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Android is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key applications. Google Inc. purchased the initial developer of the software, Android Inc., in 2005. Android's mobile operating system is based on a modified version of the Linux kernel. Google and other members of the Open Handset Alliance collaborated on Android's development and release. The Android Open Source Project (AOSP) is tasked with the maintenance and further development of Android. The Android operating system is the world's best-selling Smartphone platform.

Headlines Around the Web

Microsoft woos Indian companies to take on Android

Dec 20, 2013 - The Times of India

Google app sales catching up with Apple

Dec 18, 2013 - Financial Times

Demand high for BlackBerry chat app

Nov 02, 2013 - Financial Times

Google announces Nexus 5 smartphone

Nov 01, 2013 - MarketWatch

Nexus 7 is the best Android tablet

Oct 24, 2013 - CNN Money

Moto X is the best Android phone

Oct 08, 2013 - CNN Money

Articles About Android

Android Mascots At The Google I/O Developers Conference
Android 5.1 Release in February 2015: Killer Features and Devices to Receive

By IBTimes AU

After Android 5.0 Lollipop, Google wants users to update to 5.1 around February 2015. (Dec 20)

MORE TOPICS: MANAGEMENT

Google Logo At Tel Aviv Office
Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Update: Now Available For All Nexus Devices like Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7, Nexus 9 And Nexus 10

By IBTimes AU

All the Nexus devices can be now be updated with the latest Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update. (Dec 19)

Android Mascots At The Google I/O Developers Conference
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 And Note Edge Android 5.0.1 Update Schedule And Installation With 5.1 Details

By IBTimes AU

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge are next in line to receive the Android 5.0.1, skipping the 5.0 version. (Dec 19)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, MANAGEMENT

The Amazon.com, Inc. logo is seen on the side of a delivery truck in Brooklyn
Amazon Promises To Deliver Goods In An Hour Or Less With Prime Now App

By IBTimes AU

Amazon is rolling out a new service that promises to narrow delivery slots to one hour making consumers forget the concept of same day deliveries. (Dec 19)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, NEW YORK

Coders Rest In The Office Of Mojang, A Small Swedish Company Behind The Wildly Popular 'Minecraft' Video Game, In Stockholm
‘Minecraft Story Mode’ And Update 1.6.4 Coming With Details, Brings Witches, Horses And An Interesting Trailer

By IBTimes AU

A new story mode title and update is coming to “Minecraft.” (Dec 19)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, TNT

A Sony Experia Z3 Compact Smartphone At The IFA Consumer Technology Fair In Berlin
Sony Xperia Z3 And Sony Xperia Z2 Line Of Devices Set To Receive Android 5.0 Lollipop By Early 2015

By IBTimes AU

Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z2 series of smartphones and tablets will get the latest Android OS update starting early 2015. (Dec 19)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, GOLD, DIAMONDS, SONY

A Visitor Holds A New Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Smartphone
Killer Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Clad In ‘Gold’ Spotted [Images Linked]

By IBTimes AU

An intriguing variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has cropped up, draped in gold. (Dec 19)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, GOLD, SAMSUNG, DIAMONDS, SMARTPHONE

Android Mascots At The Google I/O Developers Conference
Google Android 5.1 Lollipop Update Release Possible with More Bugs Surfacing: Killer Features to Expect

By IBTimes AU

Google may be working on a new Lollipop follow up through the Android 5.1 update. The original version has been plagued with a number of issues which will make another Lollipop version only natural. According to reports, the new Android 5. (Dec 18)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, MANAGEMENT, SONY

A Google search page is reflected in sunglasses in this photo illustration taken in Brussels May 30, 2014.
High-End Tablets Face-Off: Google’s Nexus 9 Versus Apple’s iPad Air 2

By IBTimes AU

The tablet device arena has witnessed the battle of two spectacular high-end large screen devices. (Dec 18)

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