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    May 2011

    Nexus 6P, HTC One M9

    Microsoft may be investing in Android mod maker Cyanogen

    The last year and a half has been big for Android mod community turned legit outlet Cyanogen the company has raised a bunch of money, launched some official hardware, and made inroads in India. Now, it seems that Cyanogen is getting even more support from a highly unlikely source. According to The Wall Street Journal, Microsoft of all companies may be putting some money into Cyanogen, becoming a minority investor. This is despite the fact that the company has no software, hardware, services, or anything that seems to be directly relevant to Microsoft, at least at first glance.

    That said, Cyanogen has been on a mission as of late to do as much as it can to decoup the Android software from Google's control Kirt McMaster, Cyanogen's CEO, is on record saying recently that his company is going to "take Android away from Google." It's a bold claim, but given the money the company is taking in not to mention this rumored investment from Microsoft it's clear that many are taking Cyanogen seriously. We reached out to Cyanogen for a comment on this story, but they declined to speak about the rumor.
    More at The Verge...

    Are any AQ members using Cyanogen? What do you think of this news?


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    Well, I was using it previously but I am back to stock ROM now but still that's something I am missing a lot ! Anyway that do feel great to know that now Microsoft is looking onto CyanogenMod team to pump up their .....

    Peter Carlos
    Rapidsoft Technologies

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