Articles tagged with: Samsung and Linux

Samsung Join Linux Foundation as Platinum Member

Samsung has joined the Linux Foundation as a Platinum member, which gives it a seat on the board of directors. more

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Nokia Smartphone Sales Fall as RIM, Apple, Samsung Take Market Share

In the fourth quarter of 2008, worldwide sales of smartphones to end users reached 38.1 million units, an increase of 3.7 per cent on the fourth quarter of 2007, according to Gartner. more

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Open Source OS Assists Chinese Development of the Smart Phone Market

A report from Chinese research firm, CCID Consulting shows that the sales volume of smart phones in China's market in the first half of 2008 reached 15.671 million sets, up 32.1% over H1 2007, and the sales revenue reached 37.74 billion Yuan, up 25.7% over H1 2007. more

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INTERVIEW: Gartner Sees Smartphone Sales Worth $200 Billion in 2012

Nokia and other handest makers are expected to see enormous growth in smartphone sales over the next few years, Carolina Milanesi, Gartner research director for mobile devices, told Dow Jones Newswires Wednesday. more

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Microsoft faces Pressure from Smartphone OS Alliances

With the smartphone world increasingly shifting toward an open operating system model, Microsoft and its Windows Mobile face another obstacle in trying to penetrate the consumer market. more

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Smart Mobile Device Shipments Jump 53% to 118 Million in 2007

The latest market data from analyst firm Canalys shows how much the converged device market (all smart phones and wireless handhelds) has grown over the past year. more

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Open Handset Group Announces Linux Based Handset Platform

The open handset consortium, the LiMo Foundation has announced the on-schedule availability in March 2008 of the first release of the LiMo Platform - a Linux-based software platform for mobile handsets-together with the immediate public availability of the application programming interface (API) specifications. more

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Mobile Linux Group Gains New Associate Member

Purple Labs, a supplier of embedded Linux solutions for mobile phones, has announced that it has joined the LiMo Foundation, which is developing a Linux based software platform for mobile phones. more

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China's Smartphone Sales up 5.2% in Q3 2007

CCID Consulting released its latest data showing that the sales volume of China's smart phones reached 6.388 million sets in Q3, up 5.2% over Q2; sales revenue reached 16.61 billion Yuan, increasing 11.3% on a month-on-month basis. more

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