Google could face EU antitrust charges over Android

The Commission began its Android investigation on 15th April 2015, the same day that it announced formal antitrust charges against Google in another investigation, accusing the company of favouring its own comparison shopping service over that of rivals.

Blackberry may release an Android device

According to recent reports, the next Blackberry smartphone could run Android, however, it doesn’t look like BlackBerry would turn into just another Android vendor. Instead the Android device will only be incorporated in BlackBerry to help improve its standing as a device management company.

Google reveals Android M

During the recently held Google I/O conference, Dave Burke, Vice President of Engineering for Android, gave developers a glimpse at the next update for Google’s mobile operating system, code-named Android M.

Palo Alto discovers widespread Android vulnerability

Palo Alto Networks has revealed details of a widespread vulnerability in Google’s Android mobile operating system that allows attackers to hijack the installation of a seemingly safe application – Android Package File (APK) – on user devices, replacing it with an app of the attacker’s choice.

Sony to launch razor-thin Android TV

The battle for the bragging rights to the world’s thinnest TV is always something that comes to the fore at the Consumer Electronics Show, and this year Sony says it has come away with winner with three big-screen sets that are as thin as a few coins.

Google parts with former Android chief

The corporate shakeup at Google continues and now it’s Andy Rubin, the former head of the company’s Android business and the current head of its robotics arm, who’s out.

Palo Alto: 178 million ME Android users at risk

Palo Alto Networks has unveiled new research highlighting security risks in the internal storage used by applications on Google Android devices, rendering more than 94 percent of popular Android applications used in the Middle East & Africa potentially vulnerable.

Android grabs record 85 percent smartphone share

Google’s dominance of the smartphone market has reached new heights, with its Android operating system now accounting for a record 84.6 percent share of global smartphone shipments, according to research by Strategy Analytics.

Android tops mobile ad traffic for first time

Devices running Google’s Android operating system have dethroned Apple’s iPhones and iPads as the biggest drivers of worldwide mobile ad traffic, according to a new study from Opera Mediaworks.

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