Google Forces Acer to Not Release Phone With Rival OS


Hardware-maker Acer, which builds its own smartphones and tablets running Google’s Android operating system, was looking to release a phone in partnership with Chinese company Alibaba to run the Alibaba-made Aliyun operating system. However, that didn’t sit well with Google and according to the latest report, Google had twisted Acer’s hands in at least delaying, if not canceling, […]

Two New Mobile Operating Systems/Platforms Coming Out of China


In addition to the major modern smartphone OSes today–iOS, Android, webOS, Symbian, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, MeeGo, and Samsung’s Bada–two new players in China will be emerging with their own smartphone operating systems soon to compete with the established players. One group, Alibaba, is planning on introducing its own cloud-based OS. Unlike Google’s Android–which relies on […]