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Google’s former AOSP maintainer Jean-Baptiste Quéru join’s Yahoo

Jean-Baptiste Quéru is a software engineer who up until recently was one of the most visible faces of Google’s Android Open Source Project. But after a few frustrations too many, Quéru announced in August that he planned to leave the project. Now we know where he’s landed. Quéru started a new job at Yahoo this week. Quéru […]

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Google posts factory images, binaries for 2013 Nexus 7 tablet

It may have taken a little longer than planned, but Google has uploaded factory images and binaries for the new Google Nexus 7 tablet. You can download the factory image and use it to restore the tablet to its factory state if anything goes horribly wrong, and developers can use the binaries to build custom firmware […]

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Android open source maintainer quits over proprietary code issues

Google may develop the Android software that runs on millions of phones and tablets. But the company also releases the source code for most new builds of Android once it’s ready for public consumption — and at that point outside developers start ripping it apart to see what makes it tick, often building custom versions […]