. market share by 1.5 percentage points from 16.3 to 17.8 percent in the three month period ending October 2012, according to the report. During...
Apple Gains On Samsung In U.S. Mobile Phone Market Share, Lands Second Overall For The First Time
IDC: Samsung now own commanding lead of global phone market, almost double units of closest contender

Apple Owns China's Tablet Market

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The iPad first debuted in China on September 17, 2010. Now, not two years later, it is has captured nearly three-quarters of the country’s tablet market. According to a new survey from market research firm Analysys International, Chinese consumers purchased 2.34 million tablets during the second quarter of 2012, a...
Apple Owns China's Tablet Market
Global smartphone sales fell 2.3 percent in Q2 thanks to iPhone 5 anticipation
Movie Purchasing And Renting Come To 42 New iTunes Country Stores As Apple Presses Its Media Advantage
StatCounter: Chrome now the world’s most popular browser, beating out Internet Explorer

Forget Dropbox: Apple iCloud Is Most-Used Cloud In U.S.

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Apple takes a huge bite out of the cloud market. Cloud services are hot news, and among the names that come to mind are Dropbox and Box and so on--especially since Dropbox has just bought brand new cloudy mail service Mailbox. But new data from Strategy Analytics may surprise...
Forget Dropbox: Apple iCloud Is Most-Used Cloud In U.S.

Twitter a truly global tool with 72% of accounts outside of the U.S.

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Geography of Twitter @replies Twitter is growing in popularity across the world with U.S. accounts now representing just slightly more than one quarter (28.1 percent) of the total Twitter population, according to new data. With 33.3 million accounts, Brazil now outranks Japan (29.9 million accounts) as the second most Twitter-populated...
Twitter a truly global tool with 72% of accounts outside of the U.S.
Samsung smartphone sales smashed Apple in Q2 according to estimates
Nielsen: 2 out of 3 U.S. mobile buyers opt for smartphones

Apple iOS retains commanding lead in enterprise through Q2, report says

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A study released on Wednesday tallied up mobile device activations among enterprise users and found Apple's iOS maintained a dominating presence in the sector during the second quarter on strong iPhone 4S adoption....
Apple iOS retains commanding lead in enterprise through Q2, report says

Testing the speed of comment systems for blogs

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For blogs and many other types of sites, getting an interaction going with readers is essential. But it would seem that many believe that installing a third-party comment system on a website, something like Disqus, IntenseDebate, or LiveFyre, drags down the site’s speed considerably. Instead of spurring on debate, discussion,...
Testing the speed of comment systems for blogs

Real time mobile usage data sees iOS dominating Android

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Despite owning only a fraction of the mobile market share enjoyed by Android, iOS is taking a commanding lead in actual usage, with the number of unique impressions accounting at times for more than three quarters of all traffic in the past week....
Real time mobile usage data sees iOS dominating Android

LOOK: Real-Time Map Of Florida Primary Results

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With Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich each winning one of the last three Republican contests, all eyes are on the Florida primary 2012 results. The winner of Tuesday's election will get all 50 delegates, so whoever comes out victorious tonight -- even if it's Ron Paul -- will...
LOOK: Real-Time Map Of Florida Primary Results

Reading: AT&T Takes a Commanding Lead... In Dropped Calls

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Reading: AT&T Takes a Commanding Lead... In Dropped Calls
Water, Internet Access and Swagger: These Guys Are Good

Analysts: Apple has a strong case in DOJ’s lawsuit over ebook price-fixing

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Yesterday, the United States Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against Apple and five other publishers over ebook price-fixing. The DOJ has reached a settlement with three of the publishers in the suit, but Apple, MacMillan, and Penguin are standing strong (The States also are after Simon and Shuster)....
Analysts: Apple has a strong case in DOJ’s lawsuit over ebook price-fixing

Analysys: Apple dominates growing Chinese tablet sector

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According to a new report from Analysys International, Chinese consumers purchased 2.6 million tablets in the third quarter of 2012, of which more than seven in ten were iPads. The firm's analysis shows Apple with a commanding lead in a Chinese tablet market that grew 62.5 percent year-over-year. Despite its...
Analysys: Apple dominates growing Chinese tablet sector

Apple still said to account for 87% of North American tablet traffic as Kindle Fire, Nexus 7 gain

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Apple’s (AAPL) share of the global tablet market is in decline now that low-cost Android slates are proliferating, but the iPad still appears to be the most used tablet by a huge margin. Ad firm Chitika regularly monitors tablet traffic in the United States and Canada and in its latest...
Apple still said to account for 87% of North American tablet traffic as Kindle Fire, Nexus 7 gain

Below The Surface: Microsoft Is Why Samsung, Dell And Others Didn't Invent The iPad

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There's plenty of handwringing and tech speculating around the launch of Microsoft's Surface tablet--most of it about whether consumers are interested in coughing up $499 for the new toy. But the true star of the Surface--its new Windows 8 operating system, which launches today--means infinitely more to a swath of...
Below The Surface: Microsoft Is Why Samsung, Dell And Others Didn't Invent The iPad

NPD: iTunes crushing competition in both Video on Demand and sales

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According to information purveyor NPD Group, the Apple iTunes store holds a commanding lead in video digital downloads, both for movies and television shows. In 2012, the research firm claims that 67 percent of television show purchases and 65 percent of movie sales were made on Apple's marketplace, up slightly...
NPD: iTunes crushing competition in both Video on Demand and sales
Samsung HDTVs most popular among consumers

Clay Christensen, newspapers and the cliff of despair

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When it comes to digital disruption of traditional industries, Clay Christensen is a bit like the Oracle at Delphi, in the sense that the Harvard business professor and author predicted much of what we are seeing now in the media business and in fact throughout the technology industry. But even...
Clay Christensen, newspapers and the cliff of despair

So It's the Kodak Strategy for Yahoo -- The Last Refuge of the Vaguely Patented

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It was Yahoo legal head Mike Callahan who had the thankless task yesterday of calling Facebook’s general counsel Ted Ullyot to tell him the Silicon Valley Internet giant was intent on pursuing patent lawsuits against the social networking giant. The charge was being led by Callahan, as well as...
So It's the Kodak Strategy for Yahoo -- The Last Refuge of the Vaguely Patented

IaaS funding resurfaces as SingleHop raises $27.5M

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In a cloud computing market dominated by large, well-known companies such as Amazon Web Services and Rackspace, it’s difficult to find much upside investing in the competition. However, Battery Ventures has done just that, leading a $27.5 million round in SingleHop, a Chicago-based infrastructure-as-a-service provider. The challenges in IaaS are...
IaaS funding resurfaces as SingleHop raises $27.5M
ComScore: Android continues to lead in OS marketshare, Apple behind in second

Polls: How many Apple and Microsoft products do you have in your house?

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Jobs and Gates at the D7 conference in 2007 (Asa Mathat photo) Earlier this week, CNBC published a survey which found that half of American households now own at least one Apple product. GeekWire’s coverage of the survey sparked a strong reaction, which didn’t surprise me given our location in Microsoft’s...
Polls: How many Apple and Microsoft products do you have in your house?

Microsoft Says Good Riddance To IE6, Sends Flowers To Its Funeral

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This post is doing well on Digg. Want to help it do even better? Digg it too. It appears that Microsoft is as happy as anyone to see the death of IE6. At the browser’s “funeral,” held yesterday in Denver by a web design company, organizers received a bouquet of...
Microsoft Says Good Riddance To IE6, Sends Flowers To Its Funeral

Rhapsody President: Spotify Hasn't Won

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Last week, Spotify revealed that it had grown to 15 million active users of its ad-supported music service. That's great news for cofounder Daniel Ek, but for Spotify's competitors in the space? Not so much. Rhapsody declined to provide new usership figures, again saying it had passed one million subscribers,...
Rhapsody President: Spotify Hasn't Won
Google SVPs discuss YouTube piracy, Chrome marketshare at D10
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