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Google makes its move on smartphones

Web company, T-Mobile take on industry stalwarts with G1

Google founders Larry Page (left) and Sergey Brin show off the G1 cellphone yesterday in New York. Google founders Larry Page (left) and Sergey Brin show off the G1 cellphone yesterday in New York. (Jacob Silberberg/Reuters)
By Hiawatha Bray
Globe Staff / September 24, 2008

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NEW YORK - Google isn't just for Web browsing any more. The giant Internet search service yesterday joined with cellular carrier T-Mobile USA to unveil the first cellphone based on Google software. It's an aggressive bid to pry open the market for advanced wireless smartphones. (Full article: 778 words)

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