News Burst: Intel, Nokia to develop Linux set-top box

Chip giant Intel announced Tuesday that it would team with European phone maker Nokia to deliver an enhanced-TV-capable set-top box using the Linux operating system.

The Nokia set-top will be based on Intel's PC architecture and will use an x86-based processor, the Linux operating system, and AOL's open-source Mozilla browser.

Nokia expects the first product to be introduced in the second half of 2000, and initially will concentrate on the European market where interactive television is already established.

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