To get down and dirty in mobile phone competition, [URL="http://www.nokia.com"]Nokia[/URL] [URL="http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE65N20Y20100624"]decides[/URL] to take on Apple and Google by adopting the Linux [URL="http://meego.org"]MeeGo[/URL] platform for its new N-Series phones. Back in February of this year, [URL="http://www.intel.com"]Intel[/URL] and Nokia [URL="http://www.nokia.com/press/press-releases/showpressrelease?newsid=1384419"]teamed up[/URL] to create the MeeGo mobile phone platform. This bold move allows Nokia to compete more effectively with Apple's iPhone and Google's Android-based phones. The MeeGo platform features rich applications via the blending of the [URL="http://moblin.org"]Moblin[/URL] Linux distribution and Linux-based [URL="http://maemo.org"]Maemo[/URL]. Nokia realizes that the mobile space is competitive and Apple's iPhone has displaced Nokia's dominance in that space. Interestingly, this announcement …
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News Story Breaking News: I Go. You Go. MeeGo?
The [URL="http://www.linux.com/news/featured-blogs/158-jim-zemlin/286723-bringing-the-magic-to-linux-with-meego-"]announcement[/URL] from The [URL="http://www.linuxfoundation.org"]Linux Foundation[/URL]'s Jim Zemlin: [QUOTE]MeeGo combines Intel’s Moblin and Nokia’s Maemo projects at the Linux Foundation to create one open source uber-platform for the next generation of computing devices: tablets, pocketable computers, netbooks, automotive IVI and more. Why should you pay attention to this announcement? With MeeGo you have the world’s largest chip manufacturer and the world’s largest mobile handset manufacturer joining forces to create an incredible opportunity for developers who want to reach millions of users with innovative technology.[/QUOTE] MeeGo, as Zemlin describes it, " is not an OS designed for a legacy purpose that …
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