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“You don’t want to build it generically and then throw it over the fence.”
— Google Mobile Chief Andy Rubin on Android (All Things D)
* An indepth look at Android 4.0, a.k.a. Ice Cream Sandwich, courtesy of This is my next. Among the numerous tweaks, expect a new clean, futuristic look somewhat reminiscent of Android Honeycomb, a facial recognition phone unlock feature, and a new Google + app when it arrives next month. (This is my next)
* Apple’s (AAPL) fourth quarter results surprised by failing to beat analyst expectations for once. Many of those analysts are calling it an anomaly. (Fortune)
* Prescient Kleiner Perkins partner and former Morgan Stanley analyst Mary Meeker spoke at the Web 2.0 Summit yesterday on Internet trends. (TechCrunch)
* Serial entrepreneur Sean Parker thinks some of Facebook biggest power users have defected over to Twitter and Google+. (The Telegraph)
* Facebook CTO Bret Taylor on the mobile web, apps, and Apple negotiations. (The Guardian)
, the gaming franchise that just keeps on giving, now reports 400 million downloads, up 50 million from just a month-and-a-half ago. (TechCrunch)
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