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Google chairman says Android winning war with Apple

Wednesday 12 December 2012 | 09:21 CET | News
Android is extending its lead over Apple in the mobile-software market at a rate that compares with Microsoft's expansion in desktop software in the 1990s, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said in an interview to Bloomberg. Customers are activating more than 1.3 million Android devices a day, Schmidt said. "This is a huge platform change; this is of the scale of 20 years ago -- Microsoft versus Apple," he said. "We're winning that war pretty clearly now." According to Gartner, Android took 72 percent of the smartphone market in Q3, versus 14 percent for Apple. Schmidt said the key to Android,

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Companies: Apple / Google
Countries: World
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