By Roblimo from Slashdot's using-your-tablet-as-an-instrument-of-destruction department
Let's pretend for a moment that your name is Google. You want to have lots of developers working with your stuff. So you hold a Google Input|Output 2012
event. You have Sergey Brin showing off Google Glass
, but most of your show consists of talks with titles like Integrate Web Intents into Your Web Application Today
and What's New in Android?
... which is all great fun, but also a tad boring
. Luckily, somebody at Google piped up and said, "I know! We need Android-controlled fighting robots!" And they contacted the Stupid Fun Club
, and Lo! There were Android-controlled robots fighting on the show floor, and all was right with the world.Read Replies (0)
By Unknown Lamer from Slashdot's courts-give-up-and-ban-everything department
New submitter busyqth writes "After the injunction against the Galaxy Tab 10.1 earlier in the week, A U.S. district court judge has now also granted an injunction against the sale of Google's flagship ICS phone, the Galaxy Nexus. Is Steve Jobs laughing in the great beyond? Is this the beginning of the end for Android?"
Two blows to Samsung in one week, and now the FTC is investigating Google for misuse of Motorola Mobility patents
in relation to RAND
standards.Read Replies (1)