The estate of Philip K. Dick is threatening Google with litigation over the name of their new phone, the Nexus One. They claim that it is suspiciously close to the name of the android model, Nexus Six, written about in Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, the basis for the movie Blade Runner.
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