BGR: Many are saying Google's Android platform is now th world's top mobile operating system.
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The Register: Cell-phone giant pleads with coders to keep building apps for smartphones running Symbian and Qt platforms, in spite of its commitment to Windows Phone 7.
Microsoft and Nokia announce a deal that may give the software maker's mobile operating system the boost it needs to remain a contender in the smartphone race.
CNET: Nokia may ditch its new MeeGo operating system for Windows Phone or Android.
A European stock analyst publishes an "open letter" to the heads of Nokia and Microsoft. His message: use Windows Phone 7 on Nokia smartphones and maybe strike gold.
PC Magazine: Canalys reports that shipments of smartphones with Android surpassed the Symbian OS in the fourth quarter.
The Register: Deal with AT&T for an exclusive deal to market Nokia's new X7 smartphone falls through at last minute, according to a report.
hook up between Microsoft and Nokia might give Microsoft a better chance to be a dominant player in the smartphone market.
Smartphone sales rocketed up more than 50 percent from the year-ago quarter and now represent 19 percent of all handsets sold worldwide, according to Gartner.
Symbian isn't dead but it did lose one of Nokia's better-known platforms.
Microsoft delivers a version of its Office Communicator Mobile united communications client for Nokia Symbian-based smartphones. Is this a sign the tenuous alliance between the two firms will survive?
The mobile operating system Symbian is now available as an open source platform.
It's not like we're hurting for choices in the mobile PC space, but analysts see some hope in the Finnish phone leader's flirtations with entering a new market.
Various mobile OS formats provide lots of choices for consumers and steer clear of monopolistic platform battles -- like for the desktop in the 1990s -- but they give software developers a headache.
Symbian, Windows Mobile and BlackBerry devices will be WebEx compatible by April, allowing meeting participants to fully access to presentations, audio and video from those types of smartphones.