Google releases Android programming tools

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| Google on Monday released programming tools for its Android mobile phone
| alliance for download, giving developers the ability to start writing
| software for phones due to start shipping in 2008 and $10 million in prizes
| to lure them.
| The software development kit (SDK), an open-source package available for
| download for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X machines, shows that Java is indeed
| the programming language for software running on the Linux-based phones.

The Sweaty CEO said it was just a press release. FUD, as usual.


Google's Android just a press release, says Ballmer

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| Google's plans to enter the mobile industry with a cell phone platform might
| have impressed many in the industry but not Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft
| and one of Google's biggest competitors. *

HTC to make first Android handset

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| Taiwanese mobile-handset manufacturer HTC announced Tuesday that it will
| release its first Android-powered device into the European market in the
| second half of 2008.