News@10: Office 2011 For Mac, E-Book Investigation & Android Sales

Samsung is "gunning for" Nokia's position in the mobile phone market, according to market analyst ABI Research. Despite both companies suffering poor second-quarter results, Nokia has maintained its position as the market leader.

Apple and Amazon are under investigation from the attorney general of the state of Connecticut to determine whether their digital book deals with publishers affect market competition.

Over a quarter of all smartphones purchased in the first half of 2010 ran on Google's Android operating system, new research by Nielsen shows. The study found that 27 per cent of phones purchased were Android-based, and that 23 per cent were iPhones.

The Pirate Party has submitted its detailed response to Ofcom's consultation of the Digital Economy Act (DEA). The Pirate Party stated its concern that the code is lacking an "alarming number of elements".

Microsoft has announced that it will release the Mac version of its Office 2011 productivity suite in October. The company said that the software will be available in two versions - Office for Mac Home and Student 2011, priced at £89.99 or £109.99 for three installs, and Office for Mac Home and Business 2011, priced at £189.99 or £239.99 for two installs.