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Another Linux-Compatible Mobile OS is in the Oven


Targeting a market already replete with numerous contenders, a consortium of six Japanese firms announced plans to build a new mobile operating system that will be compatible at least with Linux and Symbian -- and possibly with Android too. NTT Docomo, Renesas Electronics, Fujitsu, NEC, Panasonic Mobile Communications and Sharp have agreed to jointly develop a new application platform for mobile phones, with the commercial launch of phones running the new platform scheduled for the second half of the fiscal year ending in March 2012.

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