LG, Sharp and Philips to build developer's kit, create Smart TV app standard

LG, Sharp and Philips to build developer’s kit, create Smart TV app standard “A triumvirate of television titans — LG, Sharp and Philips — are joining forces to create a development kit, defining a common standard for their Smart TV apps. The power play addresses the problem of fragmentation, since developers will only need to…

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Google Buys Motorola To 'Supercharge' Android

Google Buys Motorola To ‘Supercharge’ Android “Google has struck its biggest ever deal – to buy Motorola’s smartphone and tablet business for $12.5bn (£7.7bn) in cash. Both companies say the move will give a “supercharge” to Google’s Android platform. Android-based devices, which include Motorola’s smartphones and tablets – are the major rivals to Apple’s iPhone…

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