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Andy Rubin Talks Nexus One, Apple, Windows and Nokia

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Originally we were expecting the announcement of Gingerbread and the Nexus S to come from Android creator and ultimate guru Andy Rubin when he spoke at the opening of D: Dive into Mobile. Google jumped the gun on…

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Disruption and the Google Experience

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Jason Hiner of ZDNet recently called out as Google cowards and quitters because they haven’t taken down the wireless companies yet. Aside from Mr. Hiner’s misunderstanding of the Google Experi…

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Bing! Now for non-Verizon Android phones, too

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Bing Mobile for Android is now available on all four of the major U.S. carriers. When the app was first released in August, it was an exclusive for Verizon customers. Now AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile customer…

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Has Windows Phone 7 made Android and Google the new bad guys of mobile phones?

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The always interesting story of modern smartphones had a plot turn yesterday. As Microsoft announced a stable of new devices to launch its re-focused mobile strategy, something funny happened: columnists f…

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Microsoft sues Motorola for patent infringements in Android

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Microsoft is knocking on Motorola’s door, alleging that Motorola’s Android phones have features that infringe on Microsoft’s patented technology. The Kings of Redmond allege that Mot…

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How to make the Samsung Fascinate more Google, less Bing

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So you were thrilled to finally get the Samsung Fascinate and have some Galaxy S goodness on Verizon. I bet the excitement level dropped a little bit when you discovered that the Fascinate comes pre-Binged out w…

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Droid does Bing. Microsoft’s search & map app arrives on Android

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Microsoft announced today the release of the official Bing app for Android. Available for free only to Verizon customers, people who have selected to Bing it out can now get their fix on their mobile device. Bin…

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Steve Ballmer: Windows should be able to crush Android tablets

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is up to his old tricks again when discussing Android tablets. Known for dismissing rivals in early stages and watching them later rise to eat away at Microsoft’s market shar…

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Bing! Will you switch to the upcoming Bing for Android app?

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Microsoft’s little search engine that could, Bing, is coming to Android soon. This isn’t a surprise because we already pointed that out when Verizon announced the Samsung Fascinate and reveale…

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Microsoft says Android violates its patents, and Paulie Cicero wants his cut

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Microsoft says Android violates its patents, and Paulie Cicero wants his cut

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Microsoft’s Windows Mobile may not be blazing the charts since the introduction of Android, but that doesn’t mean the tech giants won’t still benefit from Google’s mobile operati…

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Microsoft invades Android as search and maps provider on Motorola’s Chinese phones

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Microsoft invades Android as search and maps provider on Motorola’s Chinese phones

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Motorola has announced a new partnership with Microsoft to make Bing the default search engine and map provider on all Android devices released in China. Motorola’s soon-to-release Android phones wi…

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Microsoft releases Android app for advanced barcode scanning

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Microsoft releases Android app for advanced barcode scanning

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Microsoft has released its first app into the Android Market. Yeah, Microsoft has an Android app; big whoop, want to fight about it? The Redmond-based company recently debuted Microsoft Tag, a barcode scanne…

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LG Bets Big On Android

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LG Bets Big On Android

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In what could be seen as a blow to Microsoft, LG Electronics said the Android operating system will be powering half of its smartphones this year. The company is the third-largest handset maker in the world but i…

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Microsoft Pledges Itself to Futility, bows to Android (Opinion)

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Microsoft Pledges Itself to Futility, bows to Android (Opinion)

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Microsoft has pledged its soul to Futilitious, the Ancient God of Seemingly Boneheaded Decisions. Rather than fight back against Android with a full-fledged reinvention and continued development, Micros…

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Rumor: Acer set to launch their dual-boot Android, Windows XP netbook in August

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Rumor: Acer set to launch their dual-boot Android, Windows XP netbook in August

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Still being placed firmly in the rumor category, we have seen a new report that is calling for Acer to launch their dual-booting netbook as early as next month. The news rumor is coming courtesy of the Chinese-la…

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