Apple ranks big as a manufacturer; iOS still trails Android

Apple is still growing its market share as a vendor of smartphones, but in all other categories, Google rules the roost. Who is doing better, Google or Apple? Depends on how you want to spin it. 

How did Yahoo beat Google in Website rankings in July

Hey, we aren't the only ones who are surprisde. But, according to the comScore Media Metrix service, Yahoo had 3 million more unique visitors in July than Google.  Apparently this vindicates Marissa Mayer, former Googler and presently CEO of Yahoo. And, frankly, it is mystifying. I mean, for the all the crap Yahoo has gotten these last few years and the notion that Mayer was a little bit of a dilettente, you can't argue with the numbers.

Black Friday online sales hit record high

US shoppers spent 20 percent more on Black Friday than they did last year, with mobile purchases showing a particular boom.

US smartphone penetration reaches 100 million

There are enough smartphones in the US to account for nearly one in every three Americans.

Android reigns supreme in 2011

Google's wildly popular mobile Android operating system claimed 46.9% of the smartphone market from September-November 2011 - up 3.1 percentage points from the prior three-month period. 

Newspaper websites see 20 percent increase in traffic

Remember newspaper publishers? Well, the old school media managed to generate 20 percent more total visits to their websites in September.

Mobile social networking: the latest explosion

If you're not logging onto Facebook or Twitter from your phone yet, you're quickly falling behind the times.

Most mobile Web traffic still comes from iOS

People using iOS devices are going online more than those with an Android phone or tablet, and not by an insignificant margin.

Android gains ground in smartphone war

Google’s wildly popular mobile Android operating system continues to gain ground and now claims 41.8% of the smartphone market.

Privacy lawsuit targets Comscore

Comscore is used to being the source of news headlines, but this time it's a little bit different.

Windows Phone market share falling fast

Since the launch of Microsoft's new mobile operating system, the market share of Windows-powered smartphones has fallen 38%.

RIM loses another million mobile users

New data about the makeup of the mobile market is not very favorable for RIM.

97% of tablet Web traffic comes from iPad

A lot of non-iPad tablets are finally starting to makes waves around the world, but a new study shows just how much of an uphill battle they face.

Comscore's latest rankings: more of the same

Google is still slipping, while Yahoo and Bing are picking up the slack, but everything is moving at a snail's pace.

MySpace hemorrhages users after entertainment relaunch

MySpace lost an extraordinary ten million users in the space of just a month, according to figures from ComScore.

Latest Comscore numbers confirm Android beats Blackberry

Mirroring a report from Nielsen last week, the latest numbers from respected mobile industry tracker Comscore show that Android is now the most popular smartphone platform in the country, putting an end to the seemingly unbeatable Blackberry operating system.

Internet users spend most time on Facebook

People are more interested in socializing than finding information, it seems, with Facebook overtaking Google as the way internet users spend most of their time.

America continues its depressive decline

No, it isn't just your imagination. The economic situation in our Democratic Republic has gone from bad to worse, as the chasm between the "haves" and "have-nots" continues to widen.

Android takes another bite from Apple's market share

Google's Android platform is continuing to make steady gains in market share, increasing by almost a half from February to May.

Almost everyone who uses the Internet now watches online video

Google's stranglehold on the online video market is stronger than ever before, raking in more video activity than its closest eight competitors combined, times four.