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Ubuntu set to move to mobile phones

Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu operating system, announced the platform will be made available …

Tizen device platform launched

An alpha version of the new Linux-based Tizen device software platform has been launched

LiMo Foundation head talks up need for alternative app ecosystem

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE ASIA CONGRESS 2011: Morgan Gillis, executive director of the LiMo Foundation, …

Report: Nokia developing Symbian replacement

Nokia is developing a new Linux-based entry-level smartphone OS to replace Symbian

Report: Nokia plans one Linux phone next year

Nokia plans to install Linux software on just one new smartphone next year, Reuters reported yesterday, dampening prospects of a quick makeover of the Finnish group’s struggling product line-up.

Nokia aims for wider usage of mobile Linux

Nokia – the world’s largest mobile phone vendor – has emphasised its support for the Linux operating system and said it expects its role within its product portfolio to increase as Internet-focused device development grows.

Mobile Linux will be on 23% of smartphones by 2013

ABI Research predicts that by 2013 Linux will take 23% of the smartphone operating system market and will be the second-most deployed solution behind Symbian.

 

OpenMoko preps Neo FreeRunner launch

Mobile Linux and open device builder Openmoko has confirmed that it will start selling the Neo FreeRunner touchscreen device on July 4. The consumer device has a suggested retail price of US$399 and is available in 850MHz and 900MHz tri-band GSM.

 

Linux emerging as primary mobile platform, says Foundation

Linux is set to make a major impact in the mobile computing realm, the executive director of the Linux Foundation said at a conference this week.

Linux to outsell Windows in MID market

Linux will be the top-selling operating system in the mobile Internet device (MID) market, outselling Microsoft Windows Mobile and other rivals by 2013, said ABI Research.