No Cute Android Pins, No Schmidt, No Slide: Google Tones Down Its Presence At MWC This Year

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http://techcrunch.com – We’re now about a week away from the start of the Mobile World Congress, the large, annual European mobile event put on by the GSM Association that has served as a barometer of the progress of the wireless industry. In planning out what TechCrunch will be doing and seeing during the week in Barcelona, we’ve noticed a gap: Google, and specifically its mobile OS Android, is largely absent. In years past, the Android area of MWC stole the show: a large space that simply didn’t fit into the word “stand”, it was filled with dot-com bells and whistles like smoothie mach (IT news)