HTC is developing a custom mobile operating system targeting the massive Chinese consumer market, sources told The Wall Street Journal.
BlackBerry said on Thursday that BlackBerry 10 users now have access to more than 100,000 apps, a day before its all-touchscreen Z10 smartphone hit the U.S. market.
Microsoft's Windows Phone has passed BlackBerry to become the third most popular smartphone platform in the U.S., behind Android and iOS, according to the latest stats from Strategy Analytics.
Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia is continuing its slide in the smartphone market, dropping from the No. 3 smartphone maker to No. 7 in the third quarter, according to the most recent data from Gartner. Research in Motion took over Nokia's No. 3 spot, despite a smartphone sales decline.
Google's Android took a 75 percent share of the smartphone operating system market in the third quarter, with Apple's iOS in a distant second, according to the latest research from IDC.
Firefox browser developer Mozilla and Chinese mobile handset vendor ZTE are teaming to launch a new mobile operating system later this year or earlier next year.
HANOVER, Germany--Mozilla says that mobile devices should be independent of the constraints of operating systems or captive software, but instead should be open-source devices in which the web itself
Open-source software development initiative Mozilla is poised to announce partners for its forthcoming web-based mobile operating system, dubbed Boot to Gecko. "B2G is partnering up," Mozilla CTO
Research In Motion's decision last month to replace long-time co-CEOs Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis with COO Thorsten Heins crystallized the challenges that remain for the BlackBerry maker. The
Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG) Android mobile operating system powered 52.5 percent of all smartphones sold worldwide during the third quarter of 2011, more than doubling its global market share over a year