Microsoft, Samsung and Amazon would be interested in taking over Cyanogen




Several large companies have reportedly interested in CyanogenMod, one of the most popular custom ROMs for Android. Cyanogen maker reportedly interest in it from Microsoft, Samsung, Yahoo and Amazon.

This allows The Information, which is usually well informed. Cyanogen is a newly formed company whose main product is the custom Android version CyanogenMod. Alternative Android installation has a great multitude of users and is now also included on some smartphones. Standard It seems that the rapid development of Cyanogen has caused in large technology companies for interest: according to The Information should include Microsoft, Samsung, Amazon and Yahoo are interested in a takeover.

It is still unclear how concrete a possible acquisition. There seems to be none of the interested companies too are bidding on. According to The Information Cyanogen is ‘monitored’ by the companies.

The interest of Microsoft is striking because it is a competitive operating system itself with Windows Phone on the market. Microsoft may want to offer a number of alternative devices with their own Android version but the company said last month, just know to stop the Android smartphones that have been released. telefoontak acquired by Nokia

CyanogenMod is based on the Android versions that Google releases, but is characterized by the many customization options that are built. Alternative Android version is included among other things the OnePlus One.


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