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Ex-Android founder all set to launch company – News

Andy Rubin, creator of the Android operating system, is preparing to take on a new role. According to reports, Rubin was about to announce a company called ‘Essential’, where he would serve as the CEO.

Reports: CNET, Tech2

Tencent’s challenge to Apple App Store – News

On the 10th anniversary of the launch of Apple’s iPhone, WeChat’s parent company Tencent Holdings launched a suite of Cloud-based smartphone apps called ‘ Mini Program’.

Reports: TechCrunch, Asia Times, Financial Times

Nokia launches Android phone

Nokia has announced the Android 7.0 Nougat-based Nokia 6, thrilling many Nokia lovers.

Reports: CNET, Gizmodo Australia, iTech Post, The Borneo Post

Top smartphone apps of 2016: Nielsen

Smartphone apps by Facebook & Google, as expected, dominated the list of the year’s top apps released by Nielsen. Facebook, yet again, grabbed the No: 1 spot on the list, with more than 146 million average unique users per month, & 14% growth over last year.