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.
President Obama addresses the Sony cyberattack and vows to respond to North Korea. Also, T-Mobile settles cramming lawsuit, and Facebook releases the Stickered for Messenger app.
Two updates were beset by technical issues, forcing Microsoft to issue another update to remove the faulty software.
After pressure from an online petition, Target Australia agrees to stop selling Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V.
Korean TV networks will no longer provide content for domestic users of YouTube as of December, due to profit-sharing negotiations falling through.
An ad for PS Vita, in which a female doctor appears to equate gaming with masturbation, reportedly appears on Sony's YouTube channel and then disappears.
Get ready, world. The next great sci-fi epic could be coming soon as "Interstellar" releases a trailer that teases a world of space wonders and a desperate attempt to save humanity.
Even as it expands to support iOS and Android, Nokia says it isn't abandoning Microsoft's Windows Phone platform with its Here mapping technology.
After requests for more detailed information from two crowdfunding platforms, the creators behind the Scribble pen are seeking funding elsewhere.
Apparently feeling some competitive urgency, the dominant peer-to-peer lending company has accelerated its expansion -- and reversed its profitability for now.