Another line in the sand crossed at Motorola (NYSE: MOT). Samsung has ousted the American handset maker from its number one position in the US market. Research firm Strategy Analytics reports that the Korean electronics maker edged ahead in the third quarter taking 22.4 percent of the US handset market, compared with Motorola which had a 21.1 percent share. It also reported that the US market grew 6 percent in the third quarter, with 47 million handsets shipped.
The US–the world’s single largest handset market–has been Motorola