Google's big developer conference began yesterday and we heard a lot of news about what Google has planned over the coming months. However, the big highlights centered around the Android platform. As I have indicated over the past 4 years, I believe Android will continue to take share and the announcements from Google I/O only further this view. However, more than that, with 75% of new handset sales going to Android, now there is the real threat that Android could become the Windows of mobile. Below are my thoughts on the news flow followed by links to a slew of articles released yesterday in support.
Every year, Google brings its developers together for a big pow wow and make critical announcements on the future of software and hardware development at the company. As everywhere i...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.