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Google’s Eric Schmidt claims 1 billion Android activations by next year

Google’s Eric Schmidt claims 1 billion Android activations by next year

Earlier this morning, former Google CEO and current chairman Eric Schmidt spoke with Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher of AllThingsD to talk about various things that Google is up to currently, as well as Schmidt's thoughts on the patent wars and Apple's Maps app. During the interview, Schmidt projected that there would be more than one billion Android activations within a year from now.

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Samsung schedules strategy meeting with Google’s Schmidt over Apple’s Android war

Samsung schedules strategy meeting with Google’s Schmidt over Apple’s Android war

Google chairman Eric Schmidt will meet with Samsung execs in South Korea this week, Samsung's mobile chief has revealed, in what's tipped to be an attempt to boost Google's involvement in Android litigation. Shin Jong-kyun declined to specify the agenda for the meeting on Thursday, The Korea Times reports, which will fit in around the launch of the Nexus 7 in Korea. Despite Apple's escalating demands, however, Samsung has increased its handset sales target to 400m for 2012.

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Schmidt on Motorola: “products and Android”

Schmidt on Motorola: “products and Android”

This week Google held a Big Tent event at the Grove Hotel in Hertfordshire, speaking with their audience on all things digital - and perhaps most importantly: Motorola. Google's Eric Schmidt spoke up on Motorola specifically, letting the world know that it's not just going to be a situation in which Google dumps the company after they've taken their patents as it's been suggested. Instead there may well be some enhanced Motorola devices coming soon - and Android devices galore, of course.

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Android forking “is fine” says Schmidt, we don’t sue like Apple

Android forking “is fine” says Schmidt, we don’t sue like Apple

The Android team predicted forking in the ecosystem, Google chairman Eric Schmidt said today at Mobile World Congress, taking the opportunity to snipe at Apple over the company's litigious tendencies. "We understood that this stuff would happen ... and it's fine" Schmidt said, explaining that while Google hoped that those manufacturers not sticking to the search company's official guidelines for Android would realize the potential benefits, "We don't sue them… if you get my drift."

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Samsung Galaxy S Advance official: midrange curvy Android

Samsung Galaxy S Advance official: midrange curvy Android

Samsung has revealed a new midrange Android smartphone, the Galaxy S Advance, packing a 4-inch Super AMOLED display and dual-core 1GHz processor and intended to push the company's Hub services. Similar to - though smaller than - the bestselling Galaxy S II, the Galaxy S Advance has a 5-megapixel camera, WVGA display and 768MB of RAM, slotting Samsung's ChatON IM app along with music, ebook and gaming download Hubs into Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

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Google’s Schmidt: No Android fragmentation, only differentiation

Google’s Schmidt: No Android fragmentation, only differentiation

Google's Eric Schmidt has again denied there is any fragmentation problem within Android, claiming that the platform instead shows customer-friendly "differentiation." Speaking at CES this week, where many manufacturers revealed devices running older versions of Android but promised Ice Cream Sandwich upgrades at some point later this year, Schmidt argued that "differentiation is positive, fragmentation is negative," PCMag reports. The deciding factor, he claimed, was that apps ran across devices on different iterations of Android.

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Schmidt: Android stays open

Schmidt: Android stays open

There were some fears that with Google looking to close the purchase of Motorola Mobility soon that Google's openness might suffer. Google CEO Eric Schmidt has reiterated that the purchase of Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion will not change the way Google handles or operates the Android OS. The fear from partners was that they would have to compete with Google for licenses and updates.

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Huawei in Microsoft Android patent talks amid smartphone push

Huawei in Microsoft Android patent talks amid smartphone push

Huawei looks likely to be the next Android OEM to agree to Microsoft patent licensing, following Samsung, HTC and others in paying the Windows creator. Huawei's CMO described the negotiations as "in progress" the BBC reports, as the company chases "very aggressive targets" for the next five years. "Over the next three years we are aiming to be in the top five smartphone makers" Victor Xu said, "and in the top three in the next five years."

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HTC Pyramid Revealed as Android 3.0 Honeycomb Phone

HTC Pyramid Revealed as Android 3.0 Honeycomb Phone

Take a peek at a phone that's basically blowing the doors off of the Android world with it's unconventional release of itself stocked with Android 3.0 Honeycomb. This version of Google's mobile OS is only supposed to be for tablets, it being released recently with the Motorola XOOM. This phone, on the other hand, is giant, but it's not quite tablet sized. This phone instead is much closer to the upcoming HTC ThunderBolt or the recently released HTC Inspire 4G - it's like they're all made by the same manufacturer!

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