Ian Sherr and Jessica E. Lessin, writing for the WSJ (headline: “In Rare Move, Apple Goes on the Defensive Against Samsung”):
Apple Inc. is on the defensive.
In a rare interview a day before Samsung Electronics Co. announces
a new flagship smartphone in New York, Apple marketing chief Phil
Schiller on Wednesday played down the expected competition from
the device and discussed how believes such products — which run
Google Inc.’s Android software — are inferior to Apple’s iPhone.
He shared data on the iPhone’s popularity and said Apple’s own
research shows that four times as many iPhone users switched from
Android than to Android during the fourth quarter, according to