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Google Epects 18 Android Phones by Year-End

Google anticipates that there will be at least 18 new Android based smartphones by the end of this year. Google's senior director for mobile platforms, Andy Rubin told a conference that the number might creep up to twenty handsets, more

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Sony Ericsson Inches Closer to Android Smartphone Launch

Sony Ericsson is reported to be closer to launching a smartphone running the Google backed Android OS, according to Peter Ang, vice president of marketing, Asia Pacific at Sony Ericsson. more

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Google Sues Over Android Brandname

Google is involved in a lawsuit over the name of the Android OS which the firm is backing as part of the Open Handset Alliance. more

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Samsung Shows off its First Android Phone

Samsung Electronics has shown off its first Android-powered mobile phone, the I7500. With a launch of I7500, Samsung became the first company among the global top three mobile phone manufacturers to unveil an Android-powered phone. more

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Western European Mobile Phone Market now in Recession

Three consecutive quarters of negative growth have led the Western European mobile phone market into recession. According to IDC's European Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped 53.6 million units in 4Q08, 13.5% lower than the 62 million units shipped in 4Q07. more

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Worldwide Mobile Phone Market Declined by 12.6% in Fourth Quarter

The worldwide mobile phone market experienced an unusual downturn in the normally robust fourth quarter of 2008 (4Q08). According to IDC's Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped a total of 289.0 million units, 12.6% lower than the 330.8 million units shipped during 4Q07. more

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Vodafone, Sony Ericsson Join Google Phone Alliance

The Open Handset Alliance - which develops the Google backed Android operating system for smartphones - has announced fourteen new members, including Sony Ericsson and Vodafone. more

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Telecom Carriers Should Consider Partnering With Google

Google's influence and market power with key telecommunications industry stakeholders is having a significant impact on the industry, according to Gartner. more

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UPDATE: Google Unveils Android Smartphone for T-Mobile

Google, Tuesday unveiled its first Android-powered smartphone for T-Mobile USA as the Internet giant hopes to shake up the wireless industry. more

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Qualcomm Working on Google Android Phone

Qualcomm has confirmed that it is working on an iPhone rival platform which would be based on the Google supported open-source Android operating system. more

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