03/06/2012, 12:03 am
The U.S. Circuit Judge overseeing the patent dispute between Apple and Motorola Mobility has ordered Motorola to provide Apple with details of Google's $12.5 billion acquisition as well as information about the development of Android.
03/05/2012, 09:03 pm
After a U.S. senator sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission calling for an investigation into apparent privacy loopholes in the iOS and Android mobile operating systems, Apple and Google agreed to meet with him to discuss the issue.
02/27/2012, 04:02 pm
According to a statement from Google on Monday, the amount of content on the Android Market is nearing that of Apple's App Store as it now offers over 450,000 apps, which has helped Android devices see an activation rate of 850,000 handsets a day.
02/27/2012, 12:02 pm
A new report highlights a "rare weak spot" for Apple's iPhone: its heavy reliance on carrier subsidies to sell the iPhone to customers for much less than its true cost.
02/24/2012, 10:02 am
The launch of the iPhone 4S helped Apple's iOS surge 12 percentage points and surpass Google Android in mobile ad impressions in North America.
02/23/2012, 08:02 pm
Apple's current iPhone models were the three best-selling smartphones in America in 2011, with the iPhone 4 beating out the legacy iPhone 3GS and new iPhone 4S to become the biggest seller of the year.
02/23/2012, 03:02 pm
A new analysis of smartphone application prices has found that content sold on Google Android has an average price two-and-a-half times higher than that of Apple's iPhone.
02/23/2012, 12:02 pm
The combined total of iPad and MacBook shipments in the fourth quarter of 2011 gave Apple a whopping 26.6 percent share of the mobile PC market, nearly tripling the share held by second-place HP.
02/21/2012, 11:02 pm
A new report claims Google is readying Android-based smart glasses with a heads-up display for release later this year.
02/20/2012, 10:02 pm
Apple's share of the smartphone market in the U.K. jumped up 7 percent year over year to reach 29.1 percent, according to a new analysis.
02/20/2012, 10:02 am
Apple's continuing struggles over ownership of the "iPad" name in China are viewed by industry watchers as an opportunity for rivals Samsung and Lenovo to gain some ground in the massive market.
02/15/2012, 08:02 pm
Apple's US lawsuit against Samsung in far larger than originally reported, specifically naming 13 smartphones, two media players and two tablets, and encompasses twice as many patents as were revealed in the company's parallel bid for a preliminary injunction against Samsung's Galaxy Nexus.
02/15/2012, 10:02 am
Apple was not only the largest seller of smartphones worldwide in 2011, taking 19 percent of all sales, but also overtook LG to become the No. 3 largest global mobile phone vendor, according to Gartner.
02/14/2012, 06:02 pm
Fresh data released on Tuesday suggests that the number of new apps entering the Apple App Store outpace those from the competing Google Market three to one, with developers leaning toward iOS partly because of Android's platform fragmentation.
02/13/2012, 02:02 pm
The newest patent infringement suit filed against Samsung last week represents Apple's strongest case yet against the rival smartphone maker, according to a new analysis.
02/13/2012, 01:02 pm
Google's $12.5 billion plan to acquire Motorola Mobility has received regulatory approval by the European Union, but the European Commission has said it will monitor ongoing patent litigation to ensure compliance with EU antitrust rules.
02/11/2012, 05:02 pm
Apple is leveraging four recently granted patents to seek a preliminary injunction against sales of Samsung's Galaxy Nexus smartphone, Google's Android 4.0 flagship device, as part of a new federal lawsuit that also involves other patent claims.
02/11/2012, 02:02 pm
Apple has filed a new "antisuit lawsuit" aimed at unraveling Motorola's litigation efforts and attempts to block iPhone 4S using standards essential patents. Apple is also asking for damages that could reach multibillion dollar figures.
02/10/2012, 08:02 am
A German court has ruled that Apple's wireless products do not infringe on inventions related to 3G/UMTS owned by rival Motorola Mobility.
02/10/2012, 03:02 am
A Motorola Mobility executive has said Google's practice of creating a flagship model for each software update for its Android mobile operating system is the reason that vendors have a hard time keeping their devices up to date.