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New Windows malware tries to infect Android devices connected to PCs

Researchers from Symantec found a Windows Trojan program that uses ADBto install online banking malware on Android devices

Google faces $125 million damages claim after losing Android patent lawsuit

A jury found Google guilty of infringing but could not agree on damages, which will be determined in a second jury trial

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New API will simplify Google Drive integration with Android apps, says Google

Developers can now test a preview of the Java-based Drive Android API.

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Code suggests more fitness tracking features headed to Android

Code for an unannounced Android Fitness API suggests that Google is looking to jump on the activity-tracking trend sweeping tech.

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Nokia's Android phone interface sports a Windows Phone look

Looking at the latest leaked interface mockups of Nokia's rumored device, you can't even tell that it's not a Windows Phone.

on techhive.com

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Android-powered Blackphone promises extreme mobile privacy

The Blackphone, from Geeksphone and Silent Circle, is designed specifically to protect your privacy.

on techhive.com

New software tools help developers create Bitcoin-friendly Android apps

A new SDK lets Android developers easily accept Bitcoin payments in their apps

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How Cyanogen plans to make Android even more open

We talked with Steve Kondik, creator of CyanogenMod, about the company's ambitious plans to sell a phone preloaded with its "more open" version of Android.

on techhive.com

PC makers embrace Windows+Android, but the devil's in the details

OEMs asked for Dual OS devices, says Intel CEO, but will consumers want them?

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Samsung may have a much-needed interface overhaul on the way

Screenshots from Evleaks purport that the company's new Android UI will be flatter, prettier, nicer to use.

on techhive.com

Android on pace to surpass one billion devices this year, says Gartner

But percentage-wise, the number of devices based on Apple OSes is increasing faster, according to the market research company

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Lenovo wants to put a 4K monitor on your desk

New displays include the ThinkVision 28 “smart monitor” and the ThinkVision Pro 2840m.

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What's Acer thinking? Its new all-in-one PC uses Android, not Windows

Acer looks like it's willing to try anything as it rolls out an Android-based all-in-one PC for $1100.

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Transfer files between Android and Windows devices

While you could use a direct cable connection to move files between Android and Windows devices, a cloud service works more seamlessly.