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Top 10 Mobile Phones in the U.S. (Q3 2008)

Source: THE NIELSEN COMPANY ISSUES TOP TEN U.S. LISTS FOR 2008. Motorola on the top and Nokia on the bottom – wow. And in between in that order: LG, Apple and BlackBerry. Wow again. The US does operate differently than the rest of…

Worldwide and US mobile subscriber penetration (Dec 2008)

Worldwide Mobile Subscriber Penetration With 42% penetration in 2008 and 53% penetration by 2014 worldwide. US Mobile Subscriber Penetration With 88% penetration in 2008 and 104% penetration by 2014 in the United States. The above numbers for the US matches the penetration numbers…

Gartner: Worldwide Smartphone Sales Reached Its Lowest Growth Rate, Nokia #1 Smartphone Company in Q3 2008

According to Gartner, worldwide smartphone sales reached its lowest growth rate with 11.5% increase in 3rd quarter of 2008. It also says that Nokia is the #1 smartphone manufacturer/seller: Worldwide smartphone sales to end-users totalled 36.5 million units in the third quarter of…

On the Java Community Process: Expert Groups, JSRs, Observers and legal-related thoughts

Antonio Goncalves writes that Everybody should be able to easily observe JSRs. Yes, I agree. But it really is more than just being able to observe. I was an Observer for the MSA 1.0 Expert Group (EG) and other EGs; but not all…

Java Community Process 2008 Elections – Vote for Sean Sheedy

This upcoming November 17, 2008 is the last day of the JCP Executive Committee elections. This year a number of individuals have chosen to run for the SE and ME seats side-by-side large companies; see the JCP Ballot. On the ME side, we…

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