Playphone and Cyanogen ink gaming alliance

Mobile social gaming developer Playphone announced a distribution partnership with ambitious operating system company Cyanogen, to offer the Playphone Store on Cyanogen in key international markets. Cyanogen is forking Android to create a commercially-licensed operating system which sees the influence of …

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Cyanogen names Foxconn as latest investor

Device platform player Cyanogen said it had received a “strategic investment” from contract manufacturer Foxconn, closing out a $80 million funding round which also saw it taking cash from Twitter, Qualcomm, Telefonica Ventures and Tencent among others. Kirt McMaster, CEO …

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Cyanogen confirms Microsoft alliance

Device platform player Cyanogen confirmed its anticipated tie-up with Microsoft, which will see the computing giant’s services integrated with the Cyanogen Operating System. Cyanogen is looking to build an Android-based platform that does not rely on the apps and services …

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OnePlus debuts Oxygen OS

OnePlus announced the release of its OxygenOS platform, which it said is intended to provide “faster, more meaningful updates and a better-integrated range of services for every OnePlus user”. The company said that in developing the platform, which is built …

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Cyanogen picks up $80M to drive OS development

Device platform player Cyanogen completed an $80 million funding round it said will be used to “hire talent and accelerate the development of its open OS platform”. To date, Cyanogen has raised $110 million in funding, supporting both its commercial …

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Cyanogen lines up $110M in funding, has bigger plans

Android platform company Cyanogen has secured a $110 million round of funding, which would give the software firm a valuation estimated at $500 million, according to Bloomberg. The investors include PremjiInvest, the private-equity fund owned by Wipro chairman Azim Premji. …

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OnePlus set for February unveiling of OxygenOS

Device maker OnePlus said it will provide an update on its operating system plans on 12 February, revealing that it will be called OxygenOS. The company is planning a separate version for China, called H2OS. This, it said in a …

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OnePlus suffers sales bar following Micromax dispute – report

OnePlus is reported to have seen a bar put on sales of its OnePlus One in India, as part of an ongoing spat over the use of the Cyanogenmod platform in the country, and following a complaint from local rival …

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Cyanogen attempts to clear up OnePlus One confusion

Android platform company Cyanogen issued a statement clarifying its position with regard to updates for OnePlus One devices sold in India, after an earlier statement only served to muddle the situation further. Initially it said that it will provide firmware …

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