Cell Phone Giants Unveil Mobile Linux Foundation
Six of the world's largest telecommunications companies have officially launched a non profit organization dedicated to creating a common mobile Linux software platform. (LinuxDevices.com)Six of the worlds largest telecommunications companies have officially launched a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a common mobile Linux software platform. Founded by Motorola, NEC, NTT DoCoMo, Panasonic Mobile Communications, Samsung Electronics, and Vodafone, the LiMo Foundation is inviting membership and participation from application and middleware developers. The collaboration of giants now known as the LiMo Foundation was first announced in mid-June of 2006.
The groups goals and official name remained a mystery until today, while the sheer stature of the companies involved led to much speculation about their intentions.