So, the big story yesterday was how Google's
Sure, according to NPD Research, the Android operating system leapt to second place in U.S. consumer mindshare. Just three months ago, Android and iPhone were neck-and-neck, with 20% and 21% U.S. market share, respectively, but times have changed. As Motorola made its big Droid push through Verizon
Now, let's see how things are shaping up globally, from data provided by market researcher IDC:
Sure, Apple's iPhone market share flatlined here in the States. But the chart above reveals that its global push for iPhone hegemony is paying off, big time.
Far from taking the world by storm, around the globe we find non-Apple, non-Research In Motion
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