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Mobile Linux: The Desktop Developer Killer

Aug 21, 2007, 02:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

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"Unless you have been living under a tree, you are aware of the fact that money in the Linux market by and large appears to be coming from the mobile market. Despite efforts from developers and various companies alike, the fact remains that it is the mobile development world that is gaining the bulk of the Linux developers out there. But have you ever wondered why mobile is beating the pants off of desktop Linux in the bank accounts of developers.

"You can argue about the reasons all you like, but the reality is that the Linux Mobile market is red hot right now as all the capital appears to be flowing in that direction. What is not entirely clear is why mobile is being sought after more than the desktop market. After doing some research, I believe I have figured out why this is happening. The mobile carriers themselves..."

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