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Microsoft mulled buying Nokia unit

Microsoft was in talks to boost its position in the mobile phone market by buying the devices business from Nokia but failed to seal a deal, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

Jun 19, 2013
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Android trumps Apple in smartphone sales

Google's Android mobile system boosted its lead in the global smartphone market over Apple in early 2013, while Microsoft's Windows edged into third place, a survey showed Thursday.

May 16, 2013
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Android, Samsung extend smartphone lead

Google's Android mobile operating system grabbed three out of four smartphones sold in the world in the first quarter of 2013, extending its gains over Apple and its iPhone, a survey showed Tuesday.

May 14, 2013
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PC market losing more ground to tablets

Sales of traditional desktop and mobile personal computers are expected to drop 7.6 percent this year as consumers shift to tablets and other devices, a market tracker said Thursday.

Apr 04, 2013
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iPhone extends gains in US market

Apple's iPhone gained ground in the US market over the holiday season and early 2013, outpacing Samsung and other smartphone makers using the Android operating system, a survey found Wednesday.

Mar 06, 2013
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Mobile makers eye bonanza in Africa

Africa's mobile phone market, the fastest-growing in the world, is the last frontier for the industry with the promise of unlocked riches luring global interest including from Chinese handset makers.

Feb 27, 2013
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Momentum grows for alternative phone system Tizen

The junior league of smartphone operating systems is getting more competitive. Phones from yet another contender—Tizen—will go on sale this year with a view to eventually competing with the industry leaders, ...

Feb 26, 2013
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