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Web companies fear Google's widening reach

The tech giant's become a puzzle to regulators as it expands its ecosystem - a spread that includes e-mail, a digital bookstore and cell phone software.

 

Google CEO: Android update "could replace credit cards"

Google CEO: Android update

The next generation of Android is coming in a few weeks, and that update to the mobile operating system "could replace credit cards," according to Google ...

 

Google's Android to zoom past Blackberry, iPhone

Tech research company Gartner reports that Google's Android will be in striking distance of Nokia's Symbian system for world champion in mobile operating systems, leaping past Research in Motion's Blackberry and Apple's iPhone iOS.

 

Android 2.1 Update Will Hit Verizon Droid Phones Tomorrow

The Android 2.1 update is coming to the Verizon Droid tomorrow! What can Droid users expect to get with the Android 2.1 upgrade?

Mashable explains,
New features will include pinch-to-zoom multitouch support in the browser, Gallery, and Google Maps, the Weather and News widgets made popular on the Nexus One, voice-to-text entry, a new 3D Gallery layout for photos, and even a nice surprise that most people thought wouldn't make it to the Droid: Live Wallpapers.

 

Android Usage Up Nearly 6x in 6 Months

Android Usage Up Nearly 6x in 6 Months

Mobile advertising company AdMob (which was just acquired by Google) has just released its mobile metrics report for October 2009.

 

Droid vs. iPhone: The Scorecard

As an iPhone user who is more than a little interested in the Motorola's newest, I have compiled a personal scorecard comparing important features of the two phones.

 

Verizon's big ad push for Android targets iPhone

Verizon's big ad push for Android targets iPhone

An aggressive TV ad campaign from Verizon Wireless is adding to the support building for a software package from Google Inc. that is shaping up to be the most formidable challenge yet to Apple Inc.'s iPhone.

 

Report: Dell to launch Android phone with AT&T

Dell and AT&T plan to launch a smartphone running Google's Android next year, according to a report, as Dell's years-long flirtation with the mobile industry appears ready for the next step.

 

Microsoft to Pit Windows Mobile 6.5 and 7 Against One Another?

According to Digitimes, Microsoft will be using a "dual-platform" strategy to compete with Android and the iPhone. 6.5, due to be rolled out October 1, will stay alive just to compete with Android, while WinMo 7 will compete with the iPhone.

 

Google's Social-networkng 'Hero' Mobile Set to Topple iPhone

Google's Social-networkng 'Hero' Mobile Set to Topple iPhone

Google are expected to unveil a social-networking mobile phone today, which integrates online-sharing sites Twitter and Facebook and Flickr into its software.

 

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