Watch Out, Verizon: Google May Have Its Own Android Phone (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

The punches just keep on coming in the Android smartphone game — and this time, the manager himself may be getting into the ring. Google is preparing to unveil its own custom Android phone, a report published at TheStreets.com claims. If true, the move would mark Google’s first foray into the Android phone fray and could signal a serious shake-up to America’s carrier-driven smartphone market.

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Google CEO: New operating system changes the game (AP via Yahoo! News)

Friday, July 10th, 2009

Google Inc. Chief Executive Eric Schmidt can’t wait for the Internet search leader’s free operating system to debut next year.

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Former Yahoo Scientist Heads To Microsoft (WebProNews)

Friday, March 27th, 2009

It looks like Microsoft has won another round of the hiring game.  Jan O. Pedersen, who used to work for Yahoo and was more recently employed by Amazon subsidiary A9.com, has joined Steve Ballmer’s Redmond-based corporation as chief scientist of Live Search. Pedersen’s got quite a bit of experience in the search field.  After getting a BA in statistics from Princeton and a Ph.D. in the same …

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