Google shutters online store for Nexus One smart phone, signaling marketing ...

New York Daily News - 15 May, 2010
Google launched the touch screen Nexus One as a rival to Apple's iPhone and Research in Motion's Blackberry just four months ago. Google is closing down the ...

Google to sell Nexus One offline, close Web store

The Associated Press - 15 May, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO " Google Inc. will close an online store that it set up to sell its Nexus One phone and rely on traditional retailers instead. ...

Google says it will close Nexus One online store

BBC News - 15 May, 2010
Search engine giant Google says it will no longer sell its Nexus One smartphone through its web store. Instead, it will sell the device through retail ...

Google to Stop Online Sales of Nexus One

Wall Street Journal - Scott Morrison - 15 May, 2010
Google Inc. said it will stop selling its Nexus One smartphone online and close its Web store as the Internet giant backed away from its ...

Google's Nexus One: How the Revolution Died

PC World - 15 May, 2010
With the pending closure of Google's Nexus One online store, a smartphone revolution is in tatters. Google still has a killer product in Android, ...

3 Reasons Google's Nexus One Store Experiment Failed

The Atlantic - 15 May, 2010
Even Sultan of Swat, Babe Ruth, struck out occasionally, and so not even the initiator of Internet innovation, Google, gets it right every time. ...

Google says Web-only sales of Nexus One a bust

msnbc.com - Suzanne Choney - 15 May, 2010
Jeff Chiu / AP By Suzanne Choney Google said Friday its unique effort to sell the company's Nexus One smartphone via the Web only has not been successful, ...

Google's Nexus About-Face: Online to Retail

CBS News - Charles Cooper - 15 May, 2010
Less than a half year after announcing plans to market smartphones straight to consumers buying through its web store. Google is going to discontinue web ...

Google ending online sales of Nexus One

San Francisco Chronicle (blog) - 15 May, 2010
The move is a reversal for Google, which had tried to create a new easy online channel for selling its phones directly to consumers, upending the current ...

Google abandoning online store for Nexus One smartphone

AFP - 15 May, 2010
WASHINGTON " Google said Friday it was closing down the online store for its Nexus One smartphone in a strategic shift that signals the failure of its bid ...

Google Shutting Nexus One Web Store; Shifts Focus To Retail

Barron's (blog) - Eric Savitz - 15 May, 2010
Google (GOOG) announced in a blog post today that it plans to shut down sales its still-nascent web store for selling the Nexus One smart ...

Google Shuts Web Store For Its Mobile Phone >GOOG

Wall Street Journal - Scott Morrison - 15 May, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)--Google Inc. (GOOG) on Friday said it will stop selling its Nexus One smartphone through ...

Google to close Nexus One store

Fortune - Seth Weintraub - 15 May, 2010
Google announced that it would soon change the focus of its Nexus One store, moving from selling to showcasing. On its Official Google Blog, Andy Rubin, ...

Chocolate Factory pulls plug on Googlephone webstore

Register - 15 May, 2010
Google has told the world it will stop selling the Nexus One from the online store it launched in tandem with the so-called "superphone" less than six ...

Google to stop selling Nexus One online

ZDNet (blog) - Christopher Dawson - 15 May, 2010
Garett Rogers has always had a deep interest in computers and the Internet, which led him to a degree in ...

Google phone store experiment fails, Nexus One moving to retail

ZDNet (blog) - Matthew Miller - 15 May, 2010
We never fully understood the reason Google thought they could do well selling expensive smartphones from ...

Google Will Shut Down Nexus One Web Store

PC Magazine - Chloe Albanesius - 15 May, 2010
Google on Friday said it will soon make its Nexus One smartphone available in more retail stores, but will eventually shut down its Web store in exchange ...

Google Admits Defeat in Selling Nexus One Direct

New York Times (blog) - Brad Stone, Miguel Helft - 15 May, 2010
Google's flagship Nexus One phone debuted earlier this year to much fanfare. The phone was not only flashy " evocative of ...

Google Makes The Right Move Shutting Down Its Nexus One Phone Store (GOOG, AAPL)

San Francisco Chronicle - Dan Frommer - 15 May, 2010
Google is shutting down its Nexus One smartphone store, and not a moment too soon. This is a smart move and the right move on Google's behalf. ...

Google turns Nexus One strategy upside down

CNET - Tom Krazit - 15 May, 2010
Google's Nexus One will soon be a retail-only device, an abrupt shift from Google's original strategy. Google announced big changes in its ...

Google Killing Web Sales Of Nexus One

InformationWeek (blog) - Eric Zeman - 15 May, 2010
Wow. Google is throwing in the towel after little more than three and a half months on the Web store idea for Android handsets. ...

Google Is Pulling The Plug On Its Failed Nexus One Store (GOOG)

San Francisco Chronicle - Nick Saint - 15 May, 2010
Google is pulling the plug on the online phone store it launched to sell the Nexus One, the company just announced on its official blog. ...

Why Nobody Uses Their Phone as a Phone, Anymore

The Atlantic - 15 May, 2010
As phones have advanced, we've stopped using them as phones. Maybe that's ironic. Maybe it's totally predictable. First, the stats: The number of text ...

Android 2.2 to integrate USB tethering and mobile hotspots

CNET (blog) - Scott Webster - ‎May 13, 2010‎
TechCrunch is reporting today that Android 2.2 "Froyo" will feature built-in USB tethering and Wi-Fi hot-spot capability. ...

Android 2.2 To Add Tethering, Wi-Fi Hotspot

InformationWeek - Esther Shein - ‎May 13, 2010‎
The next update for Google's Android mobile operating system, Android 2.2, codenamed Froyo, will support built-in tethering via USB and ...

Google: Report Android To Get Tethering, Hot Spot Features

Barron's (blog) - Eric Savitz - ‎May 13, 2010‎
Google (GOOG) will add tethering and WiFi hot spot functionality to the next version of Android, known as Android 2.2, or Froyo, according to ...

Android 2.2 to offer tethering

Fortune - Seth Weintraub - ‎May 13, 2010‎
But how will Android's carriers react to a service that some have been charging up to $30/month for, now coming built in? Today, Techcrunch publishes a ...

Google Android 2.2 Froyo: Tethering, Wi-Fi hotspot support

ZDNet (blog) - Andrew Nusca - ‎May 13, 2010‎
In a move to woo business users, Google will add tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot support to its upcoming Android 2.2 ...

Android 2.2 'Froyo' Adds Tethering And Hotspot Apps

InformationWeek (blog) - Eric Zeman - ‎May 13, 2010‎
Google has an interesting collection of lawn ornaments in front of its headquarters. They are a cupcake, a donut, an eclair, and now also a sculpture of ...

Android 2.2: What We Know So Far

PC World - Daniel Ionescu - ‎May 13, 2010‎
Details of the next version of the Android mobile operating system (2.2) are surfacing in advance of the official launch later this month, despite Google's ...

 

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