Monday, July 05, 2010

Google Looks to Emerging Markets for Android's Growth - NYTimes.com

Interesting times

Google is taking steps to hasten Android’s growth. By increasing its presence in new markets like South Korea, Google managed to drive up the number of users who activated Android devices to 160,000 a day in June, from 100,000 in May, the company said. The majority of the sales of Android-based phones were in the United States.

Gartner predicts that Android will pass Apple’s iOS system by 2012 to become the world’s second-most-popular mobile operating system behind Nokia’s Symbian.

Google Looks to Emerging Markets for Android's Growth - NYTimes.com

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