CNET News Daily Podcast: Making sense of the changing cell phone constellation

Motorola's pain has been Apple and RIM's gain. Meanwhile, Android continues to pick up new adherents. It's part of a bigger, interconnected story.

Charles Cooper Former Executive Editor / News
Charles Cooper was an executive editor at CNET News. He has covered technology and business for more than 25 years, working at CBSNews.com, the Associated Press, Computer & Software News, Computer Shopper, PC Week, and ZDNet.
Charles Cooper

Another 14 members have joinedthe Open Handset Alliance, including Vodafone, the world's biggest mobile operator. That comes just as a new report shows that Motorola, though it remains the dominant U.S. handset maker, is becoming a lot less dominant. While the timing is coincidental, the two announcements are part of a larger context. CNET News' Maggie Reardon explains the connection.

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