Monday, 25 January 2021

Symbian faces 'Titanic' task to go open source – Funambol

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 16 June 10

Mobile synchronisation firm says smartphone momentum is with Android.

Nokia's bid to transform its Symbian mobile operating system into a purely open-source platform has been a huge task, and one that could cost it the smartphone race, warned mobile synchronisation firm Funambol on Wednesday. "Symbian is a great platform, but it's also huge. It's the Titanic of mobile operating systems... lets hope it doesn't suffer the same fate," said Hal Steger…

Nokia's bid to transform its Symbian mobile operating system into a purely open-source platform has been a huge task, and one that could cost it the smartphone race, warned mobile synchronisation firm Funambol on Wednesday. "Symbian is a great platform, but it's also huge. It's the Titanic of mobile operating systems... lets hope it doesn't suffer the same fate," said Hal Steger…

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