Between Android and the myriad of LiMo builds out there, we’re not sure the world needs another open-source phone operating system, but Nokia and Intel seem to think differently: the two behemoths have joined up to develop oFono, a Linux-based mobile OS for GSM handsets. We don’t know many details, but he project seems to be pulling people from both Intel’s Moblin initiative and Nokia’s Maemo project, and job postings from a “major handset company” searching for a GUI designer in either Dallas or San Jose have appeared, so it sounds like something big is in the works. We’ll see.
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Nokia and Intel collaborating on new Linux-based phone OS called oFono originally appeared on Engadget on Fri, 15 May 2009 13:11:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
Executive Vice President and general manager of ARM Processor Division, Mike Inglis, today commented on the acquisition by Texas Instruments of Cortex-M3 microcontroller developer Luminary Micro.
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