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Apple's iPhone extends lead in mobile profits

02/02/2011, 08:02 pm

A graphic depiction of Apple's increasing share of the top eight mobile vendors' operating profits validates the company's smartphone-centric strategy with iPhone.

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Google overtakes Nokia as top smartphone platform maker

01/31/2011, 09:01 am

After passing Apple's iPhone on its way up, Google's Android has now passed up Nokia's Symbian to take the top spot among smartphone platforms, ending Nokia's 10 year reign on top of the global smartphone industry, according to one research firm.

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Verizon leak shows Motorola's iPad challenger priced at $799

01/21/2011, 10:01 pm

A possible leak of Verizon's 'minimum advertised price' for the unreleased Motorola Xoom tablet lists a $799.99 price tag for the device, $70 more than a comparable iPad.

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HTC files for "Scribe" iPad competitor tablet trademark

12/30/2010, 10:12 pm

A newly filed trademark from Taiwan-based smartphone maker HTC revealed the company may be working on a tablet computer named the "HTC Scribe," in hopes of challenging Apple's wildly successful iPad.

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'Double-click' patent lawsuit attacks Apple's iPhone, iPad

12/30/2010, 11:12 am

A new patent lawsuit takes aim at a number of major technology companies, including Apple, HTC and Nokia, over a patent related to selecting interactive content with a double-click or double-tap.

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Lawsuit accuses Apple, Dell, HTC of infringing MP3-related patent

12/22/2010, 01:12 pm

A lawsuit filed this week accuses a number of major electronics companies, including Apple, of violating a patent related to playback of MP3 files.

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RIM's BlackBerry rapidly lost Verizon share to Android

12/10/2010, 05:12 pm

Just over a year ago, Research in Motion's BlackBerry made up more than 90 percent of Verizon's smartphone sales. Its share is now below 20 percent, thanks to the heavily promoted launch of Android smartphones on the carrier.

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Apple adds 12 more patents to lawsuit against Motorola

12/04/2010, 01:12 am

Apple has amended its lawsuit against Motorola to include 12 more patents, bringing the total count of patents that Apple accuses Motorola of violating to 24, while Motorola alleges that Apple has infringed on 18 of its patents.

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HTC echoes Apple in defense of HD7 'death grip' issue

12/02/2010, 10:12 pm

Using language reminiscent of Apple's stance on the iPhone 4 antenna problem, Taiwanese handset maker HTC issued a statement Thursday defending its Windows Phone 7 HD7 smartphone from criticisms that it suffers from weakened signal strength when gripped.

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As world's most-sued tech company, Apple is forced to 'lawyer up'

11/29/2010, 09:11 am

Apple, the most-sued technology company in the world since after the iPhone was released, is stocking up on lawyers for patent battles with rivals Nokia, HTC and Motorola.

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ITC to investigate Apple's patent case against Motorola

11/23/2010, 09:11 pm

The U.S. International Trade Commission formally announced Tuesday that it is launching an investigation into Motorola smartphones in response to Apple's allegations that Motorola violated several multi-touch related patents.

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St. Clair accuses Apple, RIM, HTC of patent infringement

11/23/2010, 01:11 pm

St. Clair Intellectual Property Consultants, a firm that sued Apple a year ago over camera-related patents, has filed a new suit in relation to patents it owns regarding power maintenance and processors.

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Study says Apple's iPhone 4 most reliable, most fragile smartphone

11/10/2010, 01:11 am

A recent study of over 50,000 smartphones has concluded that Apple's iPhone has the fewest malfunctions, but is particularly at risk to accidental drop-related damage.

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Apple's Steve Jobs slams Google, RIM, rival tablet makers

10/18/2010, 05:10 pm

In a surprise appearance during the company's quarterly earnings call, Apple's chief executive Steve Jobs hailed the success of the iPhone and Pod while painting a bleak outlook for RIM's Blackberry smartphones, Google's fragmented Android smartphone platform, and the coming trickle of 7inch tablets.

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Microsoft unveils plans for first nine Windows Phone 7 handsets

10/11/2010, 12:10 pm

Microsoft on Monday announced its initial arsenal of handsets built around the new Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system, in what many believe is the company's last-ditch attempt to regain traction in the mobile handset arena that's fallen into the hands of rivals like Apple and Google.

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Android tops BlackBerry, iPhone grows in US smartphone OS share

08/04/2010, 02:08 pm

Google Android ousted Research in Motion's BlackBerry platform as the top-selling smartphone operating system in the U.S. for June quarter, while Apple's iPhone -- available in just two models and on one carrier -- took third.

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Android leader Motorola still well behind Apple's iPhone

07/29/2010, 10:07 pm

Motorola reported a phenomenal 600 percent leap in earnings this quarter, but is still behind Apple in mobile units sold and is far behind in smartphone sales, leaving Apple the top US phone vendor by units for the second quarter in a row.

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Norway's largest paper: iPhone 4 Antennagate is a US problem

07/29/2010, 02:07 pm

After testing Apple's iPhone 4 against competing HTC and Nokia models in a remote area on the edge of Norwegian carrier Telenor's mobile coverage, the county's largest paper has concluded that its antenna design is "just as good and bad as competitors," rather than suffering any defect.

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HTC, Samsung also take issue with Apple's antenna claims

07/19/2010, 08:07 am

Smartphone rivals HTC and Samsung have both chimed in on Apple's antenna attenuation claims made last week, with both companies suggesting their handsets do not lose signal when held improperly.

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Survey: iPhone killing interest in RIM, satisfying more users than Android

07/14/2010, 07:07 pm

A survey asking than 4,000 users about their future plans to buy a smartphone and their current satisfaction with their existing phone indicates Apple is erasing interest in BlackBerry devices among consumers while its iPhones continue to leave customers far more satisfied than any other smartphone on the market.

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