Contrary to rumors, Google did not release a beta version of its much anticipated Chrome operating system today. And nothing is coming anytime soon: the final version is at least a year away, the mega giant web company said.
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Google launched Android 4.1 on the Asus-developed (but Google branded) Nexus 7 in part to reassure OEMs that they will be treated equally in the aftermath of its Motorola Mobility purchase. Maybe Google really did spend $12 plus billion for the Motorola patents, but users are still awaiting the more full featured iPad2 killer from Google. Will it be Jelly Bean on Motorola's Xoom?.
SugarCRM's forthcoming 6 upgrade features improved performance, navigation, ease-of-use and mobile phone support.Sugar 6 -- which officially entered beta today -- features a new user interface and redesigned navigation system with a Shortcut Bar that offers single click access to common tasks.
It's nice to see open source software driving a revolution in smartphones -- and small PCs.Google's Linux-based Android operating system powers the industry's latest must have, the Motorola Droid.
Open source continues to make big strides, and leads in key growth segments including cloud, big data, mobile applications and enterprise mobility, according to a survey published yesterday.At the launch of the Open Source Business Conference, two key backers in the open source space, Black Duck Software and North Bridge Venture Partners, issued their sixth annual survey results including key findings and challenges for open source in 2012.
Google announces completion of its deal to buy Motorola Mobility and enter the hardware market. The marriage will likely bolster Google’s Android-based smartphone business and Xoom tablet business but maybe not its OEM business. The extent of its success will also be determined by its support in the greater open source community, especially among open source developers, in the Software-as-a-Service era.
One has to wonder if the fallout of the Verizon-iPhone deal includes a slowing down of Android's momentum.There's no doubt that Verizon's strong endorsement of Android-based smartphones has been a big boon for Google's open source mobile operating system.
Motorola started rolling out the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Xoom tablet -- WiFi only -- in January but the date for the ICS updates for Xoom WiFi and 3G and Droid devices in the US are still not defined. Dates are provided for outside of the U.S.
Microsoft's lawsuit against TomTom is aimed at Linux but it won't deter the open source operating system's success in the mobile device market, said Open Invention Network's CEO.Open Invention Network CEO Keith Bergelt doesn't buy Microsoft's contention that the lawsuit, filed last week, is not targeting Linux.
The LiMo Foundation has no intention of fading away.At the launch of LinuxWorld Expo in San Francisco today, the foundation announced the release of several new Linux-based mobile handsets from Mototorola, NEC and Panasonic.