Will Android Silver split Google and Samsung apart?
May 02, 2014, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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The media is rife with reports that Google is working on a program called Android Silver that is designed to force Android manufacturers into strict adherence to Google's specifications. This is really an attempt by Google to regain control of the Android platform and to provide a more iPhone-like experience for Android users. While such goals are not bad in and of themselves, they do have the potential for some serious consequences for Google and its partners.