A group of former Nokia executives who left the company rather than work on Windows Mobile have created their first smartphone using Nokia's rejected operating system MeeGo.
Sailfish wants to be a mobile contender.
A team of ex-Nokia employees has managed to raise $257.8 million to launch a "new" mobile operating platform based on MeeGo, an operating system jointly developed and recently abandoned by Intel and Nokia.
Here's an interesting twist in the smartphone race.
The Nokia N9 will go down in mobile history as something of an enigma.
The Linux Foundation and Intel have finally ditched MeeGo - the hapless operating system which was unceremoniously dropped by Nokia earlier this year.
The phone that, in its wildest dreams, would have brought Nokia back to the forefront of the mobile race, is finally ready to be shipped.
A new report claims Intel is poised to "temporarily discontinue" development of its nascent MeeGo operating system due to a lack of enthusiasm from handset and tablet vendors.
Nokia may have launched its first and last Meego-powered smartphone, but Intel remains determined to press ahead with the development of its versatile Linux-based operating system.
An industry insider claims the nascent MeeGo operating system will be dead within 8 months.
Earlier this week, Google debuted its first-gen Chromebook lineup by showcasing several devices from industry heavyweights Samsung and Acer.
When Nokia effectively pulled the plug on MeeGo, the feisty, yet scorned operating system refused to yield, muttering defiantly that it "didn't hear no bell."
Earlier this week, Intel said reports of MeeGo's unceremonious death at the hands of Nokia and Microsoft had been greatly exaggerated.
Intel rep Peter Biddle says reports of MeeGo's rather unceremonious death at the hands of Nokia and Microsoft have been greatly exaggerated.
Intel senior VP Anand Chandrasekher has confirmed that the x86-based mobile processor known as "Medfield" will support Google's Android operating system.
Nokia has halted development of its first MeeGo-powered smartphone in anticipation of a major strategic shift that could see the mobile company embrace third-party operating systems, such as Android or even Windows Phone 7.
No one ever really believed that MeeGo would be capable of seriously competing against popular mobile operating systems like Android, iOS, BlackBerry and perhaps even Windows Phone 7.
Intel is reportedly coding a utility that will allow devs to easily port iPhone applications to x86-based mobile devices.
Sony Ericsson has unceremoniously axed Symbian's rapidly declining OS from its future smartphone lineup.
Outgoing Nokia exec Anssi Vanjoki hella hates Android and doesn't plan on using the popular mobile OS anytime soon.