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Psion: Symbian IPO delayed

Psion: Symbian IPO delayed

Psion announced on Thursday that the planned IPO of the Symbian consortium would be delayed well beyond mid-2001. In August Psion had announced that the IPO would take place as early as mid-2001.

November 29, 2000 by in Mobile OS

Symbian scores early wins over Microsoft

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.

November 28, 2000 by in Mobile OS

IDC: Smartphone OS market shares

IDC: Smartphone OS market shares

According to research by IDC, in 2003 Symbian-based devices are expected to hold a 67% market share of the Smartphone market, followed by Microsoft at 14% and Palm at 13%. In 2007, IDC estimates Symbian will have a 61% market share, followed by Microsoft at 21% and Palm at 11%.

November 14, 2003 by in Mobile OS