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Google may be taking a new tactic in persuading phone manufacturers and carriers to push out Android updates faster.
The company is considering a plan that would publicly “shame” device makers and carriers who don’t keep up with the latest Android software updates, according to a new report in Bloomberg.
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Google has created a list that ranks smartphone manufacturers and carriers “by how up-to-date their handsets are, based on security patches and operating system versions,” according to the report. Though the list has only been shared with Google’s partners for now, the company is apparently considering making it public in the hopes of “shaming” the companies into doing a better job at keeping their customers’ devices up to date. Read more…