NTT DoCoMo has a reputation for being one of the smartest wireless carriers on the planet.
So when it starts putting serious money into Linux development, we should take note.
The mobile phone OS war is one of those little market conflicts that most of us ignore at our peril. It's interesting. The leader is Symbian, which is closely allied with Nokia. Palm has a push here, with devices like the Treo, and Microsoft is making this a major area of emphasis.
But here, coming along on the outside, with a push from Asia, is our little penguin. Does he have a chance?
I think he does.