Google Set to Pass Apple as App Platform

Apple is set to lose its crown as the world’s most popular app platform to Google in the next few months as its rival rapidly closes the downloading gap with the iPad maker.


The moment marks the end of one of Apple’s longstanding advantages, amid formidable competition from Samsung and new devices from Google’s Motorola.


Apple has used its superior apps presence to retain a competitive edge over smartphone rivals as they improve their hardware offerings but Android has recently won over most developers, creating a larger selection of apps that may soon overtake Apple’s.


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Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 11:30pm