Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 16th Sep 2012 16:53 UTC
Google There's a bit of a story going on between Google, Acer, and Alibaba, a Chinese mobile operating system vendor. Acer wanted to ship a device with Alibaba's operating system, but Google asked them not to, and Acer complied. The reason is that Acer is a member of the Open Handset Alliance, which prohibits the promotion of non-standard Android implementations - exactly what Alibaba is shipping. On top of that, Alibaba's application store hosts pirated Android applications, including ones from Google.
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RE: Interesting
by robojerk on Sun 16th Sep 2012 18:35 UTC in reply to "Interesting"
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allthingsd is definitely biased for Apple, and against Google..

Acer is part of the OHA so they either need to follow the rules or leave. If Alibaba didn't host pirated apps I might have agreed that this resembles like Google being mean to other OS's, but since this seems like an OS trying to be compatible with Android, with pirated apps I loose sympathy quick.

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