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14 Things About Charles Huang, Guitar Hero Producer and Green Throttle Co-Founder

The RedOctane and Green Throttle co-founder talks about Bruce Lee, Sherlock Holmes, high-speed rail, childhood obesity and more.
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The Most Popular Tech Ad of 2012 … Isn’t From Apple

Well, sort of.
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Korea Not Too Keen on Nexus S

Google’s Nexus S smartphone isn’t generating quite the same interest in Korea as its predecessor. Though Korea Telecom eagerly added the Nexus One to its lineup this past June, the carrier has greeted the debut of its successor with disinterest.

Google’s Andy Rubin on Apple: “Everybody Is Embracing the iPhone”

Google and Apple may be fierce rivals in the mobile space, and they may have different visions of the meaning of “open,” but there’s a mutual respect between the two companies that was in evidence tonight at D: Dive Into Mobile.

Google’s Andy Rubin Gives a Flash of Tablet Future

Taking the stage to kick off D: Dive into Mobile, Google’s Andy Rubin gave a glimpse of Android 3.0 running on a prototype Motorola tablet. That was the icing on a pastry-laden talk filled with Gingerbread, Froyo and Honeycomb.

Google Gives Gingerbread for the Holidays

The rumored new Gingerbread-based Nexus phone from Google is rumor no more. In a blog post on Monday, Google announced the Nexus S, a phone co-developed by Samsung and Google. While Google is no longer trying to go it alone as it tried initially with the Nexus One, the company said that the phone is designed “to highlight the latest advancements of the Android platform.” Among new features is a new kind of communications technology that allows for interacting with specially tagged objects.

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Wave Headed for Google's Remainders Bin

If Google keeps this up, it’s going to find itself with a busy little bargain basement filled with engineers and developers poking around for deals on discontinued products. First it was the house brand Nexus One smartphone finding new life among Android developers after failing to grab the public. And soon the guts of Wave, the ambitious but amorphous and ultimately abandoned collaboration tool, will be made available as an open-source, client-server package, called Wave in a Box, to those interested in building on Google’s experiment.

Google to Nexus One Devs: Where the Hell Were You Three Months Ago?

Consumers didn’t much care for Google’s Nexus One, but Android developers are evidently crazy for it. A few weeks after discontinuing consumer sales of its “superphone,” Google has exhausted supplies of developer-only handsets.

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Singapore’s 'Over-the-Top' iPhone 4 Launch

Apple’s new iPhone 4 went on sale in Singapore Friday, and its debut in this city state may have been more over-the-top than its U.S. debut last month. Singapore Telecommunications, known as SingTel, Southeast Asia’s biggest phone company by revenue, held its midnight launch party at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Center.

This Is an “Ex-Superphone”

The Nexus One, the first and perhaps only Google superphone, is dead. It has ceased to be. Bereft of life, it rests in peace along with the promise and grand mobile-industry-transforming expectations with which it was launched.

Android 2.2 Lands on Nexus One

HTC CEO Peter Chou Live at D8

Android Army Gaining Ground

So Much for Flash on the iPhone

RIM’s BlackBerry Jam