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Groupon prepares for a a 15 billion dollar IPO potentially.

January 19, 2011

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Groupon is poised to make a splash with a $15 Billion dollar IPO. Google shot a bit low in their offer. Great work for the long established (by internet terms) social buying site. Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. […]

Oracle tells Google- Not so fast on that Android use of Java- talk to my lawyer!

October 28, 2010

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This has been going on for a while (even though the lawsuits are fresh!) and here is the latest update. Keep tabs on this if for no other reason than its interesting to watch the big guys fight. If you want to keep score, Oracle and Google have roughly the same revenue at 25- 26 […]

Android reaches 100K APP milestone

October 26, 2010

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(Fierce) Almost two years to the day after Google first opened the doors of its Android Market application storefront, the digital services giant reports the store now boasts more than 100,000 apps optimized for Android smartphones. A post on the AndroidDev Twitter account confirms the benchmark. As recently as early September, Android Market featured 80,000 applications, […]

‘Angry Birds’ tops 2 million Android downloads in first two days

October 18, 2010

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(FierceMobile) More than 2 million Android smartphone users have downloaded the smash iPhone casual game Angry Birds since its expansion onto the Google-backed operating system Friday, developer Rovio Mobile reports. “Another day, another million. Passed 2 million downloads on Android,” Rovio states on its official Twitter account. The free Android edition of Angry Birds initially […]

Best Buy to create its own Android APP store? Could be!

October 11, 2010

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How many APP stores does it take to make an ecosystem? Well apparently as many as there are stars in the sky- or heading that way. In the wake of multiple reports indicating online retailer Amazon.com is poised to roll out an Android application storefront to rival Google’s own Android Market as well as efforts […]

Mozilla unveils Firefox 4 beta mobile web browser for smartphones running the Google Android and Nokia Maemo

October 9, 2010

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Open-source software development initiative Mozilla unveiled its Firefox 4 beta mobile web browser for smartphones running the Google Android and Nokia Maemo open-source operating systems. Firefox 4 beta for mobile promises improved performance and responsiveness over previous releases–writing on the Mozilla Blog, mobile team technical lead Stuart Parmenter states the biggest architecture changes emphasize Electrolysis […]

Qualcomm launches Augmented Reality SDK for Android developers

October 4, 2010

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Qualcomm says Industry-leading, Vision-based Technology Will Enable Developers to Create New Generation of Augmented Reality Experiences SAN DIEGO, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ — Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) today announced the immediate availability of its Augmented Reality (AR) Software Development Kit (SDK) for Android smartphones.  Offered through Qualcomm’s online developer network, QDevNet, Qualcomm’s SDK will enable a […]