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Submission + - Google tightens control on Android (businessweek.com)

MadeInUSA writes: BusinessWeek reports that Google will start giving preferential treatment to some partners over others, who will have to wait longer to receive recent versions of the Android Operating System. Android was once touted as the free-as-in-Freedom, Open Source alternative to a sea of closed competitors such as RIM's Blackberry, Apple's iPhone and Microsoft's Windows Phone. But is Google actually using tricks from the Playbook of these companies? Will Android be, in fact, a closed system due to Google's policy of witholding the latest and greatest source from the public?
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Google tightens control on Android

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