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AMNews: Ice Cream Sandwich on Galaxy Nexus S & Nexus One, PlayBook OS Upgrade Delayed

Days after the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and the software development kit for Google Ice Cream Sandwich has emerged online, the first working Ice Cream Sandwich port for the Nexus S has appeared on XDA-developers.com courtesy of one of its members, Haka.

Developers worldwide have been busy working on getting Android Ice Cream Sandwich running on Google's original superphone, the Nexus One. A team of Spanish developers has produced a ROM based on the Android 4.0 SDK and have released it.

Google has revealed under its Transparency Report that there has been a 71% increase in the number of takedown requests it has received from the UK government and court from its web search, YouTube and other services.

A team of Computer Scientists from Sweden and the US have managed to crack a 250-year old secret message by using modern day statistical translation techniques instead of using any code breaking techniques involved in cryptography.

RIM has published an update on the state of the next iteration of its Blackberry Playbook OS version 2.0. The company published a long update on its official blog today in which David J. Smith, the SVP of Blackberry Playbook at Research in Motion, came clean and said that the company had made "the difficult decision to wait to launch BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0".

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Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.