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Celebrating 10 years of iPhone: Apple's smartphone had a bumpy first year but evolved well since then
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Celebrating 10 years of iPhone: Apple's smartphone had a bumpy first year but evolved well since then

More than 2 billion people now have smartphones, according to data from eMarketer, and Fadell, who has worked for both Apple and Alphabet, sees that as the hallmark of success.

Google's Fuchsia OS is open-source and can run on everything from routers to PCs, but what's it for?
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Google's Fuchsia OS is open-source and can run on everything from routers to PCs, but what's it for?

Google has lifted the veil on a new operating system that they’ve been working on and they’ve called it Fuschia. What is Fuschia? Nobody really knows. Neither, it seems, does Google.

Cyanogen cuts down 20 percent jobs; plans strategic shift: Report
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Cyanogen cuts down 20 percent jobs; plans strategic shift: Report

Citing sources close to the matter, the report adds that Systems and QA teams in Palo Alto and Seattle have been asked to leave, along with employees n smaller offices in Lisbon and India.

Android 7.0 Nougat: what the Twitterati are saying
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Android 7.0 Nougat: what the Twitterati are saying

Google has a name for Android and it's... Nougat! Well, yes that's the name!

Android N is Nougat and not Nutella, but what's in a name?
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Android N is Nougat and not Nutella, but what's in a name?

Well, this time was no different, except that the company was open to suggessions. The name is , no its not Nutella or Nankatai, it is 'Nougat'. We didn't see a lot of applause coming in for that, now.

Xiaomi to bring split-screen multitasking to MIUI 8
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Xiaomi to bring split-screen multitasking to MIUI 8

Among the many new features that were announced with MIUI 8, Xiaomi also seems to be adding split-screen multitasking to the same ROM.

Google may launch its own handset to take on Apple
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Google may launch its own handset to take on Apple

In a move to take on Apple's dominance in the high-end smartphone market, search engine giant Google may release its own handset by the end of this year

Russian watchdog says it is not discussing settlement with Google yet
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Russian watchdog says it is not discussing settlement with Google yet

Alphabet Inc's Google has not yet approached Russia's competition watchdog FAS about a settlement of the case in which a breach of antitrust laws was found

US FTC looking whether free Android is giving an unfair advantage to Google offerings
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US FTC looking whether free Android is giving an unfair advantage to Google offerings

The US is looking into whether free Android mobile software is giving an unfair advantage to other Google offerings such as its search engine, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

Google seeks to play down EU Android probe
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Google seeks to play down EU Android probe

Google sought to play down its anti-trust battle with the European Commission on Friday, with a senior executive insisting the row was "normal".

Oracle and Google fail to settle copyright lawsuit over Android OS
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Oracle and Google fail to settle copyright lawsuit over Android OS

Oracle Corp and Alphabet's Google unit failed to settle a long running copyright lawsuit over the Android operating system ahead of a retrial scheduled for May, according to a court docket.

Yotaphone bids farewell to Android, welcomes Sailfish
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Yotaphone bids farewell to Android, welcomes Sailfish

Russian manufacturer Yota, well known for its Yotaphone dual screen phones, has announced that its next devices will no longer operate using Android but Sailfish, an alternative developed by former Nokia engineers at Jolla.

Android M to launch at Google I/O: Marshmallow, Muffin or Malai barfi? The guessing game continues
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Android M to launch at Google I/O: Marshmallow, Muffin or Malai barfi? The guessing game continues

Yes, Google has disclosed the schedule for its I/O event to be held later this month and seems like Android M will be at the show.

Google developing a new Android-based OS Brillo for Internet of Things
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Google developing a new Android-based OS Brillo for Internet of Things

Looks like Google is shifting focus to those low-end power devices such as smart light bulbs or security cameras which come with as little as 64MB or 32MB worth of RAM.

Google to add fingerprint ID to the upcoming Android M: Report
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Google to add fingerprint ID to the upcoming Android M: Report

Google I/O is going live next week but the rumours keep pouring in. Now, a new report suggests that the upcoming OS, dubbed Android M might include a native fingerprint authentication.

Google's ARC Welder allows users to run Android apps through Chrome browser on any OS
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Google's ARC Welder allows users to run Android apps through Chrome browser on any OS

A minor revolution in the apps world, Google's new ARC Welder software allows users to run Android mobile apps through the Chrome browser on any operating system: Windows, Mac OS, Linux, or of course Chrome OS.

Google making an Android version to power virtual reality apps: Report
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Google making an Android version to power virtual reality apps: Report

Internet giant Google is making a version of its Android operating system to power virtual reality apps, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Russia's Yandex files antitrust complaint against Google
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Russia's Yandex files antitrust complaint against Google

Russia's search engine provider Yandex asked local antitrust authorities Wednesday to investigate Google for unfairly preventing the installation of competing companies' services on its mobile devices.

Google I/O preview: The major changes expected in next version of Android
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Google I/O preview: The major changes expected in next version of Android

What major changes can we expect in the next version of Android, which could be announced at Google I/O tomorrow? We take a punt.