Tablet computers running Google Inc.’s Android will start taking sales from Apple Inc.’s iPad this holiday season and may surpass it in a few years as device makers adopt the software for a slew of models, analysts said in a Bloomberg report. Samsung Electronics Co. showed the newest Android-based tablet for the U.S. market at an event in New York. AT&T Inc., Verizon Wireless, Sprint Nextel Corp. and T-Mobile all have agreed to sell the Galaxy Tab, Samsung said today in a statement. The device will be available in time for the holidays, carriers said. Smartphones running Android have already...

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