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[5]: Wait a minute
by cdude on Mon 17th Sep 2012 11:13 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Wait a minute"
cdude
Member since:
2008-09-21

Can't do yourself? Fear the answer google would give you: who and why?

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RE[6]: Wait a minute
by jared_wilkes on Mon 17th Sep 2012 11:17 in reply to "RE[5]: Wait a minute"
jared_wilkes Member since:
2011-04-25

Haier is an OHA member and produces both Aliyun and Android phones. Lenovo is an OHA member and has produced both oPhone and Android phones. And Acer. Satisfied?

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RE[7]: Wait a minute
by gan17 on Mon 17th Sep 2012 11:53 in reply to "RE[6]: Wait a minute"
gan17 Member since:
2008-06-03

Do the Haier and Lenovo phones include the Official Google Android Market/Play Store?

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RE[7]: Wait a minute
by cdude on Mon 17th Sep 2012 12:07 in reply to "RE[6]: Wait a minute"
cdude Member since:
2008-09-21

Just wait what Haier is doing in the future. If they stay in the OHA but stop making new Aliyun devices then you have your answer. Not every company is that stupid (vocal) with there coperate communication like Acer.

oPhone seems to be pre Android 1.0, before the OHA was born, before Android was google. No conflict.

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