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2/25/2015
01:15 PM

iOS, Android Crushing Rival Platforms, IDC Finds

Apple's iOS and Google Android own a combined 96.3% of the global smartphone market, leaving a pittance for Microsoft and BlackBerry.

(Image: IDC)

(Image: IDC)

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Thomas Claburn
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2/25/2015 | 3:24:46 PM
Windows Phone
How many years can Windows Phone survive as a flat line? 
mak63
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2/25/2015 | 7:35:41 PM
Re: Windows Phone
Microsoft will let pass this year that's for sure. Windows 10 could come to the rescue soon. Let's not forget that Microsoft has plenty of money available to do something about it. Not sure what really. Perhaps ads? Pay developers to make more apps?
asksqn
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asksqn,
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2/26/2015 | 6:52:56 PM
Ya snooze, ya lose
I've been saddened to see Blackberry take such a plunge, however, it really is its own fault by not keeping up with the times.  
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