That gave Google's mobile operating system 81 percent of the worldwide market in 2014, compared with 15 percent for Apple's iOS.
The rivals tie for the top spot in the fourth quarter of 2014, with Apple's fortunes on the rise and Samsung's heading in the opposite direction, according to figures from researcher Strategy Analytics.
A new report suggests that Foxconn will cut back on its workers, but the company says it's only reducing the pace of employee recruitment.
The social network admits the hour-long problem was caused by its own engineers.
Worldwide, Samsung's market share drops from 32.5 percent in 2013 to 28 percent in 2014, while competitors, like Apple, maintain or gain ground.
It may look like a typical battery pack, but this little fuel cell can recharge an iPhone up to 11 times. There's just one problem.
The Solar Impulse 2 is the world's first airplane powered entirely by sunlight, and it will soon embark on a 12-leg journey around the world. It's an ambitious flight that could take up to 5 months if the weather doesn't cooperate, but the plane's pilots hope the trip inspires sustainable design.
One of the world's most popular mobile messaging services continues growth three months after Facebook acquisition.
It's not just smartphones. Samsung says it's maintaining its dominance in the TV market as the industry moves to ultra-high definition.
Looking beyond traditional software makers, Microsoft will make a dedicated push to recruit students, startups and "developers not currently supporting our platforms."