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[8]: Interesting
by jared_wilkes on Mon 17th Sep 2012 10:42 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: Interesting"
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Except for the fact that Haier, another OHA member, is already producing an Aliyun phone and that Lenovo, another OHA member, had been selling the oPhone, a clear Android fork, in addition to Android phones as long as 3 years ago...

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