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IT-Director: Linus Opens Up Mobile Linux

Feb 04, 2000, 17:52 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Snark)

"Mobile Linux is an OS for diskless mobile systems. It is ROM based with a low memory footprint and it claims to have innovative power management features. It is Linus Torvalds' new baby and you might like to think of it as Linus's answer to Windows CE."

"...in our view the most interesting aspect of all this is that Linux has now stepped forward into the mobile world in a very meaningful way. Unless battery technology suddenly and unexpectedly improves, power management is going to be the determining factor in the mobile market. What we see happening with Transmeta is the birth of a company that could easily become one of the major players in the revolution that mobile technology is going to create."

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