Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 25th Oct 2010 21:43 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Well, this was inevitable. After Samsung and Sony Ericsson abandoning Symbian for their line of smartphones, and after Symbian Foundation executive director Lee Williams leaving the company for "personal reasons", there's now a report that the Symbian Foundation is winding down its operations, in preparation for closing up shop entirely.
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axilmar
Member since:
2006-03-20

Linux is the best option for any new phone. It doesn't make sense for any company, including Nokia, to invest in anything else, since it takes gazillion dollars to develop such software.

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vivainio Member since:
2008-12-26

Linux is the best option for any new phone. It doesn't make sense for any company, including Nokia, to invest in anything else, since it takes gazillion dollars to develop such software.


Tell that to Google ;-).

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Laurence Member since:
2007-03-26

Tell that to Google ;-).

You mean Apple ;-)


Google's Android is still Linux - it's just not GNU/Linux.

Edited 2010-10-26 12:46 UTC

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aliquis Member since:
2005-07-23

Yeah, and it worked great on PCs!

20.. whatever, is the year of Linux on the desktop!

Anyway, Nokia is already heavily invested in Linux on phones. And Symbian.

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