Symbian scores early wins over Microsoft

Ericsson and Nokia have announced plans to release hardware based on the Symbian platform in the United States next month and in the first half of next year, respectively. That's good news, analysts say, as Symbian beefs up to fight Microsoftto control the burgeoning smart phone market.

Ericsson and Nokia have announced plans to release hardware based on the Symbian platform in the United States next month and in the first half of next year, respectively. That's good news, analysts say, as Symbian beefs up to fight Microsoft to control the burgeoning smart phone market. Full story. -- Richard Shim, ZDNet News