Apple (AAPL) is at risk of losing one of its key competitive advantages over Google’s...

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

Apple (AAPL) is at risk of losing one of its key competitive advantages over Google’s rival Android system as application developers say they are becoming more constructive with Google's (GOOG) Android smartphone platform. GOOG's app store has long lagged AAPL's iPhone, however the sheer scale of Android, which now accounts for three out of every four smartphones sold, is commanding developers’ attention, despite their continuing difficulties in monetizing the platform.