Google's Android operating system has rounded up developers and a bevy of hardware partners to swamp the smartphone industry with devices. Android's market share has surged courtesy of devices from HTC and Motorola and analysts are generally upbeat about the platform's prospects and ability to crack the top three platforms.
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This week Lenovo bought Motorola, the Nexus 6 sells out in minutes, and Android comes to all McDonald's stores in the US.
The handset giant has added two new mid-range smartphones to its portfolio.
UPDATED: Google confirmed Rubin's departure with a comment from CEO Larry Page.
If you're in the US and were hoping to get your hands on a Nexus 6, you're out of luck.
The next Project Ara prototype gives developers more space to work with when creating blocks for Google's modular phone.
Microsoft just launched its new Microsoft Health app for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone, but you will need a new Microsoft Band to get started tracking your life.
While IT departments are geared to scouring the internet for potential threats the biggest issue they see is the careless employee with mobile devices.
Two moves by Amazon look to get its app store installed on all Android devices. Enterprises need to be aware of this new situation.
Here are some of the most interesting apps for Google's Android operating system we've discovered this month.
It's Trick or Treat time from the Android engineering team.
Apps running in mobile operating systems must get permission from the user for all sorts of things. This can be confusing. Do some do it better than others?
Microsoft is taking steps toward delivering on its cross-platform device, application and data management with new Office 365 capabilities.
Motorola is known for timely updates of its Moto G and X smartphones. It looks like they are continuing this practice with the excellent Moto 360 timepiece as well.
Pichai has been seeing his star rise at Google steadily. CEO Larry Page is also reportedly taking a step back from day-to-day leadership to focus on new projects.