Nielsen: Android Surges to No. 1 in Recent Sales

Nielsen is adding its voice to the chorus of research firms confirming the ascension of Android. Nielsen said among recent acquirers of smartphones in the last six months through August, Android was the top platform with 32 percent of purchases, followed by the iPhone and RIM.…

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BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Targets Business Users

RIM confirmed rumors of a tablet by introducing the BlackBerry PlayBook, a powerful 7-inch device that will offer a dual-core 1GHz processor, full HTML 5 browser, Flash 10.1 with video acceleration, 1 GB of RAM, 1080p playback with HDMI output and two HD cameras, all built atop the QNX operating system.…

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RIM Makes Its Play for Developers

To capture the hearts and minds of developers already enamored with iOS and Android, RIM announced a slew of updates aimed at making developing for the BlackBerry platform more attractive and profitable. The updates include an advertising network, an analytics service and integration with BlackBerry Messenger.…

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Nielsen Extends Measurements to Online Campaigns

The Nielsen Company is working to extend its ratings measurements to online campaigns, giving advertisers the ability to understand how well their cross platform efforts are faring. Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings will provide Nielsen's first look at online ratings similar to the way it's tracked TV consumption.…

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