Coming Battle Over Open Source Phones
Jul 04, 2008, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Forget the iPhone. The real battle in the mobile industry is
over open-source software.
"The latest salvo: Nokia's announcement this week that it would
purchase London-based Symbian Ltd.--a cellphone operating system it
co-owned with Sony, Ericsson and Samsung, among others--and
distribute the once costly software for free..."