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Google To Shutter Nexus One Store

May 16, 2010, 11:02 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Patrizio)

"Google's experiment as an Android phone retailer has come to an end with the announcement it plans to shut down the Nexus One Android Web store and will sell its HTC-designed phone in the retail outlets of the two carriers it has left.

"Andy Rubin, vice president of engineering at Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), announced the news in a blog posting. He admitted the Nexus One Web store hasn't worked out as well as the company had hoped.

""We launched Nexus One in January with two goals in mind: to introduce a beacon of innovation among Android handsets, and to make it quick and easy for people to buy an Android phone," Rubin wrote."

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