Samsung Electronics will never be able to offer "top-notch platinum" security because of the inherent open nature of Android, according to BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins.Because Android is open source, it is the most susceptible to attacks such as malware, Heins said yesterday in an interview with CNET in New York City. In comparison, he added, BlackBerry 10 was designed from the ground up to be a secure platform. "You don't know how many keys you've given to the main door of your house because it's open software," he said about Android. "… Read more
Apple CEO Tim Cook said today that there's plenty of room for the Cupertino, Calif.-based company to grow in China.
Cook said that Apple's revenue in China over the last few months was $5.7 billion, the bulk of its overall Asia-Pacific revenue of $7.5 billion. Apple's total China revenue for the entire fiscal year ending last month was $23.8 billion, he said, now making up … Read more
Apple said today that it sold 26.9 million iPhones in the last three months, an increase of 58 percent from the same period last year and slightly more than analysts had expected.
The popular phone -- the iPhone 5 went on sale last month -- accounted for the largest category of Apple's hardware sales, up from 26 million sold in the previous quarter and 17 million sold during the same period last year.
By comparison, Apple said in this afternoon's earnings statement that it sold 4.9 million Macs, 5.3 million iPods, and 14 million iPads … Read more