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Why Google is pushing Android One at the expense of open source

Oct 03, 2014, 05:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Lynch)


The open source nature of Android has always been a mixed blessing for Google. It has helped Android become the single most dominant mobile operating system on the planet, but it has also caused huge headaches for users and Google itself because of fragmentation. Now Forbes reports that Google stands poised to take back control of Android via its Android One initiative.

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