The rise was attributed to Android’s dominant market share position, since unsavory types tend to target the widest audiences. By that rationale, it makes sense that hackers are giving up on Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK)‘s Symbian platform, since the Finnish company has effectively abandoned it also in favor of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Windows Phone. The security threats on Symbian have declined steadily in accordance with its market share.
Time well spent?
Schiller’s been busy making the rounds at undermining Android. At the same time, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s marketing campaigns have notably lacked the appeal that the company is known for, while Samsung has been gaining ground with brand appeal. Perhaps Schiller should focus more time on reinvigorating Apple’s marketing.
The article Apple Takes 3 Shots at Android originally appeared on Fool.com and is written by Evan Niu.
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