Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Friday Review: Does Google Dream of Electric Sheep?

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Friday 08 January 10

Internet giant faces intellectual property violation lawsuit as it launches its first phone, plus the rest of the week's highlights.

Google's bid to steal the limelight away from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week worked. All eyes were on the launch of the Internet giant's Nexus One handset, which was unveiled on Tuesday amid only slightly less hype than a new iPhone. Global mainstream and telecoms press covered the launch of the first device that will carry the Google brand and will be distributed by the company itself, as well through carrier partners, from every possible angle... ad nauseum. At Total Telecom we went for the U.K. story: calls to all U.K. mobile operators revealed that not only will Vodafone offer the handset from spring this year, as announced at the Nexus One launch event, but T-Mobile and 3 are also in discussions with Google to stock the device. The U…

Google's bid to steal the limelight away from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week worked. All eyes were on the launch of the Internet giant's Nexus One handset, which was unveiled on Tuesday amid only slightly less hype than a new iPhone. Global mainstream and telecoms press covered the launch of the first device that will carry the Google brand and will be distributed by the company itself, as well through carrier partners, from every possible angle... ad nauseum. At Total Telecom we went for the U.K. story: calls to all U.K. mobile operators revealed that not only will Vodafone offer the handset from spring this year, as announced at the Nexus One launch event, but T-Mobile and 3 are also in discussions with Google to stock the device. The U…

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