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Android is an operating system for mobile devices which is based on the Linux kernel. While primarily developed by Google, the various components that make up Android are released under open source licenses, allowing others to create their own derivatives. Read more about the many open source applications available for Android in these articles.

Open source news for your reading pleasure. June 28 - July 4, 2014 In this week's edition of our...
Tux Paint for open education

Bill Kendrick created Tux Paint in only a couple of days. A friend asked why there wasn't a free...
mobile mashup

Now the that the jury has given Apple almost everything it asked for in its infringement suit...
 Oracle v. Google and API copyrightability

As has been widely reported, the district court in the Oracle v. Google case has issued an order...
Oracle v. Google shows the folly of U.S. software patent law

Oracle v. Google has all the ingredients of an epic, high-stakes courtroom battle: a damages claim...
Get free, personalized health advice and answers with HealthTap

Five months ago, HealthTap launched its public beta to help people share health information based...
Mobile patent wars and Linux in context

Mobile Linux platforms are making incredible inroads into the emerging smartphone market. The...

Even people inside the open source market tend to underestimate it. They think of it the way they...