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Google hit with record 4.3-billion euro fine in EU over Android

Jul 18, 2018 - 7:07 PM

(UPDATED) The new sanction nearly doubles the previous record EU anti-trust fine of 2.4 billion euros, which also targeted Google, in that case for the Silicon Valley titan's shopping comparison service in 2017. Google says it will appeal the fine

GOOGLE. A man walks past the logo of the US multinational technology company Google during the VivaTech trade fair ( Viva Technology), on May 24, 2018 in Paris. File photo by Alain Jocard/AFP

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Nov 04, 2016 - 10:13 PM

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Android gets record 87.5% of smartphone market – survey

Nov 04, 2016 - 4:10 PM

Android s leadership of the global smartphone market looks unassailable at the moment says Strategy Analytics Woody Oh

ANDROID DOMINANT. A picture taken on September 21, 2016 shows a statue donated by Google during its inauguration in Montelimar, as Google decided to launch a new version of the android operating system called Android 7.0 or Nougat. File photo by Jeff Pachoud/ AFP

Duterte's cabinet meeting, Istanbul airport attack, Android Nougat | 12PM wRap

Jul 01, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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Android N officially named Android Nougat

Jul 01, 2016 - 12:27 AM

Android N finally gets its official dessert related name after a few months in beta

ANDROID NOUGAT. Screen shot from Twitter.

Whatsapp to end support for older mobile operating systems

Feb 29, 2016 - 10:23 AM

Whatsapp says the move is meant to let the company focus its efforts on mobile platforms the vast majority of people use

WHATSAPP SUPPORT. The Facebook and WhatsApp app icons are displayed on an iPhone in New York, February 20, 2014. File Photo by Andrew Gombert/EPA

Samsung pushing Android 6.0 to its latest phones

Feb 16, 2016 - 5:30 PM

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are the first two devices that will be getting the Android 6 0 Marshmallow upgrade

iOS 9 now on 66% of all compatible devices

Nov 04, 2015 - 5:00 PM

25 of Apple device owners are still using iOS 8 while another 9 are on earlier versions of iOS

New Apple mobile software arrives Sept 17

Sep 17, 2014 - 11:52 AM

The iOS 8 mobile operating system will be available free for download to many iPhone and iPad models and will be pre installed on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi (L) and Apple CEO Tim Cook speak during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at the Moscone West center on June 2, 2014, in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

WebHits: Android KitKat

Sep 05, 2013 - 8:00 AM

KitKat s Chief Breaks Officer describes why KitKat 4 4 is the future of confectionery

TechRap: iPad mini vs Galaxy Note 8

Apr 07, 2013 - 7:45 AM

With the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 set to be released on April 13th we take it on a head on battle with the iPad mini Who came out the winner?