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Nokia and open source - A trial by fire

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At the same time "both Nokia and Intel were working on separate handset UIs using Qt, the former proprietary, the latter open-source. A better worked example of squandering your leadership role and wrestling yourself to the ground is hard to see."

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Symbian Foundation to shut down its web sites

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The Symbian Foundation expects its web sites to be shut down on the 17th of December. The source code for the Symbian operating system will continue to be available on the open source organisation's site until then. Thereafter, it will only be available on request

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Symbian is Open Source - Really?

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In recent news, the Symbian Foundation announced that "All 108 packages containing the source code of the Symbian platform can now be downloaded from Symbian's developer web site". This is great news!

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Nokia Goes Even More Open Source, Opens Symbian

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Nokia, the new steward of Qt, and Linux kernel contributor, says it has has completed the largest transition from proprietary code to open source in software history.

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Symbian OS goes open source

http://www.smartphonedaily.co.uk

Symbian has annouced that it has completed the migration of its entire platform to open source. The move, which was completed four months ahead of schedule, now makes billions of dollars of code available to developers for free

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Symbian phone software now available for free

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The Symbian Foundation says the software that powers the most smart phones in the world is being made largely available for free for anyone to use.

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Android will soon trail only Symbian, says IDC

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Android will trail only Symbian in mobile phone market share by 2013, according to IDC. Android phones such as the pictured Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, which is now heading for NTT DoCoMo, will grow 150.4 percent to 68.0 million units by 2013, but other Linux-based phones will struggle, says IDC.

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Qt adds multi-touch, supports Maemo and Symbian

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Nokia's QT Software has upgraded its "Qt" cross-platform application and UI framework, now featuring multi-touch and gesture support.

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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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Windows Mobile loses 28 percent of market share, trend towards Open Source

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Gartner analyst Roberta Cozza suggested that, given the strong emergence of free, open-source operating systems, Microsoft might find it difficult to demand licence fees from smart phone manufacturers for the mobile operating software. She also added that the recently introduced Windows Mobile 6.5 was not "a major improvement" from its predecessors.

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Symbian Releases Microkernel and SDK

http://symbian.org

The Symbian Foundation today announced a significant milestone in its plan to move the entire Symbian platform into open source: the release of the platform microkernel (EKA2) and supporting development kit under the Eclipse Public License (EPL).

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Nokia buy Symbian, will release OS as Open Source

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TechCrunch IT are reporting that Nokia has bought Symbian Ltd, the software development company famous for creating the proprietary operating system for mobile devices, Symbian OS.

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