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Cyanogen Inc. is launching a new effort to take its Android-based operating system further beyond its hacker roots ? posing a stronger challenge to Google in the mainstream Android smartphone market with a new Alcatel device, a partnership with chipmaker Qualcomm, and rebranding of the company … as a start.
Car-sharing service Car2go will expand to cover the entire city of Seattle starting on Tuesday, adding 250 more of its iconic “smart fortwo” vehicles to the streets ? bringing the total to 750 vehicles as it broadens its reach to new areas including West and South Seattle.