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Linux kernel shows growing mobile influence

Dec 02, 2010, 05:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joab Jackson)

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"An increasing number of contributions to the open-source Linux kernel are coming from mobile and embedded equipment vendors, according to an annual report about to be released by the Linux Foundation.

""This rise in development of Linux sponsored by embedded/mobile companies and their suppliers reflects the increasing importance of Linux in those markets," asserted The Linux Foundation in its annual "Linux Kernel Development" report due to be released Wednesday.

"Companies such as Nokia, Advanced Micro Devices, Texas Instruments and Samsung have all been contributing an increasing amount of code to the project, the Foundation notes."

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