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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Verizon to sell 2 Google phones this year (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Verizon Wireless said on Tuesday it will sell two mobile phones with Google Inc’s Android operating system this year, part of a partnership that could boost Google’s efforts to challenge Apple Inc in the fast-growing smartphone market.

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Is AT&T Preparing a Google Android Offensive? (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Monday, May 25th, 2009

AT&T has been keeping quiet on its plans to adopt the Google Android platform so far. But with rumors that Verizon might steal its iPhone exclusivity and several high-end handset manufacturers already set to deliver Android phones, the wireless carrier is now on track to spread some Google love to its customers.

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CES: Verizon picks Microsoft search over Google, Yahoo (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Verizon Communications Inc picked Microsoft Corp to provide Internet search services for cell phones, in what is seen as a blow to rivals Google Inc and Yahoo Inc.

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Verizon: Microsoft beats Google (CNN Money)

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Microsoft has beat out Google to become the default search provider on all phones on the Verizon Wireless network.

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Verizon picks Microsoft search over Google and Yahoo (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Verizon Communications Inc has chosen Microsoft Corp to provide Internet search services for cell phones, in what is seen as a blow to rivals Google Inc and Yahoo Inc.

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Verizon and Yahoo extend portal deal (CNET)

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

Companies extend agreement to provide Verizon Internet users with Yahoo’s Web portal, but will Yahoo be able to get a piece of Verizon’s mobile action?

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Verizon Wireless Discusses a Mobile Search Deal With Google (New York Times)

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

The two industry Goliaths are discussing a partnership that would give Google?s search service a prominent spot on the screens of Verizon phones, according to people briefed on the talks.

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Verizon, Google close to mobile search deal: report (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Mobile service provider Verizon Communications Inc. is nearing an agreement with Google Inc. on a wide-ranging partnership, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the situation.

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