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Android Update

News, analysis and tips on the Google Android operating system, and devices and apps that use it.

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Mark Zuckerberg: Just call him Mr. Controversy

The sprightly and fast-talking Facebook chief has a penchant for the contentious.

By September 11, 2013

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Steven Sinofsky: Microsoft's controversial Mr. Windows 8

The software giant asked the exec to deliver a new, quality operating system and do it on time. This week, we'll find out if his sharp elbows and turf fighting were worth it.

By October 21, 2012

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Meet Mr. Android 2011

Largely unscientific but amusing poll by app maker BlueStacks results in a composite Android guy in jeans, a T-shirt, glasses, and freckles (likely from all that time spent in sunny climes).

By December 29, 2011

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On Call: No more Mr. Nice Android?

Google is reportedly clamping down on how Android partners use the OS. Though handset makers and app developers won't be pleased, could the new rules benefit consumers?

By April 5, 2011

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Microsoft said to be nearing $2B-plus deal for Minecraft maker

The deal would boost Microsoft's Xbox game division and be the first billion-dollar-plus deal under new CEO Satya Nadella, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By September 9, 2014

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BlackBerry boss talks Android and abandoning phones

BlackBerry's new boss has spoken out about his plans to save the troubled company.

By November 6, 2013

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Exclusive: Nike FuelBand engineers courted by Nest, Oculus, Intel, and Microsoft

Tech companies are lining up to nab Nike engineers after the sportswear maker decided to dismantle its wearable-hardware team. Apple is reportedly on the hunt as well.

By April 25, 2014

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SF district attorney thinks of smartphone theft differently after leading SFPD

Q&A: CNET met with San Francisco D.A. George Gascon to talk about his push for a smartphone anti-theft bill, which is likely headed to a Thursday vote in California's state senate.

By April 24, 2014

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The best (and worst) automotive April Fools' announcements

Everyone's a comedian on April 1st, even your favorite automaker.

By April 1, 2014

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Geek's guide to subverting Valentine's Day

Don't drown in candy hearts this year. Instead, raise your geek shields and call on the powers of "Game of Thrones" and Etsy to protect you.

By February 13, 2014