Gartner's latest market share results are in and they show Google's Android operating system gaining significant market share in Q1 2013 to nearly 75%. That is a jump of almost 20% in just one year.
I see this increase as significant in that Q1 2012 to Q1 2013 comparisons are a good like-for-like comparison coming after the holiday selling season and before new product launches. What it says to me is that Android is in reach of gaining Windows-like dominance in the mobile handset market unless ...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.