Google’s reaction to Kindle Fire speaks volumes about its goals
for Android. Kindle Fire is based on Android, and will run
Android applications. Android has been struggling in the tablet
space, so you’d expect that Google would be delighted to have
Amazon on the Android bandwagon. But you’d be wrong. Let’s
look at the press release Google issued today to welcome Amazon to
the Android family. Wait a minute, there is no press release.
Okay, so let’s look on the Google blog. Nothing at all. Maybe
a tweet from Andy Rubin? Dead silence.