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Samsung Sells 20M+ Galaxy S IIIs In 100 Days: A Benchmark Or A Red Herring For Apple, Nokia, Amazon?

Nokia and Motorola had their day in the device spotlight yesterday, and today it Amazon’s turn, with Apple’s next week. So in the middle of all of this, just to make sure we don’t forget about it, Samsung has released some numbers on sales of its newest smartphone, the Galaxy S III. Samsung has sold over 20 million units of the handset in the first 100 days of launch: 6 million in Europe, 4.5 million in Asia (ex. Korea), 4 million in North America and 2.5  million in Korea. Samsung is the world’s biggest mobile phone company at the moment, so should sales of its flagship device be viewed as a benchmark for competitors? 

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Google: 1.3 Million Android Devices Activated Every Day

Eric Schmidt says that the number of Android devices activated each day has now grown to 1.3 million, but only a small proportion are tablets. Other Google statistics show Android 4.0 is now on over 20% of devices.

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Why HTML5 is in Trouble on the Mobile Front

HTML5 promises great things for smartphone developers, but is yet to deliver in full. That leaves developers with a tricky choice: to build for openness or go with what works now.

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Nokia's Turnaround Hopes Come to Focus with New Lumia Phones

CEO Stephen Elop is betting big on features such as its PureView camera and the generational shift in Windows to power Nokia's comeback. [Read more]...

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Special Report: Technology & Innovation: TV Makers Join Forces Against Smartphone Giants

For TV makers to hold back Apple and Google, both making steps to take a slice of the market, they have to develop a joint operating system.

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