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The Register: PalmOS Goes Linux--Again

Feb 15, 2006, 03:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Orlowski)

"PalmSource today unveiled its future OS as the Access Linux Platform (ALP), and this time it really means it.

"It's been a tumultuous year. At the last 3GSM, PalmSource was talking about moving PalmOS 6.0, aka Cobalt, to a Linux kernel. But a change in strategy - which led to the abrupt departure of CEO Dave Nagel last May - saw a shift in focus to a pure-play Linux OS, details of which were finally disclosed today. In the meantime, Japanese browser company Access acquired PalmSource, fending off a bid from Motorola which thought it had sealed the deal..."

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