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Discover Google Pixel and Pixel XL, the smartphones made by Google

Google has just unveiled its first smartphones made by Google yesterday. Technically, they are made by HTC, but from a marketing perspective, they are all Google. So, they are running the latest Android version 7.1 Nougat. Furthermore, Google has also put some magic inside and will assume the client relation. Named Google Pixel and Google

Jury rules in Google’s favor over Oracle : Android makes “fair use” of Java APIs

At the end of a two-week trial, a federal jury concluded that Android, the Google’s Mobile Operating System, makes “fair use” of Java APIs. Android doesn’t infringe Oracle-owned copyrights. Indeed, the Google’s re-implementation of 37 Java APIs is protected by “fair use” doctrine. After three days of deliberations, the jury unanimously answered “yes” in Google’s

Bad times for Google : The EU Commission could fine Google $7.45 billion for Antitrust charges

With record results from Android or on Ads market, Google continues to be a successful firm. But, that kind of success comes with a big amount of problems generally. An for Google, there is no exception at the rule ! Indeed, where as its battle with Oracle about the use of Java APIs on Android

Google Play Store has now 2 million Apps available !

According a study from Sensor Tower, Google Play Store has now more than 2 million Apps and Games available ! The graphic below show the incredible evolution of that number since December 2009 until February 2016 passing from 16,000 apps to 2 million now. Data show also an evolution for the distribution of free and

Oracle claims $9.3 billion damages from Google for use of Java API in Android

Latest twist in the Oracle / Google battle around Android, Oracle now claims $9.3 billion damages from Google for use of Java API in Android. Oracle sued Google six years ago, claiming that Google needs a license to use Java API in Android that is become the market-leading mobile OS. Crucial question is to know

Guide to App Store Optimization (ASO) for Android applications on Google Play Store

Over the last few years, mobile has grown has never before. Android is the leading OS for mobile devices and Google Play Store the best way to make available your Android application to a large number of users. However, with more than 1 millions of applications on Google Play Store, it became very hard to

Google research market share fall to lowest since 2008 in US

According Stat Counter, Google research market share fall to its lowest level since 2008 in US. Thus, in December 2014, it falls to 75.2%. Google is always largely leader on research in US but we can see the first effects of the new deal between Mozilla and Yahoo with Firefox that changed its default search