In terms of smartphone operating system
(OS) market, Android
Google's request, filed on Monday, seeks to overturn an appeals court ruling that found Oracle could copyright parts of the Java programming language, which Google used to design its Android smartphone operating system
. Representatives for Oracle and Google could not immediately comment on Wednesday.
In the fourth quarter of 2013, according to IDC, Windows Phone reinforced its position as a top three smartphone operating system
and was the fastest-growing platform among the leading operating systems with 91 percent yearover-year gain.1 Furthermore, with the Nokia mobile phone business, Microsoft will target the affordable mobile devices market, a $50 billion annual opportunity,2 delivering the first mobile experience to the next billion people while introducing Microsoft services to new customers around the world.
9 ( ANI ): A new smartphone operating system
to rival Google's Android and Apple's iOS is set for launch in the next few months.
The tech giant's smartphone operating system
has been taking litigious heat from all sides, with intellectual property lawsuits against the actual Android platform and other suits filed against the device makers.
Google's Android software, which the company lets handset makers like Motorola Mobility use for free, has become the world's most widely used smartphone operating system
, ahead of Apple Inc's iOS software, according to comScore data released in January.
The market researcher also pointed out that the most popular smartphone operating system
across the five countries mentioned above is Nokia's Symbian, which, however, has seen its market share sharply decline to only 37.8% this year from 53.9% recorded a year ago.
Android is poised to take over as the leading smartphone operating system
in 2011 after racing to the number two position in 2010.
joined with its own online store sales of programs that run its Android smartphone operating system
. Last month, market leader Nokia Corp.
smartphone operating system
(OS) market, Apple's iOS continued to see strong