February 19, 2001

Sharp to sell Linux-based PDA Zaurus in US

Author: JT Smith

From InfoWorld.com: "Sharp will being selling a Linux operating system-based personal digital
assistant (PDA) in the U.S. from the third quarter this year, according to a report in
the Saturday morning edition of the Nihon Keizai Shimbun.

The new Zaurus PDA, which will also support Java and will be the first from Sharp
that doesn't use the company's proprietary operating system, will go on sale in
Japan from the second quarter and hit Europe around the end of the year and the
remainder of Asia in early 2002, said the report."


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