Some 900 million smartphones and tablets running Google Inc's Android software have been activated since the platform's inception in 2010, executives said at the company's annual developers' conference on Wednesday.

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900 million Android mobile device activations!  

Google said revenue from Android, the software used by Samsung and other mobile device makers that competes with Apple Inc , is also gaining momentum. Google executives said revenue per user for Android applications developers is now 2-1/2 times its year-earlier level.

Roughly 5,500 software developers are attending this year's “Google I/O” convention at San Francisco's Moscone Center from Wednesday through Friday.


Publish date: May 16, 2013 8:12 am| Modified date: December 19, 2013 11:32 am

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