One Plus, Micromax end dispute, OnePlus users to get Cyanogen OTA, from India

IndiaNEW DELHI: One Plus smartphone users in India will continue to get software updates of Cyanogen operating system, as the Chinese smartphone maker resolved an ongoing legal battle with Micromax Informatics through mutual consent. In a blogpost on its website on Friday, One Plus said that its customers and fans in India will continue to receive software updates from Cyanogen, in line with users in other markets as all legal proceedings have been resolved and cases have been withdrawn through mutual consent.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/tech-news/One-Plus-Micromax-end-dispute-OnePlus-users-to-get-Cyanogen-OTA/articleshow/47212428.cms

One Plus, Micromax resolve dispute over Cyanogen OS, from IN

IndiaNEW DELHI: One Plus smartphone users in India will continue to get software updates of Cyanogen operating system, as the Chinese smartphone maker resolved an ongoing legal battle with Micromax Informatics through mutual consent. In a blogpost on its website on Friday, One Plus said that its customers and fans in India will continue to receive software updates from Cyanogen, in line with users in other markets as all legal proceedings have been resolved and cases have been withdrawn through mutual consent.

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/hardware/one-plus-micromax-resolve-dispute-over-cyanogen-os/articleshow/47204988.cms

Cyanogen Terminates Chinese OnePlus Deal

ChinaCyanogen will terminate its cooperation with OnePlus, a Chinese smartphone maker, and find a new hardware manufacturer partner. Cyanogen’s CEO Kirt McMaster and founder Steve Kondik reportedly made the announcement at a conference in Beijing. As a result of this decision, the exclusive system dispute between OnePlus and MicroMax, a smartphone maker in India, will also end. In 2014, OnePlus launched a smartphone product named OnePlus One in India, which runs on Cyanogen OS customized system and was well received in the local market.

http://www.chinatechnews.com/2015/05/07/21657-cyanogen-terminates-chinese-oneplus-deal

Oxygen vs Cyanogen: a side-by-side review for OnePlus owners

ChinaOnePlus One owners are at a crossroads right now. The young Chinese smartphone maker is ending its relationship with the maker of its Android-based operating system, Cyanogen, after the latter struck an exclusivity deal with rival brand Micromax in India. In dire need of an alternative, OnePlus chose to build its own fork of Android Lollipop, which it released earlier this month. OnePlus owners looking to upgrade to the latest and greatest version of Android must choose between the two. The OnePlus ships with Cyanogen 11S, which is based on Android KitKat.

https://www.techinasia.com/oneplus-oxygen-vs-cyanogen-review/

OnePlus Launches OxygenOS; Drops Cyanogen

ChinaOnePlus has officially launched its own Android ROM, following issues with Cyanogen that built a custom version of its CyanogenMod ROM for the OnePlus One in 2014. Rumors of OnePlus working on its own ROM started circling in January. Cyanogen decided to grab an exclusive partnership with Micromax in India despite already partnering with OnePlus elsewhere. It forced OnePlus to drop its smartphone in India while it worked on its own ROM.

http://www.chinatopix.com/articles/44842/20150405/oneplus-launches-oxygenos-drops-cyanogen.htm

India’s Premji and China’s Tencent back Cyanogen’s $80M funding

ChinaCyanogen, the US-based maker of an alternative Android-based mobile operating system called Cyanogen OS, announced today it completed a US$80 million series C round of funding. India’s Premji Invest led the round, followed by Twitter Ventures, Qualcomm, Telefonica Ventures, Smartfren Telecom, Index Ventures, Access Industries, Rupert Murdoch, Vivi Nevo and other undisclosed investors. Previous investors Benchmark, Andreesen Horowitz, Redpoint Ventures, and Tencent Holdings also participated, according to an announcement on the company’s website.

https://www.techinasia.com/indias-premji-chinas-tencent-cyanogens-80m-funding/