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Developers Can Now Build Apps Directly Into Cyanogen OS

Developers Can Now Build Apps Directly Into Cyanogen OS

It started with Microsoft’s Cortana’s deeper integration with Cyanogen OS. Now the company responsible for the Android-based mobile operating system has introduced its MOD platform that allows third-party developers to build apps directly into Cyanogen OS. Microsoft is all over this platform and has introduced a number of apps onto…

Why Microsoft Is Investing In Android And Open Source

Why Microsoft Is Investing In Android And Open Source

Microsoft’s part in a $US70m investment in CyanogenMod has raised many eyebrows: why is Microsoft investing in a popular version of the Android mobile phone operating system, when it has its own competing Windows Phone product? The firm’s motivations behind investing in the most open version of the Android operating…

How Cyanogen Inc Will Transform Android

How Cyanogen Inc Will Transform Android

The practice of installing modified versions of the Google Android operating system on other smartphones is about to become mainstream. CyanogenMod, the people behind one of the custom ROMs (as these versions of the phone firmware are called), have just announced that they have received $7 million in funding to…