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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 year..."

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