Android and LiMo in Open Source Race

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| The race is on: A consortium of 32 companies has joined a classic battle for
| primacy with their demonstration of mobile phones to compete with devices
| that will run Google Inc.'s fledgling Android operating system.
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http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/080213/mobil...limo.html?.v=4

Funambol Ad-funded Open Source Push Email Solution Honored at 3GSM Mobile World
Congress

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| Funambol was chosen by an expert jury representing a global
| cross-section of leading mobile operators, search engines, online portals
| and wireless startups. Funambol presented its ad-funded mobile email
| solution and discussed its recent market traction of being deployed
| commercially at customers with a combined subscriber count of over 300
| million users.
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http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/st...4755020&EDATE=


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Funambol CEO Fabrizio Capobianco: Linux Is Mobile's Future

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| LinuxInsider met with Capobianco to discuss his view on the role of open
| source in creating Mobile 2.0 as a voice and data carrier parallel to the
| Internet. The meeting occurred in the wake of Google's announcement earlier
| this month that it was negotiating with wireless carriers, handset makers,
| software developers and hardware providers to use an open source mobile
| platform, Android. * *
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http://www.technewsworld.com/story/60340.html


Linux Sees 'Astronomic' Growth in Mobile Devices

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| "We were very aware that the growth in mobile for Linux was huge, but we
| didn't know it was so astronomic," Amanda McPherson, marketing director for
| the Linux Foundation, told LinuxInsider. "These are very encouraging
| numbers." Why Linux has drawn significant support from the community of
| handset manufacturers can be explained on several fronts, McPherson said.
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http://www.linuxinsider.com/rsstory/59162.html