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Nokia CEO: Android Is Our Main Competition, S&P Lowers Ranking

Nokia’s current CEO, Stephen Elop, spoke to journalists at an event in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia and revealed more of their strategy to turn Nokia around in 2011.  Nokia, although the largest handset supplier in the world, has been loosing critical footing across the globe amidst the rise of Google’s Android operating system. Elop took a

Nielsen: Android Most Popular OS PERIOD

Top ratings and research firm announced today that the most popular smart phone OS is Android. Nielsen just conducted a study of 14,701 Americans and 29% of those postpaid subscribers surveyed owned an Android phone. 27 percent of those surveyed owned an iPhone and 27% owned a Blackberry. Windows Phones had a 10% of the

Intel CEO To Nokia: I Would Have Gone Android

One of the most influential in the tech community is Intel CEO Paul Otellini.  Otellini and Intel were left out in the cold by Nokia with their decision to switch smartphone platforms to Windows Phone 7.  Intel was partners with Nokia in the Meego platform which was created when Maemo and Moblin merged. Intel will

Android To Be #1 In US By 2012

The great folks at eMarketer Digital Intelligence have just released a report that shows two interesting things. The first is that IOS is expected to beat RIM out this year, however by 2012 Android will reign supreme in the US. The eMarketer report says that Apple took 28% of the US smatphone user market while

Nokia May Change Their Minds About Android

Nokia just reported some dismal numbers for their 4th quarter, partly due to the fact that US sales of Nokia devices are down, way down. In fact Nokia has decided to pull the next two devices slated for the US before their launch.  Everyone is turning to Nokia’s Chief Stephen Elop to see what he

Android Closing In: Symbian Closes Website as Planned

We first reported about changes to the Symbian foundation in early November. Although Symbian is the leading OS in the world their market share has been declining because of the upsurge coming from Android. The Symbian foundation has now closed it’s website as planned. All of their employees have left our are leaving now and

IDC: Android Will Overtake Symbian in Europe Next Year

The news of Android’s growth comes as no shock. In fact we’ve run several pieces as of late about how Nokia is in a downward spiral.  Nokia, one of Finland’s largest companies, has also pretty much held the title the World’s Largest OS for a number of years. Android accounted for 23% of the smartphone

Finland Shifts It’s Gaze From Nokia to Angry Birds

Finnish cell phone manufacturer Nokia has stood as one of the best in the world for over a decade.  At it’s strongest point in 2000 Nokia accounted for 4% of Finland’s gross domestic product.  With the onslaught of Android based phones and the iPhone’s release around the world that GDP shrunk to 1.6% last year.  In

Nokia Continues To Just Say No To Android

There’s a new sheriff in town at the headquarters of Nokia and his name is Stephen Elop.  Nokia, has long been the top selling cell phone manufacturer in the world. Along with that Symbian, an OS they once backed and have now basically bought/taken over, is also the number 1 OS in the world, but