Over the last two years, Google's Android mobile operating system has surged out of nowhere to take a significant chunk of the smartphone market, anywhere from 15 to 25 percent, depending on whose numbers you use.
Now, with Verizon Wireless's announcement that it will begin offering Apple's iPhone, Android faces a new and formidable competitive threat.
The reason? Verizon has been a crucial partner for Google in the Android rollout. The wireless giant poured money into marketing Motorola's...Full Story