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Almost open stack:

Less Than 80% of Android Code Will Be Open to Developers

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| Andy Rubin, head of Google’s Android project and co-founder has revealed how
| much of Android’s code will be open source after the first Android phones are
| launched. Out of the 11 million total lines, 8.6 million lines will be open
| for developers to take advantage of.
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http://androidguys.com/2008/05/22/le...en-developers/

Linux May Power New Nokia Phones

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| The world's top handset maker Nokia Oyj expects the role of the Linux
| operating system in its product portfolio to increase as the role of its
| Internet-focused devices grows, company officials said.
|
| Linux has so far had little success on cellphones, but its role is increasing
| as more new Linux-based models reach the market, while Google Inc gave it a
| vote of confidence by using it to build its Android platform
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http://www.pcworld.com/businesscente...ia_phones.html

It seems very clear that Linux phones from Nokia are coming, but the question
is: how many will still run Symbian?

Linux Brings Open Source to the .car Era

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| Companies like Microsoft, which has made huge investments and major inroads
| in the auto industry recently with Ford's wildly popular Sync system, aren't
| likely to be happy competing against Linux in another arena.
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http://blog.wired.com/cars/2008/05/an-open-source.html


Recent:

Microsoft Worried Over Linux Dominance In Embedded Space

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| Renames its family of products to target the embedded market.
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http://www.efytimes.com/efytimes/26010/news.htm


Who's afraid of embedded Linux? Microsoft

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| ...Microsoft is fighting a losing battle here. It's like gravity.
| Eventually you just stop fighting and learn to accept it. Even Microsoft.
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http://www.cnet.com/8301-13505_1-991...bj=TheOpenRoad


Linux still top embedded OS

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| In a new whitepaper on Linux in the embedded market, VDC researchers cite the
| following reasons for Linux's popularity:
|
| * * * Licensing cost advantages
| * * * Flexibility of source code access
| * * * General familiarity
| * * * Maturing ecosystem of applications and tools
| * * * Growing developer experience with Linux as an embedded OS
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS4920597981.html
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