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Will Google Android Forks Trigger Unix-like Fractures?

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Will Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) Android encounter multiple forks in the road? And if so, does that mean Google Android will fracture into multiple incompatible variants — like Unix did more than two decades ago? Hmmm… The answer is yes and no. Here’s why. Some pundits are calling on Samsung to fork Android. The move, in theory, would allow the Samsung Galaxy smart phone team to better innovate ahead of the potential Apple iPhone 5 launch in late 2012 or early 2013. Meanwhile, Amazon has already forked Android for its own Kindle tablet — and we’ve all seen how wildly po (IT news)