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Google buys KaiOS to put Assistant, apps in feature phones

4 monthes ago   |   By Android Community

Android has been around for about a decade now. The company was acquired by Google from Andy Rubin and his co-founders back in 2007 and the mobile OS was soon found running on the first Android device. The first Android phone, the HTC Dream, was launched in September 2008. The platform has since grown into...
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Google invests $22 million in kaiOS; will build versions of certain Google apps for the platform

Google invests $22 million in kaiOS; will build versions of certain Google apps for the platform

4 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

It seems that failed mobile operating systems often get a second chance. Despite impressing many smartphone fanatics with its gesture based navigation, Nokia went one and done with MeeGo, which was offered on 2011's Nokia N9. While Nokia was looking for a more modern OS to replace Symbian, then-CEO Stephen Elop decided to go with Microsoft's Windows Phone platform and jettisoned MeeGo, which later evolved into Jolla's Sailfish OS.
Now, the mobile platform once known as Firefox OS is also getting a second chance. Mozilla dropped Firefox OS in May 2016, and a forked version ...
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