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By Kevin J. O'Brien Nokia said Tuesday that it would make the software that runs its cellphones available to outside developers, as the company tries to head off competition from rival platforms and to stimulate the use of mobile music, video, e-mail and other services.
Nokia Corp. is buying the remaining $410 million shares of the consortium that makes the software for its phones, Symbian.
Just two days after chip makers from Texas Instruments Inc. and Qualcomm Inc. showed off their earliest prototypes utilizing Google Inc.â€™s Android at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona, The LiMo Foundation displayed 18 handsets, some of which they say are ready for the market, thus setting the stage for a race between Android and LiMo operating systems.
Tokyo, Nov. 29 (Jiji Press)--Sharp Corp. said Monday it has agreed with Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB on the joint development of mobile phone technologies. Sharp will cooperate with the joint venture between Sony Corp.
Microsoft says it will give customers advance notice of its monthly security updates in an effort to help them prepare to install related software patches.