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According to Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt:

Google does not work with nor does it support Carrier IQ.

The statement was released last Thursday, after a hacking expert... produced a YouTube video encasing his Android-powered HTC device running the Carrier IQ software program. This led many to associate the OS of Google’s Android smartphone along with the software. Y...

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Google has made a very significant announcement in one of the biggest management shake-ups it has ever faced. The leadership of the company will be transferred to one of its co-founders in an effort... to rediscover the ‘spark’ that gave it the means to flourish and become the biggest search engine in the world.

There is no doubt about it – Google has grown up. It has become one...

At CES this year, Motorola showed off their new Atrix 4G Android phone that will come out on AT&T. The phone will have optional “smart docks” that can be configured to take certain actions... when they are used. Each individual dock can be personalized. In the example video embedded below, they show situations such as laptop shells and TV connectors as a way to use your phone differentl...

Google CEO Eric Schmidt can be seen in an official press photo with Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam holding what appears to be a Verizon branded version of the HTC Hero, a device that is currently being offered... by Sprint.

Verizon isn’t talking about the device or the photo, but it seems pretty obvious what’s going on behind the scenes.  Verizon customers will eventually be getting the same Hero...

The Wall Street Journal reported on Google’s Andy Rubin’s discussion of the future of the Android OS at a media event in San Francisco last week. Rubin mentioned the code names for the... next few versions of Android. Donut, which we were well aware of, will be followed by Eclair and….wait for it….Flan.

Flan? Really?

Anyway, citing most of the same reasons...

Speaking at a press event yesterday, Google CEO Eric Schmidt commented that the Google’s Chrome OS for netbooks and its Android smartphone OS, both of which are open source, may get a bit closer... to each other in the future.

“Although it appears they are two separate projects, there’s a great deal of commonality.  Eventually they may merge even closer.”

That’...

Eric Schmidt on CNBC

This is hardly news, of course, but in case you were worried – Eric Schmidt, Google’s CEO, appeared on CNBC today and reiterated that Android would be ready by... the end of the year. You can check out the video directly on CNBC.com if you like. Schmidt spends most of the interview talking about Google trying not to be “evil” and behave better tha...