Science & Technology

Apple-Samsung Competition Reaches Pentagon

Pentagon may be ditching Blackberry and both companies want an in


The competition between Apple and Samsung now extends to the military as both companies await approval for use of their mobile devices by the Pentagon, which has relied almost exclusively on the Blackberry.

The Defense Department has 470,000 employees using Blackberry devices, compared to just under 50,000 that use Apple and Android devices in various pilot programs.