On January 5, 2010, Google announced its Nexus One wireless handsets powered by Android 2.1, only slightly more than a year after the announcement of the first Android-powered phone, HTC's G1. The phone is sold by Google and manufactured by HTC.
Google, who has been aggregating news from newspaper websites for a long time without providing remuneration to the publishers, have now reached a revenue sharing agreement with 36 newspapers and magazines.
An example of the Fast Flip application for the Washington Post…and the advertising possibility on the right
Bing has increased Microsoft's share of the search market by 1% in the US according to analysis for June conducted by web analytics firm StatCounter. Microsoft US market share has gone from 7.21% in April to 8.23% in June. "At first sight, a 1% increase in market share does not appear to be a huge return on the investment Microsoft has made in Bing but the underlying trend appears positive," commented Aodhan Cullen, CEO, StatCounter. "Steady if not spectacular might be the best way to describe performance to date."
Spir Communication, one of the leading French publishers of classifieds weeklies and websites, co-owner of 20 Minutes France and a subsidiary of Ouest France Group, concluded a business deal with Google to become its sales force locally and sell Google AdWords.