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Android still has over 50% U.S. smartphone market share, says comScore

July 2nd, 2012

Android is still the most popular smartphone operating system in the United States by a wide margin, as comScore has once again found that Android was on more than half of all active smartphones in the U.S during the three months ending in May. In all, Android accounted for just under 51% of all active …

Android smartphone sales sink in U.S. for fourth consecutive month

June 4th, 2012

Research firm comScore on Friday released its latest U.S. numbers concerning mobile market share, and Asymco’s Horace Dediu noted on Monday that there may be trouble in paradise: the number of new users who purchased an Android smartphone has steadily declined in each of the first four months of 2012. Apple’s iPhone, on the other …

Android and iOS account for more than 80% of U.S. smartphone market

April 4th, 2012

Over the past three months, Apple’s iOS operating system and Google’s Android mobile platform both continued to grow — according to comScore, they now account for a combined 80.3% of the U.S. smartphone market. The research showed that 234 million Americans aged 13 and older use mobile devices. Samsung is the most popular manufacturer with …

ComScore: More than 100 million smartphone users now in U.S.

March 8th, 2012

Market research firm comScore on Tuesday released the results of a three-month study on the U.S. mobile phone industry. Android and iOS continued to grow between November and January, gaining 2.3% and 1.4% respectively. Google’s mobile platform topped the charts with a total market share of 48.6%, while Apple managed to capture a 29.5% share. …

ComScore: Amazon growth doubled the rest of the e-commerce market in Q4

February 7th, 2012

Amazon announced the company’s fourth quarter results last week, which fell short of Wall Street’s estimates. The company reported $17.4 billion in revenue, with net sales up 35% from $12.95 billion in the same quarter of 2010. Despite falling short of analyst estimates of $18.26 billion, Amazon’s growth was more than twice the overall market’s growth according to …

Holiday spending jumps 15% from last year to $35.3 billion

December 28th, 2011

U.S. Consumers spent $35.3 billion during this year’s holiday season, up 15% from the same period last year. Shoppers also spent a total of $2.8 billion during the week ended December 25th, up 16% from the same week in 2010, comScore reported. “Holiday e-commerce spending has remained strong throughout the season, and we have now …