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[9]: Interesting
by JAlexoid on Tue 18th Sep 2012 03:22 UTC in reply to "RE[8]: Interesting"
JAlexoid
Member since:
2009-05-19

We don't have independent verification of the contract(and likely will never have), but we have facts(nasty buggers)
A) Allyun is an Android incomaptible, yet "compatible" OS
B) Acer was making their device with that OS
C) Acer cancelled the launch of that device when Google said something to acer
D) Acer is in OHA

Which one would contradict that Acer and Google have a contract that has anti-fragmentation clauses? Or new anti-fragmentation clauses that were added a year back.(Remember that?)

Or are you just trying to rationalize your stance on something?

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RE[10]: Interesting
by jared_wilkes on Tue 18th Sep 2012 03:55 in reply to "RE[9]: Interesting"
jared_wilkes Member since:
2011-04-25

E) Haier released an Aliyun phone in June
F) Haier continues to sell and support the Aliyun phone
G) Haier is a member of the OHA

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