Nokia Reaffirms Commitment to Symbian
In response to a report in the German edition of the Financial Times, which stated that Nokia was prepared to ditch Symbian and move forward with Maemo-based mobile devices, Nokia has said that it has no such plans. In a statement, Nokia declared, "We remain strongly committed to our current open OS software strategy for cellular devices, which is based on the world-leading Symbian OS." Nokia's S60 operating platform is based on Symbian. Nokia's Maemo operating platform is based on Linux, and is used by its Internet tablet.
Nokia Pins Smartphone Comeback on HMD Global
Nokia today said it plans to return to the smartphone business during the first half of 2017 through its partnership with HMD Global. HMD Global recently completed a series of transactions between HMD, FIH Mobile Limited, and Microsoft that will allow it to make phones bearing the Nokia brand.
Microsoft Hands Off Nokia Phone App Store to Opera
Microsoft today announced that Opera Software will soon provide the default app store for older Nokia handsets. Beginning in the first quarter of 2015, the Opera Mobile Store will replace the Nokia Store on devices running the Series 40, Series 60, Symbian, Asha, and Nokia X operating systems.
Jolla Rises from the Ashes With New Focus
Jolla today said it has secured new financing and will thus continue operations. The company recently laid off a large percentage of workers after it appeared the funding wouldn't go through.
Nokia Will Design and License Phones Beginning In 2016
Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri said the company will tackle the mobile phone industry again once its non-compete clause with Microsoft expires next year. Nokia no longer owns any manufacturing facilities and will not make its own phones.
all this talk about Nokia, Symbian and Maemo-based .... Yet, theres only 1 response. Its titled Linux and its comment is YAY! LMAO