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Nokia sells off Qt Commercial business to Digia

Nokia is to sell its Qt Commercial software licensing and professional services business to Digia, a company that produces mobile and user experience services and products.The Qt application framework was central to Nokia's strategy, because it allowed developers to write programs that would run across both Symbian and MeeGo.

March 7, 2011 by

Nokia: We will define 'open' for Symbian

Nokia smartphone chief Jo Harlow tells ZDNet UK what the company intends to do with Symbian now it has complete control over its development, and explains the differing strategies behind Symbian and MeeGo

November 9, 2010 by

Psion Omnii XT10: a modular, rugged handheld

For techies of a certain vintage, mention of Psion brings on misty-eyed reminiscences of landmark handhelds like the Organiser, the Series 3 and the Series 5, and the EPOC operating system (which went on to form the basis of Symbian). Since acquiring Teklogix in 2000, however, the company has concentrated on rugged mobile devices for vertical markets.

September 28, 2010

Hands-on with Sony Ericsson's X10 Mini Pro

Having just had a hands-on play with Sony Ericsson's new X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro, I suspect the company may just have the devices it needs to turn itself around.Given the lacklustre reception that greeted Sony Ericsson's Symbian phones last year, the X10 (announced a billion years ago but only due on shelves in March) is seen as something of a saviour.

February 15, 2010 by

Opera joins the Symbian Foundation

The browser company Opera has signed up to the Symbian Foundation, a Nokia-led consortium that was set up in June to turn the Symbian mobile operating system into an open-source platform.

September 9, 2008 by

Do software engineers think about hardware?

After spending some time on the phone to Symbian this morning I thought it was kind of interesting to note that a lot of the discussion I had with this operating system company was focused on hardware rather than software. In the same vein, I notice another batch of news emanating from Intel HQ about a prototype memory technology called Phase Change Memory (PCM) – and that most of the implications for news like this directly impacts the way applications may soon be developed.

February 8, 2008 by

Symbian e-mail gets pushy

Symbian has announced an updated version of its operating system for mobile devices, promising better memory usage and integrated push e-mail support.The company also claims that Symbian OS 9.

March 26, 2007 by

DemoFall 2006: VoIP upstarts

Jahah launched a Web service that makes most phone calls free about six months ago, and today at DemoFall 2006 the company introduced a version of its service that lives on cell phones. Jahah Mobile currently supports Java-based and Symbian TM S60 version 7.

September 27, 2006 by

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