Handset firm backs open source design

Wilson, Richard
November 2006
Electronics Weekly;11/8/2006, Issue 2264, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports that Motorola Inc. is one of a number of mobile phone firms including NEC, Panasonic and Samsung which have partnered with operators NTT DoCoMo Inc. and Vodafone to drive the adoption of an open source Linux-based platform for handsets. The article also reports that the company aims to align its future Java ME-based developments with Apache's model of licensing and open governance to promote a unified mobile Java platform.


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