Google’s Project Ara Phone Test in Puerto Rico Canceled – WSJ

An audacious effort by Google Inc. to upend the way smartphones are designed, built and sold has hit a snag on the way to Puerto Rico.

Google’s Project Ara is designing a “modular” smartphone with components that can be replaced and upgraded through a hardware marketplace similar to an app store. Googleplanned to begin selling the device in a pilot test in Puerto Rico this year, in partnership with big Latin American cellular carriers OpenMobile and Claro, part of América Móvil.

Source: www.wsj.com


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