Linked by David Adams on Thu 31st Mar 2011 15:42 UTC
Google Playtime is over in Android Land. Over the last couple of months Google has reached out to the major carriers and device makers backing its mobile operating system with a message: There will be no more willy-nilly tweaks to the software. No more partnerships formed outside of Google's purview. From now on, companies hoping to receive early access to Google's most up-to-date software will need approval of their plans. And they will seek that approval from Andy Rubin, the head of Google's Android group.
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RE: Comment by Thom_Holwerda
by tuzor on Thu 31st Mar 2011 17:21 UTC in reply to "Comment by Thom_Holwerda"
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A good move - as long as Google keeps releasing the source on time.

Like how they've released Honeycomb on time?
Face it, Android is converging more towards iOS and the Apple Appstore.

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