Google's Android platform has reached record worldwide sales numbers, according to analysts. Research firm IDC said that the Google mobile operating system is the first to surpass 100 million quarterly shipments in a single quarter.
Yahoo's CEO shared her future plans, telling investors that the company will start to double down on things that made it successful in the past, like search and mail; and noted the Yahoo-Microsoft search alliance has "fallen below expectations."
Google is bidding farewell to another batch of products that have failed to catch on. Google Related and One Pass are among the latest products Google announced is sending to live on a farm upstate where they can run and play.
A court in India has ordered 21 technology firms, including Google and Facebook, to remove content. The Indian branches of both firms have complied with the court's request and removed pages which had been deemed religiously or socially offensive.
The EC has put Google's proposed $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility on hold pending further investigation. The EC issued a filing last month asking Google to provide additional details on how the acquisition will be carried out.
Motorola Mobility stockholders will vote Nov. 17 on the company's acquisition by Google for $12.5 billion. Shareholders who held stock on Oct. 11 get to vote. Since the August offer, the Motorola stock has gone from around $22 a share to $38.
Motorola mobility has over 14,000 patents and another nearly 7,000 pending, all of which help protect Google's Android mobile OS platform and all the Android hardware OEMs from the plethora of lawsuits filed by Apple, Microsoft, and others.
Bing has expanded their mobile search experience for iPhones, Android, and Blackberry by adding mall maps and map search for 148 malls in the U.S. Bing Mall Maps allows you to see the mall directory, including stores, kiosks, ATMs, and even restrooms.
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