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Samsung gets lion's share of $5.3 billion in Android profits

Samsung captured 95 percent of the $5.3 billion in profits generated by global Android smartphone shipments in the first quarter of 2013, according to the latest stats by Strategy Analytics.

Samsung extends mobile phone lead, while Apple gains on second place Nokia

Samsung extended its lead in worldwide mobile phone sales to a 23.6 percent market share, buoyed by a 13 percent year-over year sales increase in the first quarter of 2013, according to the latest stats from Gartner

Strike two for Apple at the US Patent and Trademark Office

Apple has suffered another setback at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

In legal dispute with Samsung, Apple says it wants Android source code

Apple is arguing that Android "provides much of the accused functionality" in the Samsung smartphones involved in its most recent patent infringement lawsuit, filed last year in a United States district court in northern California.

NFC-enabled smartphone volume to double this year, says Strategy Analytics

The global volume of smartphones enabled with near field communications is forecasted to more than double this year, according to Strategy Analytics.

Tablet market soars 142.4 percent in first quarter, says IDC

Tablet shipments soared 142.4 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2013, reaching 49.2 million units, according to preliminary data from IDC.

Spotlight: AWS kicks off certification program for enterprise cloud specialists

Amazon Web Services has launched a certification program for enterprise engineering teams delivering cloud-based products.

Smartphone shipments grew 30 percent in first quarter, says Juniper

Smartphone shipments grew 30 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2013, reaching almost 200 million units, according to the latest stats from Juniper Research.

iPad Mini 2 production to be delayed until October, says analyst

Production of a second-generation iPad Mini with Retina display will be delayed until October due to screen yield issues, according to a research note by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities that was obtained by AppleInsider.

Getting the most out of BYOD

While I don't believe that the PC is dead, I am of the opinion that tablets can deliver tangible benefits when deployed in a way that leverages their connectivity and affordability.