John Paczkowski

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Android: Take Me to Your Market Leader

Further confirmation of the Android onslaught: According to new metrics released by comScore today, Google’s (GOOG) mobile OS has gained market share in the States at the expense of both the BlackBerry and iPhone.

In the three months ended July, Android claimed 17 percent of the American smartphone market, up from 12 percent in the three months ended April. Meanwhile, RIM’s (RIMM) BlackBerry slipped to 39.3 percent from 41.1 percent and Apple’s (APPL) iPhone to 23.8 percent from 25.1 percent. Also suffering a decline: Microsoft’s (MSFT) Windows Mobile, which sank to 11.8 percent from 14 percent. Only Hewlett-Packard’s (HPQ) webOS held steady at 4.9 percent.

Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik