Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 13th Feb 2012 22:24 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless It's pretty clear Samsung is keeping Bada/Tizen around as a possible future escape clause in case Android and/or Google goes nuts. Sony doesn't have an alternative to Android - which it may need soon, since its Android smartphones and tablets aren't doing particularly well. As such, Sony's new CEO Kazuo Hirai has hinted that the operating system of the Playstation Vita may make its way to smartphones and tablets.
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"..in case Android and/or Google goes nuts"
by martini on Tue 14th Feb 2012 14:43 UTC
martini
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This is where I consider Open Source software superior. Google may turn nuts in the future, may close the source code of Android and became a bad open source citizen.

But Android is open source now. If Google goes nuts any other company can made an Android fork with the last open source version available from Google.

"Open source reduce the risk if the main software vendor goes nuts."

So, there is also another alternative that is to fork Android.

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