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Linux wars: how will Symbian strike back?

Analysts at ABI Research have put out a report that’s sure to delight the hearts of Linux fan boys everywhere: the company says that by 2013, mobile Linux will be the second place operating system behind Symbian with 23 percent of the market. ABI says that in the coming years, Linux wars will see the […]

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Verizon backs mobile Linux

It looks likes Verizon Wireless has thrown in its lot with mobile Linux – but it’s the LiMo Foundation platform, rather than Google’s Android platform, that looks like it’s got the weight of Verizon’s backing. The US operator announced last week that it’s going to be taking up the final seat on the LiMo Foundation’s […]

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One in five phones will have Linux by 2013

Linux is finally set to make its mark as a significant operating system in the coming years, analysts reckon. According to ABI Research, one out of every five mid and high-end handsets will be sporting Linux come 2013. ABI says that the new acceptance for Linux will be spawned by the likes of Google’s Android, […]