RIM, Google Join Open Screen Project
Today, RIM and Google announced that they are joining Adobe's Open Screen Project. Adobe said that it will work with RIM to bring a full Flash Player browser runtime to BlackBerry smartphones. No timeframe was given. Google's participation is expected to net a Flash Player for the Android platform some time in early 2010.
US Cellular Coverage Reaches Google's Project Fi
Google has updated its Project Fi app in order to take advantage of cellular coverage offered by U.S. Cellular.
Oppo Makes Near-Stock Android Available to Some Phones
Oppo today began offering customers an alternative to its ColorOS. The company has created a new operating system based on Android 5.1 Lollipop that it calls Project Spectrum.
Google Brings the Moto X4 with Android One to Project Fi
Google's Project Fi just scored its first non-Nexus / Pixel handset. The company added the Motorola Moto X4 to the selection of devices compatible with Project Fi, which is Google's low-cost MVNO.
Adobe to Retire Flash In 2020
Adobe today said it will stop updating and distributing the Flash player in 2020. The web plugin is widely used across the web to power experiences such as video and gaming.
Google Debuts AMP to Speed Up Mobile Web
Google today announced Accelerated Mobile Pages Project, which it hopes will improve the browsing experience on mobile devices. Google developed AMP from HTML and other open web technologies and is offering it to web publishers as an open source framework for optimizing how web pages load across myriad devices and networks.