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Could Samsung Ditch Android?

Google and Samsung’s fortunes remain closely linked, but the phone maker appears to be planning for a more independent future. For one, an upcoming “developer event" will help Samsung to begin positioning itself as a “platform provider in its own right,” The Verge reports. It’s “a sign that the global electronics giant is aiming to move from a mere hardware maker -- subject in many ways to the whims of the platforms [i.e., Google’s Android] it supports.”

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