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T-Mobile Makes Big Bet on Google Phone

'Android' handset plans fit with firm's other risk-taking moves

(Newser) - T-Mobile plans to release a cell phone based on Google software next year, making it likely to be the first US carrier to bring out a Google-powered phone. The bigger carriers are wary as the Internet giant moves onto their turf, but T-Mobile relishes the chance to offer Google apps,... More »

Facebook to Join Google's 'OpenSocial' Alliance?

Site might be ready to give up its proprietary approach for new standard

(Newser) - The day after MySpace announced it was joining a Google-led alliance meant to let applications written for one social networking site be used on others, it looks like lone outsider Facebook could join up, too. That's according to Fortune Magazine, which reported that Facebook and Google representatives met yesterday and... More »

The Top 10 Moments of the eCommerce Decade

(Newser) - The Software & Information Industry Association has rolled out its list of the top 10 e-commerce developments of the past decade:
  1. Google (Sept. 1998)
  2. Broadband Penetration of U.S. Internet Users Reaches 50% (June 2004)
  3. eBay Auctions (launched Sept. 1997)
  4. (IPO May 1997):
  5. Google Ad Words (2000)
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