larry bagina writes: Don't be evil? rumor has it that Google threatened to kill Acer's Android licensing if they released a smartphone running Aliyun, a Chinese, Linux based smartphone OS that's binary compatible with Android.
larry bagina writes: Look out, Apple! Motorola sold^Hshipped 5.3 million Android phones and 200,000 Xooms last quarter. Numbers like that are probably why Google is paying $12 billion to buy them up. It's also why Apple should probably throw in the towel in iOS and focus on Macs.
larry bagina writes: 9 days after Apple's disappointing 4th quarter results (must be a bug in iCal!), now we know why: Motorola just announced their third quarter results. TL;DR version: almost 5 million android phones and almost 100,000 xoom tablets. No wonder iPhone and iPad sales were weaker than expected!