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Schmidt: A billion Android devices?

July 28, 2010: 3:36 PM ET

Google CEO, Eric Schmidt,  casually mentions that the Android OS might be Google's next big thing.

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We here at Fortune have been doing a lot of research into what Google's next big thing will be.  Currently, advertising against search is Mountain View's 'One Trick Pony' -- a very good trick and one that anyone would love to have, Google VP Nikesh Aurora points out.

So what will be Google's next big trick?  Google Apps for Enterprise?  YouTube, GoogleTV and the advertising that follows them?

What about Google Me, the Google Facebook thing that includes Social Gaming?

Perhaps not.

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