October 26, 2009

Qualcomm Launches Open Source Subsidiary

Article Source LinuxDevices
October 26, 2009, 9:13 am

Qualcomm has established a subsidiary to develop software for mobile open source platforms. The Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. (QUIC) will optimize open source software with Qualcomm technology, using platforms including Linux, Webkit, Android, Chrome, and Symbian, which last week achieved a major milestone in migrating to open source.

The "separate wholly-owned subsidiary" is being led by Rob Chandhok, SVP of software strategy for Qualcomm CDMA Technologies, and now president of QuIC. The subsidiary will be staffed by engineers dedicated to hardware-optimizing the performance of mobile operating systems and software, says Qualcomm...

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