Almost all mobile malware now targets Android

As Apple likes to keep reminding us, Android is the biggest target for mobile malware - and, according to F-Secure, it's getting more so all the time.

Samsung might have overthrown Nokia in handset sales

Samsung just might have become the #1 seller of mobile phone handsets in the world in the first quarter of 2012.

Citing Symbian decline, Nokia lowers quarterly projection

After previously thinking it would break even this quarter, Nokia is now predicting a 3% loss.

Android now commands 50.1% of US smartphone market

Google's mobile operating system is now on the majority of smartphones in the US.

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. 

Q3 smartphone sales jump 42%

While the mobile phone industry saw only a tepid growth of 5.6% in the most recent quarter, the number of people buying smartphones is rapidly on the rise.

Somehow, Nokia posts better-than-expected quarter

Although Nokia's most recent quarter earnings report is far from enviable, it did manage to post numbers that were better than what analysts had been predicting.

Nokia launches three new NFC, Symbian phones

Nokia still hasn't completely given up on Symbian.

Is Nokia's pain Apple's gain?

Apple has managed to clinch the number one position in the Q2 global smartphone market as Nokia's shipments declined to 16.7 million units, down from 24.2 million in the previous quarter.

Android smartphone shipments jump 379%

Android-based smartphone shipments increased by a staggering 379% (over a year ago) to 51.9 million units in Q2 2011.

Apple to remain "influential" despite smartphone competition

Apple is expected to remain an "influential" presence in the smartphone market despite increased competition from Android and Windows Phone 7 devices. 

Fujitsu debuts Windows 7 smartphone

Fujitsu has announced a new smartphone that is capable of running Windows 7.

Apple doubles iPhone sales

Apple sold 16.9 million iPhones during the first quarter of 2011 - effectively more than doubling sales year-on-year.

Nokia offloads Symbian, axes 7,000 jobs

Nokia's recent adoption of Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 platform has prompted the Finnish-based company to eliminate 7,000 jobs and offload development of Symbian to Accenture.

Nokia launches new phones, still Symbian

So when will Windows Phone 7 start taking over exactly?

Nokia tries to entice US customers with $80 Astound

After failing to attract, well, anybody in the US with its high-end smartphones, Nokia has opted for a different route.

Microsoft paid Nokia billions to ditch Symbian for WP7

Microsoft is apparently paying Nokia billions of dollars to ditch Symbian and MeeGo in favor of its Windows Phone 7 (WP7) operating system.

Sinking Nokia wants to ditch Symbian and MeeGo

Nokia has halted development of its first MeeGo-powered smartphone in anticipation of a major strategic shift that could see the mobile company embrace third-party operating systems, such as Android or even Windows Phone 7.

Nokia now reportedly eying Windows Phone deal

It could be the beginning of the end for Nokia's first-party mobile operating system, as it looks like the company is ready to ditch Symbian in favor of Windows Phone 7 for future smartphones.

Android topples Symbian, it was only a matter of time

For years and years, it seemed like nothing would ever dethrone Nokia's Symbian as the top smartphone platform in the world, but thanks to Google's rising presence in the mobile community and a continuing decline from Nokia, it finally happened.