If you step back and take a holistic look, I think any reasonable person would say Android is innovating at a pretty fast pace and getting it to users.
There are many powerful men and women in mobile. I'm fortunate to be part of that group. By no means do I think I'm the most powerful person.
What strikes me every single time is that the aspirations of Indians are unique and unparalleled. They're very demanding, regardless of background.
Android was built to be very, very secure.
Android is one of the most open systems I've ever seen. What makes Android great is it's literally designed from the ground up to be customised in a very powerful way.
You're going to have 100s of millions of users on Chrome, spanning mobile, tablets, and desktops. That is one unfragmented base. That uniformity is probably better than most of the issues across browsers.
Good companies do whatever it takes to make sure apps are great and don't hesitate to add features.
Google teams have lots of autonomy, including from people like me.
We do have business relationships; we do licensing relationships, and people want to use Google services on top of Android. But in theory, you can use Android without Google.
Google search was important - one of the most important applications ever on the Web. People accessed everything through a browser, and for us it was important for making sure we had an option there.
Nest is one vertical implementation of a set of smart products for the home. But we will support other people's smart products for the home.
Open platforms historically undergo a lot of scrutiny, but there are a lot of advantages to having an open source platform from a security standpoint.
When you run a platform on scale, you have to make sure it's truly open. That way, not only do you do well, so do others.
Obviously, you will always see more malware targeting Android because Android is used more than any smartphone platform by a pretty substantial difference.
A lot of credit goes to Google TV for helping that process get started and helping to build something like Chromecast.
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