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IT-Director: Where Now for Sony Ericsson and Siemens--Linux?

Feb 21, 2004, 01:00 (5 Talkback[s])
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"There was always likely to be tension when several hardware companies got together to sponsor a common software platform. But how successful has the process been, and what does the fallout now mean for the players involved? The reasons for starting out in 1998 were for the companies involved roughly the same. Defensive, and against the apparently incessant march of Microsoft. That's why several major mobile manufacturers invested in Psion's EPOC child, Symbian.

"Six years on, did the plan work...?"

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