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Gartner: Windows Phone sales eclipse BlackBerry for first time in Q2

Sales of smartphones running Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system outpaced BlackBerry device sales for the first time ever during the second quarter of 2013, research firm Gartner reports.

Gartner: Android fuels 75% of Q1 smartphone sales, iPhone loses ground

Close to 75 percent of all smartphones purchased during the first quarter of 2013 run Google's Android mobile operating system, Gartner reports.

Samsung scraps Bada OS, folds it into Tizen

Samsung Electronics will sunset its Bada mobile operating system, merging it into the Linux-based Tizen software platform.

Gartner: iOS growth stalls as consumers hold out for iPhone 5

Global sales of mobile phones slipped 2.3 percent in the second quarter of 2012, a decline blamed in part by mounting anticipation for Apple's not-yet-announced iPhone 5 and corresponding consumer disinterest in the current iPhone 4S model, according to new data issued by Gartner.

Survey: Developer faith in BlackBerry's future hits a new low

Mobile software developer interest in Research In Motion's BlackBerry operating system continues to erode, according to a new survey published by Baird Equity Research.

Samsung joins Linux Foundation, pledges $500K to support open source

Samsung Electronics has joined the Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization that oversees the open-source Linux operating system. Samsung signs on as a platinum member, paying $500,000 per year...

Samsung vows major bada investment to build Android alternative

BARCELONA, Spain--Samsung Electronics plans to "significantly" increase investment in its bada smartphone operating system, pitching the platform as an alternative to Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android.

Samsung backpedals on bada/Tizen OS merger plans

Days after a Samsung Electronics executive revealed the company is working to merge its bada mobile operating system with Linux-based device software platform Tizen, Samsung now maintains it is

Samsung merging Bada with open-source Tizen

Samsung Electronics is working to merge its Bada mobile operating system with Tizen, the Linux-based cross-architecture device software platform introduced late last year by the Linux Foundation and

Gartner: Android fuels 52% of smartphone sales in Q3

Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android mobile operating system powers 52.5 percent of all smartphones sold worldwide during the third quarter of 2011, more than doubling its global market share over a year