Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 26th Feb 2013 22:39 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Google is growing increasingly concerned with Samsung's dominance of the Android - and smartphone - landscape. Supposedly, the topic is being openly discussed at Google, and as far as I'm concerned, that's great news.
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What is in it for Samsung?
by FunkyELF on Wed 27th Feb 2013 14:01 UTC
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They'd lose the the whole Google Play store.

I understand that Google develops Android behind closed doors.
I understand that Samsung would have more control over the product if they ditched / forked Android or went with Tizen.
But... is Samsung being held back by a lack of control?
The custom ROMs surely aren't.
Look at the cool things coming out of Paranoid Android with their PIE controls.

With that said I think Google should be a little more open as far as development goes.

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