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Nokia buys Symbian to form open-source Android killer

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Rui Carlos
The mobile open-source world suddenly has a very major new player, after it emerged on Tuesday that the Symbian, Series 60, UIQ and MOAP platforms are to be merged into an open-sourced platform to rival Google's much-feted Android Open Handset Alliance project.

The major immediate difference for companies that deal with Symbian will be that they no longer have to pay a license fee to the company for using the platform.

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http://news.zdnet.com/2424-1035_22-207981.html

Leitura complementar: First Symbian Foundation handsets due in 2010

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Hipnoted

Adivinha-se grandes guerras entre os SOs móveis... ;)

Depois das tradicionais Windows/Linux/MacOS agora vamos ter concorrência forte Windows Mobile/Android/Symbian/iPhone !


"Nunca discutas com um idiota. Eles arrastam-te até ao seu nível e depois ganham-te em experiência"

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TheDark

Wow. Grande notícia. Não me agradava muito o Android por ser baseado em Java, mas o Symbian, com todas essas afiliações, tem razões para vingar.

Também o facto de o Symbian passar a ser open-source me agrada muito!

GO GO SYMBIAN! :thumbsup:


Desaparecido.

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