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Google To Shutter Nexus One Store

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

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"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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