Why Foursquare doesn't owe its success to the iPhone

Location-based check-in service Foursquare saw a massive amount of success, both globally and in the United States, because it focused on multiple mobile platforms rather than a single one like Apple’s iPhone operating system or Google’s Android, according to Foursquare executive Holger Luedorf.

Is Apple's iPhone OS dominating mobile enterprise use?

Activations of devices using Apple’s iPhone operating system for business far outnumbered those of Windows Mobile, Google’s Android operating system and Nokia’s Symbian, according to a report by Good Technology. The report did not include activations of Research in Motion’s BlackBerry operating system since RIM devices use only the BlackBerry Enterprise Server for corporate email access.

Credit Suisse: Verizon iPhone will get 1.4M users from AT&T in 2011

An estimated 1.4 million AT&T subscribers will shift to Verizon with the advent of a Verizon iPhone in early 2011, according to a report released today by Credit Suisse. Credit Suisse’s report relies on a supposed February 15 launch of the Verizon iPhone (based on a Bloomberg report) and other mounting evidence that Verizon will soon get its hands on Apple’s goods.

Google's Android beats RIM BlackBerry in mobile-OS race

Google’s Android has surpassed Research In Motion’s BlackBerry OS and others to become the second most-used mobile operating system behind Nokia’s ubiquitous Symbian, according to a report by Gartner. Android and Symbian will together account for about 60 percent of all mobile operating systems sold with phones by 2014, when Android will likely take on Symbian for the top-seller title.