Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 20th May 2012 22:50 UTC
Google "Google said on Saturday that Chinese authorities have approved its $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility Holdings, the last regulatory hurdle to a deal that would allow the world's No. 1 Internet search engine to develop its own line of smart phones." The main requirement from the Chinese government? Google needs to keep Android open and free for at least five years. I'm guessing that's the time Baidu needs to properly fork Android.
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by kurkosdr on Mon 21st May 2012 09:07 UTC
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"You can build from source but the reason it's incomplete because of proprietary hardware/software like:"

Some multimedia codecs are also mising.

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