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Hey, remember MeeGo, that mobile OS that everybody loved but Nokia effectively killed off when it went all in with the Windows Phone platform? The mobile OS that got splintered into Tizen, which is now a pet project of Intel and Samsung? Well, it looks like it’s back, apparently. According to a report from NetbookNews, Nokia is planning two new MeeGo-based phones, which would increase the number of devices running the OS from one to three. The force behind these phones is apparently Nokia’s Next Billion project, which is dedicated to bringing the Internet to emerging markets via low-cost mobile devices. Setting aside for a moment the irony that Nokia kicked MeeGo to the curb and is... Read more...
Nokia's ill-fated N9 launched today and may have already made history as the first phone to debut on the same day as its OS is canceled. The N9 will go down as the only MeeGo phone ever created and is the last major Nokia launch before the company transitions to an all windows Phone 7 lineup. It's hard to imagine the N9 will ever go anywhere given that both Nokia and Intel have abandoned its operating system. As for MeeGo, Intel announced today that it would partner up with Samsung and launch a new project:  Tizen. Imad Sousou discussed the move at Intel's MeeGo blog.This new project is first and foremost open source, and based on Linux. So it begs the question: why not just evolve MeeGo?... Read more...
MeeGo's last hurrah might just be Nokia's N9. With support falling by the wayside every which way you look, folks have been wondering what would ever happen to an OS that had so much promise just a few years ago. Now, we might know. The lede was clearly buried in a press release from LiMo Foundation and the Linux Foundation, which announced a new open source software platform by the name of Tizen. But here's the kicker. While the OS is described as " a standards-based, cross-architecture software platform, which supports multiple device categories including smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, netbooks and in-vehicle infotainment systems," the interesting part is in the underpinnings. Over on the... Read more...
AMD Recognized Among Leading Corporate Citizens - AMD Included on CRO Magazine's Corporate Responsibility List and the Global 100 - SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- February 14, 2007 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its No. 2 ranking on the "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list for 2007 by CRO magazine. The "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list identifies companies that excel at combining strong financial performance with responsible practices on environmental and social issues. This is the second consecutive year AMD has been recognized in the top five on the list for its corporate and social responsibility practices. AMD was also recently included in The Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World.... Read more...
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