Sign Up for the Free Linux Foundation Publication Introduction to the MeeGo Project

Sign Up for the Free Linux Foundation Publication - "Introduction to the MeeGo Project" by Ibrahim Haddad (Ph.D.), The Linux Foundation

On February 15, 2010, the world’s largest chip manufacturer, Intel, and the world’s largest mobile handset manufacturer, Nokia, announced joining their existing open source projects (Moblin and Maemo respectively) to form a new project called MeeGo, hosted at the Linux Foundation. This article provides an introduction to the MeeGo project, a brief overview of the MeeGo architecture, the benefits the MeeGo platform offers to the various players in the ecosystem, and discusses the role of the Linux Foundation as a host of the project.

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