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Chart of the day: Apple gains more ground on Android in the U.S.

October 5, 2013: 11:02 AM ET

comScore's August data show iOS outselling Android even without the new iPhones.

Click to enlarge. Chart: Brian Loftus

Click to enlarge. Chart: Brian Loftus

FORTUNE -- Apple's (AAPL) iOS may be losing market share to Google's (GOOG) Android worldwide, but in the U.S. its share continues grow, as the latest comScore numbers show.

See chart, above.

FURTHER READING: Daniel Eran Dilger's Data bites dogma: Apple's iOS ate up Android, Blackberry U.S. market share losses this summer. A sample:

"The continued U.S. growth of iOS at the expense of Android and Blackberry is also noteworthy given that this summer was marked by incessant reports of Apple's supposed failure to 'innovate,' along with frequently stated concerns about Samsung's purported encroachment upon Apple's business."

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Philip Elmer-Dewitt
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Philip Elmer-DeWitt has been following Apple since 1982, first for Time Magazine, and now on the Web for

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