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Get ready for Google's proprietary Android. It's coming – analyst

Richard Plinston Silver badge

Re: You're overstating the value of the network effect

> if there was a 'alternate' flavor of Android using the AOSP ... run by a big company like Microsoft, it would be a tiny hill to climb for those devs to port their "Google Android" app to "Microsoft Android"

Why do you say 'if' ?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nokia_X

""" Nokia-X. ... It is currently [mid 2014] sold and maintained by Microsoft Mobile."""

""" Operating system Nokia X platform (Modified Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2[3])"""

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