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A very fond Fierce farewell

FierceWireless Editor Phil Goldstein bids goodbye in his final column for the publication and reflects on how the wireless industry has changed during the seven years of his tenure.

iOS devs sound irked on Twitter about a problem with Apple's security certificates

Nobody likes an error message, including developers, which is probably why iOS app makers were chatting on social media about how Apple recently responded to some of their complaints.

Mallinson: How Apple profits overwhelmingly in smartphones

Apple continues to go from strength to strength with stellar profitability because it competes so effectively on several different fronts. Its smartphone industry profit share grew to 94 percent during the September quarter, up from 85 percent one year ago. This is in part due to the fact that Samsung, the only other smartphone maker which has shown decent profitability in recent years, has significantly declined of late. It is also because of Apple's enormous ongoing strengths in trading and competing with other smartphone ecosystem players, including its customers.

Gartner: Huawei tops device sales growth tables, but Samsung maintains market dominance in Q3

Huawei recorded higher growth in mobile phone and smartphone sales than Samsung in the third quarter of 2015, with the Chinese vendor's position boosted by strong domestic and European sales, Gartner revealed.

Apple raked in 94% of smartphone industry's profits in Q3, analyst estimates

Apple may have missed slightly Wall Street analysts' expectations for iPhone sales in the third quarter and may still account for a small minority of smartphone sales worldwide, but it is still the king when it comes to another important metric: smartphone profits.

tvOS Tech Talks? Developers are ready to start signing up

Let's say you're an iOS developer. You want to make something for Apple TV but haven't really gotten up to speed on tvOs. Good news: Apple has some education coming your way.

Report: Android devices remain top choice for global business leaders

An annual CNBC survey tracking the use of mobile devices by senior business executives across Europe, Asia and the U.S. revealed that global Android smartphone ownership witnessed a slight decline from 54 per cent in 2014 to 52 per cent in 2015.

Kik shows how developers can take action with user data to improve retention and more

Kik's Ronalda Clifton explains how the messaging app runs all kinds of programs to experiment with analytics and improve its goals. App Annie suggests others should do the same to put a stop to churn and collect more user information.

tvOS developers: Is this the best they could do with Apple TV App Store discoverability?

Developers may be eager to bring their apps to TV screens, but the initial launch of the Apple TV App Store has many worried that consumers will be tuning out.

AT&T testing NumberSync technology on iPhones, other iOS gadgets

Soon AT&T Mobility customers will be able to receive a call on their Apple Watch even if they don't have their iPhone nearby. The carrier is trialing its "NumberSync" technology in the latest beta version of iOS. The technology lets customers share their primary phone number with other connected devices even if their phone isn't connected to a cellular network.