Nokia will halt shipments of smartphones running the Symbian mobile operating system this summer, The Financial Times reports.
Symbian was once the biggest mobile operating system in the world, but Nokia appears set to stop new shipments of devices based on the Symbian OS this summer as sales taper off.
Apple's iOS trimmed Android's U.S. smartphone market share lead during the three-month period ending April 2013, digital research firm comScore reports.
Google's Android now powers more than half of all smartphones in the enormous Chinese market, researcher Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reports.
Microsoft's Windows Phone posted the largest year-over-year shipment gains of any smartphone operating system, eclipsing BlackBerry in the race to challenge marketplace leaders Android and iOS, research firm IDC reports.
Close to 75 percent of all smartphones purchased during the first quarter of 2013 run Google's Android mobile operating system, Gartner reports.
The jury is still out on the future of Nokia. The company still has a lot of support in its home market from domestic investors and that will be crucial in the months ahead, but patience is clearly running out.
Apple's iOS narrowed Android's U.S. smartphone market share lead during the three-month period between December 2012 and March 2013, digital research firm comScore reports.
Malware attacks on devices running Google's open-source Android mobile operating system more than doubled in 2012, security solutions firm NQ Mobile reports.
Google's Android and Apple's iOS combined to dominate 89.7 percent of the U.S. smartphone market in the final weeks of 2012, according to a new report issued by digital research firm comScore.