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OpenSignal shows exactly why some businesses avoid Android

In the past "few months," OpenSignal has recorded an astounding 24,093 distinct Android devices that have downloaded its app. That's up from 18,796 last year and more than double the 11,868 in 2013. OpenSignal also found 1,294 manufacturers of Android phones.

Infographic: Mobility weakens traditional data governance infrastructure

There is a rising recognition among CIOs of the role that mobile computing is playing in weakening the existing governance infrastructure in the enterprise.

IDC: HTML5 may never emerge from also-ran status

A blistering report from IDC's Al Hilwa blames the fragmented nature of platforms, and their vendors hedging their bets, for the state of the open Web platform.

Android fragmentation challenges enterprises, app developers and manufacturers

The fragmentation of the Android ecosystem not only challenges enterprises confronting BYOD and app developers creating apps that work across all Android devices, but also handset manufacturers trying to retain customers.

Report: Android fragmentation tripled over last year

The number of distinct devices running Google's open-source Android mobile operating system has tripled over the past 12 months, according to a new report issued by crowdsourced carrier coverage mapping firm OpenSignal.

Android co-founder Miner calls fragmentation fears 'overblown'

Rich Miner, co-founder of Android--the Silicon Valley mobile software startup that originated the open-source operating system of the same name--contends that discussion of Android platform fragmentation is disproportionate to the reality of the situation.

Apple adds iOS fragmentation tracking to developer site

Apple is now tracking iOS platform fragmentation on its public developer site, mirroring--and possibly mocking--Google's Android Developer dashboard.

Google vows to streamline Android development, combat fragmentation

Google's Android engineering team said it is working diligently to ensure that mobile operating system updates are rolled out in a more efficient manner, reducing the fragmentation that has plagued the fast-growing platform since its inception.

What factors are changing the mobile music industry?

FierceMobileContent  takes a look at the key issues that are hounding the development of the mobile music market and the dynamics that could affect both existing players and new entrants  in this new special report.

Apple exec Schiller slams Android user experience, fragmentation

Apple Senior President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller opened fire on archrival Google's Android mobile operating system, proclaiming "Android is often given as a free replacement for a feature phone and the experience isn't as good as [Apple's] iPhone" in an interview with The Wall Street Journal.