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Showing posts with label Mobile platforms. Show all posts
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March 7, 2013

Why Android is the Most Unsecure Mobile Platform, makes 79% Mobile Malware, compared to iOS 0.7%

AndroidAccounted For 79% Of All Mobile Malware In 2012, 96% In Q4 Alone, Says F-Secure| TechCrunch: Google’s mobile OS Android continues to be the world’s biggest magnet for mobile malware. According to a report out today from security specialists F-Secure, Android accounted for 79% of all malware in 2012, up from 66.7% in 2011 and 11.25% in 2010.

Android’s rival Apples  iOS,  platform ,the world’s second-most popular platform for smartphones in terms of new purchases, remains one of the least compromised, with 0.7% of malware on its platform.

Symbian, whose market share is in rapid decline and is being left for dead by its former parent Nokia, is down to 19% of all malware, compared to 62.5% two years ago. F-Secure predicts that it will go the way of the dodo bird and become extinct in 2013, as users replace their Nokia handsets with Android devices. Meanwhile, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry and J2ME each accounted for less than 1% of threat families in circulation in the year.

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The End of HTC : Story in Charts

CHART OF THE DAY: HTC Revenue Growth - Business Insider: HTC was the first company to ride the Android wave to smashing success. It is also the first company to crash on the Android wave. Here's a look at its revenue growth over the last 16 quarters.

What happened to HTC? Samsung. It released its phones on more carriers and it marketed the heck out of them. HTC was left in the dust.

HTC posted posted a fourth consecutive loss during the third quarter of this year. According to Interbrand, HTC’s brand value has fallen by 24-percent this year, but it remains the number one Taiwanese brand name, beating Acer and Asus. 

In 2013 HTC has a new  Marketing head  to gain back market share and volumes .  HTC has appointed Benjamin Ho as the new head of marketing, who has taken over from Janurary,2013.When he arrives at HTC, his first project will be Marketing 2.0, which according to HTC is designed to “refocus [the company’s] efforts around holistic marketing and mass-market brand outreach.”

March 30, 2012

4 Years of The Android Gravy Train : Story in Charts

Google purchased the initial developer of the software, Android Inc., in 2005. The unveiling of the Android distribution in 2007 was announced with the founding of the Open Handset Alliance, a consortium of 86 hardware, software, and telecommunication companies devoted to advancing open standards for mobile devices. Google releases the Android code as open-source, under the Apache License.The Android Open Source Project (AOSP) is tasked with the maintenance and further development of Android. The Androdi as a Mobile OS was released on 8th September,2008 

Apple's iPhone kicked off the smartphone revolution.Buts its the Android by Google which has seen the maximum buzz acorss the social web and the  Technology ecosystem
Google's Android platform has spread  faster, gain traction and subscriber faster, has been ins the news more times that any other Platform  and has probably done more to get smartphones into the hands of people around the world.
Last month at Mobile World CongressAccenture mobility analyst Lars Kamp broke out some of the most interesting stats in a presentation on the mobile landscape and trend