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Apple expected to lead mobile market in 2011 with 86.4M iPhones

Apple Inc. is projected to lead the smartphone market this year, thanks to the surging popularity of the company’s flagship hand-held device, iPhone.

Verizon iPhone to release in early 2011?

Once again market is buzzing with speculations that Apple Inc. is gearing up to officially announce the launch of its popular mobile device iPhone on the Verizon Wireless network sometime next month.

Google releasing Chrome tablet this holiday season? Maybe not

Google Inc.'s Nexus One might have failed to prove an iPhone contender, but the internet search giant is definitely not ready to bow down so easily to Apple, at least not anytime soon.

Google’s Android phones catching up with RIM, Apple in smartphone market--report

According to the latest research report released by The Nielsen Company Monday, Google’s Android-based cellphones are catching up with the top players like RIM and Apple in the smartphone market and have also managed to outsell iPhone in the United States.

Nexus One fails in smartphone market; Google to discontinue US sales

Did Google Inc. anticipate its smartphone, Nexus One, to die down so soon? Definitely not. Six months after launching its much hyped device, aimed at hotting up competition in the U.S. market, the internet search giant has called it quits.

Android sales surpass Apple's iPhone in Q1--report

In a news that is surely going to delight the Android smartphone users, Google’s operating system (OS) has outflanked Apple to gain the second place in the samrtphone market in the first quarter this year, stated the NPD Group, a leading market research company.

Lenovo, the only one interested in acquiring Palm

According to a news report by Reuters Friday, Hong Kong-based computer manufacturer Lenovo is the only one left in the market that is interested in acquiring the sinking and struggling Palm.

Nexus One to hot up competition in smartphone market

New York, January 3 -- Google has already established its foothold in the booming mobile phone market. Extending its presence in the arena, Google is now gearing up to take on the smartphone market.