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Submission + - Would You Board Flight 666 to HEL? (

gl4ss writes: Superstitious people might want to skip this one, the flight AY666 to HEL. Currently in Helsinki the weather is great, even if HEL is due to freeze in few months.

Submission + - Android-x86 3.2-RC2 released (

gl4ss writes: "The test build is based on the Android 3.2.2. We fixed and added many x86 specified code to let the system runs smoothly on x86 platforms, especially for netbooks or tablets.". android-x86 can be used for running android on generic x86 hw or in virtual machines, which is useful for development purposes among other things.

Submission + - Google acquires Motorola Mobility

gl4ss writes: . (g&m))"today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Google will acquire Motorola Mobility for $40.00 per share in cash, or a total of about $12.5 billion, a premium of 63% to the closing price of Motorola Mobility shares on Friday, August 12, 2011. The transaction was unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies." So Motorolas frequently re-organized phone subsidiary has found now a new home, at a sizeable premium. Is this start of Google starting to defend Androids patent troubles and what will this mean for the rest of Android manufacturers?

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