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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

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 chief blasts Microsoft

Symbian chief blasts Microsoft

Microsoft's efforts to take over the personal organizer and smartphone markets with its proprietary technology are fundamentally flawed, according to Symbian chief executive Colly Myers, who predicts the U.S.

February 21, 2001 by in Mobile OS

Symbian's Quartz to challenge PDAs

Symbian's Quartz to challenge PDAs

With the unveiling of Symbian consortium's Quartz devices at the CeBIT computer show in Germany this week, analysts say current handheld devices, such as the Palm, face competition from a new breed of integrated hand-held device that packs telephony, streaming multimedia, Web browsing and Palm-like computing. Full story.

February 23, 2000 by in Mobile OS