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The Only Remaining Competition to Mobile Linux is Software Patents

http://techrights.org

Microsoft, Oracle, and Apple are attacking mobile Linux using software patents, which may be their last resort in stopping world domination by mobile Linux

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New Indications That HP is Dumping Windows for Linux (for Mobile Form Factors)

http://techrights.org

Vista 7 is put where it belongs (the trash can) as Linux remains lighter and more suitable for devices such as tablets; new security headaches involving Vista 7

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Motorola snaps up a mobile OS software firm

http://www.theinquirer.net

Wireless equipment manyfacturer Motorola looks to have snapped up the little known mobile software outfit Azingo. Azingo has a number of mobile oriented products on its books, however one, its Mobile 2.0 operating system is sure to raise eyebrows.

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Is the Microsoft-HTC patent deal more about Linux or Apple?

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Does the Microsoft-HTC patent agreement mean we can expect to see Microsoft weigh in on the Apple vs. HTC patent infringement matter? Or is the Microsoft-HTC deal just one more example (with more mobile-phone makers possibly to come) of Linux companies attempting to head off potential Microsoft lawsuits involving Linux?

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Novell Wants to Bring Microsoft, Moonlight, and Mono to Linux Phones (Android)

http://boycottnovell.com

Microsoft's patent-encumbered "gifts" to GNU/Linux are being pushed into devices with Novell's help

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Microsoft to Mobile Customers: Choice is a Bad Thing (and Linux will Lose)

http://www.linuxfoundation.org

Last week, David Coursey reported that Microsoft entertainment and devices boss Robbie Bach made the prediction in an analyst briefing that Linux on mobile will lose. Why? It’s choice is a bad thing for customers and that there is too much Linux in the mobile marketplace. By Bach’s count there are 17 variants of Linux available on mobile phones. He sees this as a bad thing for customers.

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2009: A breakthrough year for mobile Linux

http://www.linuxfordevices.com

In 2009, mobile consumer devices including netbooks, e-readers, tablets, MIDs, PMPs, and mobile phones were increasingly dominated by embedded Linux or the Linux-based Android.

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2009 is the Year of the Linux-powered Smartphones

http://www.junauza.com

Although I don't consider 2009 as the year of the Linux desktop, most of you will probably agree with me that this is the year of the Linux-powered smartphones. We can mainly thank Android for this as its popularity and market share has been growing at a rapid pace.Gartner Inc. predicted that by 2012,

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Go faster with Mandriva InstantOn

http://blog.mandriva.com

Mandriva is proud to announce it’s brand new environment for mobile devices: Mandriva InstantOn.

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The Future of Phones Likely Belongs to Linux

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Mobile king Symbian put to rest, giving another huge endorsement to Linux which will replace it

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Linux Climbs Fast in Mobile, Microsoft ‘Screws’ Badly with Windows Mobile 6.5

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Free/open source software and UNIX to gain more at the expense of Windows based on the latest judgments

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Linux-based phones : Why are GNU/Linux users treated as second class?

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Like many free software users, I am greatly encouraged by the number of mobile phones that are starting to come out running some form of embedded Linux-based OS. Nokia's Maemo and Palm's webOS are shaping up and it seems every day we hear of yet another Android device. All of this is good news, but just how useful are these free software phones to the free software lover?

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Nokia’s Free Software bullshit and insults in Maemo

http://blog.1407.org

Nokia N900 ... [is] being branded as so “open” that software freedom lovers would love it. This seemed like really good news, no? Well, like the saying goes… when it’s too good to be true… it most probably ain’t.

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10 reasons why open source makes sense on smart phones

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

Open source brings a host of benefits to the mobile market, starting with cost savings. But as Jack Wallen explains, the advantages go much further - from better security to more customization options to more prolific application development.

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Openmoko Throws Everything Behind "Plan B"

http://www.linuxjournal.com

Putting Linux on mobile phones is all the rage these days, what with Google's Android popping up on prototypes left and right, and even the venerable Palm pushing the Pre, a penguin-phone of its own. That wasn't always true, though, but way back in those dark days of proprietary phoning — at least a little ways back — there was Openmoko bringing us hope of truly-open telephony.

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