According to Google’s Andy Rubin, the godfather of the Android smartphone OS, Android is going to start picking up features needed to tackle business uses – starting this year.  To quote... a Reuters story on the subject:

“Today, we don’t support many enterprise applications but in the future, I think enterprise will be a good focus for us,” Rubin, vice president...

In a bit of an unexpected turn of events, Acer announced that it will start offering Android based netbooks in Q3 of this year – before it gets Android based smartphones out the door.

Acer’s... Jim Wong was quoted by Reuters as saying the following at the Computex show in Taiwan:

“Today’s netbooks are not close to perfection at all. In two years, it will all be very different.  If w...

Reuters is running a story today that quotes two analysts as stating that Dell is going to start selling its own smartphones in mainland China. Supposedly Dell is working with Chi Mei Communications... for the hardware and is working with Red Office for the operating system software.

Reuters said that Red Office confirmed that it was working on OS software for Dell.

The analysts told Re...

According to Reuters and the Wall Street Journal, Hewlett Packard is considering the use of the Android OS for some of its netbooks.  Reuters quotes an HP official as saying that the company is considering... Android’s capabilities, while the WSJ says that sources have told it that HP is already testing the smartphone OS on netbooks

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Reuters has posted an interesting piece on whether or not Android can save Motorola from its current woes.  For those living under a rock, Motorola’s cell phone sales have dropped by 50% in the... past year, and the company is now thought by most to be the 5th largest handset manufacturer in the world.  We’ll have all have a better idea about that once Moto publishes its year end earnings...

There’s not a lot we don’t already know in this new piece on Android that Reuters just posted, but at least the author seems to have a better grasp on the industry and the possible effects... of the open source aspects of Android than the Financial Times does.

The story once again touts a September 23rd launch in New York City for T-Mobile’s initial Android device, which they re...

Andy Rubin (Credit: Stephen Shankland/CNETNews.com)

According to an article published by Reuters today, Google’s Andy Rubin says that Android’s success hinges on the reception received... by the first Android powered smartphone, which the story says is due out this month.

Andy Rubin, Google’s director of mobile platforms, told Reuters that Android’s success hinges on th...

According to Reuters sources that are “familiar with the matter” (I love that), T-Mobile is set to launch its first Google Android powered smartphone within weeks. The sources claim that... September 23rd is the likely date for a joint T-Mobile/Google announcement in New York City.

The story has no additional information at all, referring to the device as the “Google Dream ph...