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Nexus One Fiasco Continues for Google

Google unveiled the Nexus One a little over a week ago after weeks of rumors and hype. Not only has the Android-based handset failed to revolutionize the smartphone industry as some had speculated, but the spiraling debacle suggests Google may have underestimated what it takes to compete in the smartphone arena.