Tech Rumor of the Day: Motorola Android Headed to Verizon
Those stars seem to be aligning.
Motorola will deliver an Android-powered touchscreen smartphone with a Qwerty keyboard to Verizon (VZ) in the fourth quarter, says a company source close to the plan who requested anonymity.
It hasn't been any secret that Motorola tossed out its Microsoft (MSFT) Windows Mobile plans this year in favor of Google's Android operating system. It was a bold bet on an iffy software, but Cupcake, the new version of the Android system, has been a pleasant surprise.After nearly 24 hours of trials in TheStreet labs with T-Mobile's new Android Cupcake powered MyTouch phone from HTC, it is starting to look like Google's Web-friendly phone software works pretty well.
|Android Cupcake may be Motorola' sweet treat.|
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