How does Google get Android into cars?

by on March 13, 2014 8:18 am
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The next battleground for platform dominance looks set to be cars. Google’s Open Automotive Alliance will clash with offerings from Apple, Microsoft, and others. How can Android secure a place in your automobile?

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A familiar rumor has sprung up – Google is opening retail stores. This time around, it is reported that Google is getting close to signing a lease on a 8000 square foot storefront on Greene St. in Manhattan. Which happens to be just around the corner from Apple’s big retail store.

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This week in your world of Android: Samsung launched the new Galaxy S5 and Gear smartwatches, LG introduced the G Pro 2 and the G2 Mini, the attractive Desire 816 broke cover, the first Nokia Android phone was made public, Sony refreshed its high-end Xperia lineup, and Google made its Now launcher publicly available in the Play Store.