The latest flavor of Google's mobile OS has almost doubled its adoption from a month ago.
Android OS, app and device news
The latest flavor of Google's mobile OS doubles its share of Android devices from a month ago.
An executive confirms Google has no plans to fix a security hole in the default browser for older versions of Android, which around 60 percent of all Android users rely on.
Retail chief Angela Ahrendts says it'll be online orders only through May for the Apple Watch, reports say. Meanwhile, one analyst's estimate for preorders jumps to 2.3 million.
The browser's update adds a refined menu, a private-browsing mode, and a scalable interface that allows for support on tablets and smartphones.
Android 5.0 Lollipop, the latest version of Google's mobile operating system, has landed on enough devices to show up on the company's dashboard.
Lollipop, the latest version of Google's Android mobile operating system, has yet to make much of a dent in the market.
But Jelly Bean is still in the lead, flavoring 48 percent of all devices visiting the Google Play store.
The phone maker says the jump in fourth-quarter revenue underscores the success of its plan to "offer tailored product mixes."
In its latest financial snapshot, the software giant is demonstrating that its hardware business is not just a sideshow after all.