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Open source CyanogenMod is shutting down… but forked Lineage will rise from its ashes

For Android hackers and tweakers, CyanogenMod represents mobile OS nirvana — an open source alternative to Google’s official Android, complete with frequent updates. The bad news for fans is that Cyanogen, the company behind the operating system, is closing down operations: with virtually no warning. Coming at a time of year when few people are paying much attention to what is going on in the world of tech, the announcement that nightly builds will be discontinued by the end of the year comes after staff layoffs earlier in the year, and premature rumors that the company was shutting up shop.… [Continue Reading]


 

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