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Andy Rubin: Android is still open

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Andy Rubin is the VP of Engineering at Google. He’s also the man credited with getting the Android ball rolling and overseeing its earth-moving progress, so when he says something about Android, we tend…

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Google locking down Android? No. I doubt we could be so lucky.

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Bloomberg reported today that Google is cracking the whip on Android phones, forcing companies to abide by anti-Android fragmentation clauses and not modify the Android experience too much. The Internet th…

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Steve Jobs questions Google’s openness, Andy Rubin counters in comical tweet

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Steve Jobs is running scared because of Android. We’ve always known that Jobs wasn’t a fan of Google’s mobile operating system, but he typically took a dismissive tone, patting Android on…

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Google defines “open,” fears Android fragmentation

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Google defines “open,” fears Android fragmentation

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Google believes that “open systems win,” referring to the innovation that sprouts from less-restrictive open-source projects. This was the crux of their argument for why companies should flo…

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Android and Symbian trade barbs about openness

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Android and Symbian trade barbs about openness

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Android had its second major detractor of the week after Symbian Foundation director Lee Williams questioned Android’s openness. Williams said, “Android is not open. It’s a marketing l…

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