TITLE

Google confirms mobile phone open platform effort

AUTHOR(S)
Mutschler, Ann Steffora
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Electronic News;11/12/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 46, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Google Inc., along with other mobile technology and wireless industry players unveiled Android, what is being touted as the first truly open and comprehensive platform for mobile devices. Google joined forces with T-Mobile, HTC, Qualcomm, Motorola and others on the development of Android through the Open Handset Alliance, which was formed to encourage innovation on mobile devices for better user experiences.
ACCESSION #
27561235

 

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