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Tizen Could be Good for Android

November 19, 2013 7:47 am | by Ben Munson | Blogs | Comments

If Samsung can attract enough partnerships and a developer base to build out the Tizen ecosystem, it’s likely the company’s shift away from Android will occur and that it will be seismic. It’s hard to imagine who’ll fare worse in that divorce, but it’s nice to at least think the Android kids worldwide will get a more stable home out of it.

Samsung Confirms Tizen Devices in 2013

January 4, 2013 9:28 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Samsung will start selling smartphones this year that run on the open-source Tizen operating...

MeeGo Out, Tizen In

September 28, 2011 8:14 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Enter yet another mobile platform, Tizen, but also the death of another, MeeGo.

AMD Joins MeeGo Project

November 15, 2010 7:21 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AMD has joined the Linux Foundation's MeeGo project, the company announced at the MeeGo conference...

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Linux Chief: China Mobile Nod a Major Driver

November 3, 2010 8:26 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

China Mobile, the world's largest operator by subscriber base, joined the Linux Foundation yesterday.

Why You Should Care About Linux

October 29, 2009 5:04 pm | by Teemu Pohjola, Movial | Articles | Comments

Ask your friends if they know what Linux is and you might get a blank stare. Most consumers haven't got a clue – but launch into a discussion about the latest mobile devices and coolest user experiences – and now you're talking. Quietly, behind the scenes, Linux is influencing the mobile market in many ways.

Vodafone Goes 360 with LiMo

September 25, 2009 8:15 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Vodafone injected new life into the Linux platform with yesterday's announcement of the Samsung 360 H1 Smartphone...


M2M Module Maker Opens Offices in Brazil

August 6, 2008 8:06 am | by Rhonda Wickham | News | Comments

Telit Wireless Solutions is opening offices in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and appointing six individuals to head up its M2M operations and sales force there.

LiMo Gets More Members, Handsets

August 4, 2008 8:29 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

The LiMo Foundation, which advocates the free and open-source Linux operating system for mobile phones, today announced 11 new member companies and 7 new handsets.

Movial Opens Source Code

August 4, 2008 8:27 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Movial joined the LiMo Foundation and unveiled its open sourcing technology, Browser D-Bus Bridge.

Verizon Joins Linux Phone Effort

May 14, 2008 8:25 am | by Evan Koblentz | Articles | Comments

Verizon Wireless is the newest member of the LiMo Foundation, which exists to push the Linux open source operating system onto mobile phones.

Linux Feature Phone Planned

January 31, 2008 7:33 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Philips subsidiary NXP Semiconductors announced a reference design for a $100 Linux mobile phone this morning.

OpenMoko Unveils Linux Handset

January 4, 2008 8:18 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Linux handset developer OpenMoko has announced plans to launch a mass-market version of its open-source handset the Neo 1973.

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