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Yahoo search market share falls to 'all-time low'
Yahoo search market share falls to 'all-time low'
According to the latest comScore data, Yahoo's search market share has reached an all-time low, at just below 10 percent. Overall, desktop ...... 19 Jul 2014 - 1 comment
Apple significantly grows market share in Japan
Apple significantly grows market share in Japan
Apple has seen its smartphone market share grow to 36.6 percent in Japan following release of the latest iPhones by DoCoMo. Compared to the ...... 14 May 2014
Jelly Bean reaches nearly 60 percent of Android market share
Jelly Bean reaches nearly 60 percent of Android market share
As they do every month, Google has released the latest market share figures for every version of Android. Android Jelly Bean, which encompasses ...... 12 Jan 2014
Windows 8 market share explodes for August
Windows 8 market share explodes for August
According to the latest market share data from NetApplications, Windows 8 saw its share grow significantly for August. While still comparatively ...... 02 Sep 2013 - 16 comments
Microsoft shipped 900,000 Surface tablets last quarter
Microsoft shipped 900,000 Surface tablets last quarter
According to new IDC figures, Microsoft shipped just 900,000 Surface tablets in the Q1. Most of the tablets sold were Surface Pro, which ...... 03 May 2013 - 5 comments
Windows 8 now at 2.26 percent OS market share
Windows 8 now at 2.26 percent OS market share
According to NetApplications, Windows 8 continues to see modest growth, now accounting for 2.26 percent market share in the operating system world. ...... 02 Feb 2013
Apple tops 50 percent share in the U.S. in latest quarter
Apple tops 50 percent share in the U.S. in latest quarter
According to recent figures from Kantar, Apple managed to see its highest ever smartphone market share in the U.S. For the quarter ended ...... 23 Dec 2012 - 2 comments
Windows XP falls below 40 percent market share
Windows XP falls below 40 percent market share
According to NetApplications, Windows XP has fallen below 40 percent market for the first time since it passed the mark a decade ago. Windows ...... 06 Dec 2012 - 17 comments
Analyst: Google 'just trying harder' than Apple in regards to innovation
Analyst: Google 'just trying harder' than Apple in regards to innovation
For the third quarter, Android powered ahead in its smartphone market share dominance, says research firm Gartner. Android accounted for ...... 19 Nov 2012 - 5 comments
Android now topping 90 percent market share in China
Android now topping 90 percent market share in China
Android has now left Apple and others to fight for the scraps in China. According to the latest figures from Analysis International, Android ...... 16 Nov 2012 - 4 comments
Apple has 98 percent share of tablet-based Web browsing
Apple has 98 percent share of tablet-based Web browsing
According to a new report, the iPad accounts for 98 percent of all Web traffic originating from tablets. Going even further, the tablet accounts ...... 29 Sep 2012
Gartner unveils latest tablet market share figures
Gartner unveils latest tablet market share figures
According to Gartner, Apple remains the clear leader in the tablet market, but Android is slowly but surely chipping away. The figures are ...... 21 Aug 2012 - 2 comments
iOS gains some U.S. market share
iOS gains some U.S. market share
While Android remains the dominant force, it was actually iOS that saw the biggest percentage jump in June. The figures come via comScore, ...... 02 Aug 2012
Android still rules China market share
Android still rules China market share
According to new figures from Needham & Company, Android continues to dominate China, with Apple still trying to play catch-up despite major growth. ...... 09 Jul 2012
ABI Research: Kindle Fire disappears in Q1 tablet market share
ABI Research: Kindle Fire disappears in Q1 tablet market share
ABI Research has posted their latest "Media Tablet Market Share Tracker" data and with it there were some interesting developments for the Q1 2012. ...... 04 Jun 2012
Android 4.0 grabs 7.1 percent share
Android 4.0 grabs 7.1 percent share
As they do every month, Google has released the shares for its different Android versions. Google tracks these numbers by seeing what devices ...... 03 Jun 2012 - 3 comments
Android takes over 50 percent share in U.S. market
Android takes over 50 percent share in U.S. market
According to the latest figures from comScore, Android now controls over 50 percent of the U.S. smartphone market. Up 17 points from last ...... 04 Apr 2012 - 6 comments
Chrome surpasses IE as most used browser, for a day
Chrome surpasses IE as most used browser, for a day
Over the weekend, Chrome finally dethroned Internet Explorer as the most used Web browser. On Sunday, for a number of hours, Chrome was the ...... 22 Mar 2012 - 5 comments
Spotify doubles market share in one year
Spotify doubles market share in one year
According to the most current market data, it appears that Spotify has doubled its market share in just one year. In 2010, the unlimited ...... 10 Feb 2012
Google takes back market share from Bing
Google takes back market share from Bing
Marking the third time since September that it has done so, Google has taken back search engine market share from rival Bing. ComScore says ...... 11 Jan 2012
Windows 7 market share closing in on XP
Windows 7 market share closing in on XP
According to the latest Net Applications data, Windows 7 is creeping up on its decade-old brother Windows XP in market share. As of January ...... 04 Jan 2012 - 43 comments
Chrome surpasses Firefox in browser market share
Chrome surpasses Firefox in browser market share
According to the latest data from StatCounter, Google's Chrome browser has finally surpassed Firefox, as Internet Explorer continues its gradual ...... 04 Jan 2012 - 10 comments
As expected, Android and iOS continue to grow market share
As expected, Android and iOS continue to grow market share
According to the latest comScore figures, Android and iOS continue to grow their smartphone market share in the U.S. Android jumped 4.4 percentage ...... 06 Dec 2011
Nokia sees huge drop in Finnish market share
Nokia sees huge drop in Finnish market share
It appears that Nokia has seen a significant downturn in market share in its native nation of Finland. In the past 12 months, Nokia has dived ...... 04 Dec 2011 - 1 comment
Chrome passes Firefox in market share, for a day
Chrome passes Firefox in market share, for a day
According to a note from research firm StatCounter, Google Chrome managed to pass Firefox as the second most used browser last Sunday. Globally, ...... 20 Oct 2011 - 2 comments
Windows 7 surpasses Windows XP in market share, globally
Windows 7 surpasses Windows XP in market share, globally
According to new StatCouter figures, it took two years but Windows 7 has surpassed its older brother XP in market share. In April, Windows ...... 17 Oct 2011 - 2 comments
Interest in Google+ plummets after promising start
Interest in Google+ plummets after promising start
Google+ may end up being just another failed experiment in social networking if recent traffic figures are any indication. Even before the ...... 11 Oct 2011 - 12 comments
Google+ traffic surges as it opens to the public but can they sustain it?
Google+ traffic surges as it opens to the public but can they sustain it?
Google+ may not be ready to take on Facebook yet, but traffic to the would be contender for the social networking crown spiked immediately after ...... 29 Sep 2011 - 1 comment
iPad moves back over 80 percent share of tablet market
iPad moves back over 80 percent share of tablet market
Despite falling to around 74 percent earlier this year, the iPad has regained its 80 percent tablet market share in the North American region ...... 27 Sep 2011 - 1 comment
Nielsen: Android takes 40 percent share in U.S.
Nielsen: Android takes 40 percent share in U.S.
According to Nielsen's latest data, Android has moved to 40 percent smartphone OS market share in the U.S. The numbers, for the three month ...... 04 Sep 2011 - 3 comments
Android now has 20 percent of tablet market share
Android now has 20 percent of tablet market share
According to ABI Research’s "Media Tablets" study, Android devices have now taken 20 percent share in the tablet market, slowly but steadily ...... 13 Aug 2011 - 1 comment
ComScore: Android now at 40 percent of U.S. market share
ComScore: Android now at 40 percent of U.S. market share
According to the latest figures from comScore MobiLens, Android continues its exponential growth story, taking 40.1 percent of the U.S. market ...... 05 Aug 2011 - 1 comment
Chrome beats out Firefox in usage, in UK
Chrome beats out Firefox in usage, in UK
According to the latest StatCounter data, Google's Chrome has now become the second most popular browser in the UK, whilst growing to 22.14 ...... 03 Aug 2011
Android rules global smartphone share
Android rules global smartphone share
Android has now taken almost 50 percent of global smartphone market share. According to research firm Canalys, strong growth in the Asia-Pacific ...... 02 Aug 2011 - 13 comments
Has Android jumped to 30 percent tablet market share?
Has Android jumped to 30 percent tablet market share?
According to a new report from research group Strategy Analytics, Android has jumped to 30 percent market share, taking a large bite out of ...... 21 Jul 2011 - 1 comment
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The hackers win: Sony cancels release of 'The Interview' as movie theaters bail The hackers win: Sony cancels release of 'The Interview' as movie theaters bail (17 Dec 2014 19:39)
Just hours after major U.S. theater chains said they would not screen the film following terrorists threats, Sony has canceled the release of 'The Interview,' a comedy in which Seth Rogen and James Franco are sent to North Korea to assassinate Kim Jo
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Sony has no plans to ever release 'The Interview' - no DVD, Blu-ray, no VOD, no TV Sony has no plans to ever release 'The Interview' - no DVD, Blu-ray, no VOD, no TV (17 Dec 2014 20:30)
Sony Pictures has now decided against ever releasing 'The Interview' in any form, almost guaranteeing themselves a $100 million loss on the film.
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Report: Sony to release 'The Interview' for free on their Crackle service Report: Sony to release 'The Interview' for free on their Crackle service (21 Dec 2014 13:44)
Less than a week after Sony announced they were canceling the release of 'The Interview' and that they had 'no future plans for its release, we have some encouraging news this weekend.
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Nearly everyone in Hollywood is outraged by Sony and the movie theater chain's 'act of cowardice' in canceling 'The Interview' Nearly everyone in Hollywood is outraged by Sony and the movie theater chain's 'act of cowardice' in canceling 'The Interview' (17 Dec 2014 20:00)
Following news that all the major U.S. movie theater chains would not be showing 'The Interview,' Sony Pictures announced it was canceling the release of the film, which was slated to open on Christmas in the U.S.
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Another day another breach: Staples confirms 1.16 million credit cards compromised Another day another breach: Staples confirms 1.16 million credit cards compromised (20 Dec 2014 1:53)
Another major retailer has confirmed a security breach, this time with 1.16 million credit and debit cards compromised from office supply giant Staples.
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