Computer Business Review: Samsung to Build Linux Smart Phones
Oct 07, 2003, 04:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Global number-three handset manufacturer Samsung Electronics Co
Ltd will announce its intention to build smart phones based on
Linux in the near future.
"The South Korean consumer electronics giant has never publicly
stated a intention to develop handsets based on the software.
However, a press release issued Thursday by Superscape Group Plc
indicated that Samsung has licensed the company's ARM Swerve i3D
Graphics Client technology, which it jointly developed with mobile
chip designer ARM Holdings Ltd, for 'a new series of Linux-based
Samsung SmartPhones' to be launched before the end of the