The Register: PalmOS Goes Linux--Again
Feb 15, 2006, 03:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Orlowski)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
"PalmSource today unveiled its future OS as the Access Linux
Platform (ALP), and this time it really means it.
"It's been a tumultuous year. At the last 3GSM, PalmSource was
talking about moving PalmOS 6.0, aka Cobalt, to a Linux kernel. But
a change in strategy - which led to the abrupt departure of CEO
Dave Nagel last May - saw a shift in focus to a pure-play Linux OS,
details of which were finally disclosed today. In the meantime,
Japanese browser company Access acquired PalmSource, fending off a
bid from Motorola which thought it had sealed the deal..."