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Sony begins exploring Firefox OS, dares Xperia E owners to experiment with new ROM

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Well, that didn't take long. A mere couple of days after announcing it, too, would be jumping on the Firefox OS bandwagon, Sony's now let it be known that it's making an "experimental" ROM available to devs (or any common, daring owner) with an Xperia E device. According the...
Sony begins exploring Firefox OS, dares Xperia E owners to experiment with new ROM

Live: Mozilla Shows off its Firefox OS Work in Barcelona

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Mozilla’s efforts to build a Web-based mobile operating system around its Firefox browser took a significant step forward on Sunday. The company brought together several of its early partners in Barcelona to show the progress it has made in the months since it first unveiled the Firefox OS project. The...
Live: Mozilla Shows off its Firefox OS Work in Barcelona

Chrome OS coming to ARM?

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Many moons ago, Google made it quite clear we wouldn't be seeing its browser-based OS on any tablets or phones, but it never said Chrome OS wouldn't run on devices powered by similar silicon. In fact, the issues tracker at the Chromium OS project shows that work's being done to...
Chrome OS coming to ARM?
Verizon CEO suggests that Samsung should make its own smartphone OS, even though it already tried

China's Alibaba kicks Aliyun out of the nest with $200 million send-off

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Chinese ecommerce titan Alibaba is said to be spinning off its Aliyun mobile operating system, sending the fledgling OS on its way with a $200 million investment. Tech in Asia reports that CEO Jack Ma has announced the move in a memo to employees. Aliyun will become a separate operation...
China's Alibaba kicks Aliyun out of the nest with $200 million send-off

Mozilla Looks to Entice Developers with Firefox OS Phones

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Aiming to build interest among mobile programmers, Mozilla announced Tuesday that it will make available preview hardware running its Firefox OS. The two “developer preview” devices are being created in partnership with Geeksphone and Spanish carrier Telefonica. Telefonica has already said it will support the Web-based operating system on commercial...
Mozilla Looks to Entice Developers with Firefox OS Phones

Week in Tech avoids Anon OS, "ladyphones", mobile tech surveillance

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At hacking contest, Google Chrome falls to third zero-day attack (Updated): Google's Chrome browser was designed by some brilliant minds, but on Friday it was brought down by a teenaged hacker who calls himself PinkiePie. Lame hacker tool or trojan delivery device? Hands on with Anonymous-OS: Pulled down by...
Week in Tech avoids Anon OS, "ladyphones", mobile tech surveillance

Mozilla Considers H.264 Thanks In Part To Google's Latest Boondoggle

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Mozilla Considers H.264 Thanks In Part To Google's Latest Boondoggle: This is much more interesting than it may appear at first. Mozilla has previously been not just opposed, but vehemently opposed to using the H.264 codec. They view it as patent encumbered. If you ask Google, one of the reasons...
Mozilla Considers H.264 Thanks In Part To Google's Latest Boondoggle

After Review, SourceForge Gives the Boot to Anonymous-OS Project

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The open-source collaboration website SourceForge on Thursday removed a Linux OS project allegedly affiliated with the online activist group Anonymous, after......
After Review, SourceForge Gives the Boot to Anonymous-OS Project

Nokia's Here.net shows its ambitions to become the Twitter of mapping

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Nokia (NOK) made its biggest positive media splash in years by unveiling a new mapping service today. The Here.net service is going to be available on Apple’s (AAPL) App Store, there will be a toolkit for Android developers and a Firefox OS project. Nokia is buying a company called earthmine...
Nokia's Here.net shows its ambitions to become the Twitter of mapping

Google's Pichai predicts Chrome OS, Android convergence

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While it may be a long time coming, the head of the Chome OS project sees a day when Google does not have two separate operating systems for mobile devices. [Read more]...
Google's Pichai predicts Chrome OS, Android convergence

Chrome OS Coming Along Quickly, But Not Ready Just Yet

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A report today on VentureBeat says that Acer will unveil the first Chrome OS devices in two weeks. While that certainly could happen, don’t expect the OS to be finished, and don’t expect those devices to launch anytime soon. I’ve been digging through the notes for Chromium OS (the open...
Chrome OS Coming Along Quickly, But Not Ready Just Yet

Facebook acquires stealth startup Osmeta

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Facebook has acquired stealth software startup Osmeta, TechCrunch reports today. The deal was apparently completed last month. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed the acquisition, but did not offer any additional information. Osmeta did not share an update on its website. San Francisco-based Osmeta was made up of 19 engineers and led...
Facebook acquires stealth startup Osmeta

With Android Management Shakeup, Google Reveals The Broad Sweep Of Its Ambition

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Google's master plan for mobile is finally coming into focus. The latest development: Andy Rubin, who has run the Android mobile operating system since 2004, even before it was acquired by Google, is stepping down. Taking over Android will be Sundar Pichai, currently the head of Google's Chrome web browser and Chrome OS...
With Android Management Shakeup, Google Reveals The Broad Sweep Of Its Ambition
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