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Open source phone on the way

Discussion in 'Mobile and Applications' started by temi, Feb 10, 2007.

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    ven as Microsoft rolls out the next version of its portable operating system -- Windows Mobile 6 -- a group of open source developers is readying software that could underpin the world's first fully open source cellular phone.

    The developers behind the GPE Palmtop Environment -- an existing project to create a free graphical interface for Linux-based handheld computers -- are extending their efforts to create a full stack of open source software for use on mobile phones. At least one major mobile network operator is contributing to the effort.
    full story: Dr. Dobb's | Open Source Mobile Phone On The Way | February 8, 2007
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    temi Facilitator Webmaster

    Hungary denies UK bird flu link

    A worker in protective clothing performs a clean-up at a UK turkey farm
    A cull of 160,000 birds was carried out in Suffolk, UK, last week
    Hungarian officials say there is no evidence to prove that an outbreak of bird flu in Britain was caused by infected poultry from Hungary.

    Hungary's deputy chief vet told the BBC he still believed that wild birds may have carried the virus to the UK.

    But he said there was a suspicion the trail of infection led back to Hungary.

    full story: BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Hungary denies UK bird flu link

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