Google has updated its Android software in the UK, making the Amazon MP3 music store available on its smartphones in the process. Nine million tracks are available through the store, which was present on US Android phones from the earliest days of Google’s smartphone operating system. The store is also preloaded on Google’s new Nexus One handset, which is shipping to UK customers who’ve bought it from the company’s website. We suspect rights issues rather than technical barriers may have kept it from UK Android handsets until now. The store will face competition from startups like Mewbox, which launched its Android music store app recently. Source: Music Week

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