Android Open Source Project (AOSP)

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Debunking Four Myths About Android, Google, And Open-Source

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZDNet | February 18, 2014

Several stories recently have spread misinformation about how Google licenses Android and its services. Here's the real story on how Android licensing works with open source and Linux. Read More »

Google’s Iron Grip On Android: Controlling Open Source By Any Means Necessary

Ron Amadeo | Ars Technica | October 20, 2013

Six years ago, in November 2007, the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) was announced. The original iPhone came out just a few months earlier, capturing people's imaginations and ushering in the modern smartphone era. While Google was an app partner for the original iPhone, it could see what a future of unchecked iPhone competition would be like... Read More »