Google Inc (GOOG) Surpasses 1 Billion Android Activations

Posted Sep 3, 2013

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has surpassed 1 billion Android device activations, according to Google senior vice president Sundar Pichai.  The next version of the Google Android operating system will be called “KitKat.”

“All this Android innovation is driving tremendous ecosystem momentum and I?m excited to share that together we?ve now passed 1 Billion Android device activations. Huge thanks to the entire Android community from the hardware manufacturers, chip makers and carriers to the developers and content creators to all of you – our Android users around the world – for making this possible,” stated Pichai.

The new operating system is expected to arrive in October.