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With $7 million in funding, Cyanogen aims to take on Windows Phone

For the past several years, Cyanogen’s goal has been to create a better, more secure and more customizable version of Android with its third-party CyanogenMod firmware. Now The Verge reports that Cyanogen is significantly raising its ambitions now that it’s received $7 million in venture funding from Benchmark Capital and Redpoint Ventures. In fact, Cyanogen CEO Kirt McMaster tells The Verge that his company’s goal is to beat out both Windows Phone and BlackBerry to become the world’s No. 3 most used mobile operating system. “There’s always been lot of talk around who’s going to be the third dominant mobile computing platform,”

Quoted from With $7 million in funding, Cyanogen aims to take on Windows Phone on Gadgets News Headlines – Yahoo! News

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