After Google Pressure, Samsung Will Dial Back Android Tweaks, Homegrown Apps
Multiple sources familiar with the companies' thinking say the two technology giants began hammering out a series of broad agreements at CES that would bring Samsung's view of Android in line with Google's own.
The results of the talks, which have only just begun dribbling out to the public, also underscore the extent to which Google is exerting more of its influence to control its destiny in the Android open source world.
—By Liz Gannes and Ina Fried, recode.net.
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