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Cyanogen just got $80 million more to play with

Cyanogen rakes in $80 million in funding from Twitter, Qualcomm, Telefónica, and more

Developer Cyanogen is taking on a quite a bit new funding in their quest to develop an alternative version of Android that's not as reliant on Google. In a round of Series C financing, Cyanogen has raised $80 million in funding for their alternative Android OS, CyanogenMod. The company intends...
Microsoft won't be investing in Cyanogen after all

Microsoft's apparently passing on $110 million Cyanogen funding round

Alternative Android OS developer Cyanogen is poised to raise around $110 million in a funding round, but contrary to earlier reports, Microsoft might not be chipping in. Several weeks ago brought the news that Microsoft was considering investing in Cyanogen and their customized Android system...
Cyanogen Boot Animation

New boot animation shown off for Cyanogen OS

The team over at Cyanogen has been hard at work creating an alternate Android, and they have just shown off the new boot animation that will come along with Cyanogen OS going forward. Along with baking in a new email client in Cyanogen OS 12 the team has created an all new boot animation. The...
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Cyanogen looking to work with Chinese vendors to load its software on more smartphones

The company behind the popular Android ROM CyanogenMod is hoping to work with more China-based smartphone vendors to have the OS installed on devices and expand worldwide. Cyanogen CEO Kirt McMaster commented on company plans to target the international market by opening up new partnerships...
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Cyanogen's Microsoft deal includes removable apps and 'contextual' suggestions

As details emerge, the Cyanogen/Microsoft deal isn't nearly as cringeworthy as many originally suspected. There aren't a whole lot of Android users out there who enjoy seeing the words "Microsoft apps included" when it comes to their devices — and this goes back a long, long way — and power...
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Cyanogen teams up with Microsoft to offer bundled apps and services (Update)

Cyanogen and Microsoft today announced a new partnership to bundle Microsoft apps and integrate various services with Cyanogen OS. In the announcement (received by email), the two companies will work together to offer a unique experience for Cyanogen users with native integration. Bing, Skype...
Cyanogen OS 12 starts rolling out to the OnePlus One

Cyanogen OS 12 starts rolling out to the OnePlus One

Starting tonight, Cyanogen OS 12 has officially started rolling out to all OnePlus One owners. This marks the official arrival of Cyanogen's take on Android 5.0 Lollipop for the OnePlus One. Once users upgrade, they'll be presented with all of the typical Lollipop fare, like revamped...
Cyanogen just got $80 million more to play with

Cyanogen rakes in $80 million in funding from Twitter, Qualcomm, Telefónica, and more

Developer Cyanogen is taking on a quite a bit new funding in their quest to develop an alternative version of Android that's not as reliant on Google. In a round of Series C financing, Cyanogen has raised $80 million in funding for their alternative Android OS, CyanogenMod. The company intends...
Cyanogen Boot Animation

New boot animation shown off for Cyanogen OS

The team over at Cyanogen has been hard at work creating an alternate Android, and they have just shown off the new boot animation that will come along with Cyanogen OS going forward. Along with baking in a new email client in Cyanogen OS 12 the team has created an all new boot animation. The...
Microsoft won't be investing in Cyanogen after all

Microsoft's apparently passing on $110 million Cyanogen funding round

Alternative Android OS developer Cyanogen is poised to raise around $110 million in a funding round, but contrary to earlier reports, Microsoft might not be chipping in. Several weeks ago brought the news that Microsoft was considering investing in Cyanogen and their customized Android system...
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Cyanogen's take on Lollipop in final testing, releasing for OnePlus One in a few weeks

Cyanogen's making progress on their Cyanogen OS 12 'L' update, and plans to release the Android 5.0-based OS in the next few weeks to select devices. Cyanogen OS 12 'L' started wider testing back in January, and has finally reached the home stretch in getting ready to deploy it to regular users...
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Cyanogen partners with Boxer for its alternative Android email replacement

It is no secret that the folks at Cyanogen want to build a stand alone Android replacement, and here they go putting the pieces together. Creating an Android replacement without accessing Google Services is something that not many are sure can happen, but that isn't stopping the Cyanogen team...
Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+

Alcatel OneTouch announces the 6-inch, Cyanogen OS-powered Hero 2+

It's a big week for the folks at Cyanogen Inc. as it enters into a partnership with another Android phone manufacturer. Hot on the heels of a new partnership with Qualcomm, the Cyanogen team have announced a device with Alcatel OneTouch. The Hero 2+ is a North American remix on the original...

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