Google Mobile Services (GMS)

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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 Android Software Is Not As Free Or Open-Source As You May Think

Charles Arthur and Samuel Gibbs | Business Insider | January 30, 2014

Some mobile and tablet manufacturers are being charged six-figure fees by third party testing facilities for a license to use Gmail, Google Play and other parts of Google's mobile services, the Guardian has learned. Read More »