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What is the Most Popular Operating System in the World?
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EU hits Google with a huge antitrust fine over its Android operating system Quartz
The European Union has hit Google with a record antitrust fine of 4.34 billion ($5.04 billion) after it found that the company unfairly used its Android operating system to maintain the dominance of its own apps and servicesand particularly its search engine. The European Commission agreed on the penalty today (July 18), the largest-ever in...
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The mobile operating system battle
The mobile operating system battle: Apple's iOS and Google's Android are by far the two biggest smartphone operating systems but the race is on for third place. Daniel Garrahan reports from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on the new.. News video on One News Page on Friday, 7 December 2018
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The Worst Operating System of All Time!
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Google invests $22 million in a feature phone operating system
The parent company behind the famous Android OS, Google, is investing millions of dollars in an operating system for feature phones.
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Open-source operating system for mobile devices created by Google

Android (operating system) also known as Android OS   Google Android   android   Android (operating system)   Android  

Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google. It is based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software, and is designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. In addition, Google has further developed Android TV for televisions, Android Auto for cars, and Wear OS for wrist watches, each with a specialized user interface. Variants of Android are also used on game consoles, digital cameras, PCs and other electronics. Initially developed by Android Inc., which Google bought in 2005, Android was unveiled in 2007, with the first commercial Android device launched in September 2008. The operating system has since gone through multiple major releases, with the current version being 9 "Pie", released in August 2018. The core Android source code is known as Android Open Source Project (AOSP), and is primarily licensed under the Apache License. Android is also associated with a suite of proprietary software developed by Google, called Google Mobile Services (GMS) that very frequently comes pre-installed in devices, which usually includes the Google Chrome web browser and Google Search and always includes core apps for services such as Gmail, as well as the application store and digital distribution platform Google Play, and associated development platform. These apps are licensed by manufacturers of Android devices certified under standards imposed by Google, but AOSP has been used as the basis of competing Android ecosystems, such as Amazon.com's Fire OS, which use their own equivalents to GMS. Android has been the best-selling OS worldwide on smartphones since 2011 and on tablets since 2013. As of May 2017, it has over two billion monthly active users, the largest installed base of any operating system, and as of June 2018, the Google Play store features over 3.3 million apps.

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