Android Overview Updated July 6, 2016

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Android is Google’s mobile operating system, launched in September 2008, although its history technically began with the release of the Android alpha in November 2007.

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Android Stories April 20

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As previously rumored, in a press release published today, the EU has filed yet another antitrust movement against Google. This time it centers on Android, the company’s wildly successful mobile operating system, which the EU thinks is in breach of the continent’s antitrust rules. In short, the European Commission thinks Google is using Android to deliberately restrict other mobile operating systems, browsers and search engines.

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We’re in China this week to bring coverage of today’s LeEco (previously known as LeTV) event in Beijing at the company’s own LeSports arena. Known in China for its content services and partnerships and more recently for its TVs, smartphones, Bluetooth speakers, and other hardware, the Chinese conglomerate is growing quickly in a smartphone market that’s constantly driving quality up and prices down. Now, the company has announced its next phones, the Le2, Le 2Pro, and Le Max2…

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Android Stories April 19

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For both Google and Apple, the operations on their virtual stores are hugely important, as they account for millions of dollars. However, there has historically been a disparity between the number of downloaded applications and the actual money generated by them, a trend that seems to have peaked in the first quarter of this year.

According to App Annie‘s Index Market for Q1 of 2016, in fact, Google’s Play Store saw a number of downloads that roughly doubles that of the iOS App Store, which in turns represents the platform with the highest profitability, with over 90% more revenue generated over its counterpart…

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