Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 2nd Nov 2010 23:10 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Under an initiative sponsored by the European Commission, the Symbian platform was this week endorsed by the Artemis Joint Technology Initiative and specifically identified as a unique technology that is a vital focus for European-centric mobile software development. As a result, a total investment of over EUR 22 million has been committed to the development of next generation technologies for the Symbian platform. This development project is being led by the Symbian Foundation as part of a consortium of major European technology organisations. The consortium is made up of 24 organisations from 8 European countries, comprising major mobile device manufacturers, hardware and service integration professional services, major consumer electronics companies, mobile network operators, application developers, universities and research institutions."
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RE: Propping up a dead horse
by Neolander on Wed 3rd Nov 2010 10:48 UTC in reply to "Propping up a dead horse"
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This is some strange interpretation of capitalism. I thought the market was supposed to decide on the best product.

Maybe in a world where there's an infinite number of rational and fully informed consumers, and that with a market inertia close to zero. But in the real world, things don't happen to systematically work this way and a push in one direction or another sometimes proves to be useful. After all, ads exist.

Edited 2010-11-03 10:51 UTC

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